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July 21, 2014 Careers No Comments Email Email

Asia’s most trusted alternative to hotels, has launched a unique internship program for young travellers to Asia.
Why is it so unique? Have a look at what the work will involve. You will get paid to travel, experience 10 vacation destinations in 30 days, stay in trusted homes, villas, apartments, and rooms while traveling. No making coffee, no photocopying and certainly no long meetings. This is the closest you will get to an all expenses paid road trip. PandaBed will be sending the selected intern and a friend on a road trip in South East Asia to meet and stay in POSTER FINAL (1 of 1)trustworthy PandaBed homes. They will get to meet the people behind the homes, see the sites along the Malaysian Peninsula and Indochina.

PandaBed was founded by Singaporeans Lester Kang and James Chua in Early 2013. The past one year the company has grown rapidly. “Trust is the most important aspect of our business and the reason why we have been able to grow rapidly,” said Lester who checks out most of the homes on offer personally before it gets listed. “A lot of young people want to travel and experience Asia. Cost and a trusted host are key to having a good memorable experience. We thought the best way would be to let a young person and his friend to travel and document their experience,” added James who focuses on making sure customers of PandaBed are more than satisfied with their experience. PandaBed is incubated by the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) at the Singapore Management University (SMU). Due to their rapid growth, now a team of eight, they have moved out to their own office premise, an attic of a shophouse at Singapore’s iconic Boat Quay. To apply for #BestInternship, the process is very simple. All one has to do is submit a brief bio or resume along with a one minute video explaining why you’re the perfect candidate for this internship by 31 July 2014 to There will not be a long wait, #BestInternship winner will be announced before 15 August and the internship will start in September. The internship is open to anyone from anywhere. You should have good writing, photography skills and an active social media profile.

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