The ACICIS Development Studies Professional Practicum runs for six weeks and includes a two-week intensive Indonesian language study and industry-led seminars, followed by a four-week supervised industry placement. 

The Development Studies Professional Practicum provides an opportunity for students to gain valuable experience working in the field of international development in Indonesia. Host organisations cover a wide range of development sector interests and include monitoring
bodies, research institutes, funding bodies, managing contractors, and advocacy groups. Key sectoral interests include the environment, governance, transparency, poverty reduction, and gender equity.

Fields of study

UQ Students are able to participate in the following Practicum Programs:

Credit Equivalent

Satisfactory completion of program = 2 - 4 UQ Units. Credit may be available for eligible students, pending UQ faculty approval. 

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by ACICIS.

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Cost

The tuition fee is approximately $3,375 AUD. Administration and accommodation fees are not included. More information regarding fees can be found on the host program website. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Housing is available at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host program website. 

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

Professional Practicum Program BEL Credit Assessment
Development Studies Professional Practicum

Students enrolled in Bachelor of Business Management may be eligible for credit towards #4 Level 2 International Business major (2 courses) as approved by BEL Faculty. Or, Students may be eligible for credit towards #4 Level 2 General Elective (2 courses), as approved by BEL Faculty

Students enrolled in Bachelor of Laws may be eligible for credit towards #2 Unspecified Level 5 LLB elective (1 course) as approved by BEL Faculty

Students enrolled in Master of International Law may be eligible for credit towards #2 Unspecified Level 7 MIL elective (1 course) as approved by BEL Faculty

HASS Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with the HASS Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with a faculty advisor prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

Professional Practicum Program HASS Credit Assessment
Development Studies Professional Practicum

Postgraduate students may be eligible to receive up to 4 units of elective credit upon successful completion. Credit will be assessed on a case by case basis. 

 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer applications for this program have now closed
Host: Applications to the host have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 02 January 2019
End: 16 February 2019​ 

Fast Facts

Type: Internship
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​

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