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

The Journalism Professional Practicum provides an opportunity for students of journalism, media and communication, to gain valuable experience working in the field of media in Indonesia.  Host organisations cover a wide range of media sector interests and include international news wire services, national news bureaus, national dailies, and major domestic broadcasters and radio stations.

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. 

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences students may be eligible for Level 2 credit through PHSS2000: Practical Employability Experience. Students must have space within their program for a 2 unit general elective. For more information, visit the course webpage.

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact ACICIS for visa and immigration information.

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 $3,510 AUD. Administration and accommodation fees are not included. More information regarding fees can be found on the host program website. 

A limited number of $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants may be available for eligible participants. As this funding is managed by ACICIS, please contact ACICIS with any queries.

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. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Applications for this program have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 02 January 2020
End: 15 February 2020


* See program notes

Fast Facts

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

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences 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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