The ACICIS Professional Practicum Programs are high-quality, intensive academic study programs delivered virtually from Indonesia for Australian and international university students. ACICIS practicum programs combine academic study with a 160-hour professional placement at an Indonesian or international host organisation. Placement host organisations are sourced from a broad range of industries and sectors in Indonesia.

What can I participate in?

ACICIS offers the following internship opportunities:

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 Instructions

All applicants must meet the UQ Internship Eligibility Criteria and any other criteria as outlined by the host organisation. Students are required to apply to both UQ and ACICIS via the buttons below.

  1. Submit an application to the Internships and Global Experiences Team and
  2. Submit an application to ACICIS

Students will receive access to their Internships Workflow once their application is approved by the Internships and Global Experiences Team. 

Apply to UQ  Apply to ACICIS


Costs & Inclusions

The program costs AUD $3,000 (including the $300 administration fee) for UQ students.

This cost includes:

  • Application review and credit approval facilitation
  • Placement host organisation matching and placement setup
  • Comprehensive pre-program information and support
  • Pre-program online networking event with other program participants, ACICIS alumni and/or ACICIS staff
  • Orientation session
  • Intensive Indonesian language training
  • Series of seminars, tutorials and virtual fieldtrips/case studies led by industry experts and practitioners (30 hours of instruction)
  • A supervised professional placement (160 hours)
  • High-quality academic supervision and mentorship


Accommodation is not included. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host program website.


Funding is not guaranteed even if all selection criteria are met. Funding should not be a factor when developing your budget and should only be considered supplementary financial support if awarded. 

Applicants will be considered for only one grant per application round.

New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grant

New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grants may be available for eligible ACICIS Professional Practicum students. This funding is administered by ACICIS. Students must submit their applications to ACICIS. 

Widening Participation Grant

When you submit your application for an internship, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding page for details.

Credit for Internships

Some students may be able to receive credit towards their UQ program pending faculty approval. The Internships and Global Experiences Team is unable to provide further advice regarding internships for credit. If you are interested in seeking credit, please refer to the Credit for Internships page for more specific details.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: Closed
Host: Closed

Program Dates

Start: 2 January 2023
End: 10 February 2023


Fast Facts

Type: Work Integrated Learning
Mode: Internship
Location: Indonesia
Credit: For-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

Internship Information Sessions

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

Information Sessions