The ACICIS Virtual 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 Virtual Development Studies Professional Practicum provides an opportunity for students or early career professionals 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

Credit will be only available to students who are offered New Colombo Plan Mobility Funding and meet funding criteria.

Credit instructions will be sent to eligible students once an application to UQ is submitted.

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 $2,700 AUD. Administration 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 participating in this experience not-for-credit may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by late-October if they are eligible for grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 15 October 2020
Host: 1 October 2020

Program Dates

Start: 04 January 2021
End: 12 February 2021

Fast Facts

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

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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