The ACICIS Virtual Professional Practicum Programs are high-quality, intensive academic study programs delivered virtually from Indonesia for Australian and international university students.

What can I participate in?

ACICIS offers the following internship opportunities:

The ACICIS Virtual Professional Practicum program runs for twelve weeks. The first three weeks of the program consists of an Indonesian Language course offered intensively (Monday-Friday). This is followed by your professional placement (internship) 1-2 days per week, taken alongside regular studies for semester 2, 2022.

As this experience impacts on the semester 2, 2022 teaching period, applicants must be eligible for credit, as approved by their UQ Faculty (see 'Credit for Internships' tab for more information). 

What did past students say about the ACICIS Virtual Professional Practicum?

Frances Garcia,  Master of Agribusiness, Virtual Agriculture Professional Practicum 2021

Xavier Leigh, Bachelor Arts/Bachelor of Law, Virtual Law Professional Practicum 2021

Campbell Martin, Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Virtual Development Studies Professional Practicum 2021

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:

  1. Application review and credit approval facilitation
  2. Placement host organisation matching and placement setup
  3. Comprehensive pre-program information and support
  4. Pre-program online networking event with other program participants
  5. Orientation session
  6. Intensive Indonesian language training
  7. Seminars, tutorials and virtual field trips/case studies led by industry experts and practitioners
  8. Supervised profession placement
  9. High-quality academic supervision and mentorship


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

As this experience impacts on semester 2, 2022 teaching period, the following Faculties have agreed to support the experience for credit: 

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Business, Economics & Law

Some students may be able to receive credit towards their UQ program pending faculty approval. The 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: 15 April 2022
Host: 1 April 2022

Program Dates

Start: 27 June 2022
End: 16 September 2022


Fast Facts

Type: Work Integrated Learning
Mode: Internship
Location: Virtual
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