Virtual Internship Partners Ltd is the sister company of CRCC Asia and specialises in delivering meaningful and transformative virtual work experiences to students.

They connect students directly to host companies with their virtual internship opportunity, offering student flexibility, and the opportunity to apply their knowledge to real working industry challenges, without the commitment of attending a workplace each day. All students are guaranteed online internship placement in one of their top career fields, and students can focus on one country or multiple countries for placement options.

What can I participate in?

Virtual Internship Partners offer a range of virtual internship opportunities across China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand & Vietnam over a wide array of sectors including:

  • Business
  • Computer Science & IT
  • Creative, Design & Fashion
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship & Startup
  • Finance
  • Green Technology, Sustainability & Environmental
  • Health Wellness & Sport Management
  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Hospitality, Tourism & Events
  • International Development, NGO & Charity
  • Legal
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Marketing
  • Media, Communications & Publishing
  • Real Estate
  • Recruitment & HR
  • Urban Planning & Architecture
  • And more….

Further information on each section, can be found on the Virtual Internship Partners website.

What did the past students say?

Eligibility and application

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

  1. Submit an application to the Internships and Global Experiences Team and
  2. Submit an application to Virtual Internship Partners

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 Virtual Internship Partners  


Costs & Inclusions

AUD $1,500 for UQ students who are successfully placed within a program. (Standard rate is AUD $2,695)

UQ students must apply to both UQ and Virtual Internship Partners and included the discount code UQ2021 to receive the discounted rate.

This cost includes:

  1. Provision of work experience placement with a Host Company (All virtual internship positions are unpaid)
  2. Guaranteed Virtual International Internship in the country or career field of choice
  3. Dedicated Program Experience Manager to check-in weekly with interns
  4. Assigned Internship Coach to complete midpoint and end of program coaching calls with the delivery of Global Career Management Plan (GCMP) and Global Employability Certificate
  5. Access to CareerBridge, our Global Internship Curriculum walking students through resume creation, interview prep, time management, remote work and more.
  6. Weekly Group Discussions or Business Webinars covering a range of topical themes
  7. Full End of Program Report including supervisor evaluation, student assessment, and GCMP


New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grant

Eligible students are considered for one of 10+ AUD$1,500 New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grants for Virtual Internship Partners Internships in ChinaHong Kong SARIndiaIndonesiaJapanRepublic of Korea, MalaysiaSingapore, TaiwanThailand Vietnam.

When you submit your application to the Internships and Global Experiences team, you are automatically considered. There is no additional application required. Applicants will need to submit supporting documentation (host acceptance, bank details) by the relevant.  

This grant is not guaranteed even if all selection criteria are met. Students who are due to graduate at the end of semester 1, 2021 will not be eligible for this grant. 

Credit for Internships

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: 30 September 2021
Host: TBC

Program Dates

Start: TBC
End: TBC


Fast Facts

Type: Work Experience
Mode: Internship
Location: Virtual
Credit: For-credit or Not-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 internship application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

Information Sessions

Past Session Recordings

Virtual Internship Partners | April 2021 | Session recording

Virtual Internship Partners | September 2020 | Session recording