The University of Queensland, in conjunction with a number of global internship providers, are offering you the opportunity to participate in global virtual internship in semester 2, 2022 on a part-time basis. Successful students will be placed with an overseas host organisation to complete their internship virtually.

Available programs

UQ have engaged the following internship providers to facilitate the part-time virtual internship in semester 2, 2022:

  1. NEXSTEP: Virtual Internships (Recommended for students in Faculty of Science, EAIT, BEL, HASS and Public Health)
  2. Pagoda Projects: Global Online Internships (Recommended for students in Faculty of BEL, Public Health, EAIT and HASS)
  3. Virtual Internship Partners Ltd (Recommended for students in Faculty of BEL, EAIT, HASS and Public Health)

Program fee and Funding (New Colombo Plan Virtual Mobility Grant)

Students must meet the New Colombo Plan (NCP) Eligibility Criteria to be considered for NCP Funding.

When you submit your application to Work Integrated Learning Team in Student Enrichment and Employability Development (SEED), you are automatically considered for NCP grant. There is no additional application required. Applicants will need to submit supporting documentation (host acceptance, bank details) by the relevant deadline.  

Full cost of the programme will be offset by NCP grant, regardless of provider for eligible students. However, the number of grants with each provider is finite. Grants will be allocated on first come first service basis to eligible students.

Find out more about NCP funding

NEXSTEP: Virtual Internships Program

  • Fee: AUD$1,200
  • Eligible students will automatically be considered for an AUD$1,200 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant for NEXSTEP: Virtual Internships in China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
  • Find out more about NEXSTEP: Virtual Internships Program
  • To apply - ensure to use the unique UQ application form at the bottom of this page

Pagoda Projects: Global Online Internships Program

Virtual Internships

  • Fee: AUD$1,500
  • Eligible students will automatically be considered for an AUD$1,500 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant for Virtual Internship Partners Ltd in China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
  • Find out more about Virtual Internships Partners Ltd Program
  • To apply - ensure to use the unique UQ application form at the bottom of this page

Applications

Applications close 29 May 2022

Apply to UQ Apply to NEXSTEP Apply to Pagoda Projects Apply to Virtual Internships

To participate in a NCP funded global virtual internship (part-time) in semester 2, 2022 you must meet a number of eligibility criteria. Make sure you meet the eligibility criteria before applying for your internship.

To be eligible to participate in an internship you must:

  • meet the NCP Eligibility Criteria
  • select an experience from one of the three (3) providers listed above
  • be actively enrolled into a UQ program and courses
  • have completed at least six (6) units at UQ in your current UQ program
  • have a minimum GPA of 4 and a record of steady academic achievement
  • meet any other published eligibility requirements relevant to the nominated internship provider

It is your responsibility to confirm that you meet the eligibility criteria and complete the relevant application procedure with your preferred provider. The experience provider is responsible for making the final decision on your eligibility to participate in the internship.

It is imperative that you check the relevant course profile for the hours of placement/internship required. For example, minimum 80 hours of placement is required for RBUS3999. Therefore, if you are able to commit to 10 hours for your placement per week, you would need to enrol for at least 8 weeks to gain the minimum hours required for this course. You can always do more hours to maximise the opportunity. However, it is critical the you manage your time appropriately.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 29 May 2022

Program Dates

Start: 25 July 2022
End: 28 October 2022

Program Duration

Minimum of 4 weeks and Maximum of 12 weeks

 

Fast Facts

Type: Work Integrated Learning
Mode: Internship
Location: Virtual
Credit: For-credit or Professional Practice
Cohort: Undergraduate