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IAJN IT, Computer Science and Software Internship Summer 2018

Swinburne are partnering with the International Alumni Job Network (IAJN) to offer IT, Computer Science and Software internships in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in summer 2018. Vietnam is a growing hub for IT, housing a number of international organisations such as Microsoft and Intel.

IAJN will source an internship tailored to your major, career aspirations and skills. They provide support and assistance throughout the entire process, helping with visa applications, accommodation, in-country support, social and cultural activities and much more.

IAJN partner with major IT and tech companies such as:

  • GrabCar – recently acquired Uber’s South East Asian operations
  • Line – one of WeChat’s largest competitors
  • PYCO Group – digital and software development group serving Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever, Microsoft and Volkswagen
  • GetLinks – a tech hiring marketplace aiming to create Silicon Valley in Asia

Arrive in Vietnam with a weekend to settle in and explore your new city. You will then undertake an internship for 12 weeks, with a one week break in February for Tet (Vietnamese New Year). You will gain credit for 2 electives, through the Professional Internship Unit Extended.

Travel with other Swinburne students, live in shared apartments with other interns and spend your weekends exploring Vietnam’s beautiful destinations.

Location Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Dates Commencing 22 November 2018
Duration 12 week internship + 1 week break for Tet (Vietnamese New Year)
Eligible Students

Undergraduate IT, Computer Science and Software Engineering students

  • Completed 150 credit points
  • Have an average of 60% or higher
  • Have 2 electives remaining (domestic students may be able to overload their degree and add additional units)
  • Engineering students may be able to use EAT20008 Professional Experience in Engineering which has different eligibility requirements
Academic Credit

Professional Internship Unit Extended – 25CP in place of two electives

Cost Estimated $5,825 AUD

OS HELP Loan, Centrelink, Swinburne Abroad scholarships for eligible students

Application Deadline

7 October 2018

What's included in the program

  • Placement Fee
  • 24/7 support and emergency assistance
  • Accommodation (including utilities) for the duration
  • Pick-up and drop-off from your apartment to your workplace on your first day
  • Visa assistance (fee will be covered by applicant)
  • Airport transfers (air flight costs are covered by the applicant)
  • Pre-departure briefing
  • Welcome and various cultural events

What's not included

  • Flights
  • Visa application fees
  • Day to day living expenses
  • Any vaccinations recommended by your doctor
  • Any other costs incurred that aren’t specifically mentioned as being included in the program

Information sessions

Find out more about the program at one of our upcoming info sessions. Register your attendance below.

Monday 24 September 3.30pm – 4.30pm EN204, EN Building Register here
Wednesday 26 September 12.30pm – 1.30pm EN406, EN Building Register here
Thursday 27 September 10.30am – 11.30am EN201, EN Building Register here

How to apply

Please register for the program, selecting IAJN as the internship provider, and Ho Chi Minh City as your location. Swinburne Abroad will assess your eligibility, and then instruct you on how to apply to IAJN if you are eligible.