Key information

Internship provider: Asia Internship Program (AIP)

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Dates: 15 June – 28 July 2024

Duration: 6 weeks

Academic credit: International Internship (Extended) Unit 25CP or other course-related experiential units

Program cost: US$2,970 (approx. A$4,530) - inclusions and exclusions can be found below.

Funding:

  • A$1,000 Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants available
  • A$9,504 OS-HELP Loans available for eligible students

Application deadline: 12 February 2024

Overview

Explore your industry within the dynamic realm of Thailand's technology start-ups, enhancing your resume with global work experience and the potential to earn academic credit. Thailand's unique blend of tradition and innovation provides an exciting backdrop for your internship adventure. This program offers a distinctive opportunity to gain insights into your industry within the Thai context. AIP will facilitate your internship placement in a host organisation and provide dedicated support throughout your internship journey. 

Study areas

Undergraduate and postgraduate

  • Business (no Sports Management)
  • Information Technology (no Systems Analysis and Internet of Things)
  • Law (no Criminal Justice and Criminology, and Justice)
  • Arts (Global Studies and History)
  • Media and Communications (no Cinema and Screen Studies)
  • Games and Animation (Digital Media Technologies)
  • Design (no Building Design, Motion Design, Visual Merchandising, Urban Design, and Industrial Design)
  • Engineering (Architectural and Telecommunications)
  • Science (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Science and Space Technology)
  • Health (Biomedical Science, Health Promotion, Nutrition and Dietetics, Counselling and Therapy, Exercise Science, Nursing and Physiotherapy)

Imortant note: These study areas are just a guide, and availability of relevant internships depends on many individual factors. Sourcing internships for some study areas and majors may be more challenging than others. If your study area is not listed here, but you are interested in this destination, please let us know and we can confirm with the internship provider.

Note for postgraduate students: Internships for postgraduate students can be more difficult to source due to the niche and specific nature of courses and study areas. Postgraduate students should enquire with Swinburne Abroad's Overseas Internships Advisor before applying for a program to check availability of the relevant academic unit in their course as well as the possibility to source an internship in their desired location.

Eligibility

Specific eligibility requirements depend on the academic unit being utilised, but all students must meet the minimum program eligibility criteria:

Undergraduate

  • Completed at least 100CP (8 units) or 150 CP (12 units) if you intend to use the international internship unit
  • Have an average weighted mark of at least 60% (or satisfy additional eligibility criteria if mark is between 50–60%)
  • Have available space in your course for the applicable academic unit (domestic students may be able overload their degree)
     

Postgraduate

  • Completed at least 25CP (2 units) at the time of application
  • Have an average weighted mark of at least 60% (or satisfy additional eligibility criteria if mark is between 50-60%)
  • Have a course-specific project unit on the study plan that can be used for internship experience (e.g., MDA80006 Media Industry Experience, EAT80003 Professional Practice in Engineering, or Education and Nursing professional placement units).

Bangkok, Thailand

Program cost

Inclusions

  • Internship placement in the chosen sector
  • Private furnished accommodation
  • Airport pick-up
  • Welcome pack (Transportation and SIM cards)
  • Drop-off to workplace on the first day
  • Cultural crash course
  • Community events (Dinner/ goodie bags/ community events)
  • 24/7 support and emergency assistance
  • Visa support
  • Swinburne travel insurance (subject to eligibility requirements)
     

Exclusions

  • Tuition fees associated with the selected unit for internship
  • Visa application fees (if applicable)
  • Airfares
  • Daily living expenses

Funding

Funding your overseas journey may be easier than you think
 

Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants

This program has A$1,000 Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants available.

This grant can help offset travel and living expenses for your overseas internship and are available to both Domestic and International UG or PG students.

OS-HELP Loan

Eligible Australian students can also apply for an Australian Government OS-HELP Loan of up to A$9,504 (depending on your program location) to help cover costs associated with your overseas program.

For more information on funding and eligibility see Fee Help and Scholarships.

Application

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, with places (and scholarships) allocated to the first students to complete a full application and meet eligibility criteria.

Final deadline for applications: 12 February 2024
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Information sessions

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