Become familiar with Kuala Lumpur and Malaysian culture and industry, and put your skills in to practice through a six-week internship in the country’s modern capital.

Key information

  • Internship provider: The Global Student 
  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Dates: 19 June – 28 July 2023
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Cost: A$3,695
  • Application deadline: 1 April 2023


Academic credit:


Law Students

Completion of two Professional Experience in Law Placements:

Business and Criminal Justice and Criminology Students



Funding

This program has Australian Government New Colombo Plan scholarships. These grants are available to Australian undergraduate students (with no citizenship or residency rights to Malaysia), who have not previously received an NCP short-term grant. Scholarships are allocated on a rolling basis and students are automatically considered for a grant as part of the application process

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

Study areas


Undergraduate:

  • Law
  • Business (all majors except Finance and Financial Planning)
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology 
     

Note: These study areas are just a guide, and availability of relevant internships depends on many individual factors. Some study areas and majors are more difficult than others to source internships for. 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.
 

Postgraduate:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Corporate Governance
  • Master of Digital Business Management
  • Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Master of Human Resource Management
  • Master of Marketing
  • Master of Project Management
  • Master of Social Impact
  • Master of Supply Chain Innovation
  • Master of Financial Technologies
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Business Information Systems
     

Note: Internships for postgraduate students can be more difficult to source due to the niche and specific nature of courses and study areas. The study areas listed here are a guide only and it is suggested that postgraduate students discuss program options with Swinburne Abroad prior to applying. 

Eligible students

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

Undergraduate

  • Completing a Bachelor of Law or Bachelor of Business or Criminal Justice and Criminology 
  • Completed at least 100CP (8 units), 150CP if you want 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)
  • Law students must not have completed all 3 Law Placements
     

Postgraduate

  • Completing a Business course
  • 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 available space in your course for the applicable academic unit (domestic students may be able overload their degree)


Application deadline 

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.

  • Applications open: 7 November 2022
  • Final deadline for applications: 1 April 2023

Batu Caves Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Inclusions

  • Interview and host matching
  • Pre-departure and orientation 
  • Accommodation in shared apartments 
  • Ongoing follow up and support throughout the program
  • Networking event/s
  • 24 hour emergency support
  • Farewell and debrief
  • Certificate on completion
  • Welcome and farewell events 
  • Swinburne travel insurance (subject to eligibility requirements)
     

Exclusions

  • Tuition fees
  • Airfares
  • Visa application fees (if applicable)
  • Daily living expenses 
  • Local transportation
Information sessions

Find out more about the program at one of our upcoming info sessions.