Experience Singapore, one of the world’s freest economies and an international modern city-state in South-East Asia. The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) will source a customized internship placement for you, based on your studies, experience, interests and career goals.

Key information


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


  • Business (no HR, logistics or sports management)
  • Business Information Systems
  • Engineering (electrical and electronic, software, telecommunications, robotics and mechatronics)
  • IT and Computer Science (no games development)
  • Science (applied mathematics, biotechnology, environmental science)
  • Arts (sustainability, history, philosophy, politics and international relations, sociology)
  • Media and communications (no games)
  • Design (no industrial design)

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. CIEE can provide advice and guidance on alternative locations if required, but internships are not guaranteed. 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.


  • 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 Business Information Systems
  • Master of Design; Design Strategy & Innovation
  • Master of Media and Communications
  • Master of Engineering

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:


  • 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)


  • 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 2023
  • Final deadline for applications: 15 January 2023

Note: this program requires a minimum of 5 participants to run. There is a maximum of 20 spots available.



  • Tailored internship placement
  • Pre-internship resume and interview coaching as needed
  • Visa assistance and most fees (if applicable)
  • 24/7 support and emergency assistance
  • CIEE On-site Orientation: includes pertinent info on student housing, cultural considerations, health and safety protocol, and local logistics.
  • Welcome meal as a part of orientation
  • Two cultural activities
  • Two professional development activities
  • Farewell dinner or culmination event
  • Swinburne travel insurance (subject to eligibility requirements)


  • Tuition fees
  • Some visa expenses (if applicable)
  • Accomodation
  • Airfares
  • Daily living expenses

Information sessions

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