Supported by FPT University, you will complete a week of orientation, learning about Vietnam’s culture and language, and then begin your internship at a local IT organisation such as FPT Software, Rikkei Soft or Axon Active. Gain industry experience whilst experiencing Vietnam’s amazing cuisine and beautiful landscapes and enjoy a homestay during the festive Tết period – Vietnam’s Lunar New Year. This program has generous Australian Government New Colombo Plan Grants available for eligible undergraduate students!

Note: This program is open to undergraduate and postgraduate Media and Communications/IT/Computer Science/Inf Systems students (PG students not eligible for NCP scholarships)

Key information


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 Vietnam), 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:
  • Information and Communication Technology (all majors)
  • Computer Science (all majors)
  • Business Information Systems (all majors)
  • Communication Design
  • Digital Media Design
  • Public Relations 
  • Professional Writing and Editing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Social Media 


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: 

Internships for postgraduate students can be more difficult to source due to the niche and specific nature of courses and study areas. Please contact 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
  • Be in an undergraduate Media and Communications, ICT, Computer Science or Business Information Systems course
  • 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)

Postgraduate
  • Be in a postgraduate Media and Communications, ICT, Computer Science or Business Information Systems 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: 6 June 2022
  • Final deadline for applications: 17 July 2022

Note: this program requires a minimum of 5 participants to run

Fireworks festival in Da Nang, Vietnam. 

Inclusions

  • Orientation (including Vietnamese classes)
  • Welcome and Farewell Package
  • Pre-Internship Training Workshops and VIP Talk
  • Company Induction and Internship Placement
  • Cultural Exchange Activities
  • Transportations during orientation week
  • Company Tour and City Tours
  • Mentorship sessions
  • Accommodation is provided by FPT Education Global (shared room)


Exclusions

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

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