Key information

Internship provider: The Global Student (TGS)

Location: Virtual - Malaysia

Dates: 17 June - 28 July 2024

Duration: 6 weeks

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

Program cost: A$1,750 - inclusions and exclusions can be found below

Funding: A$1,175 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants are available for eligible undergraduate students

Application deadline: 29 March 2024


Discover a wide range of opportunities spanning diverse study areas and disciplines, where you'll work on tailored projects aligned with your expertise. Throughout your internship journey, receive personalised coaching and support to maximize your growth. This virtual experience offers more than just professional development; it provides a platform to connect with a global community of peers who share your interests and ambitions. With internships available across various fields, you'll engage in projects that suit your skills while accessing mentorship, assistance, and a vibrant network of fellow interns.

*Please note: The availability of opportunities may vary across study areas and disciplines.

Study areas

Undergraduate and postgraduate

  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology (Data Science)
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Media and Communication (Social Media)

Important note: These study areas are just a guide, and the 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 the Overseas Internships Advisor before applying for a program to check the availability of the relevant academic unit in their course as well as the possibility to source an internship in their desired location.


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


  • Completed at least 100CP (8 units) or 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 to 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 to overload their degree)

Program costs



  • Personalised internship placement process
  • Full-time, 6-week internship placement in participant’s career field
  • Remote pre-departure session, activities, and orientation
  • The Global Student follow-up and support
  • Online professional briefings
  • Weekly Bahasa sessions
  • Remote farewell and debrief session
  • Certificates mailed


  • Academic tuition fees associated with the selected unit for internship


Funding your overseas journey may be easier than you think

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant

This program has A$1,175 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants available for eligible students.

These grants provide financial support to help alleviate the expenses associated with your overseas program. Australian undergraduate students (with no citizenship or residency rights to the proposed host location), and who have not previously received an NCP short-term grant, may apply. Scholarships are allocated on a rolling basis and students can apply for a grant as part of the application process.

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


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

Note: You can only submit an application for one overseas internship program per application cycle.

Final deadline for applications: 29 March 2024
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