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14 September 2022

Do a virtual internship in Hong Kong for free!

Would you like to collaborate with executives at the highest level, enhance your leadership skills and develop your cultural knowledge?

Then apply now to do an eight-week virtual internship with a leading Asian company. Run in partnership with the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, you’ll gain valuable real-world experience, and meet other high-achieving students and amazing mentors. You’ll also gain credit towards your course.

Students have previously been hosted by companies like PwC, ANZ, Flight Centre and the Fred Hollows Foundation.

Even better, if you’re eligible for the New Colombo Plan (relevant to undergraduate students only), your $1500 grant will cover the entire cost of the internship.

How it works

Who: The internship is suitable for domestic undergraduate and postgraduate students from the Faculty of Arts & Education and Deakin Business School.

When: The program will run from December to January 2023 (exact dates will depend on your internship host). Applications close on Saturday 15 October.

Why you should apply

Here’s how Joel, Bachelor of Laws/Commerce student, found his recent internship experience:

Completing an internship with the Australian Consulate General in 2021 through Austcham Hong Kong has been the most valuable experience of my university degree so far.
The range of projects I was able to work on was incredibly diverse. I delivered a research paper on the legal implications of the Hong Kong National Security Law, was given complete freedom to propose the content and UX design of the soon-to-be-launched Department of Home Affairs webpage directed at attracting skilled migration to Australia from Hong Kong, and was sent to represent the Consulate at multiple presentations and conferences.
With so many partners in all industry sectors, Austcham provides you with practically endless opportunities to build the experience that best suits your interests and career goals.

Find out more about the program, how to apply and if you’re eligible for the NCP funding.

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