Internship for Postgraduate Students at Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia

The Australian Embassy Indonesia are currently seeking applications from Australian and Indonesian postgraduate students to undertake an internship over the period 29 May to 21 July 2017.

The Internship Program at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta provides a unique opportunity for postgraduate students to gain valuable international relations experience working in Australia’s largest overseas post. As strategic partners, Indonesia and Australia enjoy an extensive framework of cooperation and interns will gain first-hand experience in strengthening this partnership.

Internship positions will be available across a range of disciplines related to the work of the Embassy including; economic and trade, political, corporate, public diplomacy, international development and education. Interns will work closely with Australian officials as well as locally engaged staff.

The internships will be for a period of 8 weeks.

Interns will be responsible for a discrete project that is meaningful to both the Embassy and the intern’s learning and development. Duties may include:

  • research and reporting on economic, political, agricultural or education issues;
  • supporting public diplomacy campaigns and events;
  • supporting finance and corporate management;
  • reporting on development outcomes; or
  • supporting the design of development interventions

There are a range of internship opportunities available.  Please click on each of the internship placements below to find out more:

Pre-requisites

To participate in the program students must meet the following criteria:

  • be an Australian or Indonesian citizen;
  • currently completing or recently completed a postgraduate degree;
  • be available for the full internship period; and
  • have Intermediate English (at a minimum).

Students with a connection to Australian or Indonesian international relations are preferred.

Costs

Internships are unpaid.

Interns will be responsible for all costs associated with the internship. These may include but are not limited to: transport costs to and from the Embassy, travel and living arrangements, travel and medical insurance valid for Indonesia, passports and visas.

Application and selection

The selection process is highly competitive with a limited number of positions available.  Applications should be thorough and demonstrate the student’s qualifications and suitability against the relevant criteria. For further information, please refer to the Internship Advertisement and Frequently Asked Questions section in the first instance.

To apply, please click here to complete the Internship Application Form and send the form to internship.jakarta@dfat.gov.au.

Applications close on Sunday 26 February 2017.