At Swinburne Sarawak, internships in bachelor’s degrees are a workplace experience in a field relating to your area of study, taken part-time, and taken in intensive mode over the six to eight weeks in Summer or Winter Term. It is usually non-credit bearing unless it is related to work integrated learning placement units. Students are highly encouraged to be a part of an internship programme during your studies especially in your penultimate degree year.
In order to be eligible to apply for internship, student must have completed 12 units or 150 credit points at the time of application. Students would be expected to find your own internship host or internship opportunity at your own time and pace, and students are expected to adhere to the host organisation’s workplace policies and procedures.
Students are strongly encouraged to liaise further with the Employability team to complete your internship application process.
If you undertake an internship, you will be classified as a full-time student completing an academic program and you will be covered by Swinburne’s student internship insurance coverage.
For further queries on current internship application form or insurance coverage, you may contact Mr. Mohamad Ehwan (firstname.lastname@example.org/+6082 260 786) or Ms. Graciella Imah Dalie (email@example.com/+6082 260 795) from the Employability team.
Swinburne Sarawak Career Centre
Tel: +6082 260800
Support network for students taking up internship
While on an internship, you are considered a full-time student of Swinburne and will still have access to all of our support services at the university.
As well as your academic lecturers, students can also reach out to the following personnel for further support.
Ms. Elizabeth Voong
Associate Dean – External Engagement and Impact (FBDA)
Tel: +6082 260867
Dr. Fung Chorng Yuan
Tel: +6082 260680
Mr. Samuel Liau Yee Hong
Design and Arts program
Tel: +6082 260998
Ms. Cynthia Aling
Tel: +6082 260981