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2023 Practicum Costs

How much does a ACICIS Professional Practicum cost? The ACICIS Professional Practicum Programs are high-quality, intensive academic study programs delivered in Indonesia for Australian and international university students. ACICIS practicum programs combines academic study with a 160 hour professional placement at an Indonesian or international host organisation. Placement host [...]

Kickstarting our Careers

By Angus Cormick* (Virtual DSPP 2021) Deakin University Selamat Sore and Good Evening everyone. I’m Angus Cormick and I’m a student in the Development Studies Professional Practicum. First of all, I wish to say terima kasih banyak or thank you very much to everyone involved in the ACICIS program and [...]

October 18th, 2021|Categories: News, Practicum Testimonials, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , |

ACICIS DSPP: Wrap-Up (January-February 2020)

Early in January 2020, ACICIS Study Indonesia welcomed 24 students onto the Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP) in Yogyakarta. Participants came from various ACICIS’s member universities i.e., The Australian National University, Flinders University, La Trobe University, Monash University, Murdoch University, RMIT University, The University of Adelaide, The University of Queensland, [...]

April 21st, 2020|Categories: Community News, News|Tags: , , , , |

ACICIS DSIP: Wrap-Up (Semester 49/August 2019)

In July 2019 (ACICIS’ Semester 49), we welcomed sixteen students onto ACICIS’ Development Studies Immersion Program (DSIP), fifteen of whom undertook the program with the support of the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan (NCP). Students started the semester program with six-weeks of Indonesian language study with INCULS at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM). They began learning about [...]

February 26th, 2020|Categories: Community News, News|Tags: , , , , |

Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP)

Apply Now Enquire Now During the Covid-19 pandemic, the ACICIS Development Studies Professional Practicum (DSPP) will be offered virtually, with the support of the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan. This program is suitable for senior undergraduate students, postgraduate coursework students, and early career professionals. The DSPP consists [...]

April 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Student Profile: Josey Vovers (DSPP 2017)

Development Studies Professional Practicum Josey Vovers was a participant in the 2017 Development Studies Professional Practicum from The University of Adelaide. Q: Why did you decide to undertake the ACICIS program? I saw this program as a great opportunity to gain experience in a workplace internationally, increase [...]

Placements (DSPP)

Industry placements cover a wide range of development fields. Depending on the organisation and current programs, students can expect to be involved in a wide range of reporting, research and editing tasks. Students are assigned mentors in the workplace to guide them over the four-week period. Students are asked to nominate their [...]

November 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , |

ACICIS Development Studies Immersion Program: Community Service Program (Semester 40/Feb 2015)

Eight Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies students have concluded their Development Studies Immersion Program (DSIP) at Gadjah Mada University.

June 16th, 2015|Categories: Community News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Evaluation Summary: Practicum Programs 2015

Here are the results for ACICIS Practicum Programs run in Jan/Feb 2015 in Jakarta.

At the end of their ACICIS program, students are invited to complete an anonymous survey to provide feedback on their ACICIS practicum experience.

Evaluation Summary: August 2014 (Semester 39)

Semester 39 student feedback results are in!

As the ACICIS Secretariat is busy processing applications for the historic August 2015 (Semester 41) intake of semester programs, we thought you might be interested in this snapshot of student feedback from our wonderful Semester 39 (August-December 2014) students.