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Beyond the formalities of the Practicum

By Lilian Greensill* (BPP 2018) The University of Western Australia My situation may differ slightly from the ACICIS students sitting here tonight; I am a grantee of the NCP, however this government initiative provided me the opportunity to travel to Hanoi, Vietnam with The University of Western Australia late last [...]

February 27th, 2018|Categories: Practicum Testimonials, Testimonials|

Challenging Perceptions

By Kate Rolland* (BPP 2018) Curtin University When Ibu Lydia asked me to do this speech, I actually thought she was joking for a minute, seeing as I’ve heard her refer to me multiple times as “the quiet one”. I tend to avoid speaking in class and talking in large [...]

February 27th, 2018|Categories: Practicum Testimonials, Testimonials|

Fond, life-long memories

By Dan McNamara* (LPP2018) The Australian National University Selamat malam/soreh ACICIS Staff, guests, and participants of the ACICIS Professional Practicum courses for 2018. My name is Dan, also known as the slightly outspoken guy at the back of the seminars, and I am fortunate enough this evening to be speaking [...]

February 27th, 2018|Categories: Practicum Testimonials, Testimonials|

7 Weeks in Jakarta

By Sarah Eardley-Wilmot (BPP 2017) The University of Western Australia If you had of asked me at the end of 2016 where I would be this summer, I would have said relaxing by the pool enjoying some downtime in country WA! However, somehow I ended up in Jakarta – one [...]

March 7th, 2017|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|

Work-Life Balance in Jakarta

By Ashleigh McFarland, BPP 2016 Griffith University Participating in the Business Professional Practicum program with ACICIS in Indonesia allowed me to travel to a new part of the world while getting professional experience, but also be accredited towards my degree. The adventure did a lot more than this though, I returned [...]

May 10th, 2016|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|

Placement at Business Consultancy Firm

By Jordan Brown, BPP 2016 Monash University After spending four months in Yogyakarta as a part of the Development Studies Immersion Program (DSIP), I decided that signing up for another six weeks in Indonesia's hustlin' and bustlin' capital, Jakarta, as part of the Business Professional Practicum was a good enough excuse [...]

May 5th, 2016|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|

Professional Placement at International Magazine

By Brooke Grebert-Craig, JPP 2016 Swinburne University For six weeks in Indonesia I completed my internship at DestinAsian which is a travel and lifestyle magazine that is distributed in the Asia-Pacific region. Initially I was extremely anxious about venturing into my first internship at an international magazine however I was comforted by [...]

May 5th, 2016|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|

New Colombo forges fascination for Indonesia

By Annalise Bolt, JPP 2015
University of New South Wales

With a passion for mi goreng and zero Indonesian language skills I travelled alone to Jakarta to complete a Journalism Professional Practicum, with the support of a New Colombo Plan scholarship.

Jaywalking through Jakarta

By Madura McCormack, JPP 2014
Murdoch University

About two minutes after exiting Soekarno-Hatta Airport, you’ll notice that Indonesia has about zero traffic regulations. There are times where I’ve lost track which direction the vehicles were supposed to be going in the first place.

My Career in Indonesia

By Michelle Kovacevic, JPP 2011
University of Melbourne

“How did someone with a background in neuroscience end up working at a forestry institute in Indonesia?”