Practicum Testimonials

Bali and Tourism Study? A Match Made in Heaven

Grace O'Hearn is a New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant recipient from The University of Technology Sydney. Grace participated in the 2020 Sustainable Tourism Professional Practicum in Bali, Indonesia, where she interned with Lily Lane Villas. Throughout the practicum, Grace was an ACICIS Social Media Ambassador, tasked and trusted with using [...]

February 28th, 2020|Categories: News, Practicum Testimonials|Tags: , |

Journey to Yogyakarta

Nitesh Raj Pant is a New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant and a Northern Territory Regional Arts Fund recipient from Charles Darwin University. Nitesh participated in the 2020 Creative Arts & Design Professional Practicum in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, where he interned with EngageMedia. Throughout the practicum, Nitesh was an ACICIS Social Media Ambassador, [...]

February 26th, 2020|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|Tags: , |

A Law Professional Practicum Testimonial

By Hwei-See Kay (LPP 2019) University of Technology Sydney A practical understanding of structural inequality on Pulau Pari As an intern with LBH Jakarta I was lucky enough to be involved in a mobile legal education clinic to Pulau Pari (Pari Island). Although I didn’t know it at the time, [...]

March 26th, 2019|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|

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|