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About the Program
Students are invited to join the very successful Malaysia WIL Program which has been running consecutively for the last 4 years. Both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Business and Law students are able to gain practical work experience. Students will be able to complete a consultancy project while enjoying the beautiful beaches and rainforest Kuching has to offer.
You will be supported by on-ground staff in Malaysia and Deakin academics who will manage the program and also facilitate site visits, networking opportunities, social activities and free time.
“This experience was invaluable as it broadened my international business knowledge, new cultural exposure and further prepared me for today’s ever evolving business world.” – Past participant
“When you travel, you’re the best self you can be because you’re so free and the relationships you make are just out of this world. I was the happiest I’ve ever been while on this trip.” – Past participant
Students will work in a local company for 2 weeks, creating a business report which may analyse the businesses marketing, project management, customer service or international focus.
Saturday 19 October - Sunday 3 November 2019
The subsidised program cost will be $1000.
Please note, domestic commonwealth supported students (HECS) can apply to receive up to $8149 from OS-Help funding to support your program. Please read the criteria carefully.
What is included?
Twin share accommodation
QBE comprehensive travel insurance.
What is not included?
Passport and visas
Daily transport costs to businesses
Tuition fees for unit enrolment.
Undergraduate students can study MWL301 Team Internship and Postgraduate students - MWL703 Team Internship.
Assessment 1: (Individual) - Pre-Internship tasks (1500 words) - 15%
Assessment 2: (Individual) - Reflective Learning Journal (1500 words) - 15%
Assessment 3: (Group of 4) - Project report and team presentation (5000-6000 words) - 50%
Assessment 4: (Individual) - Post-Internship Reflection (2000 words) - 20%
Eligibility:Completion of 8 credit points (Undergraduate students) and 6 credit points (Postgraduate students) (including CPL) prior to starting placement.
This program is available to Deakin Business School students, who have space for a WIL unit/general elective.