Program Title: IRU Scholars in Asia: Mumbai Internship Program
Program Location: Mumbai, India
Program Overview: Flinders University works in partnership with The Academic Internship Council (AIC) to provide rewarding six week student internship experiences in Mumbai, India. Intern placements are customised based on each student’s aspirations, skills, and experience as determined through an individual pre-placement meeting.
Check out the IRU Internship Program Flyer (PDF 201KB) and IRU Mumbai Internship Flyer (PDF 755KB) for details on why you should complete an internship in Mumbai, and for example internships completed by previous students.
For further information, please visit the IRU Scholars in Asia: Mumbai website.
Program Dates: Sunday 14 January through Saturday 24 February 2018
Places Available: 2 IRU scholarship places; additional places are available
Application Deadline: 5pm, Friday 8 September 2017
Eligibility: Australian citizenship; minimum completion of 36 units with an overall GPA of 4.5; formal credit letter from College Office.
Please note: the AIC program is designed around office based internships, and is not a replacement for clinical placement/practicum requirements in health related areas.
If you are unsure whether this applies to you, please contact the Learn Without Borders Team.
Credit: Students may be eligible to receive 4.5 units of credit towards their Flinders degree following completion of an internship. Credit is approved on a case by case basis and is subject to the internship fitting within the study plan for each applicant.
The program fee for the AIC Mumbai internship covers the following costs: housing (including cleaning and 24/7 emergency support), placement and program management, visa services, and program activities.
In addition, supplementary costs such as visa/passport costs and personal expenses (airfares, meals) associated with participating in the AIC Mumbai program are the responsibility of each student.
Flinders University provides complimentary travel insurance to all students travelling overseas – details are available online.
In the case of a withdrawal, refunds are reviewed on a case by case basis, but students who drop from the program are responsible for non-recoverable fees as follows;
• As of November 1, 2017: A$500 per student
• As of January 1, 2018: A$1,500 per student
As an IRU Scholar in Asia participant, financial assistance is available to eligible students to assist with the program fee and additional costs:
• 2 x $3,000 New Colombo Plan (NCP) Travel grants
• 2 x $1,500 IRU Scholars in Asia grants
• OS-HELP loans are available up to $7,764
How to Apply:
Interested students should consult with the relevant College Office before applying to ensure that the program is acceptable for credit towards their Flinders University degree.
1. Contact the Learn Without Borders team for initial assessment of study and GPA requirement and to find out how to apply
• Please contact the Learn Without Borders team for further information