ACICIS Journalism Professional Practicum in Jakarta

We're offering New Zealand journalism students and recent journalism graduates an opportunity to attend the Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) Journalism Professional Practicum in Jakarta.

The six-week study programme is held in January/February each year. It consists of two weeks’ language training and seminars, followed by practical work placements with media organisations. It is rated highly by past attendees.

2014 ACICIS interns Kate Davidson and Fiona Thomas (back row left and centre respectively) with localsWhat we provide

The Asia New Zealand Foundation is offering two grants, each worth NZ$6000, toward participants' course fees (AU$3000), travel costs and accommodation. New Zealand journalism students and graduates are eligible to apply.  You need to be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident to apply for these grants.

How to apply

Applications closed for 2015 closed on 15 September.

Selection process

The Foundation will do an initial assessment of the applications. Candidates will then be shortlisted by a panel consisting of Foundation staff and external media experts.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by telephone before the Foundation forwards successful applications to ACICIS for final approval.

If you need further information, please email Rebecca Palmer at or phone 04 470 8701.

Last updated: 16 Sep 2014