University of South Australia Business School

WELCOME TO INTERNCHINA!

InternChina are proud to have partnered with University of South Australia to deliver exciting internship opportunities for students from the Business School with the choice of either a $400 discount or 15 hours of language classes for FREE! Internship dates are flexible and there is no need to commit until you’re 100% happy with the internship we arrange for you.  Apply Now to find out more!

*minimum durations must be completed to achieve credit – see below

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REGISTER INTEREST

To be considered for this opportunity, apply below. In the expression of interest, please mention that you are applying from UniSA in the ‘Tell us More’ section, and we will check with your university to assess your funding eligibility

 

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ACADEMIC APPROVAL

We will then ask you to discuss your preferred internship option with a Study Tour Officer from the Business School Mobility Team – visit your School website and see ‘Contact Us’. The Business School will advise you of the process and assessment related to completing an internship overseas.

To receive recognition for your overseas experience, it is important that you seek advice from your Program Director and this academic approval can occur at least 3 months prior to commencement. Find out how to apply for Academic Approval please contact the Business School Hub to arrange a time to meet with your Program Director to discuss – businesshub@unisa.edu.au

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APPLY TO THE UNISA STUDY OVERSEAS TEAM

This step is important for applying for credit upon your return and also any travel grant funding or OS HELP Loan.

Firstly apply to the student exchange team here. This step is important when applying for credit upon your return. Submitting this form also is your application for your UniSA International travel grant, not your Business School Grant (please check step 4 for Business School Grant deadline dates).

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OS-HELP & GRANTS

You may be eligible for OS-HELP, a deferred HELP debt loan for undergraduate Australian citizens – loans of $4,000 or $8,149 are available. Academic Approval is required; you must have completed 80 credit points of study, and have 10 credit points remaining on return.

GRANTS: UniSA offer travel grants to support students with any out of pocket expenses. Please see funding opportunities which you can apply for below:

  • UniSA Overseas Experience Grant – $2,000 value. Applications for travel in SP1,2,3 apply by August 30 of the previous year and applications for travel in SP4,5,6,7 apply by Jan 30 of the same year*

*Business School Grants are not guaranteed and the application process is competitive.

  • UniSA International Travel Grant – $1,000 value. You are considered for this grant when you advise the study overseas team of your overseas internship opportunity*

*If students have received a travel grant previously this may affect your eligibility to receive grants again

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‘BEFORE I GO’ CHECKLIST

Please ensure that you have read all the important information before heading overseas from the study overseas team (travel grant email confirmation), this will include: applying for UniSA travel insurance should you require it (Travel insurance is free from UniSA and please ensure that you are not covered by two insurance companies as this may affect your cover). Travel and Health insurance is covered as standard with all InternVietnam programs. The policy summary can be shared with you once a program has been booked.

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APPLY FOR CREDIT

Please apply for credit to be applied to your academic program with your program director approval email, completion certificate and supervisors report. In addition to this, all Business School students are required to complete a 2-page report and submit to their program director for assessment no more than 1 month after their internship completion date.  Please send report to business.mobility@unisa.edu.au

PROGRAM DETAILS

Destinations:
Qingdao, Zhuhai or Chengdu

Dates:
Flexible*

Duration:
Flexible:

  • 4 weeks minimum duration = 4.5 units
  • 8 weeks minimum duration = 9.0 units

Based on availability and capacity – apply in advance to avoid disappointment 

Hear more about our programmes

Funding:
UniSA Business School students may be eligible to receive a UniSA International Travel Grant to the value of $1,000 and a UniSA Business School travel grant to the value of $2,000. Students are also eligible to apply for OS HELP providing you meet the criteria, please note that $1,050 additional loan amount for learning an Asian Language.

*grant applications are competitive and based on availability, grant/loan criteria, student GPA – apply in advance to avoid disappointment

 

Format:
Upon arrival, you will be picked up and taken to your accommodation (private room in shared apartment or homestay). You will receive an in-country orientation and host company introduction by InternChina prior to beginning your internship. Your internship host company will be arranged with our staff based on your preferences, and you will have the opportunity to speak with potential host companies prior to committing to a particular internship. Internships will be full-time Monday – Friday and you will have the option to join weekly dinner and activities arranged by our team for all students on place.

Language of Instruction:
English

Program Price (before discount):
$2595 AUD (regardless of duration) + $190 per week for accommodation

What’s Included in the Program?

  • Internship in China-based host company
  • Accommodation
  • Pickup and transfer to accommodation
  • Comprehensive medical and travel insurance
  • Visa application letter and support during this process
  • Registration with local police station (legal requirement in China)
  • Welcome package including SIM-card, T-Shirt & useful info prepared by our team
  • Orientation presentation
  • Personal introduction to your host company
  • 24/7 emergency contact person
  • Option to join dinners & trips (at extra cost)
  • Access to our exclusive alumni network

What’s not Included?

  • Flights
  • Visa application fees (Estimated Visa Cost $150.00)
  • Day to day living expenses
  • Any vaccinations/inoculations recommended by your doctor
  • Any other costs incurred that aren’t specifically mentioned as being included in the program

 

Don’t forget to register with Smart Traveller before you depart. Please complete the internship placement form below and we look forward to hearing from you.If you have an up to date CV, please attach this at the bottom of the form.

If you have questions or would like to discuss specific internships with us, please email Pauline Barba – pauline.barba@pagodaprojects.com. Pauline will be happy to chat to you about the programme by email or on the phone.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST