International Internship


CESASS’s internship program provides international undergraduate/postgraduate/graduate opportunities to gain academic and practical experience about Southeast Asia. The internship program offers international students with activities to understand more about Southeast Asia from a regional perspective. This program enables interns to network with researchers, experts, and students from the region and beyond.


The internship provides students the opportunity to:

  • Gain practical experience within the academic environment in Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.
  • Experience both the academic and social life in Indonesia.
  • Apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom in a work setting
  • Develop a greater understanding about career options
  • Develop and refine oral, and written communication skills
  • Identify areas for future knowledge and skill development


Year-round registration

Affiliation Internship

Year-round registration through affiliated institution

Can be personalized (minimum one month internship)

Institutional fee depends on the activities

Available for transfer credit

  1. Internship certificate
  2. Insights on Southeast Asia (sharing session from affiliated researchers and/or native people within Southeast Asia countries)
  3. Network with researchers and experts in Southeast Asia social studies
  4. Skill on practicing research and writing research.
  5. Consultation of research/thesis with the researchers and experts

Regular (join the internship based on personal initiative)

  • Fill in the attendance list/logbook everyday ((±3 hours work or ±15 hours per week)
  • Join the Research Method and Academic writing class (2 times)
  • Write an academic essay, submitted at the end of the internship
  • Involved in CESASS’ activities such as CESASS Chat, Sharing Session and individual activities
  • Present a topic of interest in the CESASS Chat.
  • Maintain cleanliness and comfort at the office

Note: Designated activities depends on the credit or desired output of internship

Affiliation (join the internship officially sent by the home affiliation)

  • Designated activities depends on the agreement between two institution
  1. Have interest in Southeast Asian social studies
  2. Open to get along and work together in teams
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Cover Letter
  5. Copy/scan of passport
  6. Portfolio (if any)

Send all the required documents via email to