SKALA Internship Program is a project-oriented learning opportunity for graduate students (or fresh graduates) to gain experience of working in donor-funded development projects in Indonesia.
The internship program offers the opportunity to:
- work in a major international development project in Indonesia.
- work collaboratively with experienced professionals.
- gain a deeper understanding of development projects and the impact of the work SKALA does; and
- contribute towards a credit in academic studies (if applicable); and
- contribute to SKALA’s activities through specific outputs.
SKALA will advertise internship assignments twice a year to welcome motivated, open-minded, and self-directed individuals to apply.
- Application and Selection: January-February
- Internship period: April-June
- Application and Selection: June-July
- Internship period: September-November
Internship candidates are required to meet the following qualification:
- enrolled in a master’s or PhD level program both prior to and after the internship assignment.
- students enrolled in final year of undergraduate studies or fresh graduates (within 12 months since graduation) are also eligible.
- be engaged in academic study in a field directly related to the internship assignments announced by SKALA.
- minimum age of 18 years at the time of application closing deadline.
- be a national of Indonesia or Australia; and
- possess an excellent command of Bahasa Indonesia and/or English.
Duration and Stipend:
Each internship cycle is expected to be of 3-months in duration. A monthly stipend will be provided for the duration of internship. The candidates are required to make their own arrangements for travel or accommodation to the assignment location (where applicable).
Intern Selection Process
- SKALA announces the assignments on both https://dt-global.com/ and https://skala.or.id/.
- Interested candidates apply online within the deadline. The applicant will be required to submit –
- A statement (Expression of Interest) – maximum 2 pages
- Resume – maximum 3 pages.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
- SKALA will evaluate applications based on: eligibility requirements, relevance of academic study; and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
- SKALA will consider gender, disability, and regional representation balance in the overall intern selection process.