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  • Locations: Hanoi, Vietnam; Saigon, Vietnam
  • Program Terms: Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
  • Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

    All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.
Dates / Deadlines:

Exchange Program (Semester/Year) applicants: Scroll down to the Program Description to view exchange application deadlines.

All other programs: There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Key Experience Criteria
Key Experience Criteria
RMIT schools: Engineering Study level: Undergraduate
Program type: Global Work
About your Experience
Vietnam HCM

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Only students who have been accepted by RMIT Vietnam in to the 2018 Engineering Internship Program should proceed with their registration here.

Internship details:
  • Host organisation: RMIT Vietnam
  • Program Dates:
    • October 2018 to February 2019
    • October 2019 to February 2020
  • Availability: 5 x $7000 NCP funded places available

Complete your Engineering work experience with a 15 week experience, including a 12 week internship in a company in your field of engineering in Vietnam.

Gain valuable international experience and work with a multinational team in one of the fastest-growing countries in Asia. To determine your placement, you will work with RMIT Vietnam's Careers & Employability Service to find an internship that suits your career goals and course requirements.

The program includes:
  • 12 week Internship with a Vietnamese or international engineering company: 12 credit points. (You will enrol as an RMIT Vietnam student)
  • Culture and Context in Vietnam RMIT course, which runs for 3 weeks prior to the industry placement commencing : 12 credit points. (Note: if you have studied or worked in Vietnam before, you are exempt from this requirement).

Outside of work hours the program will comprise:
  • a Vietnamese cooking class
  • Vietnamese language lessons weekly from week 2 to week 6 (approximately one hour) with a Vietnamese buddy
  • Full support from RMIT Vietnam, including free airport pick up and welcome dinner. For more information, see details of the support provided.
There are 5 x $7000 grants available for undergraduate students on this program under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan initiative.

  • You must be enrolled in an Engineering-based program at RMIT to undertake this opportunity.
  • You must confirm with your Program Manager to discuss your options before you apply, as you need two free University elective slots for the RMIT Vietnam 'Culture and Context in Vietnam' and ‘Professional Engineering Experience’ course.

Application Process:

Students who are selected will need to confirm with their Program Manager that they will be granted permission to take their Semester 2 exams at the RMIT Vietnam Campus.

Step 1: Students to apply by submitting the following supporting documents:
  • CV
  • Cover letter
Step 2: Students who are shortlisted will be invited to complete a Skype interview with RMIT Vietnam before being placed with a company.

Registration Process:

Step 3: Students accepted into the program will be required to complete the following questionnaires through Mobi:

1. Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
 - Upload passport copy
2. Short Term Mobility: General Information
    - Upload proof of acceptance (eg. email from RMIT Vietnam) 
    - Upload academic approval. Please save your completed and signed Study Plan template that can be found here. Students must tick ‘All other Mobility programs’.
Program Cost:
The total cost of the program is $2,700USD.

All undergraduate students accepted on this program will receive an Australian Government scholarship of $7000 through the New Colombo Plan (NCP), provided they fulfil the eligibility criteria and funded places remain (see criteria outlined below).

Other costs to consider:
  • Flights (approx $1000 return, depending upon airline)
  • Vietnam visa (if applicable, RMIT Vietnam will assist successful applicants with the visa application process)
  • Additional travel insurance, if required
  • Accommodation (RMIT Vietnam will provide students with support and resources to find accommodation)
  • Transport between the accommodation and your workplace
  • Living costs (meals, etc)
Note: RMIT provides complimentary Travel Insurance to all students participating in approved programs, although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. For more info, please see here.**

Eligibility (for NCP funding):
To be eligible for an NCP funded place students must be:
  • Australian citizens
  • Undertaking an undergraduate degree
  • 28 years or younger
Social Media requirements:
  • 3 blog posts about your experience on the RMIT Global Mobility blog page
  • at least 12 videos or images posted to Twitter or Instagram
For more information:
Course advice

RMIT School of Engineering
Engineering WIL team
Information about the Program and Vietnam
Manuela Spiga, RMIT Vietnam
Senior Manager Careers & Employability Service, Engagement


Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.