Internship in Malaysia

Malaysia is located in South East Asia between Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia. Malaysia comprises a mainland that is connected to Thailand, 2 states in Borneo island, and many smaller islands. Like Singapore, Malaysia is filled with diverse cultures and races living together in peace and harmony.

Internship Programme in Malaysia

Basic information and requirements of Internship in Malaysia. Please check them out before you submit your application.

Country

Singapore

Duration

Up to 6 months

Allowances

Long Term: RM1,000
Short Term: RM600

Preparation Time

1 to 2 months

Application and Preparation

Preparation Items

  • Passport (Valid more than 6 months)
  • MOU from your school
  • Student Card
  • Flight Ticket
  • Accommodation
  • Overseas Insurance

Requirements

  • Undergraduate who is attending Degree or Master course.

3 reasons to do internship in Malaysia

Malaysia is one of the most popular destinations among interns, and here below are why Malaysia attracts students so much.

  1. Many islands to explore

With over 800 islands that make up Malaysia, you can spend your weekends exploring some of them! From the sandy beaches in Tioman Island, hiking up Mt. Kinabalu in Borneo Island, diving with the sharks in Sipadan Island, to trekking in Penang National Park in Penang Island, Malaysia will satisfy the adventurer’s thirst.

  1. A country full of culture

There will be unique culture and way of living in every town and district throughout the whole country. Art lovers will be captivated by the art scene in every city. Travel to Kelantan, a state in north Malaysia, and be immersed in Wayang Kulit, storytelling using shadow puppets. Or take a Gamelan class, a traditional ensemble made up of percussive instruments.

  1. Tropical weather

Malaysia is a tropical country located near the equator. This means the weather is often near high 20°C to low 30°C all year round and very humid with the average relative humidity is 84.2%. Rainfall in expected all year round with torrential rain nearing the end of the year in Peninsula Malaysia.

How is the life in Malaysia?

Internship in Malaysia gives you not only working experience, but also a chance to learn Malaysian culture, and how people live in Malaysia.

The Malaysian people are very laid back, especially outside urban areas. Once you get to know them, they are very kind, generous, and extremely friendly. Most people are able to converse in basic English as the Bahasa Melayu is the national language.

Accommodation

Housing is one of the biggest expenses as Malaysia the cities you will be interning are very densely populated. It is possible to look just for renting a room however, there will be some limitations such as not being able to use the kitchen to cook meals. Other options will be to look at hostels or Airbnb. If needed, we will be happy able to assist in recommending accommodations for you.

Food

Malaysian food reflects strongly on the multiethnic backgrounds of the population: Malays, Chinese, Indians, and various indigenous groups of people. Rice is often the most important staple food in the country followed by noodles. The national dish is Nasi Lemak, which consists of hard boiled eggs, chilli paste, peanuts, sliced cucumber, and dried anchovies. However, like many dishes in Malaysia, different regions of the country cook the dish differently due to the unique culture in the particular area. For foodies, consider taking weekend trip to Georgetown in Penang Island. This city is often considered one of the best street food cities in Asia.

Transportation

Public transport in Kuala Lumpur comprises of the MRT or LRT (the train services), and buses. The train provides the most efficient way to travel to the major parts of the capital city. Buses will get you to places where the train will not be able to.

Rather than fly to cities in peninsula Malaysia, you can use the bus to travel. To travel to other islands in Malaysia, you can either fly there or take a ferry from a nearby city.

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