Q: Why did you decide to undertake the ACICIS program?
I joined this program to get more knowledge and to understand the Indonesian business culture.
Q: How have you found the academic components of this virtual program – i.e. the language classes/seminars?
Yes, I have gained a huge insight of the Indonesian business culture through the seminars and the tutorials.
Q: What organisation did you intern with?
I was working under DAGADU Indonesia and I was part of their marketing team. I had to research the Indonesian online marketplace in order for them to expand their interaction with new customers.
Q: What are the main skills you have learnt during your virtual internship?
To interact with new people and give out ideas even though they might be wrong. I have also stepped out of my comfort zone.
Q: What did you find to be the most rewarding part of this virtual experience?
To learn more about the Indonesian business and what are the expected outcomes in the next 5 years.
Q: How will the virtual internship benefit or influence your career?
It will help me to know how to plan and organise when we are trying to tackle a problem within the company.
Q: Would you recommend this virtual program to your friends?
Yes, but I’d say that the non-virtual program would be better.
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Q: Describe your experience of the virtual internship program in three words:
Unforgettable, insightful, a journey