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Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, students are expected to be able to:

  1. Apply theoretical knowledge in real-world professional situations.
  2. Demonstrate basic interpersonal skills and professionalism suited to industry demands.
  3. Evaluate the best methods of identifying solutions based on real life scenarios.
  4. Employ technical skills for continuous information management in a particular discipline.

Synopsis of Course Contents

The course intends to expose the students to the international relations industry as means of preparing them for the working world. Students will receive practical experience from either the public or private sectors. The industrial experience is expected to motivate the students, give them opportunities to translate their theoretical knowledge into practice, and enhance their professionalism and employability potential. Continuous assessment will be given based on the students’ performance at their respective training location.

Main References

  1. Laura Cressey, Barrett Helmer and Jennifer Steffensen (eds.), (2014). Carriers in International Affairs (9th edition), Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press.
     
  2. Nina Segal and Eric Kocher, (2003). International Jobs: Where They Are and How to Get Them (6th edition). New York: Basic Books.
     
  3. Deirdre Martinez, (2009)Washington Internships: How to Get Them and Use Them to Launch Public Policy Career. Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press.
     
  4. Grant Reecher and Mack Mariani, (2002). The Insider Guide to Political Internships: What to Do Once You’re in In the Door, New York: Basic Books.
     
  5. Jamie Fedorko, (2006). The Intern Files: How to Get, Keep, and Make the Most of Your Internship, New York: Gallery Books.
     
  6. Eric Woodward, (2015). The Ultimate Guide to Internships: 100 Steps to get a Great Internship and Thrive in ItNew York: Elworth Press.
     
  7. Harry Kopp, (2011). Career Diplomacy: Life and Work in the US Foreign Service (2nd edition), Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

 Assessment Method

Continuous Assessment: 100% (Please refer to the Student Handbook AUEA2190: Practicum)

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Academic Session 2018/2019

        Organisation Number of Student
1     United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC), Bangkok, Thailand 1
2   Embassy of Malaysia in Ankara, Turkey 1
3   Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia (Wisma Putra), Putrajaya, Malaysia 1
4   Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), KL Branch 1
5   Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) – International Trade 3
6   Petronas – KLCC branches, Human Resource and Global Strategic Planning 3
7   Telekom Malaysia, KL Branch - Human Resource and Public Administration 1
8   Malaysian Airport Holdings – Marketing and Strategic Relations 1
9   Selangor Administrative and state Government (SSAAS Tower), Shah Alam 2
10   AIA Malaysia – Insurance - Human Resource and Public Administration 1
11   The Learning Matchmaker, KL – Human Resource and Public Relations 1
12   MP-CJ-O Shopping Sdn. Bhd, Bangsar, KL - Human Resource and Public Relations 2
13   Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, KL – Research on Public Policy and Politics 1
14   Pertubuhan Pembangunan Kendiri Wanita dan Gadis (WOMEN), KL – Social Advocacy 1
    TOTAL 19


​​​​ Academic Session 2017/2018

    Organisation Number of Student
1   Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) – International Business     1
    TOTAL 1


Academic Session 2016/2017

        Organisation Number of Student
1     My ASEAN Intern Fellowship - Sime Darby, Malaysia – GLC (Manufacturing and Property) 1
2   RTM, Malaysia – National Broadcasting 1
3   Department Custom of Malaysia - Legal Enforcement 4
4   Institute of Ethnic Studies, UKM – Research Centre 1
5   Ministry of Women, Community and Family Development, Putrajaya 1
6   ASEAN University Network (AUN) Disability and Public Policy Network 1
7   Economic Planning Unit, Terengganu – Public Administration 1
8   International Relations Unit, Royal Malaysian Police – Diplomatic Security 1
9   Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation – International Business 2
10   Sisters in Islam – Civil Society 1
11   Institute of Strategic Analysis and Research Policy, Wisma MCA – Think-Thank and Political Party 1
12   Malaysia Institute of Defence and Security – Defence Analyst 1
13   Southeast Asian Studies, Thammasat University, Thailand – Public Relations and University Networking 1
14   Group Human Capital, Maybank – Regional Financial and investment Analyst 1
15   Transferfried Sdn. Bhd. – Foreign Exchange Services 1
16   Ministry of Defence – Weaponry Transaction Unit 1
17   St. Mary Agape Missionary School – Refugees and Humanitarian 1
20   Picha Sd. Bhd. – Feeding Homeless and Underprivileged Community 1
    TOTAL 24

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Academic Session 2015/2016
 

        Organisation Number of Student
1     Ministry of International Trade and Industry – KL and Pahang Branches 1
2   Malaysian Welfare & Humanitarian Organisation – Civil Society 1
3   National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) – Public Administration 4
4   Petronas, Sabah Branch – GLC (Petroleum and Gas) 1
5   My ASEAN Intern Fellowship – Nestle – Thailand Branch 1
6   Embassy of Indonesia in Dubai – Public Diplomacy 1
7   District Educational Office, Kelantan – Public Administration 1
8   Amnesty International, Selangor – Civil Society and Human Rights 1
9   EMPOWER, Selangor – Civic Education and Local Community 2
10   Institute of Public Policy and Management (INPUMA), UM – Public Relations 1
11   Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation – International Business 1
12   Department of Immigration, Negeri Sembilan – Human Resource Unit 1
13   Teck Guan Holdings Sdn. Bhd. – Timber and Forestry Transaction 1
    TOTAL 24


Academic Session 2014/2015

        Organisation Number of Student
1     Institute of Public Policy and Management (INPUMA), UM – Public Relations 3
2   Human Resources, Pukyong National University, South Korea 2
3   Centre for Graduate Studies, University of Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia 2
4   International Corporate and Relations, UM – Public Relations 2
5   Lotus Cars, Proton, Malaysia – Finance Unit 1
6   Destination Investment, Perak – Printing and Publication 1
7   People’s Trust Council (MARA), Kedah – Public Administration 1
8   General Electrics, KL Sentral, Malaysia – Human Resource and MNCs 1
9   District Office, Perak – Public Administration 1
    TOTAL 14

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Last Updated: 10/05/2019