U.S. Consulate General Surabaya paved the way for UMSurabaya students through the Internship Program and the Scholarship.

  • Di Publikasikan Pada: 22 Aug 2023
  • Oleh: Admin

In an enthusiastic event at UMSurabaya, students and young professionals gathered in “ConGen Talks” to gain insights into a wide range of educational opportunities abroad and opportunities to gain experience. ConGen Talks encompassed two main components, namely Foreign National Student Intern Program (FNSIP) and Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI).

This event was attended by a number of UMSurabaya lecturers and students on Tuesday, 22 August 2023 at the 13th floor Auditorium, At-Tauhid Tower, UMSurabaya.

Internship programs have become a popular pathway for many individuals seeking to gain practical experience in a work environment and expand their network of international. The Foreign National Student Intern Program (FNSIP) is a program for students who want to do internships at the U.S Consulate Surabaya. In the first session, the participants listened to the presentation given by Human Resources Staff, U.S Consulate General Surabaya, Rizqi N. Fajria. She explained about the benefits of the internship program, admission criteria, and the application process. The participants also had the opportunity to ask questions directly to the presenters, to gain in-depth insight into internship opportunities in various divisions.

The next session is related to the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) program which is available for students who wish to take part in short course programs abroad. Cultural Affairs Assistant, U.S Consulate General Surabaya, Puguh Budi Susetiyo, spoke about the application requirements, deadlines and benefits provided by each program. A panel discussion spotlighting the experiences of previous scholarship recipients provided a tangible picture of how scholarship programs can transform students' lives.

This event provided a valuable opportunity for participants to interact directly with consulate representatives. Participants left the event with valuable information, inspiration to pursue international education opportunities, and the belief that both programs hold promise for their academic and professional development.

head of international office and partnership, UMSurabaya, Dr. Pramudana Ihsan, S. Hum., M.Pd. said that with this internship program offer and scholarship information, U.S. The Consulate General has made a real contribution in advancing Indonesian education. It is hoped that this event will motivate more individuals to pursue educational opportunities and cross-border cooperation.