USIM, 17 March – Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) is sending 26 students, including one postgraduate student, for international internships this year. According to Prof. Dr. Mohd Radhi Ibrahim, Vice Chancellor of Academic and International Affairs, there has been a significant increase in the number of students participating in international internships this year compared to last year, which saw only 18 students.

“This year, we have seen a notable increase in the number of students selected for international internships. It demonstrates that our students are ready to immerse themselves in new cultures and are willing to embrace international work environments,” he remarked during an online session with the students.

Data indicates that students from five faculties, Faculty of Leadership and Management, Faculty of Quranic and Sunnah Studies, Faculty of Major Language Studies, Faculty of Science and Technology, and Faculty of Syariah and Law are participating in the program.

“I would like to extend my congratulations to the faculties involved for their enthusiasm and for inspiring the students to pursue internships abroad, thus enabling them to step out of their comfort zones,” he added.

This program not only positions USIM on a global platform but also enhances its visibility, as the participating students act as ambassadors, introducing USIM for potential partnerships and networking opportunities in the future.

The countries involved in the internships include Japan, Thailand, Egypt, New Zealand, Brunei, Indonesia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Singapore.

Students will undertake their international internships at various institutions, including the Japan Da’wah Centre, ZNN Technology Sdn Bhd, Prince of Songkhla University, Egypt Education Malaysia Office, Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali, Indonesia Education Malaysia Office, Kantor Urusan Ugama, Hayrat Foundation, Virago Fitness, and Persatuan Ulama dan Guru-Guru Islam in Changi.