Australia-Malaysia Institute

University of Sydney AMI Media Interns

2012-13 Interns

In mid-January 2013 final year journalism students, Nicola Duncan and Laura Murphy-Oates, travelled to Kuala Lumpur to undertake a week's internship at the Australian High Commission, after which they worked as journalists at selected Malaysian English-language newspapers and broadcast organisations identifying, researching and writing articles for publication or broadcast.

You can follow their experiences in a blog via the University of Sydney parallax site:

Nicola Duncan's blog

Laura Murphy-Oates's blog

High Commissioner Myles Kupa standing in front of flags with a media intern standing either side of him
Nicola Duncan and Laura Murphy-Oates with High Commissioner Myles Kupa
Two female media interns standing side by side in front of a building sign
Nicola Duncan and Laura Murphy-Oates at the Star

2011-12 Interns

University of Sydney students, Renee Moore and Robert Kennard, have finalised their AMI Media Internship program which included a placement with the Malaysian newspaper, The Star and a week working at the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.

Renee and Robert were undertaking research projects and preparing reports as part of their internship. You can follow their experiences in a blog via the University of Sydney parallax site:

AMI Media Interns Renee Moore and Robert Kennard with Ambassador Miles Kupa
AMI Media Interns Renee Moore and Robert Kennard with Ambassador Miles Kupa (Photo courtesy University of Sydney)