University of Limerick - Virtual Internship Scholarships

Fully Funded Remote Placements...
In Partnership With The Fijian Ministry

We are delighted to be offering fully funded places for our Fiji remote internship program taking place January – August 2021. Through this unique opportunity Think Pacific and our partners aim to foster global understanding, contribute to international development and increase relationships between the Fiji Islands and global university students.

Scholarship Details
  • We are offering x2 fully-funded places to successful applicants (normally 550 EUR)
  • Programs start every 2-weeks between Jan – August 2021.
  • Flexibility to complete the internship over 4, 8 or 12 weeks alongside your studies (minimum 8 hours per week over 12 weeks)
  • Work with Fijian government departments, charities, social enterprises and start-ups
  • 9 career sectors to choose (Psychology, Health, Environment, Business, Marketing, Education, International Development, NGO Management, Sports Development)
  • Over 100+ hours of live cultural workshops, Fijian speakers, online networking events, personalized mentoring and empowering work experience.
  • 97% of our participants said the program increased their cultural intelligence 
Online Discovery Session - Join Us For a Zoom to Learn More
Every Monday at 05:00 PM [London GMT] (Register Here)
Our Remote Internships Include...
Live briefing session with a member of the TP team to get you started.
Exclusive Partners
Opportunity to work on behalf of exclusive program partners in Fiji.
Real Projects
Create work that tackles real problems for a Fijian organisation.
Sustainable Dev.
Discover the Fiji National Development Plan & UN Sustainable Goals.
Fijian Culture
Increase your cultural IQ and learn about Fiji's fascinating culture.
Personal Mentoring
Gain feedback, coaching and support from our expert team.
Join live workshops to discuss your work and engage in Q&A.
Speaker Series
Attend talks delivered by leading academics, professionals and local experts.
Skills Series
Gain the skills needed to complete your action project.
Alumni Series
Hear from some of our most successful alumni to help guide your career.
Network Group
Gain access to our private network of professionals and interns.
Receive long-term attribution for your work via LinkedIn, job references and completion certificate.
Hear More From Some of Our Interns!

Wondering if a virtual internship with Think Pacific sounds right for you? Check out what some of our first ever virtual interns have to say about their experience!

Emma Taplin
The University of Bristol
Ma Ching Kiu Brian
The University of York
Sarah Rebitt
The University of Victoria (Vancouver)

Requirements & Eligibility

How Could You Gain A Scholarship?
What We're Looking For...
Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible students must:

  • Be enrolled at the University of Limerick during the time of the placement.
  • Available to start the placement between Jan 2021 – August 2021.
  • Able to commit to a minimum of 8 flexible hours per week (over a 12 week period).  Or a maximum of 25 hours per week over a 4-week period.
  • Submit a completed application via the form below.
  • Completion of three media stories including a blog, video and LinkedIn post during the placement.
Scholarship Criteria

The ideal candidates will:

  • Have a genuine interest in learning about Fijian culture and gaining an international experience.
  • Have a desire to learn about the UN Sustainable Development goals and how international development relates to Fiji.
  • Have the ability to work independently and approach new tasks with a positive attitude.
  • Contribute effectively towards online discussions, Q&A’s and network remotely with colleagues and interns.
  • Be committed to developing new skills.
  • Have a passion to contribute to tangible outcomes for partners in Fiji.

Scholarship Application Process

How to Apply for a Fully-Funded Scholarship?
Submit Your Application...

To be considered for a Think Pacific virtual internship scholarship you must submit a short application form.

Applications Officially Open: 10:00 AM GMT on 14th September

Applications Close: 10:00 AM GMT on 26th October.

Completed applications will be reviewed by 3 Think Pacific scholarships judges and awarded based on the Application Criteria set out above.

Scholarship Winners Announced: 2nd Nov (All scholarship winners will be officially informed by email on 2nd Nov, 2020)

Submit Your Application Here
In Partnership With

We are fortunate to have a really exciting range of partners in Fiji. Through our virtual internships, you will have the opportunity to support Fijian government ministries, social enterprises or charities, to implement the Fiji National Development Plan and UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Action projects are submitted by our partners in Fiji, so you can be confident you will be working on  purposeful projects, which tackle international development issues and achieve real outcomes!

Check out some of our partners below…