Just on the Northwest Coast of Java, the most populous island in the world, lies Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital city and also its largest, inhabited by about 10 million people (2014).
Not surprisingly, Jakarta has always been Indonesia’s center of culture, politics, economics, trade, and finance, and has also more recently become recognized as a notable industrial city and a center for learning.
Over the years, the city has had its language, architecture, and cuisine influenced by a diverse mix of cultures, including Chinese, Indian, European, Javanese, Arab and Malay, making it quite an interesting place for you to be.
Internship Opportunities in Jakarta
As the capital city, Jakarta holds many promises for students or young professionals who wish to gain some international work experience in a major economic city in Asia through our Asia Internship Program.
It boasts of many companies in different key industries, and many of these companies are willing to work with young talents from abroad.
In the manufacturing industry, for example, there are several margarine and soap factories, iron foundries, breweries, textile mills, sawmills, and so on.
Things like glassware, wire cable, aluminum, and even automotive products are also manufactured. Some notable companies in this sector include PT. United Can Company Ltd., and PT. Kangar Consolidated Industries.
In several other industries, such as the engineering industry, and the hospitality and tourism industry, there are also many other reputable companies where young professionals like you can serve as interns in order to broaden their experience.
In terms of sights and attractions, Jakarta does not disappoint.
There are colorful arts and festivals, numerous museums, theme parks, and a cultural center which provides facilities for traditional classical art performances, theaters for concerts and modern plays, and a planetarium.
So your life as an intern in Jakarta promises to be exciting.