Tuesday, 8 July 2014

MaGIC's Silicon Valley Internship Programme

MaGIC's Silicon Valley Internship Programme
MaGIC's Silicon Valley Internship Programme

Eligibility for MaGIC's Silicon Valley Internship Programme

  •     Malaysian enrolled in full-time university undergraduate programs
  •     Major in programs related to software engineering, computer science or multimedia design
  •     Must have completed 1 year of study at the point of departure and have a minimum of 1 remaining semester of study upon return to university before graduating
  •     Willing and able to get approval from the university to take a gap year from their undergraduate study
  •     Able to communicate proficiently in English (both written and oral)
  •     Should not be involved in any major university projects (e.g. Final Year Project) during the internship period
  •     Capable of working in fast-paced environment filled with uncertainty
  •     Independent and resourceful
  •     Have an interest in entrepreneurship and basic understanding of how startups work

Key Dates for MaGIC's Silicon Valley Internship Programme

  • June 30, 2014: Application opens
  • Aug 29, 2014: Application closes
  • Sep 15 - 26, 2014: First round of interviews with MaGIC
  • Sep 29 - 3 Oct, 2014: Preparation of candidates selected for second round interviews
  • Oct 6 - 17, 2014: Second round of interviews with Startups
  • Oct 18 - 31, 2014: Finalization of placements with Startups
  • Nov - Dec, 2014: Pre-Departure: Visa Application, clearance from universities, Orientation Day
  • Jan - March 2015: Departure (depends on individuals' start date agreed with their startups)
Note: these dates are tentative and subject to change