Your connection to the digital future.

Our mission of Advancing Asia is to improve the quality of life through innovation, connectivity, and talent. In an era of digital disruption, we’re developing young talent who will go on to lead the way - it’s a journey for those that can think and act digitally. Axiata Internship Programme (AIP) is your gateway to a career with a leading telecommunications company.


Thank you for your interest in the Axiata Internship Programme (AIP). Please be informed that we are no longer accepting applications for AIP until further notice. We acknowledge that this announcement may come as a disappointment and we sincerely apologise for any confusion or inconvenience caused.


Personalised Internship Experience
Achieve your learning objectives by working in departments of your choice *subject to availability

Industry Knowledge
In-depth understanding of the digital telecommunications, digital businesses and infrastructure industry

Professional Guidance
Receive personalised coaching, mentoring, and guidance

Continuous Development
Leadership development through the University Leadership Development Programme (ULDP)


Malaysian Citizens

Undergraduates in the age group of 19 to 25

Studying locally or abroad from all fields of study



Online Application

This is the first step in the application process where you have the opportunity to tell us all about yourself.

*It is advisable for you to complete this in one sitting and it should take you no longer than 45 minutes.


Online Assessment

Our assessments are unique to AIP and helps us determine if the programme is a good fit for you.

*Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for this stage via email in approximately 15 working days.

**It is advisable that you allocate 1 hour to complete the assessment in a distraction-free environment.



This is the final stage of the application process. We'd like to get to know you better and give you a chance to ask us questions.

*Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for this stage via email in approximately 15 working days.


Applications are now closed.


Emily Nasser
“The Axiata Internship Programme (AIP) pushed my personal barriers and pull me out of my comfort zone. My mentors were extremely warm and patient especially when I came into the programme with no knowledge and background in business. The programme provides a broad understanding in a corporate environment and assists you in building various soft skills which will be of an advantage to our future and career.”
Emily Nasser
Durra Azlyana
“Axiata Internship Programme has enabled me to break out of my comfort zone and pushed me to my fullest potential. Its structured program is designed for interns to always gain various insights and develop leadership competencies that will be of great value in our career journey.”
Durra Azlyana


General Questions
Application Criteria
What is Axiata Internship Programme (AIP)?
AIP is an internship programme that aims to develop young Malaysian students to go through on-the-job experience coupled with essential and leadership skills development throughout the internship placement.
No, it is not a form of employment.
No, interns will not be bonded to Axiata Group Berhad upon completion of the programme.
Upon successful completion of AIP, interns will not gain any permanent placement within the Axiata Group of Companies. However, they could apply for Axiata Graduate Programme (AGP) to become management trainees which offers permanent placement upon completion.
Intake is open throughout the year.
After the completion of the internship, top performers will be given the opportunity to participate in the University Leadership Development Programme (ULDP). For more information on ULDP, please click here.
You may write to [email protected]
Can applications be submitted via email?
No, applications submitted via email will not be accepted.
The application cycle for the programme is open year-round.
It will take approximately 21 business days to complete the full selection process. However, please note that this process may be longer during off-peak hiring periods.
It is not advisable for you to request to edit your application once submitted. As such, please confirm that all information provided is accurate and complete before submitting your application.
To protect the validity and integrity of the assessment data, retakes within a 12-month duration will not be allowed. Please be honest and do your best when completing the Online Assessment.
What is the difference between the Axiata Internship Programme (AIP) and other internship programmes offered by other companies?
Unlike other internship programmes, AIP is focused on developing university students into highly skilled talents especially for the telecommunications and digital industry through its unique approach through its competency framework.
Yes, request can be done during the application. However, it depends on the headcount availability of the departments/opcos for internship placement.


Want to find out more about how to join AIP?
Contact us at [email protected]