The world is evolving at an unprecedented pace brought about by rapid digital disruption and transformation. To ensure Malaysia successfully navigates and continues to thrive in this digital age, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is accelerating efforts to lead Malaysia’s digital economy forward to become the heart of digital ASEAN. To achieve this aspiration, we invite Malaysians who are adaptable, excited about digital and technology, and passionate about serving the nation to apply for MDEC’s inaugural “Digital for Malaysia Associate Program”.

Successful applicants will participate in a comprehensive 12-month development program spanning key MDEC Business Divisions and Digital Economy projects. Your tenure at MDEC is aimed to hone your expertise across, among others, Startups, e-Sports, Animation and Gaming, AI, Data, Digital Inclusion (e-Usahawan, e-Rezeki) and other corporate initiatives including MSC business services and Human Capital.

A combination of training and development interventions (including shadowing our senior leaders, job rotation and organizing industry events) will be adopted to optimize your upskilling and performance capacity. Be prepared to participate in situations ranging from on-the-job training and coaching, to challenging assignments and presentations, with many opportunities for team working, learning & personal growth in-between. The end goal will be to match you with the team that best aligns with your interests, passion and where you can deliver the most impact on accelerating digital adoption in Malaysia.


MDEC was first established in August 1996 as the Multimedia Development Corporation, with the primary aim of implementing initiatives under the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) in Malaysia. We are the government agency under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia mandated to lead Malaysia’s digital economy forward. Today, our vision is for Malaysia to become the Heart of Digital ASEAN, with a vibrant and sustainable digital economy that attracts top digital and tech talents and companies that are shaping the future.

Our mission is to create shared prosperity for the nation by accelerating the key drivers of the digital economy, building a robust and sustainable digital ecosystem, creating communities and driving sustainable growth through digital social responsibility.

Our people come from various professional and educational backgrounds and share a passion for Malaysia and a commitment to building a sustainable, inclusive and vibrant digital economic future.

Come join the team that is shaping MaIaysia’s digital future! Apply online to [email protected]

Kindly note that our deadline for all CV submissions is 16 January 2020 .


  1. Applicants who have recently graduated, or have only recently started working (with under 1 year of experience).
  2. Demonstrated leadership and excellence in academics and extra-curricular activities.
  3. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in Bahasa Malaysia and English).
  5. Submission of a Pitch Video (1.5 minutes maximum, video link preferred) :
    a. Your thoughts on MDEC;
    b. An introduction of yourself – such as your background, qualifications, interests & hobbies; and
    c. If you are selected, how will you inspire the growth of the digital economy in Malaysia?
  6. Email a copy of your full CV with a short write-up about yourself (in 200 words or less) describing your personality and what motivates you. Attach the link to the Pitch Video together with it.
    a. All to be emailed to [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in a further series of assessments.

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.