On Intern in Australia, you’ll find that our internships are customized to match your interests and your desired length of stay in Australia. You can choose a 6, 8, or 12-week internship. You also get to choose where you want to intern. Do you want to live in historic Sydney or hip Melbourne? Regardless of what you choose, here are some things to expect while on this unique program:
A custom internship placement – We understand that you aren’t traveling to Australia to brew coffee and make photocopies. Luckily, your internship in Australia is tailored to fit: we will find you a placement that takes into account your career goals, interests, and skills.
Your choice of accommodation – Intern in Australia provides you with a few options when it comes to housing. You can live with an Australian family or share an apartment with other student interns who will also work in Sydney!
Live the “work hard, play hard” mentality – Although Australians take their workday quite seriously, they take their time off seriously as well. Catch an Aussie Rules Football match, hang out in a local pub, go snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef with other interns.
The following are fields in which previous interns have been placed, but this list does not determine the availability of a placement in any particular field nor does it guarantee placements in any of these fields for any particular applicant:
Media, Arts, Entertainment
Transport and Trade
Travel and Tourism
There are many reasons to Intern in Australia, but here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique.
• Diverse internship placements
• Comprehensive orientation and on-site support
• Custom housing options
• Optional trips to places such as Hunter Valley, the Blue Mountains, Canberra, and Melbourne. Suft excursions, whale watching, dolphin watching and more!
• Locations in Melbourne and Sydney
Students can choose to intern for 6, 8, 12, or 15 weeks.
Start dates are as follows:
Application Requirements and Deadlines:
Applicants must have at least a sophomore standing.
Applicants to this program have 2 applications to complete: Valpo and CISabroad
The Valpo deadline to apply to Summer 2017 programs is March 1st, 2017. Click the Apply Now button at the top right of this page to begin the Valpo application.
The CISabroad deadline to apply depends on the start date that you prefer
Click here to start the CISabroad application.
Please refer to the budget sheet above. Internships are unpaid.
If needed, students are able to work with financial aid to help with the cost of the program. Scholarships are also available.
Students will be responsible for purchasing their own airfare. Flights will be discussed at length during orientation.
The estimate for spending money will vary greatly depending on personal spending habits. Personal expenses include personal items, additional personal travel, meals, shopping, and other activities. Students should consider their individual spending habits when estimating their personal expenses for the program.
Program Contact Information:
Nicole Hughes - Study Abroad Advisor
Office: Gandhi-King Center, Union 2nd floor
Book an Advising Appointment: nicolehughes.youcanbook.me
Apply for a Passport:
Passports need to be valid for at least 6 months past the program's end date. Information on how to apply for a passport can be found here.