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Internships in Australia

Internships in Melbourne for Australian Applicants

Our domestic internship program in Melbourne offers the chance for Australians to develop the skills and resources required to launch a successful career in today’s competitive global job market. Participants on our program are individually matched with one of our top-tier partner organizations to complete a hands-on internship in their field of interest. Placements are determined based on interests, skills and career goals.

For young professionals looking to launch a career in Australia, the city of Melbourne holds endless opportunities. Not only has Melbourne been named the world’s most liveable city year after year, but it’s also growing incredibly quickly, and is on track to be Australia’s largest city by 2050. Interns on the program join a tight-knit international community of young professionals from around Australia and the world, and are given the tools to build a powerful professional network.

Melbourne is incredibly multicultural and diverse, and is often referred to as the “cultural capital” of Australia. Young professionals and students from every corner of the world come to Melbourne to learn, grow and launch a career. Pursuing an internship in Melbourne is one of the very best ways to gain international exposure and global perspective in a competitive professional setting.

The city is known globally as a hub for startups and entrepreneurship, due in part to its young and creative workforce. Melbourne is a relatively small city, and is home to just over 4 million people. Its size makes it the perfect place to network and create important connections, while having access to top global organizations. In addition to being a top business city, Melbourne is known as a haven for creativity and entertainment, and the state of Victoria is the national leader when it comes to performing and visual arts. No matter your career field, interns in Melbourne can take advantage of the incredible benefits that come with living in a highly international city. 

Global Connections

Melbourne’s incredible coffee scene, public transit and welcoming atmosphere draws students and professionals from every corner of the world. Many multinational corporations and organizations also call Melbourne home. It’s easy to understand why many Australians want to start an international career in Melbourne! The opportunity to be immersed in the city’s truly multicultural business world is a unique one. Interning in Melbourne is a chance to get a foot in the door of a global career, and the perfect way to begin building bridges abroad.

Regardless of your future career plans, developing professional contacts around the world is an important part of success. Interns in Melbourne will have the opportunity to develop these connections, adding key professionals to their network and learning from top experts in their field.

Professional Development in Melbourne

The professional development opportunities awaiting to interns in Melbourne are endless. Interns take part in career-focused workshops and receive editing assistance for CVs andd resumes. All participants have access to interview coaching and an online library of professional resources. At the end of the Melbourne internship program, each participant has the chance to book a private session with a career coach. Interns can select a coach from our portfolio of experts, each of whom specializes in a specific topic, ranging from salary negotiation to LinkedIn branding, and of course, selling your internship experience in future interviews.

What's included?

Professional internship
Career coaching session
CV review & interview preparation
Personalized career coaching session
Network of international contacts
Accommodation

(if needed)

Social & cultural events
24/7 support