Overview

Australia offers everything from world-class beaches to a bustling economy to cities full of industries and businesses from all over the world. Australia is known as a land of opportunity for both business and leisure, and its residents benefit from the uniquely laid-back lifestyle that sets it apart from other western nations. Interns who choose Australia have opportunities to pursue both their professional and personal goals and will return home forever changed by this unique country.

Combine living in a world-class city with an immersive, one-of-a-kind professional internship in your career field, and you have the World Endeavors Intern in Australia program. On top of that, you will be supported every step of the way by a dedicated Program Advisor from an organization that boasts over fifteen years of placing interns abroad.

ABOUT SYDNEY

Australia is a country with something for everyone with its booming coastal cities and laid-back mindset. Internships are located in Sydney, a majestic seaside city where culture and architecture enhance the beauty of the natural surroundings. Ringed by the Blue Mountains and accentuated by incredible white sand beaches, Sydney boasts a booming economy and sophisticated arts scene while simultaneously enjoying all the advantages of the great outdoors. Internships are also available in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide; please contact World Endeavors for more information.

 

Eligibility

  • World Endeavors interns should be 18 years or older and should have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the start of their program.
  • Keep in mind that all countries have different visa restrictions for varying types of passports.
  • It is recommended to have a background in your desired internship field, but not absolutely required. Internship placement opportunities increase with experience or relevant coursework.
  • Interns participating in an internship in Australia will be required to obtain a visa, which has its own eligibility requirements. Interns would apply for one of the following visas:
  1. Work and Holiday Visa (subclass 462)
    • To obtain this visa applicants must be 18 to 30 years old and hold a passport from an eligible country
    • The countries eligible for this visa include, Argentina, Austria, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay, United States of America, Vietnam
    • You can find more information on the Australian Immigration website
  2. Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417)
    • To obtain this visa applicants must be 18 to 30 years old and hold a passport from an eligible country. Except for citizens of Canada and Ireland, who can apply to this visa up to the age of 35 years old
    • The countries eligible for this visa include, Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (including British National Overseas passport holders), Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan (other than an official or diplomatic passport), The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    • You can find more information on the Australian Immigration website

 

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Experiences

kaitlin intern australia

Kaitlin is from North Carolina, where she studied Corporate Communications and Business Marketing at university. She participated in a Marketing Internship with World Endeavors in Sydney, Australia.

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"I gained the confidence to know that if I put hard work and belief in something I can accomplish it. This internship gave me the confidence to jump into my future."

-Kaitlin, Intern in Australia

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Fields

World Endeavors offers internships in a wide range of professional fields in Australia, and our advisors are proud of their ability to find great opportunities in unique and highly specialized fields.

World Endeavors offers internships in Australia in the following fields:

Do you want to earn academic credit for your international internship? Nearly half of World Endeavors participants earn credit while interning abroad. Many students are required to participate in an internship to fulfill a requirement for their degree program. World Endeavors works closely with students and their academic advisors to ensure that our program meets those requirements. If you don’t fall into that category there is another exciting option for you. Through our collaboration with University of California Berkeley, students can earn UC Berkeley credit by taking one of two online courses while interning abroad.University of California Berkeley

INTERNSHIP CREDIT INFORMATION

 

Housing

World Endeavors interns in Australia live with local host families in single rooms, with one meal per day included. Shared apartment accommodations with shared bedrooms are also available with no meals included. It is possible to upgrade to a single room in a shared apartment for an additional fee. Housing is located near public transportation. Our Onsite Coordinator works to find housing that will be conveniently located no more than a one hour commute away from the internship placement in Sydney.

 

Dates And Costs

Internships are available year-round, and each placement is customized for the participant. This means World Endeavors interns can choose when they would like to start their program, the duration of their internship and their desired field. Due to holidays, traditional vacation schedules, and seasonal work availability, there might be better times than others to intern in a specific location or in a specific field.

When you are ready to start planning your internship, contact us. Our experienced advisors will help you sort through any timing consideration unique to this internship destination or your internship field.

Please wait until after you are accepted into the program and you have received the confirmed arrival and departure dates before you book your flight.

Please note: generally, the minimum program duration for interning in Australia is 3 months. Contact World Endeavors if you would like to go for a shorter duration.

Program Name First Month Each Additional Month
Intern In Australia $4,190 $1,490

INCLUDED FEATURES

  • Program Advisor: dedicated, experienced, and accessible for one-on-one guidance
  • Internship placement: coordinated with special attention to your goals and experience
  • Flexible durations from 3 to 6 months with year-round start dates
  • Academic credit facilitation
  • Professional counseling: to consult on application materials, job readiness, and interviewing skills, etc. before, during, and after your program
  • Local On-site Coordinator with 24/7 availability pre and post arrival orientation
  • Personalized Program Success Plan with ongoing coaching
  • Re-entry Handbook: to help you reflect on and integrate your experience abroad into your daily life and future career, deal with reverse culture shock, stay connected to the culture of your host country, and get involved in future service and travel opportunities
  • Airport reception and welcome (for Sydney only)
  • Home stay accommodations
  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Travel visa guidance and support
  • Advice on how to get a local phone number
  • 24/7 Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Travel Protection
  • Discounts: to stores, restaurants, and entertainment located near your home and/or university!

 

OTHER BUDGET CONSIDERATIONS

  • Round-trip transportation to Australia
  • Additional meals
  • Visa expenses
  • Optional trips and excursions
  • Daily transportation
  • Personal expenses

 

How To Apply

Congratulations on your decision to embark on this one-of-a-kind, life-changing experience abroad! We look forward to working with you to make your trip memorable and meaningful.

For most applicants, the first step is to contact a World Endeavors advisor. Our advisors are available to answer questions and offer guidance along the way. With our help, you may be surprised at how easily your dream of going abroad can become a reality.

Enrollment in the World Endeavors program begins formally with an application. Due to visa requirements and other processes involved in coordinating international programs, participants are encouraged to submit their applications as far in advance as possible. We recommend that applications be submitted at least 16 weeks in advance of the intended program start date. If your intended start date is less than 16 weeks away, please contact World Endeavors for more information.

 

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