Sydney Internships Overview
International internships in Sydney, Australia with Global Experiences is one that will set you apart from your peers. How many people make the jaunt Down Under for a spring, fall, or summer internship abroad? For our program in Sydney, Global Experiences provides amazing international internship opportunities in the worlds of law, finance, fashion, marketing, business, communications, nonprofit management and many more to university students and recent graduates from across the globe. Global Experiences international interns have been gaining experience in the Harbour City for years, continuously building resumes and international experience along the way.
An internship in Australia combines a professional experience with a domestic or international organization, top-notch student housing located close to transit, landmarks, and restaurants, social and cultural activities, local, Sydney-based support staff, and our Strengths-based, award winning career development.
International internships in Sydney are available for 8 or 12 weeks in the summer, fall, or spring. If you want to explore Australia but have never been able to figure out how to spend a significant amount of time there, an internship in Australia should absolutely be under consideration.
An internship in Sydney is guaranteed to be an experience unlike any other. Australia’s financial and economic center, this metropolis down under is home to a vibrant, diverse populace, eager to innovate and compete in what has become an increasingly globalized marketplace. An international internship here allows for second-to-none experience in a culture that is as unique and diverse as any place on the planet.
While indigenous people are believed to have inhabited the land that makes up modern Sydney as far back as 30,000 years ago, Sydney as we know it today is a relatively young city. In addition to a great tourism industry that caters to adventure and nature lovers, Sydney is also home to wonderful opportunities in the areas of business, real estate, arts/entertainment, banking, education, politics, and law. Furthermore, it is widely considered one of the most pleasant and livable cities in the entire world. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbor, and Luna Park, it’s easy to understand why so many fall in love with this harbour city by the sea.
What to expect from the Sydney Internship Program
Is it fashion marketing or hospitality? Graphic design or event planning? Whatever it may be, after an internship abroad in Sydney, employers will know you have what it takes. You will start out by speaking to our highly trained Enrollment Team as they carefully review each candidate following an online application and real-time phone consultations prior to acceptance into the fall, spring, or summer internship program. As Sydney is an exceptionally popular location and fills up quickly, early admission is recommended for all start dates. You don’t want to miss out on living and interning abroad in Sydney!
Following successful navigation of the competitive selection process, participants will receive numerous hours of one-on-one, Strengths-based career development with our own Program Advising team in order to prepare for the interview process and an internship placement that matches closely with career goals and personal strengths. Travelers themselves, the Advising team will provide personalized attention throughout the pre-departure process. Global Experiences also assists our candidates through any necessary visa processes, including through close ties with consulates and embassies around the world.
Once in Australia, participants become members of a select program that balances group and individual support via continuing career development, attendance at cultural and social activities, and networking opportunities. Location staff live in the city of Sydney permanently to provide in-the-know linkage to what’s hot and what’s not, connection to the Sydney culture and scene, and 24/7 emergency support. We even have Resident Assistants that join our summer program to provide an additional level of support, mentoring, and pastoral care throughout the program for those who have moved so far from home.