Make instant friends when you arrive in Sydney and hit the ground running, this fantastic one week orientation will get you set up for working in Australia. Our team will help you set up bank accounts, sim cards, tax file numbers and medicare cards. You will be given advice on your resume and how to conduct an interview, and there is job support for the full 12 months of your working holiday visa.
What will I be doing?
The initial week is full of fun activities including a day trip to the famous Blue Mountains and an awesome two day surf camp! This will be interspersed with a mixture of presentations and job finding help. The work available to you includes admin roles, in retail, bars and restaurants, cafes and construction and much more. You can start work in Sydney, swap to another city of rural location, or just spend the money you earn on travel! All jobs pay the Australian minimum wage or higher.
During your introduction week, you will be staying at the YHA hostel in the heart of Sydney and then camping on one of Australia’s famous beaches. The hostel is fantastic with modern facilities such as 24 WiFi, barbecue area and clean dormitory style rooms. Some meals are included during this week. Once you have taken job, the team in Sydney will give you helpful advice on where to rent apartments with your new friends. Get the most out of your year abroad with work and travel!