Australia Internship Program
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Melbourne is the home for your ambitions and adventures as you launch your career in this friendly and exciting location.
Melbourne is a commercial powerhouse, Australia’s busiest port, and home to the headquarters of five of Australia’s ten largest corporations. It is also Australia’s artistic heart and the center of its creative industries. It is a leader in biotechnology, publishing, finance, fashion, logistics, technology and marketing and many other industries. Our Melbourne internship program allows interns to fast-track their career in a globalized context, building the international networks and experiences that are a foundation for future leaders.
The Melbourne Internship program includes quality accommodation, trips, insider tips, social events and 24/7 local support. We provide you with a seamless transition to working life and ensure that you have all the support that you need to settle in your placement. Our program is designed to ensure you get the most from your experience in this incredible city. Intern Melbourne is a catalyst for your career. We offer internships at fantastic companies and NGO’s throughout Melbourne and partner with industry leaders and innovators across all sectors. CV/resume workshops, professional development tools, career coaching and seminars are all included in the program to make sure you have both the structure and confidence to realize your potential in an international context.
Choose your industry preference, decide on your length of stay and prepare for your career as you apply to our international internship program in Melbourne today by calling our experts on 0333 333 9923!
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You will be working with world leading companies on these internships with fantastic CV development opportunities, but they are unpaid.
World-class accommodation (private en-suite bedroom in great area)
Professional development tools & training (run by local experts and entrepreneurs)
Industry-leading workplace performance assessment (created by global HR firm DDI International)
Expert training materials on key topics to help you get the most out of your internship experience
Fantastic tour of the city of Melbourne
Airport pick-up (private car to take you from the airport and direct to your apartment upon arrival)
Free daily shuttle bus
24/7 emergency assistance from local staff
Written pre-trip Welcome Pack
Welcome orientation on your first day
Welcome package including city maps, welcome drink and important program information
An active international community of interns in Melbourne with regular events and activities organized
Academic credit assistance (where required)
Australian Wildlife Experience - Get up and close with some of Australia’s endemic species
Eureka SkyDeck experience
7th March 2015
4th April 2015
2nd May 2015
6th June 2015
Important Visa Information
Unless you are an Australian / New Zealand citizen or are on a student visa to Australia, the visa you will apply for is the Special Program Visa (416). International students holding valid Australian student visas are also eligible for the internships. New Zealand passport holders do not need to pre-apply for a visa in order to intern in Australia.
You will not initate the process to apply for your visa until your internship placement is fully confirmed, the visa normally takes 1 month to be processed and you must meet the following criteria.
You must be at least 18 years old
You must demonstrate an upper intermediate level of English
You should be able to demonstrate that you have adequate means of support to cover all expenses associated with your stay in Australia, including the ability to pay for return air fares to your home country.
You must hold adequate health insurance cover for the entire time you are in Australia (we can ensure you have appropriate cover if required)
If you are outside Australia when you apply, you must be outside Australia when the visa is granted
If you are in Australia when you apply, you must be in Australia when the visa is granted
This visa is valid for the duration of the internship with a maximum length of six months
You cannot receive payment for the internship
You will not be allowed to participate in paid work, e.g. part time job
You must depart Australia when your internship ends
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