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Internship in Australia

4.4(7 reviews)
3 to 6 months
18 to 35

62 others looking at this too. Next opening is Aug 2023, with limited spots.

Trip overview

Kickstart your career and gain invaluable experience on our Internship in Australia trip. Immerse yourself in a new culture and advance your professional development by working in your chosen field of study at a credible company overseas. Combine work experience abroad, tick off serious career goals and enjoy unforgetting Australian travel adventures, from surfing the world-famous waves, road tripping along the coastline and golden beaches, and spotting the adorable native wildlife.

We offer the complete package by scoring you an intern placement in your chosen field, so you’ll be many steps ahead of other students chasing real-world, international experience. Our team will get you sorted will all the essentials, from visa and resume assistance, finding the perfect reputable company to work with and offering ideal accommodation advice, plus so much more. You’ll be more than ready to begin your exciting new international internship adventure and start learning beneficial skills in your chosen profession.

Get expert experience in the country of your dreams, network with industry leaders and obtain impressive and valuable skills to add to your resume. This trip is perfect for academic achievers aspiring to apply their knowledge to a real-world scenario, gain a practical understanding and be seen as an impressive candidate for future job prospects.


Structured internship placement

Together with our partner organisation, we’ll find you a valuable unpaid internship placement within your desired industry.

Arranged interviews

Experience an important part of the job process and secure a phone or skype interview with an international company.

Dedicated Trip Coordinator

Handpicked from an experienced team who’ve been there, done that and are ready to guide you through your entire journey and leave no question unanswered.

Trip visa guidance

Get your visa approved as cheap and easy as possible with our step-by-step instructions and personal guidance by your Trip Coordinator.

Personal Travel Concierge

You'll get a personal Travel Concierge to plan your flights, insurance or any add-ons to synchronise perfectly with your trip. Deal with a real human and get a personalised booking experience that ticks all your boxes.

Private airport transfer

A private chauffeur to take you straight to your accommodation in style.

4 nights of hostel accommodation

During your trip, we’ll give you 4 nights to stay in a hostel anywhere in Australia, so you can keep travelling on us.

Welcome orientation

Receive a comprehensive introduction to the company you’ll be interning for prior to your first day.

Dedicated mentor

Enhance your skills and practical knowledge beside an industry expert and receive one-on-one training, performance reviews and consistent feedback on your tasks, whilst on your internship overseas.

Resumé/CV assistance

Perfect your resumé/CV with help from our partner organisation and gain a competitive edge in the international intern market.

Permanent accommodation support

Our in-country partners will help you find the perfect home close to your internship placement.

Host company reference

Receive a personalised reference letter upon completion of your internship, which will help you stand out to future employers back home.

Academic credit

Have the opportunity to gain academic credit to benefit your tertiary studies.

Certificate of completion

In recognition of your hard work and dedication throughout the experience. Attach it to your future resumé and impress employers.

Mail holding

We’ll hold your mail for you and store your luggage for up to 4 weeks at a time, so you can travel hassle-free without having to lug your suitcase around or pay for storage!

Ongoing local team support

Think of us as your family away from home. Whether you need advice or a shoulder to lean on, our team will provide you with unlimited support.

24/7 Global Emergency Line

Feel confident knowing we have a worldwide emergency team on standby, 24/7/365, so you can feel safe and secure throughout your whole trip no matter where you are in the world.

gWorld access

Stay organised with your personalised portal where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global.


Travel alone but never lonely with Social! An exclusive social network inside our gWorld app to talk, share & meet-up with other Global Travellers in your region, with a dedicated Community Manager.


Global Academy

Gain access to an ever-growing range of skills & languages to learn before & whilst you travel.


Marketplace deals

Get exclusive access to deals and discounts through our online Marketplace. Save big on a huge range of products and services from our brand partners worldwide.

$250 off your next trip

The “Travel Bug” is a very real thing! Once you catch it, it really doesn’t go away! Book any other trip with us later and save $250. Why would you ever stop travelling?


To qualify for this trip you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be between 18-35 years of age
  • Be a citizen of an eligible country
  • Have no criminal convictions in the past 5 years

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Trip details

Our Internship in Australia trip is designed to get you set up abroad with a worthwhile and rewarding internship placement. Our expert team offer assistance with all the essentials you need to get set up overseas, from visa applications, finding you the perfect placement in your chosen field of study, as well as help with accommodation close to your workplace, to ensure your transition to interning abroad is seamless.

Arrive in Australia with the confidence that you are many steps ahead of every other student or graduate, with the security of an internship placement before you’ve even left home! With the hard work already done for you, you can start climbing the career ladder and embracing the Australian lifestyle with open arms. Our team offers 24/7 support throughout the entire journey and we’re only a phone call, knock or message away!

Spend more time exploring the authentic charm of Australia, discovering the stunning landscapes and taking a huge leap towards valuable career development instead of sweating the logistical stuff.  We save you time, money, stress and even the risk of returning home early! Make your time count on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and prepare to immerse yourself in the unique and rich culture, master real-world skills and gain a competitive edge in the job market.


To qualify for this trip, you must meet the visa requirements. You will require a visa to enter this country, a working holiday visa for those who are eligible or alternatively, a 3-month tourist visa.

What extra costs will I have? 

Flights, travel insurance, visa, accommodation, souvenirs & spending money.

Trip itinerary

Week 1

Touch down in Australia and get ready to start your internship adventure! Choose a private transfer or public transport to take you to your first night of accommodation. Settle in, make some friends and immerse yourself in the amazing architecture and rich culture your new home has on offer.  If you haven't already completed your orientation online, head over to your new office and attend the company’s orientation. Meet your new team, get a grand tour of the office and learn a bit more about the company you’ll be interning at and what a typical day will look like. Now that you’ve had a teaser into your internship and new workspace, you’ll be buzzing to get started! Head in for your first day and ease into your role as an intern. Gain real-world experience in a professional environment and pick up important skills, knowledge and connections along the way.


You’ll receive constant mentoring, supervision and feedback throughout your internship to help you progress on your career path and further your professional development. We’ll constantly keep in touch with you throughout your stay. If at any point during your trip you need advice or support, our Australian team will be on hand to answer all your questions. Don’t forget you can jump on our social media pages too or buzz our 24/7 emergency support line for urgent matters. Make use of our epic Gold Coast office & worldwide HQ as much as you can, whether it be for storing luggage securely, getting your mail held while you travel, hopping on some WiFi whenever you need or catching up with our friendly crew over a free Red Bull. Call up and book an appointment!   

Traveller internships

From fashion boutiques and finance firms to architecture and advertising, your options are pretty endless. Here are some of the industries you could find yourself interning in:

  • Administration
  • Business Management
  • Agriculture
  • App Development
  • Biochemistry
  • Business Development
  • Business Intelligence
  • Chemistry
  • Content Development
  • Conservation Management
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminology
  • Database Administration/ Development
  • Data Science & Analysis
  • Dermatology
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electromechanics
  • Environment
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Forensic Science
  • Game Development
  • Hospitality
  • Hotel Management
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Industrial Design / Product Design
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Interior Design
  • International Business
  • IT Networking
  • Landscape Design
  • Marine Biology
  • Market Research
  • Mechatronics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neurology
  • NGO
  • Not For Profit
  • Operations
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Pharmaceutical Research
  • Product Development
  • Public Health Research
  • Public Relations
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Real Estate
  • Recruitment
  • Risk Analysis
  • Safety and Security
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Social Development
  • Software Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Sound Editing
  • Special Needs
  • Speech Therapy
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Trade
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Volcanology
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • + Loads more!


Robert H
Very happy to be in Australia, good help from Global Work and Travel. Nice to have everything sorted out for me and helped with everything. Accommodation is good and nice to meet new people from around the world. Lovely city and good weather.
Taylore-Beth S
The service was amazing and very thing was done smoothly and stress free. Will highly recommend to friends and family.
Diandra N
Very friendly , informative, and helpful !
Graham P
Greg was my travel expert and was an absolute pleasure to deal with. He explained everything to me throughly and if there were any delays he notified me very quickly via email. All in all I don't not think I could have had a better travel expert - exceeded expectations!
Richelle W
Amazing help! Answered all my questions and more.

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Frequently asked questions

Why go with Global Work & Travel?

As the world’s leading gap-year and “work & travel” company, we offer you the ability to not only choose from a number of awesome experiences all over the world but, we'll be your support system from the very first moment you become a Global Traveller! We provide a premium service that allows you to pick the destination of your dreams, get our visa & pre-departure assistance, book great flights and organise the perfect travel insurance or tours for when you arrive. Plus, we’ll back it all up with some cool and exclusive tech features that are with you the entire time.

As a Global Traveller, you’ll get exclusive access to gWorld, our personalised app where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global. This is where you will find exclusive Marketplace deals for discounts with our brand partners, a unique social network to connect you with other Global Travellers when you’re overseas, access to our Academy with an ever-growing range of skills & languages to learn as you travel, invites to bucket-list side trips with other travellers, local meet-ups and so much more. Think all of your favourite apps merged into one, but like, better?

And it doesn't even stop there. We continue to be there from the moment you land with a dedicated 24/7 emergency team, over 90 staff and ongoing support ensuring that you have the tools you need to feel like a local. That’s why 65,000+ Global Travellers from all over the world have chosen to turn their travel dream into reality with us and we can proudly brag that we’ve got the most & best reviews in the biz!

Why should I book now?

Covid-19 threw us a curve ball and pretty much halted all travel. This means that we have a backlog of travellers, just like you, who are desperate to get out and explore the world! Global Work & Travel works on a first-in-best-dressed basis. Booking earlier ensures that you don’t miss out on the best intake, season, placements and more! We recommend our travellers take 6-12 months to plan their trip for a reason - to make sure you’ve got everything organised perfectly, stress-free.

As a Global Traveller you’ll get exclusive access to gWorld, our personalised app where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global. This is where you will find exclusive Marketplace Deals, a unique social network to connect you with other like-minded Global Travellers, access to our Academy with an ever-growing range of skills & languages, and so much more. Think all of your favourite apps merged into one, but like, better?

Why not give yourself something to look forward to by booking that trip!

Can I travel with a friend?

Yes you can! Simply tell your Trip Coordinator after booking that your friend is also going and they can link your profiles. For most of our trips we should be able to have you and your friends placed together or nearby. Meaning that you can live, work, play & travel together!

But wait there's more! Not only can you travel the world with your besties at your side, you can also earn some extra cash towards your own trip just by referring your friends to Global Work & Travel. You can learn more about the great referral rewards program inside your gWorld account once you join.

And for those who decide to go-it-solo, we’ve made it easier to meet other Global Travellers in the same region as you. Just like any other social platform, you’ll be able to interact, share, chat and meet with some really cool people who are doing trips just like you!

What happens if COVID affects my trip?

If you have to make any changes to your departure date, you’re protected with our Lifetime Deposit Guarantee and our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility. With this, we will change your trip dates for free. If this doesn’t fit around you and you can’t go on your trip anymore, we will give you a 100% refund in the form of a Trip Credit with us (See terms). If you’re unable to use it, you can also transfer that credit to someone else for them to put towards any trip too.

If you’re affected by Covid-19 while you’re overseas, you will have all the support you need from our team or partners in-country as well as have access to our 24/7 Global Emergency Line. We recommend travellers purchase Global Travel Cover travel insurance that provides Covid-19 medical protection too.

Do I need to be vaccinated to book?

As border restrictions for countries begin to ease, being fully vaccinated will maximise the number of locations you can visit. So while you are not legally required to be vaccinated, and it’s also not a requirement to travel with us, it will limit some of the countries that you can visit and may make it harder to travel through over the next 12-18 months. We highly recommend our travellers look at the current travel restrictions of their destination, speak with a medical professional or get in touch with our team for travel advice.

What happens if I want to cancel my trip?

Our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility means you can change your trip’s start date up to 84* days before departure without incurring any charges when you rebook it for any time (or even any other trip) in the next 2 years from your original start date.

In the event that you want to cancel your booking altogether, if you give us over 84* days notice you can do so with only a 50% cancellation fee. Your refund of the balance will come in the form of a Store Credit which you can put towards booking absolutely anything travel related with your Travel Concierge within the next 2 years!

*Some select trips excluded, including Teach (Spain, Italy & Czech Republic) and USA (Summer Camp, Working Holiday and Hotel Professional), and others as listed in Booking Conditions.

How it works

1. Choose a trip style

Find your dream experience & destination, then secure your spot with a flexible & low deposit. Activate your gWorld to unlock some cool perks. Well done! The hardest part’s over!

2. We become friends

Book a time to meet your dedicated Trip Coordinator who knows all the ins & outs of your trip. They’ll be by your side and working behind-the-scenes to pull everything together.

3. Time to go!

We’ll get your tickets, accommodation & transfers ready. Our in-country team or partner will have everything prepared & waiting for your arrival. Get on the plane with no worries!

4. 24/7 support

Never stress, knowing we’re there with you when you need us with ongoing & unlimited local team support and check-ins. And just in case, we’ve got an emergency team on stand-by, 24/7.

Still have questions?

Why go Global

Flexible trips

The unexpected can happen sometimes. Can't travel right now? Swap your trip, gift it or save it for later with our Lifetime Deposit Guarantee.

Worldwide support

Know that someone is always ready to assist throughout the journey & they’re only a call, tweet, comment, text or double tap away, 24/7.

We're the experts

With over 10 years in the industry and a team of over 90 passionate pros, you can bet we know our stuff better than anyone else.

Partner network

We have over 1,200 partners around the globe, so we have access to plenty of exclusive opportunities to make your trip the best it can be.

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