Build your professional skills and gain practical workplace experience by completing an internship. An internship is an excellent way to develop professional skills and confidence in a work setting. In some instances you can gain real exposure to your industry which can significantly enhance your employability.
Employers: Please note that UNSW Advantage internships are internally organised internships specifically for UNSW students.
External internship opportunities can be directed to our Careers team at https://www.careers.unsw.edu.au/employers
How to find internships
Log in to the Careers portal to access the main jobs board for students. The portal is updated daily with hundreds of casual, professional, volunteer and paid opportunities including internships.
Below on this page you can find internships promoted with UNSW Advantage. Many of these programs are accredited as eligible for recognition on your Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS).
Co-NNECTIONS is a structured professional development program delivered in partnership with industry. It provides participants with a range of practical experiences designed to help them develop their talents, grow...
Producing work-ready graduates is extremely important in the construction management and property industry. Work-ready graduates will increase the reputation and standing of the program in the construction and...
The Graduate Advantage Program (GAP) partners with some of Australia’s leading companies to deliver an intense and unique professional development program for students, designed to give you the “graduate advantage”...
Industry Training Experience (ITE) placements are an opportunity to gain degree-relevant work experience before scholars graduate. Each ITE placement is a learning experience which complements academic studies....
As an Arc member, you have the opportunity to gain hands-on industry experience in your chosen field of study through the Arc Internship Program. Arc's Internship Program has the opportunity to provide practical...
Other great opportunities
Paid internships are very competitive, as students are employed and paid to work for a company in an entry-level position. Many companies, both locally and overseas, also offer students at UNSW the opportunity to work voluntarily for a company or organization to gain experience.
Arts and Social Sciences
Enrol in a degree credit vocational placement course. The program provides an exciting opportunity to put theory into practice and gain valuable professional experience.
UNSW Business School
Getting industry experience while studying will greatly improve your chances of getting that job you want when you graduate.
Overseas research exchange
Gain research experience at a partner university. You might be able to include this experience in your research work at UNSW.
Many faculties such as FASS, Engineering and Law offer discipline-specific opportunities available for their students that you may count towards your degree program. Please consult your faculty for further information.
UNSW does not presently endorse any specific third party provider programs. All programs involved some degree of risk to participants. Students are advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk. Students who secure overseas internships should Register their Travel.
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