Sydney, Australia

Summer - Internship

Full-Time Internship
Length:
Summer

At a Glance

Housing:

Apartment

Credits:

3 or 6 per Summer

Primary Spoken Language(s):

English

Language Prerequisites:

None

Visa Required:

Yes

About the Program

An IES internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. You’ll be guaranteed an unpaid internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work up to 35 hours a week. IES Abroad Sydney interns have been placed in an array of industries and work settings, including social media marketing for a surfing company at Bondi Beach, blogging about the best in Sydney food, art and fashion for a leading PR firm, and interning for the city’s film festival. 

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Prepare Your Application

We help you to fine-tune your résumé and perfect your cover letter.

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Learn About the Workplace

Hone their communication and interview skill.

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Customized Placements

We help to find you a placement aligning with your goals.

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Learn from Past Interns

Our past interns are here to help you.

Internship Program Advisor

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Natalie Jones

Once you’ve applied for an internship, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From field placements to housing and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare for your internship. Once you’re accepted to your internship, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300  ✉️ internships@IESabroad.org

About the Destination

Sydney Bridge and Opera House at sunset

Why Sydney?

Much more than a stunning location, Sydney is one of the world’s most multicultural cities - an international fusion of culture, languages, and ideas with nearly five million residents. Sydney is both energetic and engaging, a hub for innovation across a number of industries. An IES internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market.

Learn More About Sydney

Get to Know Your New City

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Visit Barangaroo

Enjoy a meal by the waterfront in this unique inner-city suburb.

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Stroll the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Capture magnificent views of the Opera House and Circular Quay. 

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Walk from Bondi to Coogee

Prepare for stunning views, beaches, parks, and cliffs.

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Watch a Show at the Opera House

Treat yourself to one of many spectacular performances.

The Student Experience

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Lily Nannini,

Surf Camp

I fell in love with surfing after the very first lesson. In this blog, I share my experience from three days at Surf Camp Australia :)

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Housing

A student stands in their UNSW Shalom College student room, with a bed, a desk, and a bathroom.
  • Apartment

Apartment

Live in a two-bedroom apartment in a multi-unit apartment building. You will share your two-bedroom apartment with 3 IES Abroad roommates, sharing one of the two bedrooms with one of those roommates. Meals are not included/provided but there is a kitchen in the apartment in which to prepare meals.

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