Students Work and Travel (SWAT) has partnered with Australian Internships (AI), creating an opportunity for Tertiary students to experience hands on training in their field of specialization. AI is proud to be recognised as the global leader of internship program providers and has established a long term quality reputation as the preferred internship provider for most leading Australian Universities. AI offers internships in almost all academic disciplines with more than 4,500 Australian Host Organisations and Government Departments for candidates from over 80 countries in the world.

ADVANTAGES OF COMPLETING AN INTERNSHIP IN AUSTRALIA THROUGH AUSTRALIAN INTERNSHIPS INCLUDE:

  • Resume internationalisation
  • Obtain credit for existing studies
  • Develop workplace English skills
  • Form alliances with international companies
  • Gain recognition within chosen profession
  • Improve career opportunities
  • Develop an appreciation of the Australian work ethic and labour procedures

PROGRAM OPTIONS

Professional Internship Program (PIP)

Non-paid full-time tailored training internships available in almost all academic disciplines.

Duration: From 6-26 weeks

Location: Australia Wide

Lead Time: 3-4 months, pending available vacancies and visas

Stipend Internship Program (SIP)

Full – time tailored training internships designed for recent graduates in HR, Events and Marketing.

Paid: Monthly Stipend of AU$600 – AU$900

Duration: From 20 – 26 weeks

Location: Australia Wide

Lead Time: 3-4 months in advance pending available vacancies and visas

*Specific visa and eligibility requirements including prior work experience (4 months) in selected field.

Hospitality Internship Program (HIP)

Full-time paid tailored training programs available within the Hospitality sector (Food and Beverage, Front Office and Food Production Departments).

Paid: Minimum of AU$16 – AU$20 per hour

Duration: 6, 9 or 12 months

Location: Candidates must be flexible to travel to any Australian location

Lead Time: 4 – 6 months in advance, pending available vacancies and visas

*Specific eligibility requirements including prior work experience (6 months) in selected field and minimum 12 months tertiary level study obtained within the past 24 months.

Aged Care Internship Program (ACIP)

Full-time paid training positions available within the Aged Care Sector.

Paid: Minimum of AU$15 – AU$18 per hour

Duration: 6 – 12 months

Location: Australia Wide

Lead Time: 3 – 4 months in advance, pending available vacancies and visas

*Specific eligibility requirements including prior work experience (6 months) in selected field and minimum 12 months tertiary level study obtained within the past 20 months in either Aged Care or Nursing.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Age 18 – 30
  • Enrolled in a tertiary course, or recent graduate within 24 months of course completion
  • Internship field is directly related to educational background
  • Upper Intermediate – advanced English skills (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)

*Additional requirements may apply depending on the program.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Email swatinfo@studentsworkntravel.com to confirm whether vacancies are available for your degree area
  • US$50 for registration. Program fee must be paid at JN Bank. JN Bank – A/C # 110 -18075. VISA FEE PAYMENTS can only be made to the NCB BANK. Paymaster and the credit union no longer sells visa receipt.
  • Complete Online Registration Form and submit Letter of objectives, Academic Transcript, Passport, Reference Letters from previous employers, Resume, Certificate of Qualification & Academic Transcripts

CONTACT US:
The University of the West Indies
Students Union
,
Kingston 7. Jamaica, W.I.

876-970-1511
876-445-2700
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