Internship Program

CSU Study Centres student

With a 12-week internship after graduation, you can add practical workplace experience to your resumé – a major selling point on job applications.


Our Post-Study Internship Program is offered exclusively to students who have completed their studies at CSU Study Centres in Melbourne and Sydney. With 8 weeks of employability preparation and a 12 week internship placement after graduation, you can add practical workplace experience to your resumé – a major selling point for job applications and employers. 

An internship can help you bridge the gap between your university course and career, and equip you with the essential tools you need to put you in the best position possible to launch your career or land your dream job.

Gain valuable first hand professional experience while developing networking skills and making business contacts.

Preparing for Your Internship

You can register your interest in a professional internship placement, with the careers service team at the CSU Study Centre in Melbourne and Sydney. They will explain how the Professional Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Internship Program works and what you need to do. To make sure you get the most out of your internship, we'll help you prepare with:

  • Tailored workshops
  • A career research project
  • Tips and advice

The right internship for you

Internship placements are arranged by a specialist provider – Performance Careers (part of Performance Education group), who are the chosen partner of CSU Study Centres to deliver first class professional Work Integrated Learning placements relevant to your course of study and industry.

Performance Careers' dedicated Internship Consultants will take you through an in-depth interview, to work out your career aspirations and objectives. They will then place you in an internship to suit your needs, taking into account:

  • Your chosen industry
  • Your skill set
  • Any relevant experience you have
  • Your career goals
  • Your academic performance

How to apply for the Internship Program

All applications will be assessed against the criteria listed in the program terms & conditions.

If accepted into the program, applicants must have a 485 graduate visa with full-working rights before commencing the placement. The program duration is 20 weeks in total once you have paid the bond and attend the induction (8 weeks of preparation & 12 weeks of placement).

Find out more about visas for international students who move on to do internships, at http://www.border.gov.au/

Note: the Internship Program is not part of your CSU course.