Student at Charles Sturt University Study Centre in Sydney

Internship in Australia for international students

Did you know you can apply for an internship in Australia as an international graduate? Find out about the Study Group Australia internship program and Professional Year. 

Internship program

The 12-week post-study internship program, provided by Study Group Australia Pty Limited, is open exclusively to students who have completed their studies. You can apply for this internship program to help you bridge the gap between university and starting your career.

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
  • support to find the right internship for you.
  • How to apply for your internship

    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 and 12 weeks of placement).

    Find out more about visas for international students who move on to do internships on the Australian Government website

    Please note, the internship program is provided by Study Group and not part of your Charles Sturt University Study Centres course.

Professional Year

The Professional Year is an internship scheme for international graduates launched by the Australian government to address skills shortages in specific professions. Charles Sturt University students can access the services of Performance Education, a reputable provider of Professional Year programs for Accounting and Information Technology graduates. This program provides graduates with training that can assist their transition to the Australian workplace and give you invaluable insight into your chosen industry. 

Candy from China in a Melbourne street lane

We have a very good internship program, which is important. You can connect with Australian workplaces and employers, so it’s very good programme for every student at the University.

Candy from China
Master of Commerce

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