Professional Internship Program

Quick program guide

Price:

AUD $2,000.00

Duration:

12 weeks

Locations:

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Industries:

Various

Overview

The Professional Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to discover something new about yourself and the world of work. We provide participants with internship placements that lead to professional and personal growth for better career prospects

Program participants spend time immersed in a host organisation alongside Australian professionals. The program length can be tailored to individual needs, however the recommended duration is 12 weeks for an effective workplace experience.

Navitas Professional and your host organisation will create a training plan and allocate a mentor so you, the participant, will get the most out of your internship and Australian experience. Take the opportunity to gain international experience and bridge the gap between university and your career.

Navitas Professional is the only internship program provider to have an office in all major Australian cities to provide local support to all of our valued clients.

For more detailed information, download a Professional Internship Program – Australia brochure

About the program

Undertaking a professional internship means you will typically spend 12 weeks gaining practical experience in a host company. 

Undertaking a professional internship means you will typically spend 12 weeks gaining practical experience in a host company. 

We tailor a training program that is designed to complement your education history and career ambitions, and your host company will assign you a mentor to ensure you get the most out of your experience. If one of your goals is to improve your English skills, we can arrange an English language study option either before or during your internship.

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Certificate in Workplace Effectiveness

Your internship placement is a key component of the Certificate in Workplace Effectiveness. During the program it is important that participants develop an understanding of the skills needed by professionals in the workplace.  

Your internship placement is a key component of the Certificate in Workplace Effectiveness. During the program it is important that participants develop an understanding of the skills needed by professionals in the workplace.  

As part of the Professional Internship Program all participants are required to complete an online learning component that complements their internship placement and training plan.

This will assist in building workplace effectiveness skills and enhance the career development experience.

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Benefits

 - Put theory-based learning into practice in a
   professional workplace
 - Develop a greater capacity to retain jobs due
   to understanding and experience of the world
   of work
 - Add value to your Curriculum Vitae/resume
   and improve employability

 - Put theory-based learning into practice in a
   professional workplace
 - Develop a greater capacity to retain jobs due
   to understanding and experience of the world
   of work
 - Add value to your Curriculum Vitae/resume
   and improve employability

 - Have the opportunity to network with other
   professionals in your field
 - Develop an in-depth understanding of
   workplace culture
 - Improve business communication skills
 - Develop practical skills
 - Obtain employment references
 - Improve English language proficiency
 - If needed, gain academic credit 

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Am I eligible?

Please Note: Applications for the Navitas Professional Internship Program will only be considered from applicants currently residing outside of Australia. Applicants currently living in Australia should apply for an internship via the Navitas Career Experience Program.

Please Note: Applications for the Navitas Professional Internship Program will only be considered from applicants currently residing outside of Australia. Applicants currently living in Australia should apply for an internship via the Navitas Career Experience Program.

To enrol, participants must:
    - be between the ages of 18 and 30
    - hold or eligibility to hold a suitable visa for
      Australia
    - be currently completing or have completed a
      related course or degree within the last
      18 months
    - have evidence of a minimum of General IELTS
      6.0 in all bands or equivalent unless you are a
      native English speaker
    - have a successful study history 

 

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Internship industries

We are currently offering internships in the following industries*:
    - Accounting
    - Architecture
    - Banking
    - Biological research
    - Business administration
    - Charities and non-profit 

We are currently offering internships in the following industries*:
    - Accounting
    - Architecture
    - Banking
    - Biological research
    - Business administration
    - Charities and non-profit 

    - Customer service
    - Energy
    - Engineering
    - Environmental science
    - Event management
    - Finance
    - Graphic design
    - Human resources
    - Information technology
    - Insurance
    - Interior design
    - Logistics
    - Manufacturing
    - Market research
    - Marketing
    - Public relations
    - Sales
    - Telecommunications

*subject to availability

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Start dates

To secure your preferred start date Navitas Professional encourages candidates to submit their application three months before intended commencement. This enables us to assess your eligibility for the program, confirm a suitable placement and develop a training plan with the host organisation.

To secure your preferred start date Navitas Professional encourages candidates to submit their application three months before intended commencement. This enables us to assess your eligibility for the program, confirm a suitable placement and develop a training plan with the host organisation.

For more detailed information, please click here.

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What type of visa do I need?

Participants are required to have a suitable visa to undertake an internship program in Australia. Please click here for more information about visa requirements or contact your local Navitas office to discuss your individual situation.