Australia - Paid Internships

Eligibility. Who can apply

    In order to be eligible to participate in the Hospitality Australian Internship Programme, you must be:
  • 18 to 30 years of age;
  • Have a degree/certificate/diploma and experience in the chosen field;
  • Have sufficient English language skills for effective workplace communication. The required level for interns is a TOEFL score of 550 or above, or an IELTS score of 6 and above.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in a variety of departments
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in rural and remote locations
    For Hospitality Internships you also must be:
  • Minimum 6 months full time experience with leading hotel chains
  • Be currently enrolled in a tertiary course, or
  • Be a recent graduate within 24 months of course completion

Required documents

  • Current resume or Curriculum Vitae;
  • Evidence of English language level – TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6;
  • Details of completed or current studies, along with academic records from your university;
  • University/employer letter of internship support;
  • Statement of work experience objectives and how the work experience relates to current studies or occupation by email;
  • Evidence of financial support or training wage. This may be included in the home university letter, the training body letter or as a separate document. A rough guide would be AU$1000 per month;
  • Evidence of medical, accident, travel and personal liability insurance. Personal liability insurance is an essential requirement before you can undertake an internship in Australia;
  • Deposit of booking fee is required, and this should accompany your application.

Required documents

  • Current resume or Curriculum Vitae;
  • Evidence of English language level – TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6;
  • Details of completed or current studies, along with academic records from your university;
  • University/employer letter of internship support;
  • Statement of work experience objectives and how the work experience relates to current studies or occupation by email;
  • Evidence of financial support or training wage. This may be included in the home university letter, the training body letter or as a separate document. A rough guide would be AU$1000 per month;
  • Evidence of medical, accident, travel and personal liability insurance. Personal liability insurance is an essential requirement before you can undertake an internship in Australia;
  • Deposit of AU$780 is required, and this should accompany your application.

Work permits and visa

Global Choices will advise and assist you with information on the most suitable visa options and provide you with all of the necessary supporting documentation for the process.

This programme was developed to comply with the Australian Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) visa requirements. DIMIA has extensive and detailed information available that is updated regularly and we encourage all interns considering Australia as their preferred destination to visit the DIMIA website.

416 special programme visa or 442 visa (visa form 147), assistance provided by Global Choices.

The Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) has approved this internship programme for the Special Programme 416 or Visa 442.

Global Choices will issue the necessary documentation to suitable candidates so that they can obtain the Special Programme Visa 416 - this visa option provides flexibility for periods of up to 12 months or Visa 442 which provides flexibility for periods of up to 24 months.

How to apply for a programme?

Step 1

Read carefully the programme description. Then fill out the online application form

Step 2

Global Choices confirms your booking and place on the programme. We appoint a programme coordinator to lead you through the rest of the application process until you are successfully placed.

Step 3

You communicate with your programme coordinator and exchange all necessary documents and forms. Once the placement is confirmed you will need to purchase insurance and pay the remaining programme balance together with other fees (if appropriate).

Deadlines

All applications should be submitted 5-6 months prior to preferred entry date.

Our Participants Speak / Testimonials

Leica - Philippines

“It was more challenging and pressuring than what I expected. I found myself liking the internship, in fact, loving it. After a couple of months of hard work, I was promoted as the Housekeeping Team Leader and then, I was offered the Supervisor's position. The internship program definitely opened the doors of opportunity for me in my chosen field and made me rethink a lot of things. Now, I'm sure that it does not matter if you start at the bottom, for as long as you put your heart into it, work hard, have good timing, and with a little luck success will certainly go your way!"

Global Choices. Contact information

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Tel: (+ 44) 208 533 2777 (UK)
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