International Exchange Program

  • Overview
  • Why Career of the Day
  • What's Included
  • How it Works
  • Eligibility
  • Accommodation
  • Visa Information Overview
  • Available Industries
  • Dates and fees
  • FAQ
  • How to Apply
  • Enquire now

International Internship in Australia Overview

An internship in Melbourne is the perfect way to enhance your experience and have the time of your life. You’ll be the envy of all your friends while you’re spending your days getting life-changing hands on work experience in Australia while they’re doing the same old thing back home. Not only that, you’ll get to spend your free time enjoying one of the most vibrant, artistic, sophisticated and eclectic cities in the world.

Whether you are graduated, still studying or just want to experience a great new opportunity, our International Internship Program is just what you need. We provide fantastic international internship experiences in accounting, marketing, information technology, engineering, marketing, finance, fashion, trade, communications and many more industries.

Our program ranges from 4-12 weeks and is completely customisable to give you the best internship experience possible. The options are endless. We can arrange accommodation, excursions, airport transfers and more, or you can handle it yourself. It’s up to you. We will work closely together to figure out what the best option is for you.

About Melbourne

There’s really no better place to do an internship than Melbourne. It’s been rated as the most liveable city in the world since 2011 for good reasons. The vibrant city is the hub for everything related to culture, music, art, fashion, food, drinks, entertainment, sports and much more.

It’s by the beach, within driving distance to the mountains and close to the famous great ocean road. Every year it hosts major events such as the Australian Grand Prix, Australian Open, AFL Grand Final and so much more.

There really is something to do for everyone and the hot summers and mild winters allow tourists and locals alike to enjoy all the great things Melbourne has to offer.

Who is this Program For?

This program is for people who are:

  • Students or recent graduates from ages 18-30
  • Currently overseas and want to gain experience in Australia
  • Looking for 4-26 week internship placements
  • Needing flexible dates and accommodation options
  • On a tight budget
  • Not citizens or permanent residents of Australia

What to Expect

Upon starting an internship in Melbourne, you’ll be put into an environment you’ve likely never experienced before. Things work differently in Australia than the rest of the world, so you’ll be exposed to many cultural differences, but most importantly you should expect to be working hands on with real businesses at the professional level.

Interns often work directly with high level managers and even executives to learn the ins and outs of their position. And they learn fast! The internships are fast paced to fit in as much learning as possible over the short number of weeks. Working directly with clients, customers, and co-workers will give you the opportunity to apply all the things you’ve learned in university in a real work setting.

By the end of the internship you’ll have developed the ability to communicate cross-culturally, confidently take risks, tolerate ambiguity, solve real complex business issues, work with both professional peers and executives, receive and learn from constructive criticism, tackle a variety of tasks, and embrace the unknown among many other things.

Academic Credit

While the number of academic credits vary, in most cases it is possible to get university credit. It’s one of the best things about doing an internship in Australia with Career of the Day if you’re still in college or university. You can travel and enjoy all the great things about Australia, while still being productive towards your university degree. Not only that, but doing an internship means no homework or studying!

We can work with you and your university to determine the academic requirements, and then ensure we match you up with an appropriate internship position. Once you’ve applied and your eligibility has been confirmed, we’ll make sure to work closely together before we arrange anything to ensure you’ll get the credit you need. Though, be aware that you’re ultimately responsible for ensuring all the right steps have been taken to receive credit from your home university.

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Registered Migration Agent: Evan Bishop (MARN 1679414)

Why Career of the Day

At Career of the Day we do things differently than most internship providers. Furthermore, our staff have been in the internship business for over 10 years, making us one of the first providers of international internships in Australia. We have numerous business services that have allowed us to create ongoing partnerships with many companies around Australia. They come to Career of the Day for all of their staffing needs from training, reporting, or skilled recruiting. What does this mean to you?

Well, because we have such a vast network and a variety of services, companies are lining up to work with Career of the Day candidates at all levels. They aren’t just looking to take on interns to help pour coffee and photocopy documents, they want to get interns involved with the business to provide valuable insight and ideas. In fact, over 80% of our past interns who were able to obtain a long-term work visa in Australia were hired after their internship.

Whether or not you plan on staying and working in Australia, our companies provide a real learning experience with quality mentors to give you an experience you won’t forget.

Here are a few other great reasons to do an internship with Career of the Day:

  • We work with top companies in Australia
  • A chance of getting a paid internship position
  • 80% of our interns get a job offer after their internship
  • We have a rolling application system so you can join any time of year
  • Get credit from your university
  • Our program cost significantly less than all the alternatives
  • Our programs are customised to meet your requirements
  • All positions are flexible. Work part-time or full-time. You set your schedule
  • Our other services will help you find work during and after your internship if desired
  • Receive constant support and guidance from our team throughout
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What’s Included

Doing an internship in Australia with Career of the Day is so much more than just the internship placement. Our team will give you all the resources and support you need to make the most of your time in Australia. We give you the flexibility to choose an experience that will suit you best, then we take care of the difficult stuff so you have not only a great experience, but a lot of fun!

100% Guaranteed Internship Placement Customised to You

We want you to have the best experience possible so we remove all of the guesswork. Everyone who is accepted into the program is absolutely guaranteed an internship placement, but we don’t just stop there. We guarantee the internship will be in your preferred field and within your specific personal and/or course requirements. We work closely to match you with a position that will be a great fit rather than just throwing you into a position you aren’t excited about. It’s the reason why 80% of the time the companies want to hire the interns.

Other inclusions

  • Workplace insurance
  • Interview and job training
  • A professionally edited CV or resume
  • Ongoing local staff support
  • Pre departure handbook
  • Weekly intern newsletter
  • Certificate of completion
  • Coordination of documents to gain academic credit
  • Reference letter from your host company and/or Career of the Day
  • Visa assistance
  • Welcome orientation upon arrival

Optional Inclusions

We want your experience to be great, but a great experience means different things to different people. That’s why we give you the options to create an experience that suits your needs. We can handle pretty much everything, or you can do it yourself. Just let us know how we can help make it easy for you.

Housing in Melbourne

There are many options for accommodation during your stay in Melbourne. If you’d like to make it easy on yourself, we can arrange all your housing through a variety of options for an additional cost. However, if you’d like to arrange it all yourself then we’re happy to point you in the right direction. Learn more about the options here (link to accommodation page).

Other Optional Inclusions

  • Travel / medical insurance
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Excursions and activities
  • Phone sim card

What’s Not Included

  • Meals
  • Visa expenses
  • Airfare expenses
  • Transportation expenses
  • Personal expenses
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How it Works


After you fill out our short application form, one of our internship coordinators will get in contact with you via Skype or a phone call to speak about your goals, background, and preferences. We’ll answer any questions you have and find out if you’re a good fit for the program.

Get Approved

Once we have your application and have had a chat, our team will determine if we’re able to place you in a suitable internship according to your preferences. If approved, we will 100% guarantee you an internship.

Join the Program

After your application has been approved and you’ve made the choice to come to Australia, we’ll sign you up for the program with your initial deposit and we’ll get a few more documents from you so we can begin the placement process.

Get Ready to Go

Before you even get here, we will review and edit your resume and begin preparing you for the journey. One of our Internship Coordinators will give you an orientation to familiarise you with doing interviews and we’ll plan out any additional requirements such as housing and excursions.

Interview with Host Companies

We will arrange interviews over the phone or Skype so you can meet potential employers. We want to make sure it’s a good match so we arrange multiple interviews if needed. We don’t want you to get stuck with a company that doesn’t fit your requirements!

Arrive and Get to Work

Once you’ve landed in Melbourne and had a chance to get settled into your new home, we will arrange a time for you to come into the main office to meet the team that will be supporting you as well as do one last orientation. We will give you everything you need to smoothly transition into your new internship role and we’ll be right there to guide you along the way.

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First, to qualify for the International Internship Program, candidates need to have at least 1-2 years of experience and/or coursework in the field that they choose to do an internship in.

Secondly, candidates must be between the ages of 18-30.

Finally, all candidates must currently possess or be willing and able to possess a valid visa allowing them to come to Australia. There are several visa options, but they each have restrictions. Generally, a Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417) or a Work and Holiday Visa (subclass 462) are the most common for internship candidates. These visas are relatively easy to obtain and give you lots of flexibility during your time here.

You can find more about your visa options here

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Accommodation and HomeStay


HomeStay is a great way for younger international students to immerse themselves in the local culture during their internship in Australia. It’s a chance to live with a lovely Australian family and you’ll benefit from the supervision and guidance of adults throughout your stay. You will be living with a lovely Australian Family. It is a great way to improve your English and get a unique experience of the Australian culture.

Institutions maintain registers of families who board international students during the academic year. These institutions check that the families are reputable and offer accommodation at a reasonable standard.

Meals are usually included, but self-catering HomeStay is available as well. The table below gives an idea of the approximated costs in a HomeStay. Final costs will be determined after your consultation throughout the application process and after you have decided where you would like to live

Single Room HomeStay - Meals Included1


Single Room HomeStay - Meals Not Included


Shared Room HomeStay - Meals Included1

$200 -280/week

Shared Room HomeStay - Meals Not Included

1. Three meals per day are provided seven days a week.

Hostels and Guest Houses

There are a wide variety of hostels and guest houses available in Australia. You’ll share a room, kitchen, bathroom and other facilities. Prices vary depending on location, size, facilities, and quality standard.

Hostels we recommend are the ones run by organisations such as Youth Hostels Australia and the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA).

Shared accommodation

Sharing accommodation is very popular with international students. The internet offers a wide variety of shared accommodation. You could also look for advertisements on campus noticeboards and local newspapers.

When renting a house or apartment, landlords require rent to be paid in advance, and will require a security bond that’s usually equal to one months’ rent. Also make sure that you know whether the accommodation is furnished or not as you may have to provide your own furniture in some cases.

Rental accommodation

If you want to live independently in a studio or apartment than rental accommodation is a great choice. This way you don’t have to share anything with anyone and you’ll be living on your own. The options are much more flexible, but finding short term rentals can be difficult since most units are rented on a yearly lease.

Useful links

The following websites offer different types of accommodation:

Watch out for scam!

Always be cautious when organising your accommodation online through third parties because internet accommodation scams can occur! Never transfer money without doing the proper research beforehand. Also, be careful with the information you send about yourself as this may be used for identity fraud. Remember, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is!



If you’re not a citizen of Australia or New Zealand you’re going to need a visa to do an internship in Australia. Your country of origin and student status will determine the type of visa you can apply for.
Below is a list of some of the common types of visas for those wanting to do an internship.

Please note that the Department of Immigration and Border Protection constantly changes, improves and updates the requirements for all the different visas. This is just an overview of the information. We try to keep this page up-to-date, but be sure to check the links provided with each visa explanation for the full details. We can help guide you in the right direction, but you are ultimately responsible for ensuring you get an appropriate visa.

Working Holiday visa (subclass 417)



Length of Visa

What can I do with this visa

Belgium, Canada, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom At least 18 but not yet 31 Temporary Visa,Valid for 12 months Stay in Australia,for up to 12 months,Work in Australia,for up to 6 months with each employer,Study for up to 4,months,Leave and re-enter,Australia as many times while the visa is valid $420 AUD

You must be outside Australia when you apply for this visa.
Please visit the website of the Department of Immigration and Boarder Protection of the Australian Government for more information (

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Working and Holiday visa (subclass 462)



Length of Visa

What can I do with this visa

Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, Indonesia, Malaysia, Poland, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Uruguay
Only USA passport holders can apply online!
At least 18 but not yet 31 Temporary Visa,Valid for 12 months Stay in Australia,for up to 12 months,Work in Australia,for up to 6 months with each employer,Study for up to 4,months,Leave and re-enter,Australia as many times while the visa is valid $420 AUD

You must be outside Australia when you apply for this visa.
Please visit the website of the Department of Immigration and Boarder Protection of the Australian Government for more information (

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Skilled - Recognised Graduate visa (subclass 476)

Recognised Institutions Requirements Length of Visa What can I do with this visa Cost
Washington Accord Institutions,Other specific institutions in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Finland, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, People's Republic of China, Philippines, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Tanzania Younger than 31,You have completed,an engineering degree at a recognised institution in the past two years Temporary Visa,Valid for 18 months Stay in Australia,for up to 18 months,Travel,Work,Enrol in further,professional studies,Study to improve,your English skills $360 AUD

You may be inside or outside Australia when you apply for this visa however you must be outside of Australia when the visa is decided.
Please visit the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection of the Australian Government for more information (

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Outsourced Lawyer: Craig Nixon (MARN:1387940)

Business & Management

Consulting Internships

Consulting Internships operate across a wide variety of services such as business strategy, marketing, human resources, IT, e-business, and supply-chain management. Some of your tasks could include carrying out research and data collection to understand the organisation, conducting analysis, interviewing the client’s employees, management team and other stakeholders, preparing business proposals and presentations.

Human Resources Internships

Human Resource internships could involve HR administration tasks such as establishing and maintaining administrative systems and processes, reporting requirements and documentation, including personal details of all new staff members and updating and accurately maintaining data of all existing employees. General duties could be assisting with implementing HR policies and procedures and coordinating recruitment activities

Management, Business Administration and Business Development Internships

Management and Business Administration are fundamental in every business. Experience in these fields will provide you with exposure to various aspects of the business sector, including general business management, analysis, day-to-day administration, international business, marketing, customer relations, developing new business opportunities and accounting methods.


Journalism, Media and Advertising Internships

Doing an internship in Journalism, Media or Advertising includes a wide range of tasks like writing press releases and other materials, monitoring all forms of media, assisting with mailings and print production, data entry, preparing presentations, compiling contact lists, customer relations, searching for press clippings, Social Media, and much more. Journalism tasks could also involve gathering story ideas and writing new stories, just as fact checking, proofreading, formatting and editing when necessary.

Marketing, Sales Assistant and Communication Internships

These Internship placements help develop skills and experience in marketing and advertising strategies, identifying consumers, creating promotional and marketing materials, Social Media, assisting with preparation and delivery of training materials, prepare presentations, market research, working with contact management systems, branding and more. Placements can be in a variety of industries such as the arts, sports, communications, non-profit organisations, education, finance, health care, govt etc.

Design and IT

Architecture Internships

Architectural placements can often mean assisting a lead architect with a range of duties including creating models, research, business administration, and assistance with design and customer presentations. Tasks could involve 3D modeling software including AutoCAD, Autodesk and Google SketchUp. You could be assisting on all aspects of architectural design, from presentations for clients to working with the construction team.

IT, Computer Science, App Development and Web Design Internships

IT and Computer Science internships provide experience in working with various operating systems, networking, HTML, web editing, data input and general hardware. Other tasks might include documentation and testing of new software applications, assessments of new application ideas and develop applications (coding, programming). Web Design also requires creativity and provides opportunities for special web projects and creation.


Accounting, Banking and Finance Internships

Accounting requires good knowledge of accounting operating systems and provides for exposure to business practices, methods of billing, MYOB data entry, credit checks, assisting with audits, and client contact. Banking and finance placements provide opportunity for customer service and teller operations, exposure to banking systems and procedures and you will apply your accounting and finance skills and provide analysis of various business activities.


Ship Building and Mechanical Engineering Internships

Ship building and mechanical engineering internships can involve hands-on work, boarding on ships to business administrative functions or can be tailored to include all three. Companies catering to these internships include ship builders and repairers, brokers and dealers to shipping agents and insurers. Student needs to demonstrate a satisfactory level of capability and desire to understand shipping terminologies and processes.

Other engineering internships?

An Engineering Internship can be for students studying Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering. You could be developing systems and analysis for a wide variety of companies and industries. Tasks could include improving productivity, studying and improving plant safety, cost analysis, process documentation, taking inventory, materials inspection and quality control.


Environmental and Veterinarian Internships

Environmental and Veterinarian internships can be in a variety of settings such as veterinarian hospitals and clinics, government agencies, welfare organisations, non-profit organisations, wildlife sanctuaries or laboratory and research environments. Interns could gain experience in animal record keeping, animal cleaning and feeding, research, routine checkups, observations, testing, experimental procedures and clinic management. Students get the opportunity to work with leading researches and scientists in a wide array of topics including local flora & fauna, marine biology and ecology, conservation, genetics, parks and recreation areas, natural resource and agricultural management etc.

Scientific Research Internships

These Internship placements help develop skills and experience in conducting experiments, gathering data, lab duties, research, setting up experimental facilities and data entry. These internships are suitable for when you’re studying Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Immunology or other Biological Sciences.


Health and Medical Internships

Doing a Health or Medical Internship gives you the opportunity to observe, watch and analyse within nursing institutions plus performing routine tasks in various departments.

Sports and Recreation Internships

Sports and Recreation Internships provide exposure to a variety of aspects of the industries including management, marketing, tour operations, program development, fitness, training, coaching, surveying and customer services.

Hospitality Internships

Hospitality includes placements in prestigious hotels involved in banquet service, catering and kitchen, housekeeping or concierge. You will gain experience in different departments, from Front Desk, Night Audit, Breakfast, Housekeeping, Laundry, to Maintenance.

Teaching and Childcare Internships

Teaching internships can include Education facilities and schools, but also professional organisations and government services for Educators. It may be hands-on student teaching and business administration. Childcare is an opportunity to work directly with children (subject to “Working with Children” application completed) from newborns to toddlers in dedicated class rooms, participate in curriculum activities, support staff and assist with day to day functions of teaching environments including preparation of materials.



We don't base our enrolment on quarters or semesters, so you have the flexibility to choose when you want to do an internship in Australia with Career of the Day. However, we need at least 12 weeks notice between your enrolment and your arrival in Australia. This gives us time to find you a great position and arrange all the insurance and any additional services.

Internships can be anywhere from 4 -12 weeks long, depending on your preferences and/or academic requirements. Further, internships can be part-time or full-time.

The internship fee includes:

  • 100% Guaranteed Internship Placement Customised to You
  • Workplace insurance
  • Interview and job training
  • A professionally edited CV or resume
  • Ongoing local staff support
  • Pre departure handbook
  • Weekly intern newsletter
  • Certificate of completion after the internship
  • Coordination of documents to gain academic credit
  • Reference letter from your host company and/or Career of the Day
  • Visa assistance
  • Welcome orientation upon arrival
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Service Cost
4-6 Week Internship $800.00+GST
7-12 Week Internship $1,200.00+GST
Single Room HomeStay - Meals Included 1 $220-300/week
Single Room HomeStay - Meals Not Included $180-260/week
Shared Room HomeStay - Meals Included1 $200 -280/week
Shared Room HomeStay - Meals Not Included $160-240/week
Travel / Medical Insurance 2 $55+
Personal Airport Pickup3 $110+

1. Three meals per day are provided seven days a week.
2. Insurance costs vary on dates, country of origin, and several other factors. Final costs will be determined after your consultation during the application process.
3. Prices for airport pickup start at $110 and vary based on distance from the airport and time of arrival.


What is an internship?

An internship is a hands-on learning experience in a non-permanent position where the intern receives constant support and guidance from experienced professionals in a real professional workplace.

What are the advantages of doing an internship in Australia?
There are so many great advantages of doing an internship abroad.

  • You give your resume a boost
  • You improve your English skills majorly
  • You get exposure and experience in the Australian (business) culture
  • You learn many things you have not learned at school yet
  • You receive a reference letter from the organisation and from us
  • You build an international network of mentors, contacts, and friends
  • Getting international experience is a great way to build your confidence
  • Also many more benefits…

What type of internships does Career of the Day offer?

We have part-time or full-time internships ranging from 4-12 weeks depending on your preferences and availability. The positions are in almost any field both professional and non-professional. Find out which industries we offer internships in here.

How long before the start of my internship should I join the International Exchange Program?

We require candidates to join our International Exchange Program at least 12 weeks before you want to plan on starting the internship. This allows us time to find you a great position and work with you to ensure flights, accommodation, visas and everything else is in order to avoid any last minute issues that might arise.

Do I need to be a student?

No. Many program participants are still enrolled in school because they can earn credit from the internship. However, it is not a requirement.

How long is the internship?

Internships range from 4-12 weeks. The start and end dates are always flexible.

Will I get an internship guaranteed?

Yes, if you qualify and join the program we 100% guarantee it!

Why would I not qualify?

It can be that your field of study is too specific or unrealistic to the market conditions (at our discretion) or you don’t have the sufficient English skills that we require for our International Exchange Program. We require an English level at or above a level 5 on the IELTS test.

Can I do a part time internship?

Yes. We recommend doing a full-time internship if possible to get the most out of the experience, but we want you to have free time to enjoy all the other things Australia has to offer.

Can we apply as a group? (≥2 people)

Yes. Please contact us if you want to do an internship as a group as group discounts often apply.

Will I have free time during my internship?

Yes. Many interns choose to do full-time internships from approximately 9am-5pm weekdays, but you can also do only part-time. The rest of the hours/days belong to you. We encourage you to get out and make the most of your free time living in the most liveable city in the world.

How much does the internship cost?

The internship on its own costs only $800.00+GST. However, we have many options for you to customise the internship for an additional cost.

Why do I have to pay a fee?

The fee covers our costs to process the application, arrange insurance, arrange interviews, and most importantly place you in a reputable company in your industry all before you arrive. We want it to be affordable for you, which is why we offer additional services as options, not mandatory requirements.

Why do I have to pay a deposit?

We take a deposit to ensure that you’re serious about joining the program and guarantee you a spot. As soon as you join, we’ll start contacting companies, but they only want to work with serious candidates.

What does the total fee include?

  • 100% Guaranteed Internship Placement Customised to You
  • Workplace insurance
  • Interview and job training
  • A professionally edited CV or resume
  • Ongoing local staff support
  • Pre departure handbook
  • Weekly intern newsletter
  • Certificate of completion after the internship
  • Coordination of documents to gain academic credit
  • Reference letter from your host company and/or Career of the Day
  • Visa assistance
  • Welcome orientation upon arrival

To find out more about the fees, visit our Date/Fees page.

Can I use this internship as part of my University Degree?

Yes. Depending on the requirements of your university, you are likely eligible to receive credit for the internship. We will help provide the documentation, but you will be ultimately responsible for working with your school to ensure the internship will count towards your degree.

Where in Australia can I do an Internship?

Our internship positions are mainly in Melbourne and Sydney. If you’re hoping to go to another city, please contact us and we still may be able to arrange it.

Will I get paid for an Internship?

We offer both paid and unpaid internships. However, the majority of internships are unpaid. The paid internships offer an allowance and this allowance will vary depending on the host organisation, your personal experience and the position.

Host Organisation

What if I don’t like the organisation I’m appointment to?

We spend a lot of time up front ensuring we find you a good fit. However, if you start an internship and it’s not working out, we’ll either fix the problem or place you in another company for the remainder of your internship.

What if my interview doesn't go well?

Interviews can be tough and even intimidating at times. That’s why we do our best to prepare you with training and one-on-one coaching before the interviews so you can present yourself in the right way. If it doesn’t go well, don’t worry. We’ll keep setting up interviews with companies until we find one that’s a good fit and we’re there for support the whole time.

Can I get a job at the end of the internship?

In some cases it is possible to get a job with your host company at the end of the internship. However, it is unlikely unless you have a permanent working visa in Australia. It will depend entirely upon your performance, background, visa status and many factors to be negotiated with the employer directly. Career of the Day does not play a role in facilitating jobs after the internship.


Do I need a visa to do an internship in Australia?

Yes. More information about visas can be found here

Which visa do I need?

Which visa you need depends on your Country of Origin. We have a clear overview on the most common visas here
To get a full overview on which visas there are and which one is suitable for you, we recommend you to visit the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection of the Australian Government (

How much does a visa cost?

The cost depends on which visa you apply for, the country you’re in, the currency exchange rate and a few other factors. You can get a cost estimation on the different types of visas by visiting the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection of the Australian Government (
). For the most common Australian visas (462 & 417), the cost is usually around $300-400 AUD.


I’m not a native English speaker, is that a problem?

No. You have to have a sufficient understanding of the English language as you will be doing your internship in an English speaking environment.

What are the minimum requirements for English?

You must have an IELTS test result of 5 or a TOEFL score of 35-45. During our phone or Skype interview with you we will confirm whether or not your level of English is sufficient.


Do you arrange accommodation?

Yes. We offer accommodation arrangements at an additional cost.

What is Homestay?

HomeStay means is a chance for you to live with an Australian Family. It is a great way to improve your English and get a unique experience of the Australian culture. You would have your own room in a house where meals may or may not be provided depending on your preferences.


What about insurance?

The Australian law requires every employee/intern to have a Work Cover insurance which Career of the Day will arrange. Please note that this is only Work insurance. We recommend you have either personal insurance in your home country or travellers insurance for the length of your stay.

About Career of the Day

Who is Career of the Day?

For more than 10 years we have facilitated both paid and unpaid internships for (mostly international) people in Australia.

Our team consists of people from all over the world that have been interns abroad at some point during their career as well. We want to use the knowledge and experience that we have, to help you find your unique internship experience in Australia.

What is the role of Career of the Day after I enrolled in an internship?

We facilitate the whole program from start to finish. We will keep in contact to ensure things are going as expected by getting consistent feedback from you and the employer.

Will I have a contact person at Career of the Day?

Yes, you will have the contact details of all of our internship consultants. We’ll be there for you whenever you need anything.

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How to Apply

We designed our program to make the application process as easy as possible. By following the basic steps, our team can get a great understanding of what you want for your time in Australia and give you the resources you need to have a successful internship.

1. Apply

Submit a completed application form at no cost so we can get an idea of what you’re intentions are. Be sure to apply early because although our applications are assessed on a rolling basis, we require 12 weeks lead time before you arrive.

2. Talk to Our Team

After you’ve submitted the application, one of our program coordinators will get in contact with you to further discuss your goals and answer your questions over a phone call or Skype.

3. Sign up

Once your eligibility has been approved and you’ve made the decision to come to Australia and work with Career of the Day, the next step is to finalise your application. You’ll upload a resume, cover letter, transcripts, photo, IELTS test results, passport information and a 10% deposit of the internship fee to secure your spot in the program.

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Please fill out our application form and we’ll be in contact with you soon.

International Internship Application
First Name*
Last Name*
Country of Citizenship*
Date of Birth*
Skype ID
Current Education Status*
Career Field*
When do You Want to Start Your Internship?*
Briefly Describe Your Professional goals*
Upload Your Resume*

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Please use Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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Registered Migration Agent:

Evan Bishop

(MARN 1679414)