CISaustralia is dedicated to providing university students with innovative, high quality, short-term overseas study, intern and volunteer experiences, while promoting global awareness, inspiring personal growth, and developing engaged world citizens.

The CIS Australia Internship in New Zealand is a unique international experience where you will be sure to grow from an exciting experience abroad and learn skills that are transferrable to future opportunities in Australia.

CISaustralia offer a range of internship opportunities over a wide array of sectors. UQ students can apply to Internships offered in New Zealand in the following fields:

  • Arts and Design
  • Business and Marketing
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Media
  • Human Rights
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Math
  • Social Science and Humanities

Further information on this internship can be found on the CISaustralia website.

Application Instructions

All applicants must meet the UQ Internship Eligibility Criteria and any other criteria as outlined by the host organisation. Students are required to apply to both UQ and CISaustralia via the buttons below.

  1. Submit an application to the Internships and Global Experiences Team and
  2. Submit an application to CISaustralia

Students will receive access to their Internships Workflow once their application is approved by the Internships and Global Experiences Team. 

Apply to UQ  Apply to CISaustralia  


Costs & Inclusions

Program fee is approximately AUD $4,190 - $7,199 depending on the length of the internship plus an initial application fee of AUD $95. 

This cost includes:

  • Internship placement and supervision CISaustralia support services before, during and after the program
  • Financial advice
  • Assistance with travel arrangements
  • Pre-departure guide and session
  • Airport pick-up (on specified program arrival date within designated arrival times)
  • Accommodation – Single room in self-catered, shared apartment
  • On-site orientation CISaustralia 24/7 on-site support – Site Director CISaustralia
  • Certificate of Participation (available on request)


Funding is not guaranteed even if all selection criteria are met. Funding should not be a factor when developing your budget and should only be considered supplementary financial support if awarded. 

Applicants will be considered for only one grant per application round.

Widening Participation Grant & Short-term Experiences Grant

When you submit your application for an internship, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding page for details.

Credit for Internships

Some students may be able to receive credit towards their UQ program pending faculty approval. The Global Experiences Team is unable to provide further advice regarding internships for credit. If you are interested in seeking credit, please refer to the Credit for Internships page for more specific details

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 30 September 2021
Host: 30 September 2021

Program Dates

Start: 03 January 2022
End: 20 February 2022


Fast Facts

Type: Work Experience
Mode: Internship
Location: ln-person
Credit: For-credit or Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

Internship Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

Information Sessions