So you're ready to apply for an internship?

Before applying, confirm your eligibility to confirm you can afford to participate.

To receive support from UQ for your Internship Experience (which may include access to insurance and funding) you must submit your online application and supporting documentation (see notes below) to the Internships and Global Experiences Team.

You must agree to UQ's Global Experiences Terms and Conditions when you submit your application.

In-Person Global Internship Experiences

We are very pleased to announce that our global experiences will recommence on a country-by-country basis. We understand how important these opportunities are for you, and our teams have been working diligently behind the scenes to ensure these can be offered safely as we continue to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and other global safety considerations.

Make sure to research your travel destination(s) and prepare accordingly, by reviewing all the FAQs.

To apply, follow these steps:

1. Before you apply

Work through the following key steps to ensure that you research your options, understand deadlines and processes, and prepare well for your Internship.

  1. Research your internship options
    Use the Find an internship page to search for supported experiences. Pay close attention to the delivery type (in-person or virtual) and location, which can be found in the Fast Facts box. 
  2. Important dates:
    Understand the key dates and deadlines within the experience timeline
    Applications Open26 July 2023
    Applications Close31 August 2023
    OS-HELP Loan Applications Close15 September 2023
    Host ApplicationVaries - Student must apply directly to the host
    Last day to change experiences or mode7 September 2023
  3. Eligibility Criteria
    Confirm you meet the Internships Eligibility Criteria to participate in an internship.
  4. Costs and Funding
    Understand the costs of the experiences and the possible financial support available using our Costs and Funding page.
  5. Research Visa and Entry Requirements
    Research and understand visa/entry requirements of the country of your chosen experience, factoring in timelines and costs.

 Global Experiences
Frequently Asked Questions
Search UQ FAQs for commonly asked questions. Use search words including 'global experiences', 'exchange', 'short-term' or 'internships'.