The Intern Group Global Internships are designed for comprehensive professional and personal development in the global city. Combine first-class professional experience with cultural immersion and community. Join over 2000+ talented professionals who advance their career in exciting global cities every year with The Intern Group.

What can I participate in?

The Intern Group offer a range of global in-person internship opportunities over a wide array of sectors. UQ students can apply for Internships offered in England, Ireland, Spain, Thailand and USA in the following fields:

  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Consulting
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fashion
  • Film & TV
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Government & Politics
  • Graphic Design
  • Hospitality, Events & Tourism
  • Human Resources
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Languages & Translation
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • NGO
  • Public Relations
  • Social Sciences

Further information on each internship can be found on The Intern Group 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 the Intern Group via the buttons below.

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

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 the Intern Group  


Costs & Inclusions

The program fee is approximately AUD $5,100 - $15,300 for UQ Students dependent on location and duration of program.

The Global Internship Program includes

  • professional internship placement in a host company with English-speaking supervisor
  • accommodation with a private bedroom
  • visa assistance
  • airport pickup
  • welcome pack with SIM card
  • orientation session
  • program staff available 24/7
  • mental health support
  • career development training & resources
  • cultural and social events & excursions
  • professional DISC assessment of student's workplace behavior profile
  • a certificate of completion
  • a session with a professional career coach
  • and lifetime membership in the interngroup's worldwide alumni network


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

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: 10 September 2022
Host: 3 months before the intended start date

Program Dates

Earliest Start: 21 November 2022
Latest End: 17 February 2022


Fast Facts

Type: Work Experience
Mode: Internship
Location: In-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