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 Colombia, Hong Kong SAR, Ireland, England, Spain, New York, Japan and Thailand in the following fields:

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

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 approximatly USD $1,822 - $11,850 for UQ Students dependent on location and duration of program.

Students receiving Youth Allowance, are eligible for a USD $500 discount off any programs.

Students who are successfully placed in to an Internship within a Business field (i.e. marketing, entreprenesurship etc.), will be eligible for a further USD $300 discount off the program fee.

This cost includes:

  • 24/7 program support
  • Professional internship placement in a role or project which can be executed & supervised online
  • Airport pick-up
  • Visa support
  • Accomodation
  • Cultural and social events throughout your program
  • Professional development materias including CV improvment tools
  • Welcome & orientation sessions with The Intern Group and the host company
  • TIG's proprietary Career Advancement Training & resources
  • Access to TIG's Keynote Speaker Series of exclusive live-streamed Q&A's with successful speakers from various fields
  • A certificate of completion
  • Exit interview/debrief with TIG staff
  • A 60-minute session with a professional career coach
  • Lifetime membership in TIG'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 & 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: 26 September 2021

Program Dates

Earlier start: 03 January 2022
Latest end: 20 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