Other internship experiences

There are a number of different enrichment opportunities available to you that are supported by local or overseas government organisation.

Explore the options available to you, find out more about the experiences and apply.

If you need help or guidance, please contact us.

CIEE is collaborating with UNHCR to call on student leaders from across the globe to present their solution ideas to support increasing access to higher education and livelihood for forcibly displaced youth worldwide. Challenge participants gain valuable skills, similar to those developed during a global internship, and expand their professional networks, all while solving one of the most critical issues of our generation. Finalist teams will earn a trip to London to compete in person, and the winning team will receive a 2025 summer internship facilitated by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), and an opportunity to have their idea selected to be shared with UNHCR and their networks.
Opportunity for Brisbane-based domestic and international tertiary students in various disciplines within Brisbane City Council. Council is regularly looking for students to apply for this wonderful opportunity, send a cover letter and resume to TertiaryWorkExperience@brisbane.qld.au outlining your industry of interest, when you can commence and how many days per week you are available.
The United Nations internship programme internship is for a period of two to six months depending on the needs of each office. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
This program provides a formal approach for GCH to host students in non-clinical internships and work experience placements across the Health Service.
The program targets students in non-clinical disciplines to find opportunities within Gold Coast Health Service to learn and develop their skills within their chosen field.
New opportunities pop up from time to time and are added as soon as it becomes available.
Experience the heart of Australian policy-making and politics through a research project. ANIP internships are open to current undergraduate and postgraduate students from all academic disciplines.
In order to be eligible for this experience, applicants must receive credit toward their UQ degree.

Applications for ANIP Internships for Semester 1, 2024 are now close. Applications for Semester 2, 2024 (July to November) will open in February and close on 30 April, 2024.
When offered, scholars work alongside specialist researchers in the Parliamentary Library in Canberra for a period of six weeks to produce a report on a topic of relevance to the Library’s research program.
Submit your application to parliamentary.librarian@aph.gov.au
Open to domestic students with multicultural backgrounds, or international students from Brisbane's Sister Cities. This is an exclusive opportunity to gain four weeks of degree-related, paid work experience with local businesses aspiring to explore new opportunities.
Application for the 2024 Undergraduate Internships Programme is currently OPEN and closing on 31 Dec 2023.
Opportunity to gain insights into the life of a Foreign Service Officer in either the Functional and Corporate track or the Political and Economic track.
(Open to Singaporean nationals only)
Learn first-hand from innovative startup communities.
Apply for a Ventures Startup Adventure, a 3-4 week learning
experience with local, regional Qld and global startup communities (virtual & in-person).
Open to all current UQ students
The German Federal Foreign Office is offering internships (6 weeks to 3 months) in Germany and its missions abroad for example Rio, New York or Accra (https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/karriere/praktika/praktika-node/praktikumausland-node). In order to be eligible for this experience, applicants must receive credit toward their degree programs.
(Open to German nationals only)
This program made up of 4 modules that are designed to give you insight into working in some of Queensland's top industries. The modules will give you an understanding of the type of tasks you might be expected to undertake and the variety of diverse careers available in each industry.