Winter 2022 In-person Global Internships

We are very pleased to announce that our global experiences including Semester 2, 2022 Exchange and Winter 2022 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.

NEXSTEP Internships Abroad enables you to participate in work experience overseas. NEXSTEP ensure anyone can participate in an Internship Program according to their own availability, goals, dreams and personal limitations. The team provide participants with personal and professional enrichment through unique in-country social network experiences, career advice, one-on-one support as well as opportunities to develop professional skills in various internship industries abroad.

What can I participate in?

NEXSTEP offer a range of in-person internship opportunities over a wide array of sectors across Thailand and South Korea,  in the following fields:

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Engineering
  • Business
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Film & Animation
  • Social
  • Visual Design

Further information on each sector, can be found on the NEXSTEP 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 NEXSTEP via the buttons below.

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

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 NEXSTEP  


Costs & Inclusions

Program fee is approximately AUD $3,990 - $5,990 depending on the length of the internship. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host website.

This cost includes:

  • Guaranteed project-based activity with a team of 2-3 
  • Minimum 24 hours per week of in-person work-based experience
  • Resume Review
  • Interview Preparation
  • Personal Branding Workbook
  • Comprehensive Gateway to Future of Work Orientation
  • Weekly Feedback touchpoints
  • Personal NEXSTEP Program Advisor 
  • Network with students & professionals
  • Letter of Recommendation &  Learning Outcomes Report
  • 24/7 on the ground service 
  • Airport pick-up
  • Visa support & Insurance
  • English speaking supervisor 
  • Business, Culture and Social Events
  • Orientation and Welcoming Banquet
  • Welcome Packet with Sim Card included 


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: 15 April 2022
Host: 30 Apri 2022

Program Dates

Start: 22 June 2022
End: 22 July 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

Past Information Session Recordings:

NEXSTEP Internships | April 2021 | Session recording