An internship in Australia through Global Experiences is guaranteed to be an experience unlike any other. With a booming tourism industry and plenty to explore Sydney is perfect for any intern. Sydney is home to Australia’s financial and economic center and has plenty of great full-time internship opportunities. Among our most popular placement fields are business, real estate, arts, banking, education, politics, and law.
Come experience Australia’s open, friendly business culture while gaining professional experience and global connections. Sydney is considered one of the most pleasant and livable cities in the entire world; with over 300 days of sunshine each year and many iconic landmarks to visit, including the Sydney Opera house and great barrier reef, there will always be something new to experience. During your program with Global Experiences, you’ll have everything you need to have a life-changing adventure (and invaluable work experience!) while completing an Internship in Sydney.
The AIFS Abroad inclusive program fee includes all of the great features below in addition to many pre-departure, on-site, and upon-return services to help interns make the most of their time abroad.Review Our Policies
Once accepted into program we guarantee an internship in one of your approved career fields
Connecting academic goals to professional experiences
Day trip to wineries in the Hunter Valley
A wide range of AIFS-organized cultural activities and social events to enrich your experience.
To help with any questions or advice you may need throughout the program
24/7 emergency support and comprehensive insurance
Access to the renowned Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment and alumni network
Round-trip flights from 25 U.S. gateways
Airport transfers to and from accommodation
Credit can be obtained through our School of Record, Fairfield University
Earn up to 12 credits during the summer or semester
Some universities require credit to be earned, and we cannot change a universities requirement
Day trip to Hunter Valley
Day trip to Blue Mountains
AIFS Abroad provides excellent accommodations, activities, resources, and staff to help interns learn about and integrate into your host community.
Internet access is included in all AIFS housing in Sydney.
With its excellent beaches and year-round mild weather, Sydney is the perfect place to try surfing, sailing, stand up paddle boarding, and other aquatic activities.
Sydney is the most populous city in Australia with over 4.6 million inhabitants with approximately 28% of the population was born elsewhere. Sydney is a consistently high-ranking world city for quality of life.
The City of Sydney introduced a Sustainable Sydney 2030 program, with various targets planned and a guide on how to reduce energy in homes and offices by 30%. The city also has an “urban forest growth strategy” which aims to increase the tree coverage in the city by planting trees and vegetation to provide cleaner air and create moisture during hot weather, thus lowering city temperatures.
Andrea is the Program Director of Internships in Sydney. Originally born in Eastern Europe, Andrea moved to Australia at age 11. After graduating with a B.A. in Recreation Management, she moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked at the Australian Embassy and later at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
In her free time, Andrea enjoys running, yoga, traveling, and spending time on the beach.
In addition to day trips and excursions, a cultural calendar of weekly activities and social events is included in your program fee. These activities will include both typical tourist sites and attractions and lesser known visits which take advantage of the expert knowledge of our local AIFS Abroad staff and give you a more authentic and insightful view of life in Australia. Typical activities, tours and visits include:
You may be asked to pay a small supplementary fee for some events.
Visit Echo point and scenic lookouts and waterfalls and Leura Village. Transportation by train and bus.
Winery tour, visit to vodka distillery, and kangaroo spotting. Transportation by train and private bus.
Program is closed
Students can select an optional transportation package for all AIFS programs. Students who choose to book their own flights should meet up with group at the program location and will need to make their own ground transportation arrangements.
Below are fees by departure city based on average historical costs and subject to change. If you select this option on your application, the total flight package price will be confirmed in your account 6 months prior to departure. (Program fee is guaranteed.)