IE3 Global collaborates with Internships Down Under (IDU) to provide high-quality, personalized virtual internship opportunities for students in a range of professional disciplines in Australia. Options are available in private enterprise, public organizations, and not-for-profits based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, and Perth. Through personal contact and hands-on student engagement, IDU matches students with an organization where they can learn and make a valuable contribution.
IDU matches students with internships based on industry interest, professional and academic experience, and regional preference. IDU has professional opportunities in a variety of industries including marketing, finance, public relations, IT, tourism and hospitality, fashion, and communications.
Flexible start dates at the beginning of each academic term.
Interns earn between 4-10 credits by working 120-300 hours over the course 4-12 weeks per term.
Internships Down Under (IDU) facilitates personalized internships for students throughout Australia in a wide variety of fields. Centrally located in Sydney’s Bondi Junction, IDU delivers professional and efficient service. A virtual internship with a host site based in Australia provides students with the opportunity to gain practical training and experience in their requested field and in an English language environment. Internships Down Under is an active member of the Australian Internship Industry Association (AIIA). Through this professional association, IDU stays updated on changes in the industry and internship best practices, which enables the organization to provide top quality and innovative internships.
Internships Down Under (IDU) conducts a thorough interview process to ensure a successful match between you and your internship placement. IDU maintains a varied portfolio of internships including:
Marketing & Communication – print, radio, TV, online, and social media in a variety of industries (fashion, sports, event, tourism, retail, online, social media, international)
Tourism/Leisure & Hospitality – inbound/outbound, backpackers, attractions, online, front desk, HR, guest services
Business – administration, finance, accounting, insurance, legal, public relations, human resources, logistics, event management
Media – arts, audio, film, visual, online
Information Technology (IT) & Graphic/Web Design – software development, mobile applications, SEO, graphic design, web design and development
The program fee factors in the total number of work hours, the duration of the internship and the number of academic credits. During the application review phase, your Program Coordinator will provide you with an estimated program budget, based on your specific circumstances and internship program. See examples of estimated program fees below.
1 undergrad academic credit = 30 total work hours
1 undergrad academic credit = 45 total work hours
Learn more about Megan’s virtual internship experience with a Travel and Hospitality Company.
Summer: January 25
Fall: April 15
Winter: September 1
Spring: November 15
- Open to all majors; relevant experience in chosen industry preferred (coursework, volunteer work, and professional work experience)
- Sense of professionalism and strong work ethic