Arcadia: Sydney -Sydney Internship Program Summer
Earn academic credit, improve your professional skills and embrace new cultures in one of the world’s most exciting cities. This innovative internship offers you a placement in one of Sydney's leading public institutions or commercial enterprises,... read more
My internship placement was the best part about my experience. I was able to acquire work experience in an international setting and learned to adapt to the cultural differences. The program was worth it because of the internship! A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
the independence of living on one's own in a foreign country Anisha - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I was able to grow as a person, realizing I was able to look after myself, do well at uni, and flourish on my own. A student - Arcadia University View Entire Review
I gained 5 new best friends, I learned SO much about a new culture, I got to scuba dive on a world wonder, and made countless amazing memories! Definitely worthwhile. Aly S - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I enjoyed being able to look at the U.S. and other parts of the world through a different lens and being able to travel to unique places like the Blue Mountains and Great Barrier Reef. It was certainly worthwhile. A student - Trinity University View Entire Review
I wished it was longer (the whole summer) and I also wish that we would be housed with international students for the sake of learning more day-to-day. I didn't like how Arcadia students always stuck together. Chelsea V - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I learned a lot about counseling through my internship. I also learned a lot about Australia's efforts to protect the environment and relationship with Aboriginals. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned that I must travel more! A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned about the culture of Australia, met great people, had an amazing internship experience and got to see a lot the landscapes. Incredibly worthwhile. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I felt like I gained a great sense of independence, and I learned a lot about workplace environments from my internships. My experiences traveling around Australia and New Zealand were also some of the best things I did. A student - Trinity University View Entire Review
As much as I learned about Australia I learned even more about my own country coming back home. I have another experience in which to compare things here and I feel as if I have been greatly expanded by the experience. After Australia I now plan on taking my entrepreneurial plans international and now have a strong goal in which... Laura H - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Yes it was worthwhile, I gained valuable experience for my future career, which I would have otherwise not learned. Aubree D - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Earn academic credit, improve your professional skills and embrace new cultures in one of the world’s most exciting cities. This innovative internship offers you a placement in one of Sydney's leading public institutions or commercial enterprises, as well as a research project and a course on Australian society, history and workplace culture.
Our experienced staff look at your academic and professional background as well as your own learning objectives to find the right placement for you. In the past, we have had interns in fields including marketing, finance, politics, social welfare, public policy, journalism, communications, humanities, and visual, fine and graphic arts. Arcadia has strong ties throughout the Sydney community to ensure your placement is a perfect fit for you.
You will work three days per week at your internship placement, while also attending class for one day per week. Your assessment will include a research project based on your work experience.
- Social Sciences
- Arts and Humanities
Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:
- Great Barrier Reef
- Blue Mountains
- Trip to Northwest Australia
- The Grampians- Breathtaking scenery
- Broken Bay- Rappel, hike, swim & campfire cookouts
- North Stradbroke Island-Kayak & snorkel
- and more...
Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:
Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad
Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!
Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.
Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide
Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
- International Business
- Social Sciences
- Social Work
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The College of Global Studies at Arcadia has one of the most extensive scholarship programs of any study abroad organization. As a non-profit university, Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participation in an Arcadia program and staying home. Eligibility for our scholarships is based on financial need and approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award.