Arcadia: Sydney -Sydney Internship Program Summer
Spend six-and-a-half weeks in dynamic, multicultural Sydney! It’s Australia’s oldest and largest city, with spectacular harbor views and a cosmopolitan vibe. You’ll work and live alongside friendly and laid-back Sydneysiders, earning academic cred... 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
Spend six-and-a-half weeks in dynamic, multicultural Sydney! It’s Australia’s oldest and largest city, with spectacular harbor views and a cosmopolitan vibe. You’ll work and live alongside friendly and laid-back Sydneysiders, earning academic credit, improving your professional skills, and embracing your new culture.
Arcadia Abroad’s personalized internship program lets you work with an internship coordinator to identify your goals and interests, leading to an interview and placement in one of Sydney's leading public institutions or commercial enterprises. Program components include: your placement; completion of a research project pertaining to your work experience; a course on Australian society, history and workplace culture; and one elective.
We’re committed to finding you a placement opportunity that helps you to grow professionally, personally, and academically. 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.
Arcadia has placed interns in fields including advertising; architecture and landscape architecture; arts; business operations (including HR); entrepreneurial start-ups; environment & sustainability; film & TV; financial services; health; hospitality; journalism; law; marketing; NGO’s; politics; psychology; public relations; sport; theatre; and more. The Placement Information and Field Guide outlines more placement details.
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
- Mission Beach- Experience a bush tucker tour
- The Grampians-Breathtaking scenery
- Broken Bay- Rappel, hike, swim & campfire cookouts
- North Stradbroke Island- Kayak & snorkel
- and more...
Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.
Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
- Social Work
- Social Sciences
- International Business
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Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participating on an Arcadia program and staying home. Arcadia scholarships are awarded to eligible applicants based on need. Approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award