An internship is a short-term work placement at a business or an educational institute. According to dictionary.com internship means any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession. The idea of an internship has evolved from old-fashioned apprenticeship, where a skilled labour, would take on and teach a young person their trade. In Australia typically the duration of internship is three months and it that can be paid or unpaid, depending on the length of placement and type of the industry. For some industries internship is mandatory such as healthcare industry. Moreover, internship is mandatory for Professional Year Program which is important for skill assessment. Internships can be found for IT and engineering degrees, healthcare programs, paralegal certificates, and many other career choices.
Finding internship is not an easy task. The process for finding an internship can be challenging and time consuming. It’s like kind of finding a job. There are lots of websites that students can use to find internships. However, not all sites are created equal or produce the best internship opportunities. Here are 5 suggestions students may follow to find internship in Australia
Government Job Websites
Australian Government has a well-structured internship program. Search Federal, Local and State government job websites and maybe you get a placement. Subscribe to these websites and follow up job alerts.
Some of the best internships can be found through networking, even when you are networking online.
Search individual company website according to internship requirement. For example, if you are a nursing student search aged care industry or health care companies’ website.
Job Searching Websites
Job searching website such as seek.com, indeed.com plays vital role in finding internship. Along with searching major companies, indeed also allows you to save searches and have internship listings delivered by email alert.
Internship can be also found from recruitment agencies. Some recruitment agencies are specialised in internship placement. Find those agencies, register with them and maintain a regular communication them.
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