Internships

Professional Internship Program

Professional Internship Program

Students* who have studied at La Trobe University’s Sydney Campus can gain relevant, related work experience through a Professional Internship Program.

The Program prepares eligible bachelor’s and master’s graduates for the Australian workforce and provides crucial professional experience, which means that they have an important advantage when entering the working world.

*International students must be on a temporary graduate visa (485 visa)

Get the competitive advantage

An internship is critical in the development of your skills. You will be more advanced and confident when you move into the workforce. The Professional Internship Program can:

  • significantly improve your ability to gain employment;
  • add value to your resume with relevant work experience;
  • assist you in developing communication skills in the business environment;
  • deepen your understanding of the requirements and expectations of the industry; and
  • give you the opportunity to make personal connections within your industry and, potentially, a referee.

Who can participate?

Bachelor’s and master’s graduates from La Trobe University Sydney Campus can participate in the Professional Internship Program run by Navitas Professional. Spaces are limited each year so you should apply promptly to be considered.

The cost of the course is $2000.  La Trobe University Sydney Campus will contribute 50% of the course fee as part of our ongoing commitment to ensure students have the best possible opportunities to succeed.

What type of work do interns do?

Students in our program gain real industry experience. We guarantee at least 70% of the work they do to be directly related to their field of study. This means students can be assured they won’t spend their weeks as a make-shift receptionist, cleaner or doing menial tasks.

Internship partners

There are more than 2000 host partners from Fortune 500 companies, multi-national and ASX 100 companies, to small and medium sized businesses.

To qualify to be a host business, the organisation undergoes a formal review process to ensure they can offer a quality professional experience for students. All host businesses must have a minimum of 10 staff.

Fee

The cost of the course is $2000.  La Trobe University Sydney Campus will contribute 50% of the course fee as part of our ongoing commitment to ensure students have the best possible opportunities to succeed.

How to apply

Visit Sydney Campus Reception to apply for the Program.