Spend summer being part of Sydney’s professional community

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.

My internship placement was influential in figuring out my career path, as it helped me learn how to make your passions part of your everyday life. ”

Ashley Wheeler

Saint Michael's College Student, Sydney Internship Program Summer

  • Internship Placement options include: Advertising; architecture & landscape architecture; arts; business operations (including HR); entrepreneurial start-ups; environment & sustainability; film & TV; financial services; health; hospitality; journalism; law; marketing; non-governmental organizations; politics; psychology; public relations; sport; and theater. The Placement Information and Field Guide outlines more placement details.

  • You will take two courses with Arcadia University; your internship course and a choice of Global Economics: Australia in the Asian Century, Environmental Policy & Ethics, or Nations: Aboriginal & Australian

  • This program includes a weekend excursion to the Blue Mountains.

  • Throughout your internship, you'll have mentoring from faculty for the academic side of your program and from a workplace supervisor to ensure you are meeting your own professional and personal goals. 

  • This program will be an impressive addition to any resume.

  • Learn more about Arcadia in Australia.

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As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed accommodation. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.


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Student health, safety and security in Australia are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...

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