Australia

Sydney, Australia

Summer Global Internship

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Information for term Summer Global Internship

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

March 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: March 1, 2020
  • Dates: Jun 15 – Aug 8, 2020 (8 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours

Overview

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CIEE Global Internship programs are built just for you! All our locations offer a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. When you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Learn more about our personalized placement process.

Get to know the characteristically relaxed yet globally competitive work-place culture in the Southern Hemisphere’s hub for trade, finance, tech, and media production. Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales, the most populous city in Australia, and the launching point for exchange of goods, services, and ideas with the country’s Asian neighbors.

Unique Experiences

  • SPEND A FEW HOURS

    exploring the rare and exotic plants at the Royal Botanic Garden

  • PARTICIPATE

    in weekly local start-up meet-ups and entrepreneurship festivals

  • GET A PANORAMIC WATER VIEW

    of Sydney’s landmarks on a ferry ride through Sydney Harbour

  • NUMBER OF “SYDNEYSIDERS,” OR RESIDENTS OF SYDNEY

    5M+
  • HECTARES + PARKS AND NATURE AREAS IN SYDNEY

    1M
  • AMOUNT OF FISH SOLD EACH DAY AT THE SYDNEY FISH MARKET

    52 TONS

Location & Culture

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Sydney’s origins trace back to an area inhabited by Indigenous Australians for over 30,000 years, first visited by Europeans in the 1770’s and settled as a penal colony in 1788. With a population of around five million, Sydney is a cosmopolitan, open-minded, and multicultural city. Nearly half of its residents speak a language other than English at home and 36% were born overseas. Sydney is consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live globally, and it is renowned for its social inclusion, diversity, and tolerance.

Learn more about Sydney and see past internship examples »

Excursions & Activities

  • Kayak with your “mates” through Sydney Harbor before a traditional Australian BBQ
  • Hike the spectacular Blue Mountains with experienced and informed guides ready to share the environmental and cultural history of the spectacular landscape
  • Step back in time with a historic walk through The Rocks – established in 1788 when Sydney was a penal colony

Projects, Volunteer Opportunities, or Internships

  • Take advantage of resume guidance and hone your interviewing skills with the help of local business professionals
  • Explore the professional working world of Sydney through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

As a global intern in Sydney, you’ll work in a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries. Co-curricular requirements and cultural activities in and around Sydney complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of the city.

This 8-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated academic course.

Academics

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Eligibility

  • Overall GPA

    Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5. Rising sophomore standing and above required at time of participation. *Additional visa restrictions may apply and CIEE will advise students as part of the early application process.

Course Information

Program Credit
Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits

Course Credit
Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 30 integrated academic seminar hours, 200-240 internship placement hours

Language of Instruction
English

Requirements
Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship and weekly co-curricular workshops, site visits, and lectures. Participation in the integrated academic seminar and co-curriculars is mandatory for all participants.

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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Dates & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Sydney culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Excursions and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

No Hidden Fees

Program

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Start Date

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Fees & Housing

Summer 2020 8 weeks Mar 1, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 Aug 8, 2020
$6,350
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,383

Housing = $1,500

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $6,350

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,200

International Airfare = $1,800

Local Transportation = $300

Books & Supplies = $30

Visa Fees = $335

Personal expenses = $1,200

Total Estimated Costs = $4,865

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* Non-refundable

Round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Get Started

Here's what you need to do to take the next steps:
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    START AN APPLICATION
    You're one step closer to an amazing study abroad experience!

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    CONNECT WITH YOUR CAMPUS STUDY ABROAD OFFICE 
    Share your plans and confirm you're on track to meet all required steps to go abroad. 

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    Contact Us

    fter you have started an application, all applicants then schedule a time to connect with Brooke, the advisor for the program. This is so you can have well informed expectations about the application, program, placement process, and available internships.