Information for term Summer Global Internship
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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.
SPEND A FEW HOURS
exploring the rare and exotic plants at the Royal Botanic Garden
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 SYDNEY5M+
HECTARES + PARKS AND NATURE AREAS IN SYDNEY1M
AMOUNT OF FISH SOLD EACH DAY AT THE SYDNEY FISH MARKET52 TONS
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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.
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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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.
There are no specific language requirements for this program.
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.
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.
Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits
Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 30 integrated academic seminar hours, 200-240 internship placement hours
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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
- MSI 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.See more scholarship info
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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.
Fees & Housing
|Summer 2021 8 weeks||Mar 1, 2021||Jun 15, 2021||Aug 8, 2021||
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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 = $4,483
Housing = $1,500
Insurance = $167Total Fees = $6,450
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 = $1,200Total Estimated Costs = $4,865
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.
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 by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
† Round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
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, your college or university may charge additional fees for study abroad, or may require you to receive a transcript via CIEE's School of Record, which carries an additional fee of $500.
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Get StartedHere's what you need to do to take the next steps:
START AN APPLICATIONApply Now
You're one step closer to an amazing study abroad experience!
CONNECT WITH YOUR CAMPUS STUDY ABROAD OFFICE
Share your plans and confirm you're on track to meet all required steps to go abroad.
CONTACT USSCHEDULE A CALL
All applicants are highly encouraged to speak with their CIEE Global Internship Advisor prior to the application deadline. Connect early and often. You will learn about the program, the internship placement process, and receive coaching tips on the application process and your resume.