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Fact Sheet:
Candice Snowden
Host Institution:
University of Sydney
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment, Experiential Learning, Internship (Part), Study Abroad
Summer Program Duration:
4-8 weeks
Apartment, Other, Residence Hall
Minimum GPA:
Classification of Credits Available:
Internship Credits, Undergraduate Credits
Program Description:
[Study Abroad Internship]

Do you want to maximise your Study Abroad experience whilst at the University of Sydney?
This is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the Australian business culture and shape your future career. Apply for Sydney Abroad Internships (ARTS2600), a 6 credit point unit of study which includes a 120 hour* industry or research work placement.
*minimum 120 hours placement can be increased if necessary for credit transfer back to home university

There are several intakes for 2017:
- Summer Session, January to February
- Spring Friendly, early January to early June
- Semester 1, mid February to late June
- Short Term, 28 May to 8 July
- Semester 2, mid July to late November

The Benefits
Sydney Abroad Interns have the chance to develop familiarity with the Australian workplace culture while applying their academic learning in real workplace situations. They also enhance their communication, cross-cultural and interpersonal skills and gain a competitive advantage in the graduate employment market by developing global connections.

Applicants for Sydney Abroad Internships need to:
•       Be an applicant and satisfy all requirements of one of our Study Abroad programs
•       Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or ‘B’ or better on the ECTS grading scale
•       Completed at least 1 year of university study

Placement Process
Students must apply for one of our exciting Study Abroad programs before we can commence proce200 words each)
•       4 reflective journals (400 words each)
•       1 final project report (2500 words)

Taking the internship unit, ARTS2600, contributes no extra fees and students receive a final grade that appears on their University of Sydney transcript.

The Internship Placement
Our host partners offer placements in the following roles and industries. This list is non-exhaustive and we can accommodate other placement interests as required.
Industry Placements:
•       Accounting, Economics and Finance
•       Advertising, Marketing and Sales
•       Architecture and Urban Planning
•       Business and Management
•       Charity
•       Education and Tutoring
•       Engineering and Information Technology
•       Events, Public Relations and Social Media
•       Government and Policy
•       Media and Communications
•       Retail and Fashion
•       Science and Research

Research Placements:
•       Students are matched with an academic from the University of Sydney to learn research methods and assist with a research project in their field of study.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.