The Professional Internship Program offers candidates an opportunity to gain professional work experience and improve career opportunities in almost all academic fields and a wide range of industries. It is aimed at candidates seeking work experience / internship positions in Australia. An internship is a great way to gain exposure into the professional work environment and develop professional workplace skills. All placements are non-paid training positions and they are available in all major cities of Australia. The Professional Internship Program will give candidates entry to Australia’s leading organizations.

Internship lengths vary depending on candidates and their objectives or academic requirements. The minimum length is 6 weeks and maximum length is 26 weeks. Candidates can choose from any of the following fields or specify and we will match their request with a suitable Host Organisation.

Note: Positions in the Health Industry for doctors, nurses, dentists etc. are not available due to government restrictions.*Certain fields may require extra lead time and/or additional requirements such as portfolios.


In order to be eligible for the Professional Internship Program candidates must meet the following requirements:

– Aged 18-30

– The internship field requested is directly related to your educational background

– Currently enrolled in a tertiary course, or

– A recent graduate within 24 months of course completion

– Upper intermediate – advanced English language skills

Note: There are visa restrictions from certain nationalities to apply for this program. Please check your local UKCES office if you are eligible to apply for this program.

If you would like to apply for our internships and cultural exchange programs, please email your CV/resume at Some of the programs are  offered on a very limited basis. Alternatively, visit your local UKCES office or representatives for further details. You can also refer to our Contact Us page or explore our website for complete information.