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Australia: Summer Internship
Brisbane, Australia; Melbourne, Australia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Program Cost Summer
Fact Sheet:
Academic College: Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Best Fit Majors: Accounting, Advertising, Aerospace Engineering, Agribusiness Management, Agricultural & Extension Education, Agroecology, Agronomy, Animal & Nutritional Sciences, Anthropology, Applied & Environmental Microbiology, Art Education, Art History, Athletic Coaching Education, Athletic Training, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biometric Systems, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Development & Family Studies, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Creative Arts, Criminology, Dance, Dental Hygiene, Design Studies, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Elementary Education, Energy Land Management, English, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Environmental & Energy Resources Management, Environmental & Natural Resources Economics, Environmental Geoscience, Environmental Protection, Exercise Physiology, Fashion, Dress & Merchandising, Finance, Forensic & Investigative Science, Forest Resources Management, General Business, Geography, Geology, Global Supply Chain Management, Graphic Design, History, Horticulture, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Human Nutrition & Foods, Immunology & Medical Microbiology, Industrial Engineering, Interior Design, International Studies, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Latin American Studies, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Laboratory Science, Mining Engineering, Music, Nursing, Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering, Philosophy, Photography (& Intermedia), Physical Education Teacher Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Relations, Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Resources, Religious Studies, Resource Management, Slavic & Eastern European Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Soil Sciences, Speech Pathology & Audiology, Sport & Exercise Psychology, Sport Management, Theatre, Wildlife & Fisheries Resources, Women's & Gender Studies, Wood Science & Technology, World Languages, Literature, & Linguistics
Language of Instruction: English Program Options: Internship
Credits Earned: 6
Program Description:
INTERN in AUSTRALIA     
Australia

Program Cost: $7,250 * Does not include airfare
Includes:
  • 6 WVU Internship Credit Hours
  • Customized Internship Placement
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance
  • Lodging
  • Several Day Excursions

There will be a required contract meeting for the internships in March. They will be held on March 26 (Blackwater room Mountainlair) and March 29th (Hatfields room B)  from 4 to 6. It is imperative that you attend one of these meetings to learn more about how to receive the 6 credits for your internship. Please save the date!

Internships can be a valuable part of the college experience. They help you gain first-hand professional experience, look great on a resumé, and can help you decide what career is (or isn't) right for you.  International internships help to show that you are ready to be part of an increasingly globalized workforce and can thrive in cross-cultural environments. 

Placements Can Be Found In:
This list of internship placements is not exhaustive. Placements are personalized, and we work one-on-one with students. If the best option for you is not listed below, please call our office at (304) 293-6955.?
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Advertising, Communications and Journalism
  • Architecture, Landscape, and Planning
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Management
  • Education
  • Environmental
  • Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism
  • Law
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)
  • Psychology and Social Science
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • Sports
  • Veterinary Science and Zoology
  • and more!

Where Will I Work?
Participants will have a series of Skype interviews to determine their placement. A team works on-ground to find the best internship placements, taking into consideration the participant's field of study, interests, and other professional experiences. 

Where Will I Live?
Accommodations are in a shared double-bedroom student apartment.

Other Costs
Some other expenses to plan for: passport, airfare, public transportation, nightlife, weekend trips, cultural activities and admission fees, etc.

How Can I Pay?
This program is for six credit-hours, so we recommend working with Financial Aid to see what funding options are available.

Pell Grant Recipients may apply for The Gilman Scholarship at: http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

Billing for the programs will occur upon registration into the courses associated with the Education Abroad program in STAR. The payment deadlines for the program will be the same as WVU Summer Semester Tuition and Fees. Students will receive correspondence from OGA with registration instructions upon acceptance into the program after the application deadline. All payments are due in full before trip departure. Payments can be made through STAR or by contacting the Mountaineer HUB at (304) 293-4006.


Contact
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Global Affairs at 304.293.6955, or email us at Studyabroad@mail.wvu.edu There will be an information session with our placement provider TEAN on October 31st at 2:30 in the Greenbrier Room of the Mountainlair. I hope to see you there.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 12/15/2017 ** Rolling Admission 05/12/2018 07/15/2018

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