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Australia: Summer Internship
Brisbane, Australia; Melbourne, Australia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Program Cost Summer
Fact Sheet:
Academic College: Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Language of Instruction: English
Program Options: Internship Credits Earned: 6
Program Description:

Program Cost: $6,990* Does not include airfare
  • 6 WVU Internship Credit Hours
  • Customized Internship Placement
  • Comprehesive Travel Insurance
  • Lodging
  • Several Day Excusions

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, Communicatiuons and Journalism
  • Architecture, Landscape, and Planning
  • Business, Entrepeneurship, 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?
Accomodations 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:

Billing for the summer 2017 programs will occur upon registration into the courses associated with the Study Abroad program in STAR. The payment deadlines for the program will be the same as WVU Summer Semester Tuition and Fees. Registration will occur in mid-April, 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 Office of Student Accounts at (304) 293-4006.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Global Affairs at 304.293.6955, or email us at

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