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Internships and placements

Support students on their educational journey
Get a head start on recruiting the best graduates our University has to offer through an internship or placement, and provide our students with invaluable real-world experience.

We partner with industry and the community to provide our students with opportunities to learn through internships and placements.

At the University of Sydney, we value real-world learning and experiences that give our students the knowledge and skills to thrive in their discipline and better equip them as graduates. 

There are many benefits in hosting an internship or placement, some of which are outlined below.

Explore new ideas and perspectives

Hosting students for an internship or placement is an effective way to bring fresh and dynamic ideas to your business, including developing unique solutions and approaches to tasks and projects.

Identify emerging talent

Support and attract the next generation of thought leaders, and get a head start on recruiting talented graduates for your company. 

Promote your organisation

Boost your employer profile among the student population and build relationships with the academic world.

There are a number of ways that you can offer internships or work placements for our students.

If you're looking for advice on how you can work with the University to offer work experience opportunities to our students, please contact our External Engagement team.

If you have a paid internship or placement that you'd like to advertise, you can do this free through our Careers Centre via the CareerHub. Your advertisement will be viewable to all University of Sydney students. Visit our Careers Centre to learn more about advertising jobs to our students.

Faculties and schools

Our faculties and schools collaborate with industry and the community to prepare our students for the workplace. Learn more about how you can get involved.

Partner with the next generation of built and virtual environment practitioners. Learn more.

Bring creativity and innovative ideas to your workplace by collaborating with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Learn more

Engage with and develop future business leaders by collaborating with the Sydney Business School. Learn more

Partner with us to nurture tomorrow's highly sought after engineers, project managers and information technology professionals. Learn more

Educate and shape future healthcare workers from the Faculty of Medicine and Health. Learn more.

Collaborate with the Faculty of Science as an industry partner to help our students drive and find new discoveries. Learn more.

Connect with our vibrant and talented students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Learn more.