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 Internship Program

Fields of Internship

Paid Internship Fields: Tourism & Hotel Management/ Culinary Management/ Farming/ Retail

Based on new regulations placement contracts can only be for 6 months; applicants who choose the 12 months placement program will be secured a second placement for the second term of the program duration.

Hourly Wage / Monthly Income

The allowance differs depending on the sector, company, position, and weekly hours worked. But generally, the hourly wage is between 16 AUS – 25 AUS.

Accommodation

USEH will assist the participant with temporary accommodation arrangements depending on the need/interest of the participant. Some employers will provide onsite accommodation; some will offer offsite accommodation assistance. In case of onsite accommodation employer will provide up to one week accommodation on site. If no accommodation is offered USEH will assist the applicant with a 2 day hostel accommodation arrangement if required by the applicant at participants cost.

Travel Insurance

All participants are required to have travel insurance for the duration of their internship. Without the medical insurance, you will not be issued a visa. The program fee does not include insurance fee; it is applicants own responsibility to arrange his/her health insurance policy from their home country before they leave for the program.

Orientation

Before traveling to Australia, applicants will be provided orientation information regarding the environment, living conditions, cultural differences/similarities, general work environment, and visa confirmation procedures.

Visa Procedure

The visa process and approval will be completed by Australian Immigration Services. The participants will join the program under Working Holiday (412) or Work & Holiday Visa (462). When the candidate is approved for the visa, the related confirmation authorization letter will be submitted by USEH to the participant to be endorsed with his/her passport at the local Australian Embassy/Consulate. Please see below the list of countries eligible for this visa process.

Transportation

Applicant is responsible of his/ her own flight ticket. USEH will assist in planning the travel dates.

Program Start Dates

Year-round applications are possible. The official application must be completed at least 12-16 weeks in advance of the desired starting date.

Eligibility

  • Students, recent grads and young professionals

  • 18 to 30 years (inclusive) at the time you lodge your application (before entering Australia)

  • Citizens of following countries: Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA

  • Hold a passport (Your visa is linked to the passport number you used in your application and you must use the same passport to travel to Australia.)

  • Meet educational requirements (have graduated from High School or completed an equivalent qualification.)

  • Are not accompanied by dependent children

  • Have not previously entered Australia on a Working Holiday (417) or Work and Holiday (462) visa

Application process

  • Upon deciding to apply for the program, the applicant should present resume to USEH and/or fill out the online application form at www.useh.org   

  • If the applicant is found eligible for our programs, s/he is invited for an interview with USEH Consultants

  • Applicants who pass the interview and evaluation are then invited to complete an official application

  • Applicants who choose the full placement process will first apply for visa approval; following visa approval the placement process will begin for the official applicant and will take 4-10 weeks under normal conditions;

  • Once the participant is secured a position, the offer letter including the conditions such as hours per week, stipend, training plan, housing, etc. will be provided to the participant for review and signature

  • In addition to the placement agreement (between the intern and the host company), the intern will  be  required to sign an agreement with USEH.  This agreement will outline the responsibilities and duties of parties, the intern & USEH. USEH will not take further responsibility for any intern who violates the agreement conditions during the program.