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Internships In Canberra

Why choose our Internships in Canberra Program?

Career Success Australia has one of the most comprehensive Internship host company networks in Canberra. We have partnerships with industry contacts in 1000+ companies and access to 700+ hidden jobs and internships in Canberra. Our Professional Internship Program has helped more than 2000 students to get Graduate Jobs and Internships in Canberra. We can help you too!
Internships In Canberra
Internships In Canberra

Internships in Canberra

Program Mission

We aim to provide students and graduates with essential real-world work experience with our Internships in Canberra Programs. 96% of our Internship candidates received job offers after completing their Internship Program, and almost 88% of our Interns in Canberra were hired directly by their host company.

Our Internships in Canberra Program can help fast-track your career journey and support you to secure high-quality work placements and jobs in your field.

Internships in Canberra program benefits

Get practical on-site industry experience in your field in Canberra

Add vital industry experience to your Resume and Cover Letter

Work alongside highly skilled professionals in your field

Pathway to full time employment after completing your internship in Canberra

Get trained in software and learn industry best practice and processes specific to your field

Get job references from your host company and supervisor

Opens the door for you to get hired by top companies in Canberra

Meet industry experts and network your way to jobs in Canberra

Our Host companies are located throughout Canberra in Fitzroy, Medindie, Gilberton, Hackney, College Park, Kent Town, Norwood, Dulwich, Eastwood, Parkside, Unley, Wayville, Goodwood, Ashford, Keswick, Richmond, Mile End South, Mile End, Port Canberra, Richmond, Thebarton, West Hindmarsh, Croydon, Renown Park

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What’s included?


Keyword Rich & ATS Optimised Resume Designing & Editing


Comprehensive interview training provided by top Australian Recruiters


Access to amazing Internship preparation careers resources which will help you get hired fast


Access to over 200+ Job Vacancies in Canberra across 50+ industries


Access to more than 800 companies in Canberra across 50+ industries


12-week internships in Canberra program with Australia’s best companies

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Career Mentoring & Career Counseling to help you with your career in Canberra


One-to-one Internship Coaching in Canberra to help you get hired faster!


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IT Internships

Your 12-week IT Internship Program in Canberra provides you with relevant industry experience in your particular stream of Information Technology. We provide IT Internships in Canberra in areas such as IT Support, Networking, Software Development and Web Development. We also offer IT Internships in Canberra for Business Analysts, Software Testers, and Data Science students and graduates. Join Canberra’s top IT consulting firms and start your IT Internship today.

Current IT Internship vacancies :

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Performing data migration & data analytics under supervision from the Senior Data Analyst team

  • Perform statistical modelling using R and Python and then mapping out data visualisations on the data

  • Performing data extraction, cleaning, and wrangling using the latest data science techniques, including Python scripting

  • Prepare concise monthly sales and procurement reports and data visualisations for stakeholders that will help in decision-making processes

  • Present data using PowerBI and Tableau to highlight trends and findings to business stakeholders

  • Designing and developing relational databases for collecting data using SQL

What you will gain:

  • Gain hands-on practical experience in Python, PowerBI, and SQL for major data analytics and big data projects

  • Learn AWS integration for large-scale projects that involve big data migration

  • Build high-powered visualisations using Tableau and PowerBI to support predictive analysis projects

  • Enhance your core Data Analyst theoretical knowledge through real-world projects using Python, Machine Learning & Deep Learning capabilities

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Senior Software Engineers to create solutions to complex application problems using AGILE methodology
  • Creating code from scratch for large-scale application projects requiring front-end design and back-end development
  • Liaising with clients and offshore development teams to manage project progress across the full SDLC
  • Performing programming tasks in an AGILE way using JavaScript, HTML and CSS for front end as well as PHP and JAVA to develop software solutions
  • Monitor and maintain current software systems using Jira to enhance project delivery

What you will gain:

  • Experience with different programming languages, such Java, Python, as well as front end technology including JavaScript and HTML to boost your full-stack developer career
  • Hands-on experience building large-scale robust web applications using the latest technology stack including ReactJS
  • Experience using and creating different kinds of software solutions such as web and applications, and e-commerce applications for clients

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement software development and infrastructure migration strategies based on the analysis of the business and technical requirements of the client
  • Use data analysis to identify any problems in the business and systems. Create business solutions to each technical challenge using contemporary BPM solutions

  • Improve the processes and systems of the business through technology solutions such as automated systems, process improvement and data migration to enhance security

What you will gain:

  • Gathering and analysing user requirements and conducting UAT for delivery of projects and deployment

  • Preparing technical documentation and briefing technical teams on updates and change requests

  • Using business process modelling concepts and systems

  • Experience using Microsoft Access, SQL, Google Analytics and Tableau for visualisations

  • Experience with software such as Jira and Confluence to monitor project performance

  • Experience communicating business analyst reports to stakeholders including clients and vendors

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Experience using SCCM Client Manager and other remote software deployment solutions to troubleshoot and manage technical faults

  • Performing troubleshooting on hardware, networks and software systems for mid-tier clients facing outages

  • Experience with ITIL frameworks to deliver IT support and administration services across multiple locations

What you will gain:

  • Experience in setting up and configuring Active Directory and performing system upgrades (Microsoft products)

  • How to resolve technical issues with hardware and software in a timely manner for clients to meet Service Level Agreement targets

  • Developing deep technical skills in installing and configuring Windows Servers

  • Abilities to quickly diagnose and troubleshoot Office 365 and Windows 10 software issues for clients

  • Setting up and optimising Active Directory for end users
  • Learning how to manage processes and projects using the ITIL framework

  • Understanding network systems, Virtualization and providing network support for 100+ users

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Internships In Canberra

Engineering Internships

A 12-week Engineering Internship with one of our partner Engineering host companies in Canberra will help you gain experience and professional training in a range of Engineering positions. We coordinate Internships for students and graduates in Canberra in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics, Biomedical, Manufacturing, and Automotive Engineering. An Engineering Internship Program in Canberra gives you real-world experience in your field and enhances your career prospects as an Engineering graduate in Canberra. 

Current Engineering Internship vacancies :

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Designing different components in CAD (steel, brass, plastic and aluminium) for different engineering systems

  • Providing technical support to the engineering team and helping draft and edit P&ID using software such as Lucidchart and EdrawMax
  • Performing design reviews (Solidworks) and risk assessments with senior engineers and production managers, and providing on-site workshop assistance

  • Prototying, testing and undertaking QA activities across a range of design and manufacturing projects

What you will gain:

  • Hands-on mechanical engineering internship experience in Canberra. This includes 2D and 3D modelling, simulations, quality assurance, testing and LEAN manufacturing

  • Essential Solidworks training and skills for 3D modelling and design for complex mechanical parts and systems

  • P&ID drafting experience as well as the opportunitiy to work in LEAN manufacturing

  • Opportunity to work alongside Senior Mechanical Engineers who will support you as an Engineering intern in Canberra

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Construction project planning and programming, analysing project plans in AutoCAD and working with the design team to generate structural designs

  • Performing estimation and cost planning activities, project management and tendering support

  • Coordinating with different project teams for high-rise construction, including assisting the structures, site, facades, and finishes team

  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings using AutoCAD and Revit to complete site inspections

  • Supporting quality assurance and quality control and preparing technical documentation for structural engineers and soil engineers

  • Liaising with Site Managers, Project Engineers, Subcontractors, and Suppliers to effectively carry out residential and commercial projects up to $10M

What you will gain:

  • Hands-on civil engineering experience including opportunities to conduct site visits, perform estimation and quantity/material take-offs

  • Core civil engineering experience which will add value to your Resume and help you stand-out as a civil engineering graduate

  • Practical skills in Construction Project Management, Estimation and Structural Design gained through 12 weeks of Internship experience

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out electrical engineering analysis and upholding compliance with Australian Standards for electrical design
  • Prepare specifications, electrical drawings, reports and other QA reports using MS Project and AutoCAD
  • Conducting power system analysis using software such SKM PTW, PSCAD, PSS/E, and specialised power systems testing equipment
  • Supporting Senior Electrical Engineers to deliver multiple projects including electrical construction, solar and HVAC projects

What you will gain:

  • Proficiency in electrical system design using software such as PSS/E, PSCAD and PSS SINCAL
  • Experience in electrical power systems modelling, creating simulations and testing electrical systems for compliance
  • Designing power systems, including primary plant, secondary systems, earthing and lighting protection
  • Electrical system monitoring and assessment to ensure compliance standards

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and track network faults and provide solutions to the NOC Manager
  • Supporting lab infrastructure to optimise network performance
  • Providing support to the Network Operations Centre
  • Providing strategic and tactical network support to customers
  • Troubleshoot technical problems with wireless systems and office networks

What you will gain:

  • Develop deep skills as a network administrator and the confidence to work in a NOC
  • Routing and switching and configuring network devices
  • Building networks using specialised equipment
  • Strong understanding of VoIP technologies
  • Creating services that help customers manage networks

  • Teamwork, initiative, and analytical thinking

Accounting & Finance Internships

Accounting and Finance Internships in Canberra are the best way to get into the financial services industry. Completing a 12-week accounting internship with one of our partner accounting firms will help you gain practical experience. Internships in Canberra are available in Financial Accounting, Forensic Accounting, Internal Auditing, and Financial Reporting. An Accounting Internship in Canberra will boost your job prospects. 

Current Accounting & Finance Internship vacancies :

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Researching and analysing current and global financial market trends for investment decision making.

  • Conducting deep analysis on financial markets and performing statistical analysis and foreign exchange financial modelling

  • Creating client investment reports to review profits, growth and analyse risk

  • Creating insights for clients using tools such as Excel and PowerBI to visualise their portfolio and borrowing needs

What you will gain:

  • Experience in the accounting and finance industry, and support from Senior Accounting and Financial Advisors

  • Skills to use financial data for decision making and investment strategy proposals for clients

  • Preparing client files for lending, mortgage applications, loan repayment analysis and insurance/risk

  • An understanding of Self Managed Super Fund administration and tax reporting to the ATO

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting clients with the preparation of financial statements and month end reporting
  • Auditing financial statements and balance sheets and presenting reports to the Auditing Manager
  • Preparing clients’ tax returns and presenting each return for review and checking by the Senior Accountant
  • Providing bookkeeping support as well as assisting with accounts payable and accounts receivable

What you will gain:

  • Preparation of Business Activity Statement (BAS) and Instalment Activity Statement (IAS) documents for each quarter

  • Preparation of Income Tax Returns for SME clients and attending client meetings to review each return

  • Learning how to manage bookkeeping services for small and medium retail clients
  • Preparing documentatoin for tax lodgement with the Australian Tax Office (ATO)
  • Practical experience using accounting software including MYOB, Xero and Quickbooks for tax and profit and loss reporting

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Analysing GST data and financial statements for clients and preparing BAS reports
  • Supporting the tax returns process for individuals and SME’s claiming depreciations
  • Working with clients and supporting them with accounting and tax information required by the ATO for lodgement of annual returns
  • Preparation of Business Activity Statements using XERO and reconciling tax withheld, GST payments and income
  • Assisting clients with tax-related questions and providing tax reports on each client to the Senior Tax Accountant

What you will gain:

  • Learning how to use industry-standard tax software such as MYOB and Xero to prepare BAS
  • Developing skills to provide reporting on SMSF and month-end reports
  • Preparing tax returns for a range of clients including individuals and large corporate clients
  • Learning Australian tax codes, standards and procedures to abide by Australian Tax Law

  • Skills to maximise yearly tax refunds for clients based on claims and deductions including depreciation

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to the Audit team and performing financial analysis, compliance and risk management. You will also examine key areas of business performance by studying P&Ls and Balance Sheets to enable effective Auditing

  • Verifying that financial information on the Balance Sheet by conducting meetings with clients and the Audit team

What you will gain:

  • Practical experience working on Auditing projects for medium and large clients who need to provide Audit reports to the Board and stakeholders
  • Develop deep technical skills in conducting an audit in accordance with the auditing standards of the Corporations Act 2001 (Section 307A)

  • How to create and provide an auditor’s independence declaration
  • Skills working in a fast-paced Audit team and meeting deadlines for compliance and reporting
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Marketing Internships

Marketing Internships in Canberra provide you with practical marketing experience in advertising, digital marketing, social media marketing, and digital communications. If you are a marketing student or graduate, a 12-week internships program in Canberra with a marketing team will lead you to a marketing job faster. Start your Marketing Internships program in Canberra to start your career today.

Current Marketing Internship vacancies :

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop advertising strategies and campaigns for clients transitioning to digital media
  • Monitor market trends to create advertising strategies to engage with customers online
  • Create detailed media plans and book advertising for print and online including banners and MREC ads
  • Use Canva and Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, Facebook advertisements and landing page visuals

What you will gain:

  • Learn how to create advertising campaigns to engage with customers to drive sales, web traffic and clicks

  • Skills to create B2B and B2C marketing campaigns on your Internship for a range of clients

  • How to market products and services to a target audience, as well as which media platforms to focus on
  • Expertise in creating an advertising campaign from scratch and measuring the results through Google Analytics

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Developing digital marketing strategies and creating web-based content to boost web traffic

  • Monitor engagement on social media and regularly create content to increase shares and likes on Facebook

  • Manage digital marketing content and create new rich media content for all social media channels

  • Create visually appealing digital marketing campaigns to drive traffic to landing pages

What you will gain:

  • Experience managing social campaigns and accounts and e-commerce platforms such as shopify

  • Develop an understanding of which campaigns are most effective for each target market online

  • Develop Digital Marketing skills such as SEM and SEO to boost your career profile

  • Fine-tune your design skills using Canva to execute creative campaigns to boost engagement

  • Develop a deep understanding of digital media campaign reporting and KPIs such as CTR and CPC

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Create and coordinate Marketing campaigns on social media platforms and for print publications
  • Create online content for social media and respond to client enquiries in a timely manner

  • Manage communication with customers and create content for newsletters and blog posts
  • Manage and monitor the company website using WordPress and create or update content for SEO
  • Engage in market research and analyse competitor and customer data for new product development

What you will gain:

  • Practical skills to work in a marketing agency or marketing department

  • An understanding of the Marketing industry and how to create content that engages with customers that lead to sales

  • How to create and execute the annual marketing plan, including understanding the marketing budget

  • How to analyse and understand market trends to inform creative and content to drive sales and customer engagement

  • Confidence to engage with customers and present digital marketing campaigns to stakeholders including clients

  • Experience using social media to increase brand presence and learning CRM software tools such as Hubspot

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to and manage the company’s social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

  • Enhance the social media presence for the company through new content creation and viral campaigns

  • Organise social media campaigns and prepare SEO reporting to the Marketing Manager

  • Optimise content for Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Pay Per Click (PPC) to boost sales and web traffic

What you will gain:

  • How to use social media and create campaigns to boost engagement and drive landing page traffic

  • Enhance your skills in Canva and marketing design for Facebook and Instagram accounts

  • Confidence to create and implement tactical marketing campaigns on social media for 5,000 customers

  • How to optimise online content to enhance SEO

  • How to create a social media presence for the company on new platforms such as TikTok

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Without the help of Career Success Australia I would not have gotten a job as an accounting graduate. They helped me from day 1. I am always grateful for the tips and support. Best company to join for career guidance.

Jessica Liu

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As a new migrant to Australia I found it hard to get into the marketing industry. Also, my marketing experience was limited, so I did the Internship in Marketing with Career Success Australia. My host company has offered me a position in marketing and client success which I absolutely love! Doing my Marketing Internship gave me the breakthrough I needed.

Zulfiyaa Abbaszade

Marketing Coordinator

I met 3 career coaches and Naren was the best by far. He was kind and took a clinical approach to get a job. His methods worked and helped me to get multiple interviews. I got my first job offer through Career Success Australia services including with a Big 4 bank as a Data Analyst.

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Internships in Canberra Program work?


Internship Preparation

First, we create your brand new Resume and LinkedIn profile and prepare you for your Internship interview with companies in Canberra.


Internship Interviews

After your Preparation, we contact suitable host companies in your industry in Canberra and arrange interviews.


Placement Confirmation

After your interview, if you and the host company are happy to proceed, you start your internships program in Canberra!


Internship Support

We continue to support you throughout your Internship in Canberra to ensure you are learning and progressing.


After Internship

We encourage your Host Company to hire you. But if you miss out, we can continue to help you get a job through one-to-one Career Coaching.

Everything you need to know about Internships in Canberra!

Internships in Canberra – FAQs

Internships in Canberra can be either paid or unpaid, depending on the company offering the internship in Canberra and the Internship industry.

Internships in Canberra are an effective way for you to get industry experience while still learning and studying. As a student or graduate in Canberra, you have a lot to gain from doing an internship with a company in your field.

Benefits of paid and unpaid Internships in Canberra:

  • An internship will let you explore and understand your field of work while gaining credibility as a working professional in your industry.
  • Internships are the best way to enter the job market in Canberra and for many graduates, it’s the starting point of your career.
  • Internships are where you build professional networks. The references and experience that you gain from your internship host company during the 12-week internship are vital.
  • A local internships in Canberra program will help you stand out. While looking for full-time jobs as a graduate, the presence of an internship in Canberra on your Resume will count as significant experience.

While most student internships in Canberra are unpaid, some companies provide a payment. This can be a travel or meals allowance or on the basis of your internship performance.

Most companies that Career Success Australia partners with provide a small allowance, covering travel and meals for you for the duration of your 12-week internship program in Canberra and other cities.

Almost 70% of Career Success Australia interns in Canberra receive a stipend as part of the internship program.

Internships are a way for you to learn by doing, and should be seen as a way of entering the job market. Paid or unpaid, internships are an opportunity for every student to learn and develop in your field. An Internship will certainly boost your career prospects and help you to get hired quickly.

Yes, Internships in Canberra are available for international students who are on a student visa. We have placed a number of international students on 485 post study work visas on internships throughout Canberra. Many of these students have been offered full time jobs after their internship too. It’s also possible to do an internship in Canberra over the summer break or mid-semester break.

The time it takes to get internships in Canberra depends on your industry, skills and qualifications. Covid has also seen some internships postponed.

The Internships preparation stage of the Internship Program in Canberra takes 2 – 3 weeks. This is where you work one-on-one with your Internship Coach to prepare your Internships Resume, train for internships interviews and update your LinkedIn profile.

Finding the right host company for your internship in Canberra takes 1 – 2 months. Depending on your industry, it can take longer. However Career Success Australia is committed to organising your internships in Canberra program ASAP so that you can gain industry experience quickly.

We offer Internships for students and graduates in a range of areas with a wide range of top companies in Canberra. Our Internships and Careers team coordinate Internships in Canberra with companies in accounting and finance, IT, Engineering, Marketing, HR, Biomedical Science, UI/UX, and Data Analytics.

If you are looking for an Internship in a specific area to what you have studied, contact us so we can advise you on the placements available. We have over 500 company partnerships in Canberra and can refer and recommend you to the best companies in your industry to gain professional experience in Australia.

An internship with a company in Canberra will give you practical industry experience so you can start your career. The Internship you do will set you apart from all of the other graduates you’re competing with who also have a degree.

An internship in Canberra is the perfect way of getting work experience as a student or recent graduate. The Internship you do, allows you to be a part of the industry professionally, and gives you an amazing opportunity to join a company in Canberra in your desired field to gain hands-on experience.

An internship with a company gives you freedom to explore career paths, while offering networking opportunities so you can meet professionals in your industry.

An Internship in Canberra will open up doors to start your career. It will also give you an advantage when you start applying for gaduate roles in Canberra.

The key reason why you should do an Internship in Canberra is to gain vital industry experience which will boost your chances of getting hired.

There are many benefits of doing an Internship in Canberra and Australia. An industry internship in Canberra is an asset to your Resume and Cover Letter and can fast-track you into employment.

An internship is a good way for you to understand local work culture and industry standard practices and working styles in your field.

Internships offer the perfect balance between work and study too. You get practical experience and academic training at the same time with a company and team.

Local internships in Canberra are highly valued amongst recruiters and hiring manager and make your application stand out during the candidate selection process. The other benefit of doing an Internship in Canberra is that you can network professionally and meet future employers.

While it’s not necessary to do an Internships program in Canberra to get a job, it will significantly enhance your prospects of getting job interviews.

An Internship in your field with a company in Canberra provides highly valued work experience on your Resume.

An Internship in your field shows that you already have work experience in your field. This means you will learn faster when you get employed.

Interns in Canberra often get offered permanent roles with their host company. Almost 70% of our graduate interns have obtained full-time jobs in Canberra. Doing an Internship Program in Canberra is a great way to begin your career in the industry of your choice.

Start your career in Canberra with our Internship Program today!

Because an internship is not employment, there’s more flexibility to undertake a 12 week full time internship if you don’t have PR or Citizenship.

Internship rules and regulations constantly change so while this advice is true as of today, it may change tomorrow so always seek the advice from a registered migration agent.

We have placed a number of international students on 485 post study work visas on internships. Many of these students have been offered full time jobs after their internship too. So the short answer is ‘yes’ you can, however always check with your migration agent and contact us for more information.

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