Student Internships in Melbourne - Shaping Your Career and Future

Are you looking for the best Internships in Melbourne? The Internships Melbourne Program provides you with 12 weeks of valuable industry experience with the top companies in your field to kick-start your career.

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Why Choose the Melbourne Internships Program?

Career Success Australia has one of the most extensive Internship host company networks in Melbourne. We have partnerships with industry contacts in 2000+ companies and access to 700+ hidden jobs and Melbourne Internships.

The Melbourne Internships Program has successfully assisted over 1500 students in obtaining graduate jobs in Melbourne. Undertaking a professional Internship in Melbourne is an exciting opportunity to gain 12 weeks of industry experience in the field of your choice.

Work with Melbourne’s top industry professionals to enhance your practical skills and increase your chances of securing full-time employment today!

Internships in Melbourne
Internships in Melbourne

Internships in Melbourne Program Outcomes

We aim to provide students and graduates with essential real-world work experience with our Internships in Melbourne Programs. 

Employers are looking to hire the best candidates who have industry experience. So, if you don’t have experience, it’s difficult to secure a job. The Melbourne Internships Program provides you with rich professional experience that will help you launch your career!

Did you know that 96% of our Internship candidates received job offers after completing their Internship Program, and almost 88% of our Interns in Melbourne were hired directly by their host company?

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

Internships in Melbourne Program Benefits

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

Add vital industry experience to your Resume and Cover Letter

Work alongside highly skilled professionals in your field

Secure a pathway to full-time employment after completing your Melbourne Internship

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

Receive job references from your host company and supervisor

Get hired by top companies in Melbourne

Meet industry experts and network your way to jobs in Melbourne

Companies Who Have Hired Our Interns

Melbourne Internships

What’s Included?


Receive a Keyword Rich & ATS-Optimised Resume 


Undergo Comprehensive interview training provided by top Australian Recruiters


Access our Career & Internship Resources which will help you secure employment quickly


Get access to over 200+ Job Vacancies in Melbourne across 50+ industries


Gain access to more than 800 companies in Melbourne across 50+ industries


Experience our 12-week Internships Program in Melbourne with Australia’s best companies


Meet with our Career Mentoring & Career Counselling team to help you launch your career in Melbourne


Receive one-on-one Internship Coaching in Melbourne to help you get hired faster!

98% Placement Rate for students from Universities in Melbourne. You can be next!

Amazing Melbourne Internship Opportunities!

An Internship in Melbourne offers you the opportunity to get real-world industry experience with some of Melbourne’s best companies in 100+ industries.

Did you know that 92% of our Interns in Melbourne secure full-time jobs with Melbourne's best companies after their Internship? A key highlight of doing an Internship in Melbourne is that it can help launch your career after you finish your degree and will enhance your career prospects in Melbourne.

Career Success Australia offers a range of Internships in Melbourne across multiple industries including Accounting & Finance, Marketing, Information Technology, Engineering, HR and Biomedical Science.

If you live in Melbourne or are planning to move to Melbourne, our Melbourne Internships program can help you fast-track your career. To learn more about doing a career-focused internship in Melbourne, click the button below!

Melbourne is one of Australia’s most vibrant and liveable cities. The City of Melbourne is an economic powerhouse with hundreds of amazing companies offering 12-week Internships to students and graduates.

Here are the top 5 reasons why you should choose to do an Internship in Melbourne:

  • Melbourne’s economy is tipped to grow significantly over the next decade
  • Melbourne is a major hub for some of the world’s biggest companies
  • Significant investment is pouring in to Melbourne, especially in health, technology and construction
  • Low unemployment rates for highly skilled workers
  • Best Internship opportunities across multiple sectors from IT to Engineering and Finance in Melbourne

We provide internships in Melbourne across all major suburbs and regions including:

Fitzroy, Richmond, Port Melbourne, South Melbourne, Brunswick, Melbourne CBD, St Kilda, Blackburn, Chadstone, Docklands, Ringwood, Oakleigh, East Melbourne, North Melbourne, Footscray, Dingley, Moorabbin, Clayton, Collingwood, Richmond, Northcote, Glen Waverley, Southbank, St Kilda, Parkville, Hawthorn, Dandenong, Mentone, South Yarra and more!

To find out more about our Melbourne Internships program, click the button below to book a free consultation!

Our Internships and Career Coaching team in Melbourne have 50+ years of corporate experience in HR and Recruitment and can help you achieve your career goals quickly!

Program Director

Naren Chellappah


Langdon Rodda


Pearl Doronila


Donna Hannaford

To speak to one of our Internships consultants about your internship and career in Melbourne, click the button below to book a free consultation!

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Melbourne Internship Benefits

When you do an Internship in Melbourne with Career Success Australia, you increase your job prospects 5x Faster!

Employers throughout Melbourne want to hire graduates with proven industry experience. Therefore, a 12-week Internship in Melbourne is a smart choice if you are looking to secure professional employment quickly after graduation.

Benefits of an Internship in Melbourne:

  • Get hired directly by your host company in Melbourne after your Internship
  • Receive job references from some of Melbourne’s top companies
  • Gain valuable industry experience in your chosen field in Melbourne
  • Network your way to success with senior professionals in your industry
  • Receive one-on-one Career Coaching with industry experts in Melbourne

If you want to get hired 5x faster, the Melbourne Internships program will help you! To learn more, click the button below to book your free Melbourne Internship Consultation!

Did you know that Graduates who complete Internships in Melbourne typically get hired faster with higher salaries? Check out some of the top industry graduate salary ranges below for graduate jobs in Melbourne:

Information Technology
$45K – $80K

$50k – $80K

Business / Commerce
  $40K - $70K

Health Sciences
$50K – $70K

When you secure employment in Australia in a specific field recognised by the Government, you may be eligible for additional migration points. However, to get professional employment, you need experience!

The Internships in Melbourne program can help you gain vital industry experience. It gives you an opening into top companies who are looking for new staff. So, an Internship in Melbourne can enhance your prospects of securing your permanent visa.

Most of our Interns in Melbourne who get full-time employment in their field are on post-study work Visas with full-time work rights. If you pursue an Internship in Melbourne and secure a job with your host company, you may be well on your way to securing your PR too!

We Help You Get Into


Business & Commerce:

Information Technology:


Other Industries:

  • Media
  • Design
  • Law
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science
  • General Administration

Melbourne Internship Success Stories

Without the help of Career Success Australia, I would not have secured 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

Accounting & Finance Graduate

As a new migrant to Australia with limited experience, I found it hard to get into the marketing industry. 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 displayed kindness and adopted a systematic approach for me to secure a job. His methods worked and helped me get multiple interviews. I got my first job offer through Career Success Australia services including with a Big 4 bank as a Data Analyst.

Jacob Li

Data & Reporting Analyst

Universities Our Interns Come From

Meet the Internships Team

Team of Experts

Naren Chellappah

Program Director

Naren is one of Australia’s most successful Career Coaches, having helped over 1,000 job seekers find employment. He has held leadership roles at Australia’s top universities including Monash & Swinburne.

Langdon Rodda

Head Career Coach

Head Career Coach Langdon supports you one-on-one to help you secure employment in your chosen field. Langdon’s Career Coaching, Career Counselling and mentoring support can help you transition into meaningful employment quickly.

Pearl Doronila

Careers Advisor

Pearl is a HR & Recruitment Specialist with 10+ years of experience working with leading companies in end-to-end recruitment. Pearl supports her clients get jobs in a range of industries through personalised Career Coaching and Career Counselling.

Tracy Busse

Career Coach

Tracy is a HR Specialist and Career Mentor who has extensive experience in people and performance management. Tracy provides a nurturing environment and helps her clients one-on-one to achieve their career goals in Australia.

How does the

Internships in Melbourne Program work?


Internship Preparation

First, we create your brand-new Internship Resume, Cover Letter and LinkedIn profile, and prepare you for your Internship interview.


Internship Interviews

After your Internship preparation, we contact suitable host companies in your industry in Melbourne and arrange interviews.


Placement Confirmation

After your interview, if you and the host company are happy to proceed, you start your Internship in Melbourne!


Internship Support

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


After Your 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 Melbourne Internships!

Internships in Melbourne – FAQs

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

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

Here are the benefits of paid and unpaid Internships in Melbourne:

  • An internship will let you explore and understand your field of work while gaining credibility as a working professional in your industry.
  • Internships are a means of entering the job market as a student or graduate, and the starting point of your career in Australia.
  • 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 what help you grow and define your career.
  • A local internships in Melbourne program is a highlight and benefit on a graduate’s Resume, and stands out to hiring managers in job applications. While looking for full-time jobs as a graduate, the presence of an internship in Melbourne will count as significant experience, and helps you stand out from other applicants.

While most student internships in Melbourne are unpaid, some companies offer partial compensation. 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.

Almost 70% of Career Success Australia interns in Melbourne 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 professionally – and a way to a successful future career in your field.

Yes, Internships in Melbourne are available for international students. We have placed a number of international students on 485 post-study work visas on internships throughout Melbourne. Many of these students have been offered full-time jobs after their internship too. Getting internships in Melbourne can be challenging due to Covid, but it’s possible and we can help!

It’s certainly possible to do an internship in Melbourne on a student visa over the summer break or during mid-semester break. Contact us to learn more.

The time it takes to get internships in Melbourne depends on your industry, skills and qualifications.

The Internships preparation stage of the Internship Program in Melbourne takes 2 – 3 weeks where we help you prepare your Internships Resume, train for internships interviews and update your LinkedIn profile.

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

We offer Internships for students and graduates in a range of areas with a wide range of excellent companies in Melbourne.

We provide Internships in Melbourne 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, please get in touch with us so we can help. We have over 500 company partnerships in Melbourne and can refer and recommend you to the best companies in your industry so you can start your career in Australia.

An internship with a company in Melbourne will give you practical hands-on experience in your industry. It will set you apart from all of the other graduates you’re competing with who also have a degree.

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

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

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

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

There are many benefits of doing an Internship. An industry internship in Melbourne is an asset to your Resume and Cover Letter as well as to your career growth.

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

Internships offer the perfect balance between work and study, and you get practical experience and academic training at the same time.

Local internships in Melbourne are highly valued amongst recruiters and hiring managers and make your job application stand out.

You can make use of your internship opportunity in Melbourne to network professionally and meet potential future employers.

While it’s not necessary to do an Internships program in Melbourne to get a job, it will significantly boost your prospects of landing a job faster.

An Internship in your field with a company in Melbourne provides highly valued work experience on your Resume and gives you confidence.

An internship in your field shows that you have relevant understanding of local industry standards and practices, and will strengthen your career profile for future job applications. You will also have excellent examples to share in your job interviews.

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

Start your career in Melbourne with our Internship Program today!

Yes, in nearly all cases it is possible! International students can get internships in Melbourne, even if there are work restrictions and limitations.

You can always check with your migration agent first. However, because an internship is not employment, there’s more flexibility to undertake a 12 week full-time internship in Melbourne and other cities in Australia.

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.

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