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I decided to study abroad because I wanted to get new experiences and I love to travel. Also, in my future, I want to be a traveling physical therapist, so it seemed like a great fit. Australia has the leading physical therapists coming out right now, and their health system is great.

Participant in Melbourne, Australia


Internships for Melbourne, Australia

Internships are provided under supervision from Deakin University. Deakin works closely with students to make their experiences are valuable and to make sure the programs are beneficial for all parties involved. Internships are structured placements which have academic credit attached to them; interns receive credits (a maximum of three) but no financial compensation.

As a study abroad student you are eligible to apply, provided you are of junior standing with a substantial portion of your major completed with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Currently, internships are available in Business, Environmental Science, History, Journalism, Media Arts, Performing Arts (Dance/Drama), Policy, Public Relations, Sociology, and Visual Arts. Students interested in undertaking an internship can indicate such on the Deakin University Application Form, available on their USAC Student Gateway account.

Letters in brackets after the unit indicate the campus of study:

  • G—Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds
  • S—Geelong Waterfront Campus
  • W—Warrnambool Campus
  • B—Melbourne Campus at Burwood


  • Business Internship (G, B, W)
  • Environmental Science Internship (G, B, W)
  • Professional and Creative Writing Internship (B)
  • History Internship (G, B)
  • Journalism Internship (G, B, W)
  • Media Arts and Communications Internship (G, B)
  • Performing Arts Internship—Dance (B)
  • Performing Arts Internship—Drama (B)
  • Policy Studies Internship (G, B, W)
  • Sociology Internship (G, B)
  • Visual Arts Internship (B)

Quick Details

App. Deadlines

Trimester 1 (Mar-Jun): Nov. 1

Trimester 2 (Jul-Oct): March 25

January Session: Oct. 1

If deadline has passed, contact USAC to see if applications are still being accepted.


Minimum GPA: 2.6

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

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