Key information

Internship provider: The Intern Group

Location: Virtual

Dates: 6 January 2025 - 16 February 2025

Duration: 6 weeks

Academic credit: International Internship (Extended) Unit 25CP or other course-related experiential units

Program cost: US$1,195 (approx. A$2,000)

Application deadline: 23 September 2024


The Global Remote Internship Program connects students with virtual internship opportunities worldwide, enabling them to gain valuable professional experience from any location. With diverse industry placements and flexible scheduling, participants can customize their internship to suit their career goals and interests.

Study areas

Undergraduate and postgraduate

  • Arts (Only Politics and International Relations)
  • Business (Study Areas are limited and competitive. Not available: Sports Management)
  • Design (Not available: Motion Design, Visual Arts, Visual Merchandising, Photomedia, Urban Design, and Industrial Design)
  • Engineering (Study Areas are limited and competitive. Only Civil, Electrical and Electronic, and Mechanical)
  • Film and Television/ Screen (Limited Availability Film and Screen Production, and Screen and Media)
  • Information Technology (Study Areas are limited and competitive. Not available: Network Technology, Cybersecurity, Games Development, Internet of Things and Network Design)
  • Law (Not available: Criminal Justice and Criminology, and Justice)
  • Media and Communication (Limited availability for Cinema and Screen Studies. Not available: Creative Writing and Literature, and Games and Interactivity)

Important note: 
These study areas are just a guide, and availability of relevant internships depends on many individual factors. Sourcing internships for some study areas and majors may be more challenging than others. If your study area is not listed here, but you are interested in this destination, please let us know and we can confirm with the internship provider.  

Note for postgraduate students: Unfortunately, internships are not available for postgraduate students unless they have course-specific project unit on the study plan that can be used for internship experience, given the niche and specific nature of courses and study areas. Postgraduate students should inquire with Swinburne Abroad's Overseas Internships Advisor before applying for a program to confirm availability.  


Specific eligibility requirements depend on the academic unit being utilised, but all students must meet the minimum program eligibility criteria below:


  • Completed at least 100CP (8 units) or 150CP (if you want to use the International Internship unit)
  • Have an average weighted mark of at least 60% (or satisfy additional eligibility criteria if mark is between 50–60%)
  • Have available space in your course for the applicable academic unit (domestic students may be able to overload their degree)


  • Completed at least 25CP (2 units) at the time of application
  • Have an average weighted mark of at least 60% (or satisfy additional eligibility criteria if mark is between 50-60%)
  • Have a course-specific project unit on the study plan that can be used for internship experience (e.g., EAT80003 Professional Practice in Engineering, or Education and Nursing professional placement units).  

Program costs

US$1,195 (~A$2,000)


  • Internship Placement in the chosen sector  
  • Confidential 24/7 access to mental health services provided by licensed professionals)
  • Remote cultural immersion activities, excursions, and social gatherings
  • TIG's proprietary Career Advancement Training & resources
  • Access to TIG's Keynote Speaker Series
  • A certificate of completion
  • Exit interview/debrief with TIG staff
  • A 60-minute session with a professional career coach
  • Lifetime membership in TIG's worldwide alumni network
  • 24/7 support and emergency assistance
  • Swinburne travel insurance (subject to eligibility requirements)


  • Academic tuition fees associated with the selected unit for internship


Unfortunately, no funding is available for this program. For more information on funding and eligibility see Fee Help and Scholarships.


Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, with places (and scholarships) allocated to the first students that complete a full application and meet eligibility criteria.

Note: You can only submit an application for one overseas internship program per application cycle.

Final deadline for applications: 23 September 2024
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