Looking to bridge the gap between study and employment?  Want to gain invaluable on the job training to enhance your resume? Performance Careers works with 3,000 host companies across Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to offer Work Integrated Learning (internship) placements in most industries. We are The Graduate Employability Experts, matching the right Australian internship opportunity to you. Below represents a selection of our current WIL placement opportunities in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. For further internship opportunities available please contact us for more information. 

Data Analyst Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: One of Australia's largest telecommunications and media companies which build and operate telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access, pay television and other entertainment products and services. ABOUT YOU: A recent university graduate with a passion for Information Technology, you have keen interest in the telecommunications industry. You have a good understanding of database structures and are familiar with SQL coding. You are also a good communicator with the ability to track down information through investigation by working with internal stakeholders. You have strong attention to detail, the ability to 'proof' data sources and the ability to manipulate data in Excel. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will gain invaluable exposure and training within one of the largest telecommunication companies in Australia. Through involvement in their current projects you will learn and be able to contribute to improving the analytic team's mobiles datamarts by sourcing and integrating customer interaction data. This will require investigating various data sources and making contact with various business colleagues to find the right information, as well as integrating this information with existing datamarts, allowing you to gain valuable data analyst skills.

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Finance Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A company which provides fast and flexible lending solutions to Australian businesses and has more than $500m settled transactions since 1998. ABOUT YOU: You are a Finance student/graduate with career aspirations and a passion for the Finance industry. You have great communication skills along with an exceptionally positive attitude and enthusiasm. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will grow to become competent in all aspects of commercial lending. As the company is a single office organisation, you would experience every single part of their business. This would include understanding credit and risk, general business skills, sales and marketing, legal processes and finance broking.

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SEO Specialist Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Jun 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A charity which strives to improve the lives of terminally ill children and their families. ABOUT YOU: You are a marketing graduate with altruistic intent, an interest in charity and making a difference to people's lives. You are motivated and have experience in digital marketing and an interest in IT. Ideally you would also have experience using Drupal or coding to create and alter websites, and an understanding of SEO. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will learn through creating and managing template designs to increase donations via the charity's website, writing for Search Engine Optimisation, using Drupal to update the website in keeping with the brand and vision, and assisting the Head of Brand & Marketing with the creation of personalised packs sent to affected families. Your technical marketing, communication and stakeholder management skills will improve during this work integrated learning placement.

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Marketing Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A group of companies that offer recruitment services and leadership development to a spectrum of industry sectors throughout Melbourne and interstate. ABOUT YOU: You are a marketing graduate looking to apply and develop your marketing knowledge within a commercial environment. You will have had exposure to or an interest in digital marketing, events, content creation and measurement of marketing efforts. LEARNING OUTCOMES: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will have the opportunity to work with our Marketing Executive, Operations Team and all employees, observing and learning through assisting with marketing efforts to our customers. This includes digital marketing campaigns, managing social media accounts, planning and execution of events, content creation and marketing, and measuring and analysing marketing return on investment. Through these projects you will also develop your communication, stakeholder management and organisational skills.

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HR Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This global company provides leading edge tools, technologies, software and services to the global construction industry. Operating in over 120 countries this company offers a full range of services to the professional construction industry. ABOUT YOU: You are a graduate with a Business/Commerce degree, preferably with Human Resources. You will need strong written and verbal communication skills, superior phone etiquette and attention to detail. A passion to learn is required to succeed along with exposure to MS Office, specifically Excel. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of the program you will be offered the chance to experience all elements of recruitment including hosting job roles, screening resumes, scheduling interviews and generating employment contracts. With a mixture of individual and team based projects you will be exposed to strategic sourcing methods, Diversity & Inclusion recruitment practices and reporting internally on the process.

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Graphic/Web Designer Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This startup is the first online Wechat payment gateway which builds a bridge between Australian merchants and Chinese consumers. ABOUT YOU: You are a graduate who has understanding about the cross-boundary business model. Ideally you have experience in front-end web application development using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX/JSON and responsive design. Additionally if you are someone with a proactive approach, positive attitude and good communication skills, you will excel in this placement opportunity. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, you will receive rich commercial exposure in graphical web design, using tools such as Photoshop and Dreamweaver. You will also get exposure to Bootstrap, Angular JS frameworks, HTTP protocol and web services, with training provided depending on the skill level you currently have. You'll also get to play an exciting part of piloting something new in the Fintech industry.

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Junior Developer Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This company is a well established systems integrator specialising in digital transformation solutions including mobile, web documents, and electronic document and records management systems. ABOUT YOU: You are an IT graduate with a desire to grow your web and mobile development skills. You have a starting knowledge of .Net and unit testing to put into practice during the internship. LEARNING OUTCOMES: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, you will be exposed to a variety of areas of the business including digital mailroom, document management systems, web apps, mobile apps and business process analytics. You will learn to install and deploy various technologies, have the opportunity to get involved with team projects, and also interact with clients and develop your business communication skills. Through all these you will be mentored closely so you can learn as much as possible.

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Accounts Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This is an award winning, independent corporate travel management company which has provided international travel management services for leading corporate and business clients. ABOUT YOU: You are a recent university Accounting graduate with aspiration to practice your knowledge and develop your skills in a professional Accounting environment. You have a base knowledge of general accounting, which could include the general understanding of some of the following: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, raising invoices, bank reconciliations and Amex reconciliations. LEARNING OUTCOMES: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, you will be working closely with an experienced Management Accountant and will be exposed to all areas of an Accounting all-rounder. These areas will include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payables, and bank and Amex reconciliations and commissions. You will also have the opportunity to develop professional communication skills, as well as get real insight into accounting office systems and practices.

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Junior Systems Engineer Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An established IT company with an aim to reduce IT complexity for the end user and provide the optimum solution across a wide range of products and services. They specialise in cloud services, premise solutions, communications, secure storage and backups, Virtualisation, and networking and security. ABOUT YOU: You are a recent IT graduate with an ambition to develop your knowledge and skills learned through university studies and projects. You have good communication skills, a positive attitude and enjoy being part of a team. You have some IT systems knowledge which could include Cloud, Office 365, Exchange and the google suite platform. LEARNING OUTCOMES: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, you will gain exposure to a wide range of IT system engineering areas by working closely with an experienced IT professional. This would include getting involved with projects and cloud on-boarding, Exchange client support, client desktop support and remote desktop trouble shooting. You will also have the opportunity to develop professional communication skills and experience what it's like to work within a team of IT professionals of all levels.

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Web & Development Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This company is an Australian research and development company dedicated to providing technology, execution and leadership support to entrepreneurs because the world has many thinkers who need the support and framework to explore their ideas. ABOUT YOU: You are a creative thinker with a team player attitude who has recently graduated from an IT relevant degree or certificate. You have previous experience with HTML, CSS, C++, Java, Android app, Python and PHP. LEARNING OUTCOMES: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, you will gain exposure to web and app development, and learn to work as a team to overcome technical challenges. You will continue to grow your skills with HTML, CSS, C++, Java, Android app and PHP. This work integrated learning opportunity is within a team that encourages innovative thinking and proactive problem solving.

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Marketing & Business Development Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: One of Sydney’s premier 5 star venues for exquisite food, fine wine, hassle-free conferences and events and exceptionally comfortable accommodation. It is also one of Australia’s largest hotel convention and meeting venues, with over 4,000sqm of flexible floor space, enough to accommodate up to 3,000 delegates across four dedicated floors. ABOUT YOU: You are a recent graduate or Business student with an interest in the tourism and hospitality industry. You pride yourself on your professional communication skills, both written and verbal. You’re proactive with a can-do attitude and enjoy working on projects and keeping to timelines. LEARNING OUTCOMES: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, you will be involved in a project which will allow you to gain deeper understanding of the hotel business including segmentation and channels (seasons, patterns, trends, forecasting, budgeting etc). You will get insight into and develop your skills in how hotel business development operates and how the business development team works with an operations team, how to do data analysis and market research, how to prepare budgets, and how to conduct new market supplier analysis. You will also have the opportunity to shadow senior staff in strategy meetings and develop your professional communication, professional writing, research analysis and interpersonal skills.

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UI / Game Tester Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Jun 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A gaming and software company which recently created the new AFL Evolution PS4/Xbox game. ABOUT YOU: The perfect candidate will be an IT graduate with a keen interest in coding, software development and statistics, as well as an eye for detail. The company plays and makes games so you must have a passion for gaming! LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of the program, there will be a lot to learn. Working with the Software Development Team, Testing Team, Graphic Design Team and interacting with all employees you will learn through completing junior code for use within their artificial intelligence software. You will input statistics and assist with graphic design and development which will be used in real games. Excellent communication and stakeholder management will be key to your success in this role. In addition you will improve your coding ability, communication skills, graphic design skills and gaming ability.

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HR Generalist Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Jun 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 1840, this company is dedicated to solving the health and financial needs of its members, customers and broader community. To date, they have managed over a billion dollars in healthcare funds. ABOUT YOU: With outstanding academic background in Human Resources, you are looking to develop a long term career in this field. You are a proactive individual who is eager to learn new skills and pays attention to details. In addition, great communication skills with internal and external shareholders will be the key. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will be involved in the whole process of recruitment, new staff induction and on-boarding process, employee’s database maintenance and more. Besides these you will have the chance to learn more about current national HR projects in the organisation, such as HRIS upgrading, and new organisation and development plans for national offices. Business travel might be required in this work integrated learning placement.

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Marketing / Website Developer Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: May 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This company is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which has over two decades of experience delivering high quality technical training for the Telecommunications and Technical Security industries. ABOUT YOU: You are an IT graduate with working knowledge of website designing using HTML CSS styling and java script frameworks. It will be a bonus if you have performed mobile responsive testing and accessibility testing to improve user interface. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the program, you will gain exposure to many areas in this WIL placement which will provide practical, hands-on training to ensure you learn how to apply your new skills in a supervised simulated work environment, while giving you the knowledge to be an effective member of any business or project. You will be working closely with offshore developers and requirement analysts; you will be interpreting data, analysing results using statistical techniques and providing ongoing reports with special software, to improve knowledge of sales and to improve marketing strategies. You will also be involved in new web page implementation; user interface with respect to favicons, icons, chat box and improved quality of the site by removing broken links; and test web applications using Selenium Java and manually using HP QC. You will improve your communication skills and technical skills in this challenging internship placement.

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