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 3,500 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, available as part of the Professional Year program or Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program. For further internship opportunities available please contact us for more information. 

Finance Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Jul 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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HR Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Jul 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: Jul 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: Jul 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: Jul 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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Marketing & Business Development Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Jul 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: Jul 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: Jul 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: Jul 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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Networking Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Jul 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: One of Australia’s best integrations and full-service providers of personal computers, networking solutions and associated services. ABOUT YOU: You are an IT graduate specialising in networking with a keen interest in infrastructure. You have knowledge in VMware and are Microsoft Certified (MCSE). You have great communication and basic problem solving skills and a strong understanding of ITIL methodologies. You have a can do attitude with a willingness to learn and absorb information to develop both your soft and technical skills. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of this program, you will be learning within the infrastructure team gaining exposure to projects involving installation, configuration and the setup of computer hardware and software to be deployed in a network computing environment. You will also develop transferrable skills useful in any role, including how to collaborate and communicate well with stakeholders.

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Business Analyst Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Jul 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This is a company providing the aged care industry with comprehensive support and financial solutions. ABOUT YOU: You are an IT graduate with a keen interest in becoming a BA, who has strong analytical skills and is able to identify issues and solutions. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcome of this program, you will learn within a young dynamic team of professionals. You will be involved in projects carrying out documentation, communicate with the offshore team of developers, have the opportunity to develop your problem solving skills and interact directly with stakeholders.

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Junior QA Tester Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Jul 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A highly proficient technology provider developing cloud-based platforms specialising in Australia Vocational Education and Training and Employment Services. ABOUT YOU: You are an IT graduate, passionate about pursuing a career in the technology industry. You are analytically minded with great communication skills and have a passion for learning and continued development. You have understanding of systems and databases and have developed skills in SQL querying through university studies and/or work experiences. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, you will learn the intricacies of the full QA lifecycle, best practice testing methodologies and testing tools, data analysis, SQL queries, and understand the Agile Project Methodology. During this work integrated learning placement you will learn from professionals and also develop your critical thinking and communication skills.

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Accounts Payable Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Jul 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A progressive, dynamic brand, providing personalised, stylish and modern optical solutions to suit their customers’ lifestyle needs. ABOUT YOU: This is for an accounting graduate with Excel and Microsoft Office skills who demonstrates problem solving and analytical skills. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of this program you will be given the opportunity to further develop your ability to invoice tasks and projects, gain knowledge of accounts payable processes (including GST, GL Accounts, Cost Centers), and develop skills in the use of Microsoft Office programs such as Excel which are essential in the Accounting industry You will be trained in accounting software including NetSuite accounting software. You will also be given the opportunity to build relationships and network with key business professionals including the CFO, CEO and HR team.

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Accounts Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Jul 2017

A construction business specialising in delivering inspirational buildings that alter the physical landscape and enrich people’s lives. ABOUT YOU: This is for an accounting graduate who has a base knowledge of general accounting, including understanding of MYOB, Microsoft Office, accounts payable, accounts receivable and drafting letters. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of this program you will be exposed to all areas of accounting including the utilisation of MYOB & Jobpac systems, accounts receivable, accounts payable, professional letter drafting and general accounting assistant duties. You will have the opportunity to develop your professional communication skills and get real insight into accounting office systems and practices while being mentored by the Accounting Manager.

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Junior Test Analyst Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Jul 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This is within a company providing organisations with the best of trusted Cloud, CRM and Mobility innovation. ABOUT YOU: This is for a recent IT graduate with abilities in Salesforce and Assembla and knowledge in JSON, as well as a willingness to learn LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of this program you will gain exposure to IT testing and assist in the delivery of front-end customer-focused solutions for projects mainly in the financial services industry. You will learn through involvement in functional tests of applications on the Salesforce platform, translate requirements to functional specifications, analyse data, develop test plans, test cases and test scenarios, perform minor configurations tasks, understand Agile and Waterfall methodologies, and raise defects and engage with developers to rectify them. These will develop your ability to work with stakeholders to meet deadlines effectively.

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