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 2,750 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 the team for more information. 

Marketing/Events Internship

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A social enterprise that works with schools, youth and the arts to promote cultural harmony for a more cohesive and richer society. They believe that as people who live in a diverse society, in a globalised world, the ability to move between and respect cultures is an invaluable asset. ABOUT YOU: You are a degree qualified marketing or events graduate or student who has an eye for detail and is organised. The ideal candidate with be able to match the enthusiasm and passion of the office, and have a genuine passion for promoting cultural diversity and inclusion. LEARNING OUTCOME:In addition to specified learning outcomes of the program, you will learn much more. You will be exposed to daily marketing and event planning. This includes print, digital and social media coordination. You will be involved in writing content that is appropriate different types of media, and hone your ability to think about marketing for various types of audiences. In this fast paced environment which employs around 50 professionals all working to promote and implement organisational goals and marketing strategies, you will learn a lot – this is an excellent opportunity to enter a professional workplace and really get hands on experience in marketing and events management.

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Finance Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An Australian owned low-cost airline headquartered in Melbourne. ABOUT YOU: You are a Finance graduate who is seeking to launch your career within the finance industry and driven to ‘learn the ropes’ building from the ground up. You are analytical in nature and have strong computer based skills including advanced levels of Excel and PowerPoint. You have strong financial modelling and cause and effect skills and are well versed with various finance terminology. You have strong attention to detail and have a strong commitment to continuous improvement and self-development. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, you will be involved with the existing finance team and its members by assisting with the preparation of timely and accurate reports on revenue and cost performance to head office functions. You will learn how to develop excel reports on revenue and put together presentation of material using powerpoint. You will be supporting the team in the setting up of documented processes and participate in any ad hoc finance related projects. This will hone many of your finance skills and develop your understanding of how a Finance team operates.

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Human Resources Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A global leader in travel retail which operates multiple exciting brands around the globe. It has stores at airports and major transport hubs through Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia. ABOUT YOU: You are an enthusiastic and dynamic HR graduate who has a passion for learning and development. You thrive on working with people, and are proactive and energetic. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, you will gain broad exposure to Human Resource functions including orientation and online inductions, creating profiles and packs for new starters, creating new induction courses when new stores open, assisting in creating new product knowledge training programs, assisting with the launch of biannual performance reviews, participate in developing succession planning, and attend training courses. This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience in the HR field and learn alongside a supportive and friendly team of HR professionals in a global organisation.

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Accounting Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A not-for-profit organisation providing residential and community-based aged care services, as well as youth, family and disability services. ABOUT YOU: Accounting is your number one passion with an Accounting degree. You are driven by and consider yourself somewhat of a ‘numbers person’ who loves the numbers game and is motivated by the ins and outs of standard accounting practices. You have a global perspective on your career and where you would like it to head and believe an internship position offering experience in all the standard areas of accounting will lead you to a successful future. You have the ability to build rapport with internal team members. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the program, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of credit and debtors, perform bank reconciliations, participate in payroll functions, and perform journal entries ensuring accuracy at all times. Your working style has a distinctive point of difference in that you are obsessed with attention to detail and proud of doing your best. You have strong communication skills, and are a keen team player. You are knowledgeable and have experience using various Excel formulas gained through your university studies.

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Junior Programmer Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A leading digital marketing and online insights organisation.ABOUT YOU: You are a passionate Information Technology graduate with excellent technical skills. You have experience of using various languages including HTML, CSS, Javascript, C# and C++. You are a team player with excellent analytical and time management skills, and a desire to pursue a career in programming. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the program, you will gain exposure to development practices and execution for a new software program, and programming and development best practices via the company’s accumulated knowledge, documentation, processes and practices. You will develop your HTML and CSS skills as you try your hand at client projects in the WordPress CMS, and grow in your understanding of AGILE methodologies. Beyond that, you will also have the opportunity to build your communication and stakeholder management skills, and refine your analytical and reporting skills – all within a busy and dynamic IT team and under the mentorship of a supportive and highly experienced IT Manager.

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Help Desk Support Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A service provider delivering unlimited support and data centre hosted infrastructure-as-a-service plans to small businesses. ABOUT YOU: You have completed a bachelor’s degree in IT with the ability to act as the first line of support in a Help Desk environment. You have great communication and basic problem solving skills. 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 the program, you will experience what it’s like to be the first point of contact at IT help desk, assisting clients with troubleshooting issues and ticketing to the relevant persons. This will develop your understanding of IT and how an IT team works as you get coached through the experience by a great team of experienced professionals who take pride in in their team built on values of constant personal development and also want to help you learn.

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Networking Assistant Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: The largest multi-national and world leader for ICT Healthcare solutions and technologies. Their focus is predominantly within the areas of wireless solutions and network testing. ABOUT YOU: You are an energetic and enthusiastic graduate of an ICT related degree. You have excellent communication skills and a willingness to listen actively and attentively in a team support environment. You are also a natural problem solver and a fast learner. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the program, you will gain broad exposure to the role of a Service Engineer as you buddy up with a member of the team at one of the Customer healthcare sites. You will be assisting in an administrative capacity to see how networks and tracking information work. You will also gain exposure and experience within the daily workflow of an operational support system which is a great example of a collaborative team environment.

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Finance Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: One of Australia's most highly regarded advertising agencies, they focus on delivering strategic creative work for global, regional and local clients. ABOUT YOU: You have a keen interest within the field of accounting with some knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and ledgers. You maintain a high level of accuracy and thrive on data analysis and number crunching. You are a great communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and organisational skills. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the program, you will gain broad exposure to a wide range of accounting and finance tasks ranging from accounts payable and receivable functions to financial forecasting. You will refine your professional communication skills and become more confident when interacting with stakeholders across all levels of the organisation. You will further develop your analytical and problem solving skills in addition to both your time management and organisation skills.

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Service Desk Specialist Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A reputable member-based organisation for accounting and tax professionals. The organisation’s core focus is on advancement of public knowledge and understanding of the laws relating to taxation in Australia by disseminating information through their suite of products and services to members. ABOUT YOU: You will be an enthusiastic and energetic graduate of an IT relevant degree or certificate. You must have strong communication skills for the stakeholder management and customer service elements of the role. An advanced level of Microsoft Office skills will support you and you must have solid planning and organisational skills to enable you to triage incidents. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the program you will gain broad training, exposure and experience within a single point of contact role where you will learn how to handle incoming incidents and requests. You will develop knowledge in record keeping within an internal ticketing system environment. In addition to this, you will learn through supporting with software and systems training alongside being able to develop your stakeholder management skills.

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Digital Marketing Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Feb 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to listening and working with businesses of all sizes to maximise their potential for success. They provide access to a range of professional business services and connect businesses for mutually beneficial outcomes. Their role is to help and support local businesses to do business. ABOUT YOU: You are an enthusiastic graduate of a marketing or communications related degree, with interest in pursuing a career in communications and marketing with a particular passion and focus on digital communications. You must be computer literate - a confident user of Microsoft Office and preferably with experience using CRM software. You are motivated, curious and work well both autonomously and in a team environment. LEARNING OUTCOME: You will gain exposure to Customer Relationships Management and Content Management Software for a reputable organisation. With regards to CMS, you will learn a range of skills from managing and interpreting analytics, to uploading and creating content. Within this role, you will develop your skills across a range of different communication modules including but not limited to creation of templates & pages, communication campaigns (email and SMS), website content and publishing updates. You will also have the opportunity to further develop your writing skills as you will be learning through working with the digital marketing manager on the delivery of online projects and campaigns.

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