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. 

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: Mar 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: Mar 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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Accounts Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Adelaide
Start Date: Mar 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A lifestyle clothing and accessories company with distribution all over Australia. ABOUT YOU: You are a recent Accounting graduate with a passion for learning and numbers. You have a real eye for detail, great communication and interpersonal skills, enjoy being in an autonomous and team environment, excel at Microsoft office skills and pride yourself on your problem solving ability. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will gain basic accounting training and exposure to a variety of functions including accounts receivable checking and reconciling on a daily basis, stock check and maintenance, maintaining accounts receivable ledgers, data entry and maintenance with Xero accounting software, and general banking duties. This is a good opportunity to also develop your communication skills as you liaise with various stakeholders.

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Data Analyst Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Mar 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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Digital Marketing Analyst Internship Placement

Location: Adelaide
Start Date: Mar 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An innovative, digital advertising agency which combines technology and knowledge to optimise an organisations assets, campaigns and potential. They use cutting edge analytics and solid reporting to maximise results and provide accurate return on investment for clients. They work with companies at all different levels and stages, including start-up businesses introducing their first ever website, to established businesses that want to re-brand. ABOUT YOU: You are a creative graduate of a marketing related degree who is able to think outside of the box. You are interested in a marketing career with a particular passion and focus on digital marketing so that you can gain experience in social media, online data capturing and tracking. You are a highly organised person with a keen eye for detail which enables you to capture and analyse data quickly and effectively. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program, as a valued intern within this creative and innovative company, you will be exposed to the entire lead to conversion process. You will gain experience in researching vertical market segments so that you can uncover new industry patterns and trends. To support you in this process, you will be exposed to industry related blog articles, the maintenance of lead generation reports and connecting networks like Linkedin and Facebook.

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Web Developer Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Mar 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This is a creative start-up company with a vision to innovate and deliver software solutions. They are currently working on software which will help to change and revolutionise the education industry. ABOUT YOU: A recent university graduate with a passion for Information Technology, you have a keen interest in the field of web development with a particular focus on back end development. You are familiar with programming languages PHP and Javascript, and are looking for an opportunity to apply your knowledge in a professional working environment. A solid understanding of how web applications work is desired, however your problem solving skills, attention to detail and positive can-do attitude will be the most important attributes to get the most out of this role. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will be exposed to various tasks and learning experiences. You will be involved in the design and creation of websites using HTML and CSS practices. You will also work closely with the organisation’s clients to gather and refine their requirements based on technical needs. The maintenance and expansion of their website will be one of the core projects to help you learn.

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Finance Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Mar 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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Accounts Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Mar 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A provider of talent solutions which also creates opportunities for people to realise their professional aspirations and achieve personal success. ABOUT YOU: You are a recent graduate with an accounting or finance degree. Ideally you are pursuing further professional studies such as a CA or CPA program. You have intermediate Microsoft excel skills and great communication skills that will help you with liaising with internal stakeholder on a daily basis. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will gain exposure to the commercial world and establishing workplace relationships through formal and informal activities. You will work closely with key management such as the Director of Financial Operations and hone your communication and stakeholder management skills. You will also gain training and develop your skills through commission calculations, conducting quality assurance audits and compiling results in report format, preparing monthly reports for management and commercial teams, learning the basics of TM1, improving your Excel skills and presenting analytic reports.

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Web Development Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Mar 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An innovation hub, consultancy and school that provides businesses with the skills, mindset and tools to thrive and survive in an era of disruption. ABOUT YOU: You are an IT graduate with an interest in web development. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are an active listener, like a challenge, and have previous experience (either from a university course or internship) coding in Ruby on Rails or another programming language. Ideally you will also have a project portfolio for review. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will be exposed to digital projects and will assist in the creation of product landing pages, including content management systems and design. You will have exposure to emerging skill sets such as Workshops in Lean Startup, Design Thinking, and other key emerging skills that are not commonly taught at school that will be vital for the future workforce. Working within a co-working space will provide learning and networking opportunities with tech startups at different stages of maturity and plenty of opportunities for additional learning.

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Marketing Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Mar 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A multinational property transaction platform where global real estate professionals list, sell and manage properties. ABOUT YOU: You have qualifications in Marketing or a related field in Business. You also have basic skills of Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft PowerPoint. You are able to prioritise, pay attention to detail, and maintain confidentiality. You also have a good level of skills in organisational, analytical, problem-solving, computer and interpersonal areas. Being fluent in English and Mandarin will give you an edge in this internship. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will also learn to prepare marketing and branding materials, create new marketing appointments, gain exposure to updating online media content, prepare marketing presentations, track results and report on PR activity. Apart from that you will also improve important transferable skills in communications, presentations and more.

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SEO Specialist Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Mar 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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Market Research Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Mar 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A recruitment agent specialising in Executives, Managing Directors, Marketing, Accounting and Financial staff. ABOUT YOU: You are a marketing graduate with keen interest in analysis of market trends within the finance industry, as well as the the ability to work alone or with a team. You also have great problem solving skills and a good head for numbers and data. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will create reports on market trends for partners - this includes compiling data from various sources, analysing trends, and writing a report. You will also be involved with other research and marketing projects. All this experience will develop your marketing, customer service, Excel, numerical, analysis and communication skills.

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Help Desk Support Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Mar 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 the specified learning outcomes of this program you will experience what it's like to be the first point of contact on the IT help desk assisting clients with troubleshooting issues and ticketing to the relevant person. This will develop especially your problem solving and communication skills. Through the work integrated learning placement you will be part of a great team of experienced professionals who will support and teach you.

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Business Analyst Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Mar 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A company with Australia's largest team of clinicians in the field, working in organisations in capital cities and regional areas across the country. ABOUT YOU: You are an IT graduate with a keen interest in becoming a BA. You have strong analytical skills and are able to identify issues and solutions. You are very personable with the ability to work amongst a creative team of dynamic individuals. You enjoy being a part of team activities, have a good attitude, and are open to learning and development to further your knowledge. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will be involved in projects carrying out documentation and communication with the offshore team of developers. You will have the opportunity to develop your problem solving skills and work directly with stakeholders. During this work integrated learning placement you will be learning within a team of young dynamic professionals who are keen to help you learn as much as you can.

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