Office for the Public Sector

People

University internships

Our sector partners with universities to enable undergraduate and postgraduate students to undertake internships within public sector agencies.

The internship program provides agencies with talented professionals for a range of purposes, from whole of sector projects to initiatives within discrete business units.

Interns do not receive remuneration during their internship and are not employees of the public sector. Placements can be on a fulltime or part-time basis.

The Department for State Development through the Knowledge Exchange Program coordinate the Internship Program and provide information and assistance to agency internship supervisors, human resource practitioners and university student coordinators.

For more information, please visit the Knowledge Exchange Program Website or contact Mary Rieger at [email protected] or Isabel James at [email protected].

Government Communications Internship Program

Government Communications Advice (GCA) facilitates the across Government Communications Internship Program. Partnering with Universities to enable undergraduate and postgraduate students to undertake communications internships within public sector agencies.

GCA coordinates the Communications Internship Program and provides information and assistance to agency internship supervisors, human resource practitioners and university student coordinators.

If you are an agency interested in hosting an intern, please visit the Government Communications Advice Website for more information.

If you are a communications student seeking an internship in the public sector please contact the internship coordinator at your training provider or university.

For any other queries, please contact Government Communications and Advice on (08) 8204 9184.

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