Australia

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Australia

From the buzzing cosmopolitan streets of Sydney, the curling emerald waves of Surfers Paradise to the famously vast outback, Australia offers a great array of landscapes like no other on the planet.

Easy-going people, an amazingly warm climate that embraces beach living, surfing and a cold beer after a long days work are just around the corner. As one of the world’s premier backpacker destinations, host to thousands of travellers per year, Australia is an open country and welcomes everyone with open arms. 

Whatever amazing program you decide to participate in we’re sure you’ll be pulled in by Australia’s seductive lifestyle, people and culture.

  • Work and Travel
  • Practicum
  • Hospitality
  • 7 fun facts about Australia

Our Work and Travel Program gives you the flexibility to work wherever and in whatever you like and for however long you like. We will support you to realize your goals and make sure you have the tools you need to succeed.

Program Includes


  • Pre Departure Information – what to expect from your Working Holiday.
  • Aussie phone number and bank details provided prior to arrival.
  • Access to online job registration system prior to arrival.
  • Airport Pick up and Transfer to hostel.
  • Priority check-in at hostel.
  • Longer term accommodation - we can also help our members to find an apartment, a hostel or a shared house and give tips on what to pay and where to stay.
  • Australian Orientation / Information session.
  • Medicare Information and set up (where applicable).
  • 12 months full access to our job service and job database.
  • Job placement by our Fully Integrated / In-house Recruitment Agency – wages paid on time into an Aussie bank account.
  • Email job updates and ongoing resume review plus loan / sale of work safety equipment / clothing for work.
  • Bank account set up with MasterCard debit card issued upon arrival.
  • Registration for Australian Tax File Number.
  • Private mailbox with mail holding and forwarding anywhere in Australia.
  • Free internet in our Sydney centre as well as 15 convenient locations around the country.
  • Toll free emergency assistance Number – Australia wide 24/7 – accessible for full duration of WTC Membership.
  • Tax Expert to providing advice and information about tax and superannuation refunds.
  • Best price guarantee from our in-house Travel Shop plus member’s only discounts, offers and regular Travel Talks.
  • FREE city tour, beach walk, pub crawl and drink vouchers plus 1 hr free internet per night booked whilst staying at hostel.
  • Monthly social activities program.
  • FREE Harvest guide book and 2nd work visa information pack.
  • FREE Use of phone in the office for job and general enquiries and FREE fax, photocopying and scanning.
  • WTC Ice breaker Welcome drinks – 2 FREE DRINKS and SNACKS - held every week and members can attend as many times as they want.
  • FREE Short term luggage storage in the WTC Office.
  • Welcome kit including WTC merchandise.
  • Bilingual / Well-travelled team of staff available to assist you.

Requirements

  • hold a passport issued by an eligible country or region
  • be aged 18-30 (inclusive) at the time of applying
  • not be accompanied by dependent children at any time during their stay in Australia
  • Demonstrate finance security; have access to $5000 AUD with a return ticket or $7000 with no return ticket at the time of visa application
  • meet health and character requirements; this may include a federal police record check or medical exam as required

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INTERNeX international exchange's Practicum Program gives you the chance to get real-world, hands-on specialized experience in almost any industry. The quality and level of your placement will depend on your experience, education, area of placement, time of year and duration of your placement. All placements are unpaid in order to ensure we have the chance to organize the best possible opportunity for you. Practicums (or internships) that are required for your post secondary education (i.e. university, college, apprenticeship or vocational/business school) can be in nearly any industry sector. Placements are usually a combination of project-related and day-to-day activities in order for you to gain a fundamental overview of the organization and industry. Feel free to drop me a line at your convenience if you have specific questions regarding the program or your specific area of study. We have run this program for 15 years and have assisted more than 10,000 international students in finding fulfilling experiences.

What is Included


  • Guaranteed practicum placement in your preferred field
  • Phone interview(s) prior to arriving
  • Industry specific consultation with your placement supervisor
  • Interview workshop
  • Health and safety seminar
  • Certificate of completion (from INTERNeX)
  • Ongoing service
  • Orientation with an INTERNeX representative
  • Resume service, upgrade your resume to fit local company requirements
  • City and regional transit information
  • Mail-holding service
  • 24-hour emergency number

Requirements

  • hold a passport issued by an eligible country or region
  • be aged 18-30 (inclusive) at the time of applying
  • not be accompanied by dependent children at any time during their stay in Australia
  • Demonstrate finance security; have access to $5000 AUD with a return ticket or $7000 with no return ticket at the time of visa application
  • meet health and character requirements; this may include a federal police

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With our hospitality placements you could find yourself in some amazing places, meeting some fantastic people from all over the world. From working in a 4-5* restaurant, to a gourmet coffee house to chilled out beach bar, this placement has a wide variety of options to experience the ever changing customer service industry skills that can be transferred to different jobs and places all around the world.

Program Includes


  • Job finding assistance until a position is secured
  • Arrangement of phone interview(s) prior to arriving in Australia (for resort placement only)
  • Industry specific consultation with your program supervisor
  • Job interview Workshop
  • Certificate of completion (from INTERNeX)
  • Ongoing service and support as necessary
  • 2 nights accommodation in a downtown hostel (shared room)
  • 2 continental style breakfasts
  • Free internet at hostel
  • Orientation with an INTERNeX representative
  • Resume assistance, upgrade your resume to fit NZ employer demands
  • City and Regional Transit Information
  • Mail-holding service (1 year)
  • 24 hour emergency number

Program Requirements

  • hold a passport issued by an eligible country or region
  • be aged 18-30 (inclusive) at the time of applying
  • not be accompanied by dependent children at any time during their stay in Australia
  • Demonstrate finance security; have access to $5000 AUD with a return ticket or $7000 with no return ticket at the time of visa application
  • meet health and character requirements; this may include a federal police

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  • Over 80% of Australian residents live within 100 km of the nearest beach. This makes it the most urbanised coastal living space in the world.
  • Around 1.35 Trillion bottle of wine are produced here each year.
  • Kangaroos and Emu’s cannot walk backwards
  • The Great Barrier Reef is the planets largest living structure
  • Selfies where invented in Australia
  • The Australian Alps (Snowy Mountains) have receive a larger snowfall than Switzerland
  • Kangaroo is a readily available meat in Australia. It’s actually really tasty if cooked well and is much leaner than beef or lamb.