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Frequently asked questions

Does the Deakin Internship Scheme find me an internship?

No, the Deakin Internship Scheme is the actual program. You complete the internship within an area of Deakin University.

Do I have to be from the Faculty of Business and Law to apply?

No, the Deakin Internship Scheme is open to all eligible Deakin final year students. Students will undertake the unit as either a core unit or an elective unit, subject to their degree/field of study. Successful candidates are provided more information about how to enrol into the unit.

What happens after I register my interest through the online form?

Once you register your interest your details are recorded on a database. You will be notified of any Internship opportunities currently being recruited for. If an opportunity arises in the future, you will be contacted by Human Resources and advised how to apply.

How many internships are offered each Trimester?

The number and location of Internships will vary each Trimester. To be kept up to date on Internship opportunities it is recommended that complete the register of interest.

What is the application process?

Opportunities are advertised regularly on the Jobshop website - for full details it is important to refer to the advertisement. Generally, applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume and a copy of their academic transcript. It is important that the cover letter addresses your reason for applying for the Internship and that your resume is professional, up-to-date and is free from spelling mistakes.

For assistance with writing your application and interview techniques, visit the Student Life- Career and employment website.

Who can I contact for more information?

For more information on the Deakin Internship Scheme please contact Sherree Barbieri from the Human Resources Division. For more information on enrolment and eligibility please contact Work Integrated Learning team.

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10th June 2013