Employment Type
Contract Length
1-3 Months 3-6 Months
Non-Monetary Benefits
Non Profit
Business Design Education Environmental Studies Sports Science


Job Description

API offers participants a wonderful opportunity to experience the Australian way of life through an intern abroad experience in Melbourne, Australia. API works with you to find the best fit for you, taking into account your interests, major, and career path. With so many placement options, API internships are a great way to build resume experience abroad!

Students can participate in either a fixed date or flex date program. Fixed date programs run for 8 weeks over two summer sessions. Flex date programs have flexible start dates and program lengths, and are offered year-round with rolling admissions. Sample placements include:
- Hospitality
- Marketing
- Health Research
- Social Services
- Accounting and Finance
- Advertising, Communications, and Journalism
- Architecture, Landscape, and Planning
- Art and Design
- Business, Entrepreneurship, and Management
- Education
- Environmental
- Law
- Psychology
- Sports
- Veterinary Science and Zoology

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria, and the second most populous in Australia. The city was recently named the 2nd best student city in the world (QS World Rankings), as well as one of the world’s top 3 most livable cities. It is widely considered the “foodie capital” of Australia, and is also known as one of the country’s top sporting cities.


  • Minimum 2.5 G.P.A. (3.0 for STEM placements)
  • Cover Letter
  • Two Letters of Reference
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Resumé/C.V.


API international internships provide unique opportunities for participants to explore and cultivate their future career path through a high-quality, customized, credit-bearing placement in several exciting fields and destinations. API internship programs encompass a number of career development and cultural resources to help participants maximize their personal and professional development.

Up to 6 semester credits available on fixed date programs (for an additional fee).