The University of Melbourne

Type of Organisation

Higher Education

Employer Profile

The University of Melbourne is home to some of the best thinkers in the world, adding to the stock of human knowledge and addressing the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.


Our academics lead brilliant, globally recognised research, teaching and collaboration. Our professional, administrative and support staff create a world-class working environment and enable academics to continue achieving internationally renowned excellence in research and teaching.


Known primarily for our academic excellence, many may not be aware that the University is one of the largest employers in the state of Victoria with more than 6500 professional and academic staff spreading over seven beautiful and historic campuses. We are also home to 100 centres and institutes for research and research training. Our largest campus in Parkville is part of the renowned “Parkville Precinct” knowledge hub, including 8 hospitals, leading institutes and a wide range of knowledge-based industries.


For employees, this means having access to a broad range of opportunities to gain experience working in diverse areas such as Market Research & Analytics, Academic Skills, Accounting and Finance, Research Innovation and Commercialisation, Estate Planning and Development, Business Services, Graduations and Curriculum Support and professional support across all faculties in the University.


Internships run for 3,6 or 9 months with interns working approx 15-20 hours per week.

Locations where there are vacancies for interns

Melbourne including our Parkville and Southbank campuses

Residency requirements for Interns wishing to apply

All Candidates Considered including International Students


Roles available for Interns

Marketing (Events), Marketing (Comms), Data Analysis and Reporting, Finance, HR, IT and Web Support, Multimedia, Policy Support, Research Management Support, Service Improvement/ Project Administration, Student/ Academic Support


Degree Subjects Required for Interns wishing to apply

Open to all University of Melbourne students of all disciplines including postgraduates.

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What do recent interns say are the best things about working with us?

"Fantastic internship program with training and great supervisors who are enthusiastic about having an intern."

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