Best Graduate Programs & Internships in Australia  

If presently, you are hunting for the top-notch companies across the globe offering lucrative graduate programs and internships, then here we have jotted down a comprehensive list for you. These internships last from anywhere between a month to a year. Many of the graduate programs listed below are available for both Australian and international students.

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McGrath Nicol

A specialist Advisory & Restructuring firm that has built a reputation over the years. McGrathNicol works with some of the top companies –  from Virgin Australia to McWilliam’s Wines Group – their portfolio is diverse.

Available Positions

Accounting Intern (Advisory and Restructuring)

Analyst Intern (Technology)

Preferred Background

Business or Commerce degree majoring in accounting, economics or finanace, STEM, IT or related degree in technology.

Internship Programs

Two programs are available for students to choose from

Summer Vacation Program which is open to students in their penultimate year. The four week internship will provide you with real commercial experience across a variety of different projects and industries.

Graduate Program is open to final year students and to those who have graduated less than 18 months of the program start date.


Deloitte has built a reputation for impactful delivery across audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and technology services. With a 175 years history it requires little introduction.

Available Positions for Interns

Consulting, Audit & Assurance, Tax & Legal and Risk Advisory

Preferred Background

Students who have completed 2 years of college.

Applications for the Summer Internship programs close around August and the program begins around November.

Download Deloitte’s student opportunity guide for further details

Clemenger Group

Clemenger Group Limited is the holding company of a group of companies involved in advertising and marketing communications throughout Australia and New Zealand. With over 1700 employees today working for it interning here can open up a world of possibilities.

About the Internship Program

During the 45-week program, graduates rotate between Porter Novelli (public relations), GRACosway (public affairs and corporate and financial communications) and Hall & Partners (market research) in Sydney and Quantum (market research) in Melbourne.

The program is based on the long-running and highly successful Clemenger Graduate Program, and provides an exceptional professional development opportunity, with a potential pathway to long-term employment and career progression with participating companies.

Preferred Background


Learn more about the program

ECA Internships

ECA internships has partnered with over 500+ small and medium business across Australia. The group has recruited over 7500 students for these programs. ECA Internships can be extremely helpful for International Students as they also assist students to assist to the Australian work culture and help with the paperwork.

Available Positions

Marketing, Finance, Data Analytics & other internship positions are regularly available on their website.


3-week Virtual Internship Program: A fast paced program designed to build competencies relevant to today’s work place is offered in association with Dale Carnegie.

12-week Internship Program: Their flagship program connects students to the right host company and monitors the student’s learning experience. A great choice for students looking to intern in Australia.


A technology company that provides a cloud based accounting system. Founded in 2006 in New Zealand, Xero is one of the fastest growing software as a service companies globally. They lead the New Zealand, Australian, and United Kingdom cloud accounting markets, employing a world-class team of more than 3,000+ people. Forbes identified Xero as the World’s Most Innovative Growth Company in 2014 and 2015.

Program Details

With the Xero intern program, you’ll spend the summer learning new skills and experiencing what life is like in a bustling tech company. You’ll start with a close-knit group of interns giving you instant connections around the business.

They will help you develop your technical skills and your people skills, so when it comes to the end of the internship, you’ll have an idea of where you want your career to go.


Internships available in Melbourne and Canberra

Internships Available & Preferred Background

Developer Internship – background in AWS, C#, React, Swift and SQL | Quality Engineer Intern | Partner Consultant Intern – students with a background in accounting, finance or business management.

To apply for their 2021 batch click here


Australia’s leading life insurance company.

Internship Program Details

TAL’s Summer Intern Program has been designed to provide students with 10 weeks of experience working within a business unit relevant to their degree and career aspirations. The program’s emphasis is on on-the-job training with interns supporting projects within their business unit. The role is suitable for students in their penultimate year of study. At the end of the Internship you will have the opportunity to apply and have your application fast tracked for their Graduate program commencing the following year.

Available Positions

Actuarial, Business and Technology

Preferred Background

Actuarial studies, Business, Marketing, Information and Data Science, Technology and Innovation.

Learn more about TAL’s Graduate Program


Ashurst is a 200-year-old progressive law firm with practices across the globe.

Clerkship Details

A clerkship gives you a good understanding of what it’s like to work here, experience our culture and the type of work we do.

In one or two departments – depending on the office you’re in, you work on real cases and transactions. A partner supports and mentors you, and you work closely with a qualified lawyer and a buddy. There are structured training programmes to develop your legal and business skills, and you have the opportunity to take part in the team’s social events.

In addition to gaining valuable experience, a clerkship also presents an opportunity to join our graduate programme. We offer most of the graduate roles to people who have completed a clerkship in one of our offices.

Preferred Background

Law Students

For further details on their graduate and clerkship program click here

Westpac Group

Westpac is Australia’s first bank and oldest company, one of four major banking organisations in Australia and one of the largest banks in New Zealand.

Finance Internship Program Details

The ten-week paid program is a great way to explore a career with Westpac Group and gives you a taste of what it is like to work in the banking sector.

The internship is designed to ensure that you get an insight into the diverse opportunities at Westpac Group – allowing you to make an informed career decision. Whichever business area you choose, you will find a worthwhile investment of your time this summer.

Positions Available

Corporate and Institutional Banking | Financial Markets and Treasury | Global Transaction Services | Group Operations | Risk | Group Technology

Preferred Background

The summer internship is open to students in their penultimate year of an undergraduate or post graduate degree.

To learn more about the internship and the graduate program at Westpac Group click here.


The University of Melbourne

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.

The internship at the university run for 3,6 or 9 months with interns working approximately 15-20 hours per week.



Available Positions

Marketing | Data Analysis & Reporting | Finanace | HR | IT & Web Support | Multimedia | Policy Support | Research Management Support

Preferred Background

Open to all students of The University of Melbourne


The search giants have multiple offices in Australia and offer internship to both engineering and business students.

Program Details

The internship usually runs for 12 – 14 weeks and the start date varies depending on the role. For further detail on each program and application process check out Google’s career page.


Sydney | You have the option to mention your preference, however, all internships may not be available at the location of your choice.

Available Positions

Business Internship | Sales & marketing Internship | Legal Internship | gCareer internship | UX Internship | Software Engineer Internship | Associate Product Manager Internship | STEP | Mechanical Engineer Internship | Hardware Engineer Internship


We constantly update this page to upload new programs and internship opportunities as and when released by companies. If you think your company’s internship program offers great value to students or if you would like to start an internship program for your company, connect with us.