Looking to bridge the gap between study and employment?  Want to gain invaluable on the job training to enhance your resume? Performance Careers works with 3,500 host companies across Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to offer Work Integrated Learning (internship) placements in most industries. We are The Graduate Employability Experts, matching the right Australian internship opportunity to you. 

Below represents a selection of our current WIL placement opportunities in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, available as part of the Professional Year program or Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program. For further internship opportunities available please contact us for more information. 

HR Generalist Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 1840, this company is dedicated to solving the health and financial needs of its members, customers and broader community. To date, they have managed over a billion dollars in healthcare funds. ABOUT YOU: With outstanding academic background in Human Resources, you are looking to develop a long term career in this field. You are a proactive individual who is eager to learn new skills and pays attention to details. In addition, great communication skills with internal and external shareholders will be the key. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will be involved in the whole process of recruitment, new staff induction and on-boarding process, employee’s database maintenance and more. Besides these you will have the chance to learn more about current national HR projects in the organisation, such as HRIS upgrading, and new organisation and development plans for national offices. Business travel might be required in this work integrated learning placement.

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Junior Game Developer Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A global digital gaming content and technology provider of industry leading gaming solutions to lotteries and casinos. ABOUT YOU: This is for a recent IT graduate with a genuine interest in software development and programming looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse game development team. A genuine aspiration for knowledge advancement and practical skill development are desirable as well as good communications skills. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program you will learn within an experienced game development team and have the opportunity to engage with the Graphic Designer, Artist, Project Manager, Quality Assurance Officer, Animator and Senior Developer. You will utilise your programming language knowledge and learn to develop front end content in line with game requirements. You will have the opportunity to develop your communication skills as you will be required to confidently communicate with your game development team who have a passion for fostering junior talent and will provide full training and support.

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Logistics Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A large multinational luxury retailer focused on watches and accessories. ABOUT YOU: This is for a logistics graduate with a keen interest in building a career in this area. Impeccable presentation that aligns with the company’s image as well as holding excellent communication skills are essential. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program you will learn to perform warehouse reporting in excel to support various teams in the office and warehouse. You will participate in any project work applying insight and analysis gained from your studies. You will learn how to support the customer service team with branch enquiries and requests and learn warehouse WHS guidelines and procedures.

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Programmer Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A company dedicated to helping small to medium sized business owners build their businesses online by providing truly affordable web development services. ABOUT YOU: This is for an IT graduate with a keen interest in becoming a programmer who possesses knowledge of PHP, Javascript and HTML5 and has the ability to identify issues and solutions. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program you will gain an understanding of back-end mechanics through responsive technologies and have exposure to Open Source CMS. You will be part of a great team of experienced professionals who take pride in building team values and personal development.

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Marketing Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A full-service provider of energy and electrical systems to homes and businesses. ABOUT YOU: This is for a marketing graduate with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite who is a good team player and possesses great customer service skills, interpersonal skill and a positive attitude. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program you will learn general marketing administration skills and assist with ongoing marketing projects and campaigns. You will be gain knowledge on how to generate web analytics data and reports via Google Analytics and learn how to organise business company meetings and events. You will also assist the Marketing Manager with writing and creating internal communications including company success stories, photos books and more. You will liaise with cross-regional and local marketing teams and participate in a number of activities that will develop your mix of technical and soft skills that are transferrable to any organisation you join.

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Networker Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An IT service provider specialising in technology services to enterprise, government and commercial customers. ABOUT YOU: This is for an IT graduate who has an interest in becoming a Security Network Engineer and possesses a solid understanding of infrastructure, specifically around firewalls, network security tools and Linux. Desirably, the intern will have the ability to identify issues and provide solutions, have a good attitude and an open to learn and develop their knowledge that aligns with industry requirements. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to specified learning outcomes of the Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program you will learn from a team of experienced network security professionals. You will gain exposure to a number of projects to develop your knowledge and expertise in new methodologies.

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Credit and Collections Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: One of the leading media companies in Australia publishing widely distributed newspapers and digital channels, offering a variety of advertising platforms including print, web, broadcast and mobile mediums. ABOUT YOU: This is for an accounting graduate looking to pursue a career in credit collections. This placement will be well suited to someone with good communication skills both face-to-face and on the phone and possesses strong attention to detail. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will have the opportunity to participate in business meetings to practise your professional communication within the corporate environment. You will learn about Australian credit laws including ASIC debt collection guidelines and privacy laws and develop skills in reconciliation and debt collection. You will be exposed to a variety of software used in the business including their accounting system, CRM system and the full suite of Microsoft Office products.

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Business Analyst Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A not for profit organisation assisting with the homeless around Victoria. ABOUT YOU: This is for an IT graduate with a focus on business analysis and knowledge in new technologies. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will gain exposure to Confluence and Jira software systems. You will learn from experienced IT mentors on a large project to establish IT functions and processes and be involved in systems analysis within the organisation. You will further develop your communication skills while coordinating with various internal and external stakeholders and learn within an experienced IT team. The placement is in one of the largest NGO’s in Victoria with over 700 staff company wide in the process of establishing ICT functions.

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Front-end Developer Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A marketing and technology agency developing products and platforms across consumer websites and enterprise web applications. ABOUT YOU: This is for an IT graduate with a focus of web development who has an active GitHub account and wishes to advance their interface design and technical development skills. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will have the opportunity to experiment with multiple development tools including Magneto, Javascript, Bootstrap, CSS and MailChimp. You will be mentored by the Technical Lead and supported by the interface team in a vibrant and diverse environment that offers open communication and a collaborative culture.

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Online Marketing Specialist Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An online provider of modern design furniture and a wide range of homewares. ABOUT YOU: This is for a marketing graduate with a focus on eBusiness. Experience in online marketing such as CRM and knowledge of display networks and managing CMS will be looked upon favourably. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will be exposed to a number of online platforms to roll out new tactical campaigns and optimise content. You will be involved in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and fix bugs to ensure brand positioning and optimise conversion rate. You will learn to manage online and offline media plans while coordinating with online media agencies to maximise qualified traffic and revenue online and at their call centre. You will be mentored by the Marketing Manager and have exposure to current marketing projects including the implementation of local eDistribution plans that generate additional online business.

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Payroll Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: One of the world’s largest advertising agencies specialising in advertising, digital and social media, sales promotion, direct marketing and brand identity consulting. ABOUT YOU: You will have demonstrated learning initiatives across HR administrator and coordinator roles. A basic understanding of payroll and experience with HRIS systems is desirable. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will be exposed to a number of day to day payroll functions including how to field payroll enquiries and update bank details and data verification. You will learn how to review and resolve payroll errors as well as report and reconcile payroll. You will also be exposed to a number of human resources functions including how to draft letters of offer, write position descriptions and job advertisements, upload documents to the HRIS, and assist the administration of new hires and terminations.

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Finance Trainee Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A leading Australian humanitarian and aid services charity. ABOUT YOU: This is for an accounting and/or finance graduate with a good understanding of accounting principles in Australia and skills in Microsoft Office Suite. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will learn how to interpret and deliver accounting requirements to stakeholders. You will be exposed to various finance packages and software including MYOB and be involved in processing general ledger journals. You will learn from the Business Leader and taught financial report preparation, data analyses and budget preparation. To further develop your communication and analytical skills, you will attend ad-hoc business meetings to answer queries from stakeholders.

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Junior QA - Software Engineer Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A trusted leader in online experience gift retailing in Australia. ABOUT YOU: This is for a recent IT graduate with an interest to start a career in the quality assurance for software development space. Knowledge of testing and programming including an understanding of programming languages such as HTML and Java Script will be looked upon favourably. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will have the opportunity to develop your communication and interpersonal skills through your interaction with the experienced development team. You will be taught manual testing of the software life cycle and learn how to analyse and evaluate the processes. You will liaise with senior stakeholders to implement improvements where appropriate.

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Paraplanner Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An independent advice and technology solutions provider offering a broad range of IT consulting services ranging from IT strategy and design to system implementation. ABOUT YOU: This is for a finance graduate with skills in Microsoft Office products and a desire to develop knowledge and skills in financial planning. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will gain a strong understanding of the world of financial planning and different players in the industry. You will learn within a small team on how to prepare Statement of Advice documents. You will have exposure to financial planning software and compare different financial planning modeling scenarios for clients. You will interact with colleagues and communicate with external clients and financial advisors on recommendations wherever necessary. To further compliment your learning experience, you will undertake ongoing training including keeping up to date with technical knowledge and potential CPD points.

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Network/Development Assistant Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A company creating, editing and producing virtual reality films and video games. ABOUT YOU: This is for a recent IT graduate with a focus on networking who has a genuine interest in being exposed to new IT development skills. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will be exposed to various aspects of networking and development including how to manage the company’s networking and cloud systems to ensure they are running at full optimisation. You will be exposed to various development departments ranging from sound production to visual production. You will be mentored by the Lead Developer and learn new skills in the areas of unreal engine and virtual reality.

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Help Desk Internship Placement

Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A parent company of five independently operating brands providing health and employment services. ABOUT YOU: This is for an IT graduate with an enthusiastic passion for IT that stays up to date with technologies and industry requirements through personal projects. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will gain experience within an experienced IT team. You will be exposed to the establishment of the ICT function and learn the day-to-day technical support functions of the business. You will gain exposure to the processes and procedures involved to run an effective and efficient IT service desk and be involved in monthly internal team meetings to discuss SLA’s and deliverables of the IT team.

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Accounts Assistant - Fund Analysis Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A market leader in hedge fund administration offering a complete range of accounting, middle office administration, and shareholder and corporate services to hedge funds and collective investment schemes. ABOUT YOU: This is for a recent graduate of accounting and/or finance who wishes to gain valuable experiences in hedge fund administration. Possessing a strong aptitude for numbers and accuracy and excellent communication skills will be highly regarded. LEARNING OUTCOMES: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will be learn to perform the administration, and any services pursuant to administration agreements, of a portfolio of hedge funds. You will learn to prepare Net Asset Value calculations, financial statements and associated reports. You will develop your communication skills as you interact with the Investor Relations Group and be mentored by Senior Fund Analyst and Account Manager. This opportunity will compliment your university education and professional skill development within a market leading Australian business.

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IT Analyst Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A provider of centralised payment infrastructure for the processing of transactions. ABOUT YOU: This is for an IT graduate who has a working knowledge of Active Directory as well as Java applications. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified learning outcomes of this program you will learn analysis of business processes and systems and assist IT support throughout the business as directed by the mentor. You will develop your support skills within the in-house IT department as well as your communication and analytical skills as you engage with various areas of the company. You will learn within a small team of highly skilled IT professionals who will teach you how to provide technical support services remotely via a web/phone based helpdesk and face-to-face within the office environment.

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IT Helpdesk Level 1 Support Internship Placement

Location: Sydney
Start Date: Oct 2017

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A premier educational organisation providing quality services in education and training. ABOUT YOU: This is for a recent IT graduate who has knowledge of IT hardware and a strong passion for the IT industry. LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specified outcomes of this program you will learn how to provide desktop hardware and software support including troubleshooting and PC image creation and testing. You will be involved in managing user accounts using Windows 2013 Active Directory and ensure all users can access all IT resources according to access rights. You will learn to perform routine maintenance of swipe card terminals and monitor cost recovery systems and printer settings. When there are printer and photocopier problems, you will assist in rectifying their issues as well as replace toners and stock up paper. You will be taught how to set up PC and projection systems and provide audio-visual support for lecture halls and labs. You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership and communication skills as you will participate in IT orientation session for students.

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