GSA’s Internship program

Registrations close: Sunday 27 February 2022
Program start date: Thursday 17 March 2022

From accomplishing your graduate degree at the University of Melbourne through to the start of your careerwe want to be along for the journey. GSA offers internship opportunities to current graduate students at the University of Melbourne to foster growth from university to industry. The internship is an excellent opportunity for students to contribute to the graduate community and to expand their network.   

About GSA  

The University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA) is an independent, student-led, not-for-profit association representing all enrolled postgraduate students at the University of Melbourne.  

We are led by a Board, Representative Council and Faculty Council totaling 38 elected graduate students. The organisation is managed by a team of experienced professionals who provide education-related programs and services which position our cohort for success during and after the completion of their advanced studies. A University of Melbourne postgraduate qualification is an incredible asset and GSA is committed to supporting these students through their studies.  

Purpose of the intern role  

The GSA Internship program offers current graduate students professional experience and exposure to the workforce. Interns will be supported to develop skills in policy development, communications, and student engagement activities. Professional supervision and mentorship will be offered to the participants by trained and qualified staff. The program will provide participants with the opportunity to learn soft and practical skills relevant to their future career development.    

Eligibility criteria  

Candidates must be studying in a graduate program at the University of Melbourne and seeking opportunities for professional development. 

For more information, see the position description below:

GSA Intern Position Description

Positions are limited, with only 15 spaces available. Registrations are open until Sunday 27 February, selection will be conducted in Week 1 of Semester 1 and the program will start Week 3.

For more information about the Internship program please email

Program schedule

Thursday 17 March (10am-4pm) – Introductions

Thursday 24 March (10am-4pm) – Policy and Submissions

Thursday 31 March (10am-4pm) – Communications

Thursday 7 April (10am-4pm) – HR, People and Inclusion

Thursday 14 April (10am-4pm) – Events

Thursday 21 April (10am-4pm) – Completion and celebration

For more detailed program information, please see the guide below:

GSA Internship Program Guide

Application form

This form is currently closed for submissions.