GSA’s Internship program

Registrations close: Wednesday 21 July
Program start date: Wednesday 4 August

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. 

Positions are limited, with only 10 spaces available. Registrations are open until Wednesday 21 July, interviews will be conducted in Week 1 of Semester 2 and the program will start Week 2.

For more information about the Internship program please email

Program schedule

Wednesday 4 August (10am-4pm) – Introductions

Wednesday 11 August (10am-4pm) – Policy & submissions

Wednesday 18 August (10am-4pm) – Communications

Wednesday 25 August (10am-4pm) – HR, people & inclusions

Wednesday 1 September (10am-4pm) – Events

Wednesday 8 September (10am-4pm) – Engagement

Wednesday 15 September (10am-4pm) – Major Project presentation

Monday 20 September (10am-1.30pm) – Completion and celebration


This form is currently closed for submissions.