For Students

IAESTE offers:

  • Paid professional traineeships for students studying engineering, applied sciences, architecture and technology related disciplines
  • Positions available in over 80 countries
  • Length of traineeships range from 6 to 52 weeks commencing mid-year onward
  • Positions available in industrial organisations, research institutes, local government bodies, consultancies, laboratories and academic institutions
  • Salaries to cover cost of living including accommodation. Students are responsible for own travel and insurance costs
  • Organisation of work permits, visas and accommodation
  • Organised social program in most countries
  • Visa service (Reserved Offer) for students who have found a traineeship independently of IAESTE

Who is eligible:

IAESTE applicants are required to be:

  • Currently enrolled students in engineering, applied sciences, architecture and technology related disciplines at an Australian university regardless of student nationality.
  • Students who have completed a minimum two years of relevant undergraduate study. Postgraduate (by course work) students are also eligible.
  • Students with a minimum overall grade average of 65%
  • Under 30 years of age

Please direct all IAESTE application queries to

Students studying outside Australia:

If you are a student studying at a university outside of Australia please contact IAESTE in your home country.

See our Student Brochure for more information