What IAESTE offers
With IAESTE you can embark on a life-changing experience. You’ll gain invaluable experience relevant to your degree, get outside your comfort zone and make lifelong friendships.
Paid professional placements for students of all technical disciplines, including engineering, science, applied design, architecture, and IT
Over 80 participating member countries
Internships ranging from 6-52 weeks
A huge variety of employers, including universities, local government bodies, multinational companies, consultancies, and laboratories
Salaries to cover cost of living (including accommodation)
Step by step assistance before, during, and after the placement
Be greeted immediately by a Local Committee and fellow international interns
What are the benefits
Gain exposure to new cultures by living and travelling overseas
Develop your social and technical skills all at once
Gain an international resume builder!
Grow your global network of friends and coworkers
( … and get paid! )
What will it cost?
All internships cover living costs at an absolute minimum
Students are responsible for their own travel and insurance costs
There may be extra costs associated with visa applications, depending on the country
Most IAESTE internships require applicants who are enrolled at an Australian university at the time of application
IAESTE Applicants are required to be:
Students who are in their penultimate year of study (undergraduate) and/or postgraduate students are eligible
A minimum overall grade average of 65% or more is ideal
Want to get involved?
Across the world there are thousands of students involved in IAESTE Local Committees, playing a vital role in the the IAESTE community!
IAESTE Local Committees (LC) are student-run committees made up of past, current and future IAESTE trainees promoting the benefits of international exchange. We help welcome trainees, organise social activities, attend university and industry promotions, and create other marketing initiatives. Check out the IAESTE Australia Facebook page for a glimpse!