A global internship is any sort of international work-based or professional experience undertaken as part of your RMIT program. 

Eligibility

Internship opportunities are available for undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education students with each internship experience having a unique set of eligibility requirements and costs.

Costs and dates 

Some experiences are paid for by RMIT, but some are not. Before you apply, be sure you have sufficient funds to cover your experience.Visit Mobi to find out more information on enrolment, costs, dates and eligibility. 

These experiences vary in length and commence at various dates throughout the year.

Receiving academic credit

You can check with your school on how you can receive credit for your global experience.

Applications

Each program has slightly different application processes and durations. We don’t want you to miss out! To check the applicaiton deadline for programs, visit Mobi or raise a query with RMIT Connect.

Financial support

There is a variety of Government funding, scholarships and grants to support students wishing to undertake overseas internships. 

Explore global internships

The following opportunities run for less than two months.

Intensive internship program in Indonesia in various academic areas.
International internship placements around the globe.
International internship placements around the globe.
Community projects abroad.
Humanitarian focused design summits.
Participate in UN international summits around the world.
Canada’s biggest hackathon.
Experience foreign start-up culture and business abroad.
Gain work experience in Indonesia
Gain experience studying at world-class research laboratories, side-by-side with prominent research professors
Gain experience studying at world-class research laboratories, side-by-side with prominent research professors.
Language study, cultural engagement and an internship placement in China.

The following opportunities run for two to six months

Career accelerator for creatives which offers customised internships in major creative cities abroad.
Undertake work experience in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain.
Gain valuable international experience and work with a multinational team in one of the fastest-growing countries in Asia.
Participate in a research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines.
Undertake a research internship at a French host university in collaboration with an industry partner.
Opportunity for students to work in laboratories at the cutting edge of technology.
Undertake a research project in their field alongside one of our world-leading academics.
Practice and engage with EU research, technical and scientific projects.
Undertake a research project with an industry partner or a research lab.
Gain valuable international experience and work with a multinational team in one of the fastest-growing countries in Asia

The following opportunity lasts six months and longer

A range of paid international opportunities including work placements, final-year undergraduate projects, graduate traineeships, postgraduate research and postdoctoral fellowships with global enterprises in Europe, Asia and the USA.

Third party providers

RMIT partners with international and not for profit organisations that provide a range of industry experiences for students.

Student story

Richard Hume
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical(Hounours)

Experience: Unbound: Global Challenges in Nepal (Kathmandu). Winter 2019