Australian Postgraduate Research Intern (APR.Intern) is the only national PhD and Masters by Research internship program spanning all sectors and disciplines. The program connects postgraduate research students with industry through short-term, paid research placements, empowering students to thrive in a practical environment. Over 3-5 months, students have the opportunity to apply their skills in a new setting, build industry networks and gain invaluable industry experience with support every step of the way.
APR.Intern works with all universities, nationally, to streamline pathways for postgraduate research students to be industry-literate and career-ready and has more than 10 years of experience facilitating successful projects.
Click on the links below to find out more about APR.Intern and how you can apply for an internship.
There are three ways to apply for an internship:
Respond Directly to an Advertised Internship
All internship opportunities are advertised on the APR.Intern website. If your skill set fits one of these opportunities, apply directly to the project.
Submit an Expression of Interest
If no current internship opportunities match your skill set, you are encouraged to submit a general application of your skills and research speciality for APR.Intern to keep on file and cross check against upcoming opportunities. By submitting a general application, you can also select to join APR.Intern’s online database of student profiles that is shared regularly with industry to review.
Submit a Custom Internship Enquiry
Students and Academics are also encouraged to utilise their own networks to create internship opportunities. If you or your PhD Supervisor has an Industry Partner in mind, APR.Intern can help by creating and facilitating a custom internship. Contact our team for more information.
APR.Intern distributes a weekly email alert with new internship opportunities – sign up to receive the alerts below