Internship Program

Internship Program

internship program

The Perth USAsia Centre hosts a prestigious and high-quality intern program for students with experience in international relations and related fields of study. Our intern program:
  • Recruits students for 5 intake periods each year
  • Offers experience in research, communication, event and activities related to geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific region
  • Includes professional skill development and a supportive and vibrant team environment
  • Provides highly valued outcomes for students seeking a future role in international relations, political science, strategic communications, international law, Asian studies and other related fields

Application process:

Applicants should forward the following documents to Dr. Lisa Cluett, Communications and Outreach Director, by the appropriate deadline and indicating which intern program period they would like to join. 
  • Cover letter
  • CV (including contact details for two referees)
  • An example of a piece of written work - this can include blog posts, articles, reviews, interviews or university assignments written by the applicant. All content will be kept confidential and only used as part of the application process
All attachments should include the applicant's surname in the filename.
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Internship Program dates

Summer 2018 (15 January - 23 February)

Applications close 5pm on 17 November 2017
Open to for-credit and not-for-credit placements. Working in research, communications and events including 'In The Zone'. Interns must attend the Centre at least 2 days per week and may occasionally be required for events after 5pm. 

Semester 1, 2018 (26 February - 1 June)

Applications close 5pm on 2 February 2018
Open to for-credit and not-for-credit placements. Working in research, communications and events. Interns must attend the Centre at least 1 day per week and may occasionally be required for events after 5pm.

Winter 2018 (25 June - 27 July)

Applications close 5pm on 1 June 2018
Open to for-credit and not-for-credit placements. Working in research, communications and events. Interns must attend the Centre at least 2.5 days per week and may occasionally be required for events after 5pm.

Semester 2, 2018 (30 July - 26 October)

Applications close 5pm on 6 July 2018
Open to for-credit and not-for-credit placements. Working in research, communications and events. Interns must attend the Centre at least 1 day per week and may occasionally be required for events after 5pm.

Pre-Christmas 2018 (12 November - 21 December)

Applications close 5pm on 19 October 2018
Open to for-credit and not-for-credit placements. Working in research, communications and events. Interns must attend the Centre at least 2 days per week and may occasionally be required for events after 5pm.