Perth USAsia Centre Intern Program

The Centre hosts a prestigious and high-quality intern program for students interested in related fields of study. Our intern program:

  • Recruits students for 5 intake periods each year (dates below)
  • Offers experience in research, communication, event and activities related to geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific region
  • Includes 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. 

 

2016-2017 dates and program structure are as follows

Period

Applications due

Induction

Program dates

Details

Pre Christmas 2016

28th Oct 2016

w/c 7th Nov 2016

14th Nov - 16th Dec 2016

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

Summer 2017

18th Nov 2016

w/c 5th Dec 2016

16th Jan to 24th Feb 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 2017

3rd Feb 2017

w/c 20th Feb 2017

27th Feb - 2nd Jun 2017

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 2017

2nd Jun 2017

w/c 19th Jun 2017

26th Jun - 28th Jul 2017

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 2017

7th Jul 2017

w/c 24th Jul 2017

31st Jul - 3rd Nov 2017

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 2016

27th Oct 2017

w/c 6th Jun 2017

13th Nov - 22nd Dec 2017

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

Application process:

Applicants should forward the following documents to Dr Lisa Cluett, Director, Communications and Outreach by the appropriate deadline and indicating which intern program period they would like to join

  • cover letter
  • CV including contact details for 2 referees 
  • an example of a piece of written work. 

Email: lisa.cluett@perthusasia.edu.au 

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