Are you a university student with disability looking for paid work experience that counts?

The Australian Network on Disability (AND) is offering students with disability the internship opportunity through Stepping Into program – Winter 2018

What is Stepping Into?

Stepping into is a paid internship program designed for university students with disability who want to gain paid, hands-on work experience in their chosen field of study. Students benefit by gaining valuable experience in their desired field of work, and by having the opportunity to develop professional networking and social skills.

About the Internships

The Australian Network on Disability (AND) is offering students with disability the opportunity to participate in a diverse range of internships offered across a range of industries in both the public and private sector. Internships are available for students studying within disciplines of Finance, Law, Social Sciences, IT, Science, Engineering and many more.

Internships generally last four to eight weeks (with the opportunity for flexible work hours to manage your disability or other commitments).The AND programs team are available throughout the entire process for support, advice and guidance on how to ensure your internship is a success.

To read the position descriptions for internships available, Click here to see Current Opportunities - Please note, this page will be regularly updated as new positions become available.

Am I eligible?

Stage of study: final or second last year of university
Discipline of Study: All are encouraged to apply
Citizenship status: Australia Citizen, Permanent Resident or International student with full working rights in Australia

What is ‘Disability’?

We accept applications from students with all types of disability, ongoing medical condition, chronic illness and mental health condition.

How do I apply?

Complete our online application form. Deadlines for application will be on Sunday 15th April 2018. The programs team at AND will inform if you are eligible and the AND programs team will arrange the interview.

Before applying, please ensure you have the following documents prepared to submit

  • Resume
  • University transcript
  • Proof of Eligibility (Disability Access Plan or relevant medical documentation)

Who do I contact if I have more questions?

If you’d like to find out more, please visit the AND website, email applications@and.org.au, or call 02 8270 9200 to speak to a member of the program team. I look forward to hearing from you soon.