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Internship & Study Program in Sydney, Australia

2015-2016 Winter Term Internship Program in Sydney, Australia

This is not your traditional study abroad experience. This is an opportunity to combine classwork on campus with an 7-week internship in Sydney, Australia. Spend the coldest months of winter in the heart of an Australian summer, earn course credit and internship credit.

 Open to students in ANY MAJOR with departmental approval


Academics:  Students complete program-specific sections of either COMM 330: Intercultural Communications (Varallo) or RELG 327: Business Ethics (Lee) prior to departure and 9 credits of INTR (Internship) in their major area.  This program qualifies as a Learning Community.

Program Calendar: Students remain on campus for weeks 1-5 of Winter Term, enrolled in the on-campus component of the program.  The group will travel to Sydney in early January and returns to the United States during the break period between Winter and Spring trimesters.

Program Cost: For Winter 2015-2016 costs are tentatively priced at $18,800.  This program is Augie Choice eligible for juniors and seniors.  This fee includes round trip airfare from Chicago-Sydney, housing, tuition, health insurance, internship placement services, and on-site support.  The fee does not include meals while in Sydney (student apartments are equipped with kitchens) or side trips during weekends or Spring Break. The program fee does not include on-campus room & board for November and December. 

Eligibility:  This program is open to all students beyond the first year. It has a cap of 50 students.  The program is competitive (more applications than positions available) and is recommended for juniors and seniors.  All students will be veted by the Dean of Students office and all participants must have the internship program approved by their major department.

 More information, including photos and testimonials from past participants, 

may be found at the Business Admin. Department's Australia Website.

 Questions? Please contact Karen Petersen, Carreers & Development | CORE | 309.794.7456

 This program is open only to full-time Augustana students. 

A $2,000 Augie Choice grant is available to all students who are current juniors or seniors

or who have completed 6 terms at Augustana prior to departure of the program.