Graduate Arts Internships

Even if you have already worked prior to your Masters, gaining additional experience in the industry you want to pursue will help focus your coursework. You may even want to consider doing an overseas internship, to further broaden your experience and cross-cultural skills.

All graduate students will need to gain academic approval prior to commencing any internship unit offered, to ensure the placement is relevant to studies.

Get academic credit. Graduate students are able to complete 12 credit points through their internship unit. APG50455 Professional Internship is available during semester or during summer or winter breaks, reducing your course load during the semester.

Patrick Roden, Digital Next intern

I know the importance of having work experience – there’s a lot of competition for jobs when you graduate and it’s useful to have that extra hands-on work experience.

Internship features

  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Available in a wide range of host organisations, including for profit and not-for profit
  • Includes academic assessment activities
  • Available in Semester 1 and 2, Winter Semester, Summer Semester A & B (2019)
  • Duration: Approximately 144 hours of placement


Select the type of internship you're interested in undertaking and read the eligibility requirements specific to the unit.

What kind of internship should I apply for? Graduate students interested in an internship have a few options:

Monash sourced

All Monash sourced Graduate opportunities are advertised. This list is continually updated, so please check regularly. Keep up to date with opportunities by signing up to receive WIL updates.

International internships

Find an internship that interests you on the International Internships page. These internships can be self-sourced, or you can select an opportunity from our lists.

Student sourced

You can contact a host organisation and arrange to complete a relevant internship jointly defined by the organisation and the University.