UN Women National Australia offers a competitive internship program, giving interns the chance to engage with not-for-profit professionals, grow their skills, learn about gender equality and gain extensive experience.

Internships are advertised periodically throughout the year. Applications received outside of these calls for application, will not be considered.

Internships are open to all university or TAFE students. To be eligible, you must have the ability to gain course credit for any internship opportunities and be a member of UN Women Australia (Membership for students costs $35 annually). Click here to become a member.

Current Opportunities

Administration and Events Internship
Duration: Mid/end November 2019 – End March 2020
Attendance: Three (3) days (approximately 18 hours) per week (days of attendance are flexible)
Location: UN Women Australia office, Canberra

UN Women Australia has an opportunity for an intern to join our Canberra office to assist in the lead up to our International Women’s Day events across Australia.

The role of the Administration and Events intern involves providing critical administrative and event support to our team, as well as helping us to grow our supporter base throughout International Women’s Day. The intern will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the non-profit/events space.

Applicants must have the ability to earn course credit for this opportunity through your university or tertiary institution and must be a current financial member of UN Women Australia – non members can sign up here.

To Apply
Applicants should submit a single document labelled ‘Surname_Given Name’, consisting of: – Maximum one page cover letter to briefly introduce yourself and tell us why you are interested in the role. Your CV and a statement against each of the selection criteria which can be found in the full position description in the downloads section below.

Submit your application to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Intern Application’.

Applications close 5:00 pm Friday 11th October 2019.

No phone calls please. Please note this is an unpaid internship.