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Get real world experience at a new world university!

Establish global professional networks, be engrossed in experiential learning, and improve your employability through a research-based internship at CDU.

CDU offers research-based internships at our globally renowned research institutes, centres and labs. For more information, contact one of our Global Engagement Officers. Research Internships are competitive and are based on merit and project availability.  

Have a question? Send an email to the CDU Global Engagement Team.

Six benefits of completing a CDU research internship:

  1. Learn new work skills and practices

  2. Improve your employment prospects

  3. Build your network of global professional contacts

  4. Gain course credits towards your degree

  5. Improve your English language skills

  6. Access to CDU research facilities

How to apply

To apply for a CDU Internship, you will need to submit an expression of interest with the following documentation:

  • Your cover letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of your passport
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Current academic transcript (in English)
  • Support letter from home university
  • Request for internship duration date

Once the CDU Global Engagement Team has received your expression of interest, your eligibility for the internship will be assessed.  If you are successful, the CDU Global Engagement Team will match you with a supervisor and send through an application form for you to fill out.

Your Letter of Offer for your internship will be provided to you once you have submitted a completed and approved application form.  

Generally, students who are research interns at CDU study on a student visa. Find out more about visa requirements for undertaking an internship in Australia at the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs.

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