Austrade Internships – Frankfurt, Germany

Austrade regularly recruits interns to participate in its long running internship program.
Some Austrade offices in Europe run internship programs, giving Australian and international students’ insight into the functions of a government Trade and Investment Promotion Agency and experience working in an Embassy or a Consulate environment.

Interns to the Australian Trade and Investment Commission are typically involved with the following activities:

  • Market research for key industry sectors
  • Assistance with events and activities to promote Australian capability and Australia as an investment and education destination
  • Communication with German companies and professionals
  • Writing and updating market information, briefs and reports
  • General office assistance
  • Assistance in our consular office

Intern period: Internships are for the duration of 12 weeks in their Frankfurt office  for either of the following periods:

  • February – April
  • April -June

Interns should meet the following criteria:

  • Excellent communication skills in a professional setting
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • The ability to work independently
  • A high level of organisation and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • An interest in international trade and investment
  • Comfort using German at an upper intermediate level*

Further Information:

Austrade interns receive a small monthly stipend for duties currently around 300 Euros. Interns should anticipate that they will need to fund the cost of international travel, accommodation, health insurance and standard living costs.

Successful candidates will have to undergo Austrade’s security/vetting check prior to commencement.

Further information on the Australian Trade and Investment Commission and its activities in Europe are available on at



1. You should meet the eligibility criteria to enrol in one of:

2. Undergraduate students from the following Area of Study:


Application process:

Go to the Application form and submit your details and documentation.

Applications for February 2017 intake are due by Sunday, 18th December 2016

Applications for April 2017 intake are due by Sunday, 8th January 2017.

Shortlisted candidates shall be invited for an interview.