What our students say /testimonials

Did you know that even short internships have been shown to lead to job satisfaction and career clarity down the track?

A an intern you have a chance to perform tasks related to your future employment, and students who complete internships have been shown to make an easier transition from school to employment because they have already had experience in the real-world work environment.

“My supervisors were generous with their time, were approachable and very supportive”

Some of the benefits of the internships mentioned by our students include:

  • enhanced employment opportunities
  • networking opportunities
  • exploring career options with potential employers
  • learning new skills
  • getting practical, hands-on experience
  • having a chance to help and work within the community
  • working with community leaders
  • gaining marketable work experience

“Working alongside large teams of experienced and talented communication specialists allowed me to realise myself as a professional ‘equal’ “

Find out more about our students’ experiences of internships at Monash Arts by viewing the testimonials below:

  • Name: Rob Gilchrist Course: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Currently: ​Working on the AADO management team Internship Placement: Afghan Australian Development Organisation The Afghan ... Read more
  • Interned at the Moreland Energy Foundation Read more
  • Internship at the Glen Eira Historical Society – watch the video interview Read more
  • Completed an internship at Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria Read more
  • The name William Barak didn’t mean anything to me before I started my internship at the Public Records Office of Victoria. I have since learned ... Read more
  • Internship with Consumer Affairs Victoria (Summer 2014-2015) As an Arts/Law student majoring in Communications, I am particularly grateful to have had the opportunity to complete a ... Read more
  • Since graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (International) at Monash University, I have commenced a Masters in International Relations also at Monash University. As part ... Read more
  • My five week internship at Corrections Victoria was the best program I have participated in whilst completing my Bachelor of Arts (Criminology) at Monash. I ... Read more
  • I interned at the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure, where I helped develop the Victorian Transport Statistics Portal, an online database of all ... Read more
  • As a third year Journalism Undergraduate student, I had the opportunity to intern with a couple of news organisations – SBS World News Australia Radio, ... Read more
  • After completing a two week study abroad intensive (ATS3284: Final Journey – Remembering the Holocaust) which took 22 students through the Holocaust sites of Italy, ... Read more
  • My placement included two months at Fairfax Community Newspapers (working two days a week), and one week at Sportal.com.au. When I approached both organisations to apply ... Read more
  • Completing a professional placement has been by far the most rewarding experience I have had whilst studying at Monash University and one I would recommend ... Read more