stepping into paid internships
Stepping Into is a paid internship program designed specifically for students with disability. Students benefit significantly through gaining experience of the job application and interview process, developing a network of contacts within a professional organisation, gaining valuable paid work experience which they can include on their resumes, and having the opportunity to showcase their skills and knowledge. Previous placements have been with organisations such as Commonwealth Bank Australia, BHP Billiton, PwC, Department of Agriculture and Department of Education. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Open to people with all disability types (including mental health conditions, intellectual disabilities and sensory impairments). Applicants must be in their final or penultimate year of a relevant degree, and should be registered with Disability Services at their university.
Positive Action towards Career Development is a dynamic professional mentoring program. It is designed to assist students and jobseekers with disability develop practical skills for their job search, build confidence in their abilities, and gain exposure to work environments. Participants meet with their mentor who provide guidance in how to achieve career goals. Previous mentors have come from organisations including ANZ, Legal Aid, Cummins, The Attorney General’s Department and the Department of Immigration. Individuals from all backgrounds and a range of interests are encouraged to apply. Open to people with all disability types (including mental health conditions, intellectual disabilities and sensory impairments)