When you’re in Australia, there’s never a shortage of things to see and do. Spend a weekend in wine country, touring the idyllic vineyards of southern Australia. Picnic in Perth’s Kings Park, the largest inner-city park in the world. When in Melbourne, stop by Wunderkammer, a shop of oddities including preserved insects, outdated scientific instruments, and taxidermy animals. Meet kangaroos, koalas, sun bears, and Sumatran tigers at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, home to over three hundred species. Get tickets to a show at the world-famous Sydney Opera House, its uniquely shaped building the crowning feature of Sydney Harbor. Drive the Great Ocean Road, one of the continent’s most scenic stretches of highway that spans a hundred and fifty-one miles along the Victorian coast. Attend an Australian rules football game to see how intense the local fans can be. Check out the MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) in Hobart, Tasmania to view a fascinating collection of pieces in a mostly underground space. If you’re an aspiring musician, actor, or filmmaker, Australia’s legacy of birthing great talents in these industries will inspire you. Solo singers and bands like AC/DC, Nick Cave, INXS, Kylie Minogue, Air Supply, Silverchair, Flume, Sam Sparro, and Keith Urban became internationally famous but started in Australia. A-list movie stars from Oz whose names you’ll recognize include Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Mel Gibson, Chris Hemsworth, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Heath Ledger, Margot Robbie, Rebel Wilson, and Russell Crowe. When you do an internship abroad in Australia, you’ll pick up a wealth of desirable skills employers want and enjoy life in one of the world’s most popular destinations for international students. Thanks to Australia’s English-speaking population, you’ll be able to successfully join your host organization and the local community, making connections with new friends and co-workers that will outlast your stay.