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Sydney, Australia

CEA is welcoming students abroad! We continue to refine our COVID-19 protocols and are actively monitoring the global health landscape to support the safety and wellbeing of our students and staff.

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With a world-famous cityscape unfolding around its iconic Opera House and Harbor Bridge, Sydney is an unforgettable gateway to the Australian continent. Being an intern abroad in Sydney gives you the chance to enjoy miles of gorgeous white sand beaches, get up close to Australian wildlife at the Taronga Zoo, experience the city’s multicultural population through delicious food, and explore the country’s great outdoors in beautiful coastal weather. When you go abroad to Sydney, you’ll have an easy time acclimating to an English-speaking culture while running into people from all kinds of ethnic and national backgrounds. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities and serving as home base for several foreign banks and multinational corporations, Sydney offers the perfect combination of fun and pre-professional opportunity. Choose an internship abroad in Sydney and you’re sure to find your ideal placement no matter what career field you select.

Internships to love in Sydney

Internships to love in Sydney

CAPA: Study + Internship in Sydney

CAPA: Study + Internship in Sydney

CAPA Sydney Center
Sydney, Australia

Gain international work experience, develop personal and professional skills, and earn credit towards graduation by participating in an internship opportunity. Internship placements are accompanied by the required Global Internship Course, where you’ll have the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work and to compare and contrast global organizational behavior and management in a cross-cultural context.

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  • Starting at $9,295
CAPA: Internship in Sydney

CAPA: Internship in Sydney

CAPA Sydney Center
Sydney, Australia

Join the workforce in Sydney, one of the largest business hubs in the Pacific Basin, to explore your career options and start building a successful future. The Internship in Sydney program allows you to make steady progress toward your degree while developing practical skills in fields like Business, Communication, Marketing, Sports & Exercise Science, Tourism & Hospitality, and more. 

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  • SU
  • SE
  • YR
  • Starting at $9,295
What's Included in your Program'

What's Included in your Program

From housing to excursions, our inclusions make studying abroad easy!
  • Personalized Pre-Departure Advising
  • Visa & Immigration Advising
  • Financial Advising
  • Tuition and Registration
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Onsite Orientation
  • City Tour
  • Onsite Staff Support
  • 24/7 Emergency Assistance
  • Travel Medical Insurance
  • International Emergency Service Support
  • Welcome & Farewell Events
  • Centrally Located Housing
  • Transportation Pass
  • Cultural Engagement
  • Excursions
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • CAPA Programs Only: My Global City Activities

Blue Mountains

Taronga Zoo

Get out and explore! Excursions are offered for most semester and summer programs. Semester and summer programs typically include a full-day excursion to the dazzling Blue Mountains, which includes a visit to Featherdale National Park where you can get up close and personal with kangaroos and koalas, and dinner and overnight stay at the Taronga Zoo. You’ll receive a calendar of excursions during orientation.

Sydney Harbor Cruise

Take a cruise around Sydney Harbour to learn more about the city while experiencing spectacular views of Sydney’s Opera House and downtown skyline.

Sydney Observatory

View the starry night sky during an evening visit to the Sydney Observatory.

Beach Tour

This beach tour will take students along the famous coastal path from Coogee Beach to Bondi Beach. It will stop along six of the best beaches in Sydney.

Performance at the Sydney Opera House

Students will enjoy the performance of a lifetime at the Sydney Opera House alongside their peers. Tickets to performances are available to students at a discounted rate.

Food Crawl

Experience Sydney as the Aussies do! Students will be led on a guided tour of the local food scene in Sydney to experience the cuisine firsthand.

Pub Trivia

Experience one of Sydney’s most popular local activities with trivia at a city pub.

Networking Hour

Enjoy networking hours throughout your term in Sydney. Located in various restaurants across Sydney, these gatherings will allow you the time to connect with your peers and local professionals.

Mobile Journalist Program

Want to build your creative digital portfolio while you study abroad? Join the Mobile Journalist (MOJO) program! You’ll blog, photograph, and film your experiences abroad, then share them on social media.

Alumni Ambassador Program

Your study abroad adventure doesn’t have to end when your program is over. Keep sharing your study abroad love on your home campus by becoming an Alumni Ambassador! This internship allows you to help other students on their study abroad journeys while gaining work experience and growing your professional network.

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Sydney Housing

Sydney Housing

CEA is adjusting our housing to meet recommended guidelines. CEA has implemented protocols guided by the CDC and local regulations, in addition to our housing providers applying measures as required by local guidelines and law. Students should expect to see the three factors below as well as other local regulations, in all CEA housing locations.

01 1

Limited Occupancy

CEA offers housing with occupancy limited to 2-3 students maximum per bedroom, depending on room size.

02 2

Social Contracts

Students will also agree to additional policies to safeguard the health of each person in the shared living space.

03 3

Respectful Spacing

CEA is following recommended guidelines for “family groups” to allow for respectful spacing within housing assignments.

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Housing options may change term over term and will be confirmed on the housing application form prior to the start of the term. Below are the housing options that have been offered in the past.

Available:

Semester
Summer

Apartments are a perfect fit for students who want to experience Sydney like a local. Apartments are conveniently located in central Sydney, close to mass transportation stations with many shops, restaurants and cafes in near vicinity. In addition to shared bedrooms, you’ll have a kitchen in which to hone your cooking abilities, and lounge/dining area for relaxing or studying.

Typical Commute

  • CAPA Sydney Center and internship sites: No more than one commute by public transportation
  • UNSW or UTS: No more than one commute by public transportation
  • Meals Included

     

    Roommates

    • 2 students per room
    • 4 students per apartment

    Unit Amenities

    • Shared full kitchen
    • Shared bathroom
    • Bed linens and towels
    • Internet access
    • Laundry facilities (additional charges may apply)
    • Weekly cleaning service
    • Central heating

    Additional Fees

    $400 - $600
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    Available:

    Semester

    Make friends and live among students from all over the world! UNSW student residences are perfect for students looking for an immersive student experience. The residence includes a wide variety of amenities and residential events and are conveniently located on UNSW's campus.

    Typical Commute

    • University of New South Wales: Accommodation is located on campus

    Meals Included

    • N/A

    Roommates

    • Single Room
    • 4-6 students per student residence

    Unit Amenities

    • Limited kitchen
    • Shared bathroom
    • Bed linens included
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • 24/7 onsite support
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    Available:

    Semester

    Immerse into student life when you live in a University of Technology Sydney (UTS) student residence and meet other local and international students.  The residences feature furnished apartment-type buildings with ample communal space inside and outside, study spaces, barbecue areas, study rooms, and more. Please note, this housing option is only available to students in the University of Technology Sydney Direct Enroll program.

    Typical Commute

    • CAPA Sydney Center: 10 minutes walking
    • University of Technology Sydney: 10 minutes walking

    Meals Included

    • N/A

    Roommates

    • Single or Shared Room
    • 4-6 students per apartment

    Unit Amenities

    • Shared kitchen
    • Shared bathroom
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Communal study/meeting rooms
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    While CEA highly recommends that you choose our Sydney housing option provided, you also have the option to arrange independent housing. If your ideal housing scenario includes living in a particular neighborhood, having specific amenities or living with a specific person as your roommate, then independent housing could be just the ticket for you.

    Typical Commute

    • N/A

    Meals Included

    • N/A

    Roommates

    • N/A

    Unit Amenities

    • N/A

    Institutions

    Institutions

    CAPA Sydney Center
    CAPA Sydney Center

    The CAPA Sydney Center is housed on University of Technology Sydney (UTS)'s campus within the Haymarket neighborhood. The Center comprises 6 classrooms, including 3 large lecture-style classrooms, large communal space and outdoor patio, contemporary student lounge with Wi-Fi access, student computer and printing facilities, a faculty/meeting space, and administrative offices for CAPA on-site student services, internship, and academic staff.

    CAPA courses and programs are rigorous and run in strict adherence to the Forum on Education Abroad’s Standards of Good Practice. The programs are designed to support student’s development while abroad, working toward what we call our Student Learning and Development Outcomes (or SLDOs). From personal and professional development to urban environments, our five SLDOs will guide everything students do while on a CAPA program: diversity, globalization, social dynamics, urban environments, and personal and professional development. Students are encouraged to explore and analyze these urban environments through in-classroom study and out-of-classroom experiences.

    CAPA Sydney Center offerings include courses in wide variety of subjects including business, marketing, art, film, history, gender studies, urban studies, and more.

    Accreditation

    Courses taught at the CAPA Sydney Center have been designed in conjunction with, and approved by, the University of Minnesota and University of Pittsburgh. These agreements follow the highest standards of good practice in education abroad and satisfy the rigorous requirements of the University's institutional accreditors, making credits earned at the CAPA Sydney Center easily transferable to US-accredited institutions.

    Grading
    Professors at the CAPA Sydney Center carefully evaluate student's work and progress throughout their academic session. When calculating final grades, instructors consider written and oral exercises, homework assignments, attendance, classroom participation, and exam performance. The following grading system is in use at the CAPA Sydney Center:

    Descriptor

    Alpha

    UK

    US

    GPA

    Excellent

    A A-

    75+

    70-74

    93+

    90-92

    4.0

    3.7

    Good

    B+

    B B-

    66-69

    63-65

    60-62

    87-89

    83-86

    80-82

    3.3

    3.0

    2.7

    Average

    C+ C

    56-59

    53-55

    77-79

    73-76

    2.3

    2.0

    Below Average / Poor

    C- D+ D

    50-52

    46-49

    40-45

    70-72

    67-69

    60-66

    1.7

    1.3

    0.7

    1.0

    Fail

    F

    <40

    <60

    0


    Classroom and Information

  • Classes are taught by international faculty and represent a variety of different backgrounds.
  • Periodic exams, homework assignments, and final exams will be administered.
  • Attendance in all classes is mandatory and monitored by each professor.
  • The maximum class size is 25 students, and most classes range from 10-18 students. Small class sizes mean more personalized attention from your instructors.
  • Amenities
    • Student Lounge
    • Study Area
    • Counseling Services
    • Travel Books & Resources
    • Computer Lab
    • Student ID
    • Printing Services
    • Multi-Media
    • Internet Access & Wi-Fi
    • Career Services
    • Academic Advising
    • SUNY-Oswego Online Library Resources
    • Cultural Engagement
    University of Technology Sydney
    University of Technology Sydney

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a public research university located in the heart of Sydney, a five-minute walk from Central Station – Sydney’s main train and bus station and within Sydney’s creative and digital businesses precinct.

    UTS features a modern campus and cutting-edge facilities and emphasizes hands-on teaching and learning styles that put students at the center of their learning experience, through collaborative projects, real-life case studies, and the integration of technology into everyday teaching.

    The university is regarded as one of the world's leading young universities (under 50 years old), and ranked in the Top 150 universities in the world both by QS World University Rankings (2022) and Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2022).

    UTS offers over 130 undergraduate courses across traditional and emerging disciplines such as architecture, built environment, business, communication, design, education, engineering, information technology, international studies, law, pharmacy, and science.

    Accreditation

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia. UTS’s Business School is also accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

    Grading

    Written assignments, tutorial participation, practical work, group work, projects, short tests or seminar presentations may all form part of the assessment. In some subjects, the final examination may be worth 20 to 60 per cent of the final subject grade. Some subjects have no final examinations.

    GRADE

    MARK RANGE

    DESCRIPTION

    H - High Distinction

    85-100%

    Work of outstanding quality on all objectives of the subject.

    D – Distinction

    75-84%

    Work of superior quality on all objectives of the subject.

    C – Credit

    65-74%

    Work of good quality showing more than satisfactory achievement on all objectives of the subject.

    P – Pass

    50-64%

    Work showing a satisfactory achievement on all objectives of the subject.

    Z – Fail

    0-49%

    Work showing an unsatisfactory achievement on one or more objectives of the subject.

    W

    -

    Result withheld


    Classroom and Information

    • Classes are taught by UTS and international faculty and represent a variety of different backgrounds.
    • Periodic exams, homework assignments, and final exams will be administered.
    • Attendance in all classes is mandatory and monitored by each professor.
    • Teaching styles in Australia may differ from those in the U.S. Be prepared to adapt to different classroom structures and coursework expectations.
    • The maximum class size for lectures vary in size between 20-100 students, while tutorials have a maximum of 20 students per class, allowing for more personalized attention from your instructors.

    Amenities
    • Student Center
    • Student Lounge
    • Study Area
    • Counseling Services
    • University Library
    • Computer Lab
    • Student ID
    • Printing Services
    • Multi-Media
    • Internet Access & Wi-Fi
    • Career Services
    • Academic Advising
    • Student Sports Teams
    • Cultural Engagement
    • Dining Facilities
    University of New South Wales
    University of New South Wales

    University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia's global university ranked among the top 50 Universities in the world offers programs in engineering, business, law, architecture, art and design, medicine and science. Located in Sydney, a safe and student friendly city, UNSW is home to more than 63,000 students from 132 countries. As one of the world's leading research and teaching universities UNSW's cutting edge research and innovation is facilitated by 7,200 staff, including 3000 faculty.

    Founded in 1949, the UNSW campus is mostly located in Kensington, 5km (or 20 minute by public transport) from the CAPA Centre in Haymarket, however UNSW has three main campuses in Sydney, including one in Paddington and Sydney CBD, all very close to the CAPA Sydney Centre.

    UNSW’s strategic priorities actively address the challenges we face today - from climate change and renewable energies to lifesaving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies.

    Accreditation

    The UNSW Business School holds two of the world's leading business school accreditations: the AACSB from AACSB International and EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

    Grading

    Written assignments, tutorial participation, practical work, group work, projects, short tests or seminar presentations may all form part of the assessment. In some subjects, the final examination may be worth 20 to 60 percent of the final subject grade. Some subjects have no final examinations.

    GRADE

    MARK RANGE

    DESCRIPTION

    H - High Distinction

    85-100%

    Work of outstanding quality on all objectives of the subject.

    D – Distinction

    75-84%

    Work of superior quality on all objectives of the subject.

    C – Credit

    65-74%

    Work of good quality showing more than satisfactory achievement on all objectives of the subject.

    P – Pass

    50-64%

    Work showing a satisfactory achievement on all objectives of the subject.

    Z – Fail

    0-49%

    Work showing an unsatisfactory achievement on one or more objectives of the subject.

    W

    -

    Result withheld


    Classroom and Information

    • Classes are taught by UNSW and international faculty and represent a variety of different backgrounds.
    • Periodic exams, homework assignments, and final exams will be administered.
    • Attendance in all classes is mandatory and monitored by each professor.
    • Teaching styles in Australia may differ from those in the US, and students need to be prepared to adapt to different classroom structures and coursework expectations.
    • The maximum class size for lectures vary in size between 20-150 students, while tutorials have an average of 30 students per class, allowing for more personalized attention from instructors.

    Amenities
    • Clubs & Organizations
    • Student Lounge
    • Study Area
    • Counseling Services
    • Student Health Services
    • Student Health Center
    • University Library
    • Computer Lab
    • Student ID
    • Printing Services
    • Multi-Media
    • Internet Access & Wi-Fi
    • Career Services
    • Academic Advising
    • Fitness Facilities
    • Student Sports Teams
    • Cultural Engagement
    • Dining Facilities
    • Banks & Post Office
    • On-campus ATM
    • Chaplaincy
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