Our Programs

For more information please contact our friendly staff on +612 8064 3610 OR E-mail info@australiantourismexchange.com.au

Paid Hospitality Internship Program

ATE's Paid Hospitality Internship Program is designed to meet the growing demand of international tourists. The program targets highly-skilled candidates with relevant hospitality experience who have completed their tertiary hospitality studies. The Hospitality Internship Program has 6 & 12 month options to choose from. The benefits of completing a Hospitality Internship in Australia include:

  • Internationalise your resume
  • Gaining hands-on experience in your academic area
  • Enhancing your professional skills
  • Improve your vocational English language skills
  • Expand your future career options
  • Get to explore and experience the beauty of Australia as a tourist destination!

Student Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be between the age of 18 – 30 years old
  • Minimum of 2 years tertiary education in Hospitality or Tourism
  • Be completing, or have completed, a tertiary qualification within 24 months of course completion
  • Good skills and strong knowledge of the Hospitality industry
  • Upper intermediate to advanced English language skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in a variety of departments
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in rural locations

Start Dates & Lead Time

  • Interns are flexible in choosing their preferred start dates (allow for 6 months lead time)
  • Approximately 6 months lead time for visa 442 Occupational Trainee candidates

Application Process

If required, you may contact Australian Tourism Exchange or attend an information session to assist you in completing each step of this process.

1. Assessment
Complete our online form to find out whether you are eligible for this program. Eligible candidates will be sent an official application form and advised of how to progress the application.

2. Application
After completing and returning the application form along with the supporting documentation, Australian Tourism Exchange will negotiate your internship details.

3. Confirmation
Australian Tourism Exchange will arrange an interview for you with the selected Host Organisation after which time the internship will be confirmed. Any outstanding fees will then be payable.

4. Visa & Travel Arrangements
Australian Tourism Exchange will assist you by taking care of any Visa requirements and negotiate your travel details. NB: Visa processing will take between 4-6 weeks.
*Australian Tourism Exchange requires up to 6 months to complete your application and process your Visa.

Program Fees

Please contact our Internship representitive for details.

Online Enquiries

If you are interested in our internship program, please simply complete our Online Enquiry Form and one of our Internship Program representitives will contact you to discuss things in more detail.

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Why come to Australia?

Our Mission

"Our mission is to at all times provide professional support and assistance to the Australian Tourism Industry in finding only the best International Interns."

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+612 8064 3610