Internship programs



Legislatively required review of Youth Jobs PaTH: final report

Youth Jobs PaTH is an Australian government employment program that helps young people gain skills and work experience they need to get and keep a job. This report details the findings of the independently conducted review into the operations of Youth Jobs PaTH.

Jurisdictional approaches to student training entitlements: commonalities and differences

The past two decades have seen some evolution towards a more nationally consistent vocational education and training (VET) system. One of the challenges is to find the right balance between national consistency and appropriate flexibility, to accommodate the regional and local industry requirements and learner...

Interns Australia: 2015 annual survey

90 per cent of interns work for free or below the minimum wage, according to this report Summary In 2015, Interns Australia conducted a survey of 503 respondents on their experiences with internships. The online survey was conducted over a period of two months between...

Review of medical intern training final report

Executive Summary This review was established to examine the purpose of the internship in today’s health system and its effectiveness in equipping medical graduates to practise in a complex and changing healthcare environment. It also sought to examine the role of the internship in supporting...

Experience or exploitation? The nature, prevalence and regulation of unpaid work experience, internships and trial periods in Australia

In late 2011, we identified unpaid work in Australia as a growing issue that needed our attention. We decided that further research was needed in this area so we could understand it better. We asked Adelaide University Law School Professor Andrew Stewart and Rosemary Owens...