Info for Interns

Stretch your horizons – boost your career!

This could be the opportunity that you have been waiting for!

Once an internship position becomes available, the details will appear on the ‘Current Internships being offered’ section of this website.

Internships may be offered by organizations involved in all industries, including the following:

 

* Account Management

* Event Management

* Media

* Accounting

* Finance & Investment

* Medical

* Administration

* Health Services

* Plumbing

* Advertising

* Hospitality

* Project Management

* Building & Construction

* Human Resource Management

* Publishing

* Consulting

* International Trade

* Sales Consulting

* Customer Service

* IT/Computer Science

* Trade

* Education & Training

* Legal

* Transport

* Electrical

* Manufacturing

* Travel & Tourism

* Engineering

* Marketing

* And many more


What are the benefits for you?

  • It’s FREE!
    There is no cost to the candidate. The HACCI Internship Program operates via the contribution of time made by its volunteers and the financial contribution made by its members.
  • Training.
    Learn the skills, work practices and culture of a role in a successful organisation.
  • Experience.
    Obtain valuable work experience and ‘know-how’.
  • Mentorship.
    Receive personal mentorship from an experienced HACCI supervisor as well as the host-organisation throughout the term of the internship.
  • Possible expansion of employment opportunities.
    Some internships may offer the opportunity of continued employment or credit for future study (this is not guaranteed).
  • Relationships and networks.
    Develop new friendships & professional networks.
  • Recognition.
    Receive a certificate of completion that will be presented at the HACCI Gala Ball in the presence of the Hellenic Business Community.

If you are interested, please refer to the ‘How do I Apply’ section of this website or contact HACCI via email hips@hacci.com.au or phone +61 3 9602 2977. A member of the Internship Committee will contact you as soon as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a cost to apply?
There is no cost to apply for an internship. The HACCI Internship Program operates via the contribution of time made by its volunteers and the financial contribution made by its members.

Do I need to have qualifications or relevant experience to apply?
Each internship is unique and will specify the minimum requirements required to apply. Some internships require no qualifications or experience and some have quite specific requirements. One thing is for sure…..passion is a prerequisite!

Are the internships paid positions?
Each host-organisation has different remuneration policies. Some internships are paid positions and others are not. All offer the opportunity for a candidate to be trained by talented people and be exposed to successful work cultures.

How long does the process take once I have applied for an Internship?
All of the internships have a closing date for application. After this date, HACCI will process all applications and all applicants will receive an acknowledgement email outlining the progress of their application. The time between the closing date and receiving an acknowledgement from HACCI should be no longer than 2 weeks.

Can I apply for more than one internship?
Yes, you can apply for as many as you like!

Once I apply, do I automatically become a member of HACCI?
Unfortunately, no. Applying for an internship is a separate process from applying for a HACCI membership. Becoming a member of HACCI can have many benefits. To learn more about HACCI memberships, please refer to the memberships section of this website.

Is it necessary to attach a current CV with the application?
It is will certainly help with your application as it will give us more information that will help us to assess your application. You can also attach other supporting documents if you wish.

What does “receive personal mentorship from an experienced HACCI supervisor” actually mean?
If you are selected for an internship, you will be introduced to a person from HACCI that will be available to support you and assist you through any of the challenges that you may face during the term of your internship. These people, known as ‘internship supervisors’ are chosen by HACCI based on their extensive experience in many business environments and their desire to help people succeed. Your supervisor will contact you once a week to talk to you and will also be available to meet in person.

Once I complete my internship, do I receive any acknowledgement from HACCI?
Once you successfully complete your internship, you will b presented with a certificate of completion at the next annual HACCI Gala Ball.

If I have any further questions, who do I contact?
The best way of contacting a HACCI representative is to email your enquiry to hips@hacci.com.au or call the HACCI office on +61 3 9602 2977.