What industry sectors are available for remote internships?
Remote internships are most common in Business, Design and Research fields although we are increasingly able to make placements in most industry sectors. You can see some of the more common fields listed below and If you do not see your field available you can apply for a tailor-made internship where, after an interview with one of our placement supervisors., we scout a placement to suit your requirements and expectations.
Architecture: Architecture internships involve work on the planning, design, and construction of buildings and other physical structures. They are an excellent way for budding architects and urban planners to gain practical insight into a dynamic industry and develop their skills. Typical internships may focus on the following areas: residential, commercial, landscape, interior design, projects and planning, and green design. Remote architects are often assisting in research, design, and office support.
Business: Internships in Business are the perfect way to extend your undergraduate or masters studies in more specific disciplines including Human Resources, Finance, Logistics, Information Technology, International trade, Marketing, Sports, Accounting, Law, Entrepreneurship, Start-Ups, Project Management, NGO, not for profits and Charities, Tourism and many others. If you are thinking about entering the business world and would like to learn more first, then business internships are an excellent entry point to learn business operations, cross cultural communication and new technologies. Remote internships are available in all areas of business and host organisations have become excellent at managing remote teams with the latest technologies.
Education: Education internships involve carrying out tasks related to preparing and delivering education to students and the support of teachers. Education internships are a fantastic way to gain real-world experience in a rewarding sector. Remote Education Internships may take place at intermediate school (age 11-12), secondary school (age 13-18), tertiary college or university (age 18+), or alternative education school. Remote interns may help out with planning classes, delivering online classes, updating membership sites and student grading.
International Trade: International trade internships involve carrying out tasks related to the import and export of goods and services. Typical international trade internships may be based in one of the following areas; logistics companies, trade associations, agricultural companies, the tourism industry, international education organisations, export consultancies, manufacturing firms, service businesses, or technology companies. Remote interns often provide a competitive advantage to companies either with being in alternative time zones or able to speak other languages.
Information Technology: Information technology internships involve an array of tasks related to the use of computers and information and communications technology, including hardware, software, and equipment. You typically need a particular set of skills and education to gain an internship in this sector. Placements are often specialised and usually with companies that either design and build hardware/software or are involved in the servicing of computers and networks for users. Remote interns are able to connect with teams around the world using advanced communications and sharing technologies and make a positive contributions.
Marketing and Communications: Marketing, public relations (PR), and communications internships involve a range of tasks related to publicity, advertising and promotion of products and services. Typical marketing, PR, and communications internships may be based in one of the following areas: marketing and sales departments, marketing and advertising agencies, PR and communications agencies, digital marketing companies (including social media marketing), manufacturing and service companies, FMCG organisations, and tourism and export companies. Internships can be tailored to those without too much experience but a keen interest in the sector through to Masters students looking to ensure your resume stands out in an ever more competitive job market. Remote interns are especially able to assist in research, digital marketing, SEO, journalism and social marketing. Marketing and Communications teams are very used to remote interns and workers.
NGO, Not for profit and Charity: Non-governmental organisations (NGO), not-for-profit, and charity internships offer a wide range of roles to interns in a unique and career enhancing environment. Roles may be in any area of an organisation, from business administration to marketing to finance and law. Regardless of what field you’re interested in, there’s an internship for you in this category, and you’ll develop highly transferable skills while doing good for the community.You will typically contribute in one of the following areas: community rights, community sports, health and well being, animal rights, women’s rights, indigenous persons’ rights, immigration, or environmental advocacy. Remote interns assist in planning, research, fundraising, marketing, communication, business administration and many other fields.
Sports, Events and Recreation: Sports and recreation internships involve a wide array of tasks within sports and recreation clubs, sports associations and governing bodies. Internship placements cover almost all sporting codes and we work with a wide range of sport and recreation hosts. You may be placed in one of the following; sports associations, national governing bodies, community sports and outreach centres, school sport and physical education programs, school holiday recreation programs, gyms, fitness and health centres, or high performance sport institutes and programs. Remote interns are able to help in many areas including the planning of events, online coaching, meal plans and nutrition, event follow ups and communications.
Travel and Tourism: Travel and tourism internships involve a wide variety of tasks related to the tourism industry. We have opportunities in most parts the tourism business, including customer service, sales, marketing, human resources, finance, operations, guiding and events. We have internship hosts in the Accommodation, Transportation, Food and Beverage, Activities, Tours, and tourism association sectors ranging from the FIT and backpacker markets through to 5 Star everything in-between. Travel and tourism internships are perfect for students currently studying tourism, hospitality, or customer service. However, an internship in this area develops a wide array of transferable skills that any employer would be impressed to see on your CV. Remote interns are able to plan itineraries, update membership sites, create reviews, update marketing tools, social media and many other areas.
Tailor Made Internships: The motto of our internship programs is “designed for you”. What this means is that we offer tailor-made internships in most industry except human medicine and will search for internships that meet your unique expectations and requirements. Over the 20 years of placing interns we have placed in almost every conceivable area and often a placement in the same company as a previous intern will need to be designed for you based on the projects that organisation has available at the time. Tailor-made internships are intended to supplement your education in a particular area of interest and are an excellent way to gain practical experience in even specialised areas. Tailor made remote internships are most suitable when you have some education or experience in a particular area and you want to develop those skills in a real world setting. If you’re interested in a particular area, please indicate so on your application form and in our first consultation with you, we’ll let you know whether this is possible before we start hunting a role for you.