MELBOURNE

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Melbourne is effortlessly hip, multicultural, liberal, bohemian and progressive. 

From architecture to music, Melbourne is a dynamic hub for all types of creativity. This city is packed with galleries, creative hubs, spectacular street art, a thriving live music scene, and a diverse collection of neighborhoods, all infused with the Australian ‘can-do’ attitude that means it never sits still for a moment. 

Gallery Internship in New York

PROGRAM

HIGHLIGHTS

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INTERN​ IN

MELBOURNE

Launch your career with an internship tailored to your career goals.

JOIN THE ABI NETWORK

Attend events and connect with creatives to build your professional community.

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INSIDER ACCESS

Our custom city guides will keep you in the know and in the front row.

ELIGIBILITY

REQUIREMENTS

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY (oral & written)

  • Must be an enrolled student or a recent graduate (less than 12 months)

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30

FEE

ABI PROGRAM 

THE GLOBAL PROGRAM FEE IS US$2950* USD AND INCLUDES:
*For AU students OR International Students on a 500 student visa, please click here for more information about our
Local Program fee.

1 INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

  • An internship tailored to your career goals

  • Company interview guidelines 

  • Mock company interviews with our advisors

  • Workplace and internship orientation

  • Pre-internship training: business etiquette and main skills sought after by employers

  • Career development workshops 

  • Résumé/CV coaching and review session 

  • Portfolio review and/or industry professional coaching session 

  • Soft skill training: networking, online brand and elevator pitch

2 PERSONALIZED COACHING

  • Visa processing

  • Travel and health insurance arrangements

  • Optional housing arrangements

  • ABI pre-trip information package

  • Optional airport pick-up

  • Orientation upon arrival

  • On-site support during your stay

  • ABI City Guide to the local creative scene

3 TRAVEL SUPPORT

  • ​ABI Networking App for our international network of participants and alumni

  • Access to career resources, networking events and monthly job lists

  • Webinars with industry professionals

  • ABI curated events including gallery tours, shows and gathering

  • ABI Guide on the local creative scene

4 THE NETWORK

*$2950 USD program fee is for internships up to 3 months. Internships longer than 3 months require an additional fee of $300 USD per month. This additional fee helps us to continue to curate events and offer on-site support during your stay.  

MELBOURNE EXPENSES (ADDITIONAL):

VISAS

  • Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462) - $850 USD

  • Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417) - $850 USD
     

*For Working Holiday Visa and Work and Holiday Visa, the visa fee to be paid to the Australian consulate differs per location (around $495 AUD)

Click here to read more about visa costs from our visa partner Visa Envoy.

HOUSING (OPTIONAL)

Housing costs in Melbourne typically start from $1200 AUD/month and are dependent upon location and size preferences.

LIVING COST

  • Transportation - $50 AUD (Myki Weekly Public Transport Pass)

  • Food/Groceries - $500 AUD/month

INSURANCE

 

Health and travel insurance is $65 USD/month

ABI SCHOLARSHIPS

 

​ABI will award selected Ambassador Scholarships of $500 USD as well as Inclusive Scholarships of $250 USD. Read more on our scholarship page! 

If you have any questions about the program fee and expenses, please contact us at info@artboundinitiative.com.