MELBOURNE

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

 

From architecture to music, this city has a dynamic hub for all types of creativity.

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PROGRAM INCLUSION

 

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES

1

GUARANTEED INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

  • ​Company interview guidelines and mock interviews

  • Workplace and internship orientation

  • Pre-internship training

2

PERSONALIZED COACHING

  • 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

3

ABI CREATIVE NETWORK

  • Gain access to our member-only networking platform. Connect with current and past participants of the program

  • Meet our network during in-person events and webinars

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4

TRAVEL SUPPORT

  • Visa application processing* 

  • Travel and health insurance* 

  • Housing arrangement* 

  • On-site support during your stay

*Additional expenses from the program fee

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OUR INTERNSHIPS

 

INTERNSHIP TYPES

ADVERTISING &

COMMUNICATIONS

Public Relations

Fashion Marketing

Editorial

Creative Writing

Copywriting

Marketing

Communications

Advertising
Social Media
Content Production

DESIGN

Branding

Art Direction
Web Design

Experiential Design

Graphic Design

Motion Design
UI/UX Design

Content Creation

ENTERTAINMENT

Coloring

2D & 3D Animation

Script Development

Music Business & Publishing

TV Production
Film Production

Talent Management

Video Editing

Sound Editing

VFX

FINE ARTS

Art Administration

Cultural Management

Gallery & Curatorial

Examples of our internship partners:

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TUITION & SCHOLARSHIPS

 

PROGRAM TUITION

1. LOCAL PROGRAM: USD $1950*
For Australian students/recent graduates, and international students/recent graduates on a student visa.

2. INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM: USD $2950*
For students and recent graduates located outside Australia.
*Internships longer than 3 months require an additional fee of USD $300/month.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Choice of payment options as follow:

  • PAY IN 30:
    > 25% deposit
    > Remaining balance after 30 days

  • PAY IN INSTALLMENTS:
    > 25% deposit
    > 3 separate installments*

*Incurs additional 5.8% service fee

SCHOLARSHIPS

ArtBound Initiative provides scholarships up to $1000 USD for outstanding applicants. Visit our scholarship page for more info.

 
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HOUSING & LIVING COST

We work with housing partners that offer fully-furnished rooms in Melbourne.

AMENITIES

HIGH SPEED WIFI

COMMUNAL KITCHEN

COMMUNAL GYM

HEATING & AC

WASHER/DRYER
IN BUILDING

SMART LOCK

  • Private rooms start from AUD $1680/month*
    *Price includes utilities (electricity, gas, water and wi-fi)

  • Weekly public transport pass (Myki) AUD $50

HOUSING FAQ

Q: Will my roommates be from the ABI program?

A: We try to pair participants for housing but it is dependent on timing and availability.

 

Q: Will I have to pay security deposit?
A: Yes.

Q: Is housing included in the program fee?

A: No.

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PRICING

 
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VISA DETAILS

For the international program, you will need to obtain one of these visas:

VISA FEES

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

  • Working Holiday Visa (417) - USD $850
     

Click here to see eligible countries for each visa.

ADDITIONAL FEES

  • Australian consulate fee differs per location (around AUD $495)

  • Health insurance fee - USD $65/month

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HOW TO APPLY

 

APPLICATION FORM

Fill out our application form. Submit resume, essays and portfolio (if you're a creative)

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INTERVIEW

Meet our Head of Admissions to talk about the types of internships you want and address any remaining questions you have about the program

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APPLICATION RESULT

Our committee will review your application and let you know of your acceptance into the program

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PROGRAM DECISION

If you've been accepted, complete the next steps to confirm your participation within 7 days

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"ABI gave me the tools needed to get me into the creative workforce."

KING

Design Intern at Blank Theory

ELIGIBILITY

  • English language proficiency

  • Ages 18-30*

  • Currently an enrolled university student or graduated within 12 months*
    *Due to visa restrictions

APPLICATION PROCESS