Internships, volunteering and part-time roles allow you to apply and contextualise your studies in an organisational environment and gain a competitive edge in the job market. UQ can assist you to access unique opportunities with organisations in Australia and worldwide and provide you with support to strengthen your application.

Volunteering is an ideal way to build your skills and extend your professional and personal network while contributing to a worthy cause. Through the UQ GIVE Program you can access volunteer opportunities in selected non for profit and community organisations.

The UQ Advantage Office is also regularly informed of conferences, competitions and scholarships that can help you reach your academic and career goals.

UQ can assist you to reflect on your values and strengths and give you practical strategies to grow your career. As a UQ student, you also have exclusive access to UQ Careerhub – the vacancy online database with helpful job search hints and tips, FAQs and career factsheets. Start career planning today and submit an application for internships, volunteer placements or graduate positions.

UQ CareerHub

UQ Careerhub

Exclusive access to jobs and career information. Click events for workshops or appointments to see an advisor.

Career planning resources

Resources to help you apply for jobs and plan your career

Juliette Maeji (UQ Advantage Grant recipient, Australian Commission of Trade Internship in Paris)


Find out more about internship opportunities in Australia and overseas to gain valuable practical experience.


Make a difference in the local community with the UQ GIVE program and discover international volunteering opportunities.

Competitions, Scholarships and Awards

Discover scholarships and grants to help you achieve your goals.


Attend conferences to build your network, showcase your projects, meet new friends, and get inspired.

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