Work Experience and Internships

Summer Experience Program - Applications open!

Orygen’s Summer Experience Program involves a two week placement (three days a week) with research teams, key policy and advocacy staff, clinical specialists and workforce trainers who all have extensive experience working in the field of youth mental health. The program aims to provide an opportunity for young people aged 17-25 to learn more about the divisions that make up the National Centre of Excellence. Applications are now open for our February 2019 intake. An information pack and application form can be downloaded here.

Orygen Internship Program - Applications closed

Orygen coordinates a 12-week intern program to support the career development of young people with a passion for youth mental health. This year we are very excited to announce that Orygen have three paid intern positions available across the organisation from July – October 2018. 

Want to be involved?

We are inviting applications from enthusiastic young people 25 years and under to participate in a 12 week Intern Program (2 days per week) in the below teams at Orygen. See below for position descriptions for each internship:

Please note: you must be 25 years or under for the duration of the program (between July – October 2018).

Interns will be remunerated at the national adult minimum wage plus loading in line with Fair Work Australia guidelines. As these intern positions are paid roles and cannot be completed as part of tertiary student placements or university internships.

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