Program Details

Guaranteed placements in farm/ranch work throughout Australia!
Location:
Sydney, Australia
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round
Work Types:
Animal Sciences

Program Overview

Program Description:

API offers work placements in the ranch/farm industries. These opportunities allow you to live abroad and experience the local culture as more than a tourist. By working abroad, you can cultivate real-world experience and form lasting relationships and connections, all while exploring exciting new places. 

API will provide you with the support and security you need to successfully plan your work abroad adventure!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Guaranteed placement in farm/ranch work
  • Minimum 2 weeks, maximum 8 weeks commitment
  • 25-35 hours/week (may be spread over 5-6 days, depends on season and conditions)
  • Option to extend stay for up to 6-12 months
Cost:
$1,090 USD. WHAT’S INCLUDED *API advisor to assist you with all pre-departure needs, including visa assistance, and liaise with partner throughout program *Airport shuttle bus ticket to orientation housing *Housing with local host family *Meals (3 meals/day, 7 days/week w/ host family) *Medical, Life, and Travel Insurance *On-site welcome weekend (3 days/2 nights) - Hostel + breakfast in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney * On-site support from partner and host/employer

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
*Participants must be 21-30 years old *Application form (download at http://tinyurl.com/j49d7wv) * Cover letter *Résumé/CV *$400 non-refundable application fee *Supplementary application materials due after provisional acceptance
Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.

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