Internships & Student Placements

Internships and Student Placements

Got a passion for youth issues? Want to get some experience at a leading youth advocacy organisation in NSW? Intern with Youth Action!

In March, August and December each year, we take on a number of (unpaid) student interns. This is a fantastic and fun opportunity to get an experience in the social policy and advocacy space.

Applications for our Semester 2 internships are now open. Semester 2 internships start in July, and run through to October.

For Semester 2, we are advertising the following intern positions:

  • Policy and Campaigns Intern

  • Health Research Intern

  • Social Media Content Creation Intern.

As a Youth Action intern you will

  • Gain experience in research and analysis in a leading NSW advocacy organisation
  • Learn to find, analyse, synthesise and present information from a social policy and advocacy perspective
  • Grow your ability to work collaboratively as part of an organisational team
  • Learn about the work of Youth Action and issues facing youth work and young people in NSW.
  • Develop relationships with a network of talented and qualified professionals

How to Apply

To apply, download the application pack with the selection criteria here.

Please send your resume and a 1-page cover letter addressing the selection criteria and telling us why you want to be a Youth Action intern to with the subject line "Internship Application (Your Name)".


If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Huynh, Administrative Assistant on (02) 8354 3700 or via