Internship Overview

The US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is a university-based research center, dedicated to the rigorous analysis of American foreign policy, economics, politics and culture. The center is a national resource, that builds Australia’s awareness of the dynamics shaping America and their implications for Australia. They do this by teaching students, conducting research and bridging the gap between academic ideas and public policy problem from an Australia-US comparative standpoint.


Interns work in the areas of foreign policy, trade, as well as innovation and economics. In each of these areas interns work to conduct research on pressing issues, analyze policies and create plans to address certain issues. They will engage in technical and research writing as part of their work. They will be able to work with faculty and staff in conducting other organization business as needed.