Translationz Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander internship program for 2020  is an exciting opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are currently enrolled in a TAFE or university level programs. The successful applicants will get a taste of the different roles and functions within a translation and interpreting agency.  We are open to those people studying languages, business, marketing, technology and other areas.

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The opportunity is likely to be based in our Melbourne or Brisbane office, however there is a possibility that it can based in other locations around Australia.  Some travel around Australia may be required. Travel for business purposes on Translationz projects will be paid.

Translationz is an equal opportunity employer and we believe in and actively encourage diversity.  This internship is specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders students.  

 To be a successful candidate, you must demonstrate:

  • Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islander status
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An outgoing personality including being honest, smart, happy and fun
  • Self starter and self motivated.   

Period of internship

4 weeks minimum to 6 months maximum depending on University/Tafe requirement. 

Hours of internship

4 hours to 40 hours per week


This is a paid internship.  The payment will be A$3,600 per month including superannuation for a full month and adjusted pro-rata for reduced hours worked.

Amount of internships available in 2020

There are two internships available in 2020.

Start date

To be negotiated but expected to be in the June 2020 - September 2020 range.


Melbourne office or Brisbane office location - with a possibility of other locations such as Perth, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane.

 Office Location

  Melbourne office of Translationz


Translationz is also recognised as a leader in interpreting services. We encourage interpreting students to apply.

The internship program will be open for applications from February 1, 2020.  Applications will close May 30 2020.

You should be prepared for variety.  It is likely that the majority of your time will be working across the different aspects of our agency.  Interns are typically involved in all aspects of projects, marketing, client relationship, translation and/or interpreting and more. 

The successful applicant(s) will work with our team in Australia and overseas.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to adam @ translationz (remove spaces)

Due to the volume of applicants, only short listed candidates will be contacted.