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Year-long Internship

Extended final professional experience

Interns are placed at their school for the whole year and undertake their final professional experience in Term 3. You may have the opportunity to work with Limited Registration in Term 4, which means you would be employed by the school before you officially register.

Benefits of being an intern:

  • Year-long program: Experience the range of requirements and events that take place throughout the school year
  • Become part of the school staff: Interns feel a sense of belonging and also gain credibility among staff and students
  • Develop detailed knowledge of school, staff and students: Interns develop good relationships, which enhances development of effective lessons and management of classroom behaviour
  • Work-ready: Extended experience and inclusion within the school, strengthens teaching skills and knowledge
  • Employment & Recognition: Extended and high quality experience of Murdoch University's Internship Program is recognised and valued throughout schools and the Department of Education. Interns have a point of difference and a worthwhile addition to their CV.

Placement Opportunities:

  • Metropolitan Schools
  • Rural/Remotes Schools

Find out more

Murdoch University's internships programs feature in this Best Practice presentation from AITSL (Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership).