Pilbara Cities Internship Program

The PCIP is a one-year school based teacher education program that lets you study while being placed in a Pilbara senior high school.

If you will be in your final year of study of a Graduate Diploma (Secondary) or Bachelor of Education (Secondary), and you’re interested in studying and getting professional experience at Hedland, Newman or Karratha Senior High Schools, then the Pilbara Cities Internship Program (PCIP) could be for you. + Read more

Secondary Interns are eligible to receive the Department of Education stipend of $10,000 paid in fortnightly instalments. Country interns will also receive free or low cost housing during the year, plus four flights during the 2016 school year holidays. *Must be an Australian Permanent Resident (or New Zealand citizen) to qualify.

Click here and here to read about some former participants' experiences in the program. Also see the videos below to hear first hand from students on the programme.

How to apply 

Application forms will be made available to eligible students via SONIA announcements (towards the end of a student's 3rd year).

– You can still apply for Internships if you are planning to enrol in the Grad. Dip, but have not yet been formally accepted.
Email for more information.

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Filmed in the Pilbara, hear first hand from Murdoch students participating in the Pilbara Cities Internships

Watch these presentations filmed at Karratha, Hedland and Newman Senior High Schools, to get a taste of what an internship there is like.

  • Karratha Senior High School
  • Hedland Senior High School
  • Newman Senior High School