What is the Professional Year?
QIBA Professional Year Program graduate programs combines both formal face to face classroom learning and workplace experience to assist international graduates make the transition from university to employment, the successful completion of which also gives eligibility to apply for 5 migration points towards permanent residency with DIBP.
The Professional Year Program is a minimum of 44 week work readiness program, which is gazetted by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) and managed by the respective Professional Bodies.
Over 44 weeks, participants develop workplace skills, become familiar with the norms and values in the Australian workplace as well as the Australian employment market and workplace culture, plus complete an internship placement to enhance career prospects in Australia.
The internship component of the Professional Year Program provides an invaluable opportunity for graduates to turn theory learnt into practical experience, QIBA Interns gain relevant entry level experience from internships sourced from a diverse range of professional companies and organisations. QIBA enjoy meeting the expectations of our interns by sourcing high quality internships and providing a pathway to the first stages in the journey towards a professional career.
Locations and Start Dates (IT Only)
Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane
15 Ivory Lane, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Medina Conference Room
11 Giles St
Kingston ACT 2604
HotelVibe Darwin Waterfront
7 Kitchener Drive
Darwin NT 0800
156 Bathurst Street
Hobart TAS 7000
QIBA Sydney CBD Campus
Level 7 114-120 Castlereagh St
Sydney NSW 2000