Davina; Marketing Internship in Australia
Davina is from Germany and completed her internship in Sydney from June 2019 until August 2019;
Where do you currently live?
What is your current status?
Student at CBS International Business School, Studying Business Economics
Describe the path from your internship in Australia to your current position
The internship was part of my studies. I chose working in the marketing area because marketing is one of my focal points in my studies.
What were the most important OFFICE SKILLS you learnt during your internship?
To be more self-confident, to speak in English all the time, Data Problem Solving, Marketing Calculation, Social Media Advertising
What were the most important INDUSTRY SPECIFIC SKILLS you learnt during your internship?
Data Problem Solving, Marketing Calculation, Social Media Advertising
Are you still in contact with your Australian internship host company?
Are you still in contact with the friends you made while you were in Australia?
Best memory from your time in Australia?
My love for Australia is endless.
I miss Sydney everyday I’m away.
In a summary: my first trip to Byron bay, meeting people from all over the world, working in my favorite place in the world, all the beaches, the lovely Aussies, the positive lifestyle, Coogee to Bondi Walk.
Fingers crossed I´ll be a permanent resident in AUS one day
What do you miss most about your time in Australia?
Watching Surfers at Tamarama, Coogee, Coastal Walks, Palm Beach, Shopping at Westfield Bondi Junction, Catching a ferry at circular quay, exploring, barbies with my homestay family, everything… my heart is in Australia!
Advice for anyone thinking about completing an internship in Australia?
Just do it, everything will fall into place. There is nothing to worry about. Australian people are the best especially Sydney-siders.
Just be open-minded and you’ll make friends very quickly.