Our first 'intern of the week' for the new year is Nicole. She is from Germany, and currently completing a 'fashion internship' in Sydney. It's going to be hard to find a better picture that this for 2018: My home city is: Düsseldorf is famous for: the Königsalle; the most expensive street When I was young I wanted to: be a fashion designer I chose Australia because: it´s always been a dream to live for a certain time in Sydney…

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Marlen is from Stuttgart and currently completing a Teaching internship in Sydney. Thankfully there aren't as many 'toxic' animals in Australia as she thought: My home city is: Stuttgart is famous for: automobiles When I was young I wanted to: be a veterinarian I chose Australia because: it's a multi-sided country, there's a lot to see and it has beautiful nature. Also the people are really friendly. My impression of Australia before I arrived: was there would be a lot…

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Ann-Kathrin is in Australia to complete two separate internships. Although she is enjoying her stay in Queensland, Germany will always be home: My home city is: Recklinghausen in the West of Germany is famous for: being part of the Ruhr. So it is famous for trips to the old pit or to visit the fantastic Soccerstadiums of Schalke, Dortmund or Bochum. Also the City Cologne with the big Chruch is just one Hour away When I was young I wanted…

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Justus has travelled to Australia to complete a Human Resources internship in Sydney. Hopefully everyone reads his advice before the sun gets you: My home city is: Wolfsburgis famous for: its biggest employer; Volkswagen When I was young I wanted to: be a pilot I chose Australia because: It's always been a dream to live for a certain time down under. My impression of Australia before I arrived: was big, dangerous animals and always nice weather One thing I have…

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Frederike is from Germany. She is in Sydney completing a teaching internship at a school. We love her 'best advice' below: My home city is: Schwerinis famous for: its seven lakes & its castle When I was young I wanted to: be a wedding planner I chose Australia because: I’ve always wanted to come to Australia to see all the nice beaches My impression of Australia before I arrived: was sunny and warm country with lots of friendly people One…

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Aissatu is from Portugal but calls Luxembourg home. She is currently completing an International Logistics internship in Sydney: My home city is: Luxembourg is famous for: being one of the smallest country in Europe and it’s known for its powerful economy When I was young I wanted to: be an air hostess I chose Australia because: I love traveling and I’ve always dreamed about going to Australia to see the Kangaroos My impression of Australia before I arrived: was a…

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Lexi has travelled to Sydney from Boston, USA to complete her tourism internship. She loves the Aussie accent...strayaaa: My home city is: Boston is famous for: the Tea Party, Red Sox, and lobster When I was young I wanted to: be an astronaut I chose Australia because: I've always wanted to see Sydney, and wanted international work experience My impression of Australia before I arrived: was Finding Nemo, the Outback, Steve Irwin, kangaroos, sharks, surfing, amazing accents - the usual…

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Dylan is from The Netherlands. He is in Sydney for his Environmental Engineering internship. He has come to realise that Australia is full of people from all corners of the globe bringing together a variety of different cultures: My home city is: Vught I chose Australia because: of the hospitality and the beautiful nature My impression of Australia before I arrived: was Sydney is a really nice city and even though Sydney is a big city, it feels like you're…

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Anna is completing a real estate internship in Sydney. Like many others, she chose an internship in Australia as it is a world away from home: My home city is: Tübingen is famous for: the university When I was young I wanted to: be a banker I chose Australia because: it is the continent which is like a half earth away from home. You are alone and have to handle it; this excited me. Also it's a country I always…

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Anniek is completing an internship in Retail Business / Graphic Design / Marketing / Franchise. She was told to 'run' if she sees a big black spider...good advice.: My home city is: Hoek van Holland is famous for: its beach When I was young I wanted to: be a Hairdresser I chose Australia because: it is so far away and the opportunity was there so I had to take it My impression of Australia before I arrived: was lots of…

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