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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Hanna is currently in Sydney completing a Marketing internship with a focus on Design. She is from Germany but would love to live in Norway: When I was young I wanted to: be the next captain of Queen Mary 2 and explore the world I chose Australia because: I´ve stayed in Australia 3 years ago and had to see more of it One thing I have learnt about Australia that I didn't know before: is that Asian food is very…

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Tonje is from Norway and completing an Events Management internship in Brisbane, Queensland. She recently wrote to us saying she hopes she; "can inspire someone new to join this amazing experience!": My home city is: Stavanger is famous for: being the oil capital of Norway When I was young I wanted to: be an archaeologist I chose Australia because: I've always wanted to see Australia, it has always seemed like such an exotic country. And I thought exploring Australia would…

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Jason is from The Netherlands and has travelled to Sydney to complete his Marketing & Communications internship. He has been taken by how kind Australians are: My home city is: Rotterdam is famous for: it's harbour When I was young I wanted to: be a firefighter I chose Australia because: of the weather, beaches, and most importantly the fact that English is the native language My impression of Australia before I arrived: was snakes in the toilet and big spiders…

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Lena is from Germany, and currently in Sydney completing an internship at a public school to further her skills & experience in teaching. She assumed that there would be snakes & spiders everywhere throughout Australia...thankfully not: My home city is: near a small town called Cham in southern Germany When I was young I wanted to: be a movie star. I chose Australia because: it seemed like a real challenge as it is so far away from home. And of…

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Steffen is from Denmark and in Sydney completing a Business Administration internship. Like many other interns, Steffen chose Australia because it is a loooong way from home: My home city is: Kjellerup, a small town in Denmark! When I was young I wanted to: be a truck driver; because my dad was and still is. I chose Australia because: I've never been to Australian and since it's far away from Denmark, it couldn't be better. My impression of Australia before…

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Helene is here with three of her classmates from Denmark. They are all completing Business Administration internships in various companies throughout Sydney. Before she leaves Australia she wants to go bungee jumping....crazy!!: My home city: Oerum, a small town in Denmark! When I was young I wanted to: be a cleaning lady, because I like to clean. I chose Australia because: this is my first trip outside Denmark alone, and I wanted to challenge myself so I chose Australia because…

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Marcus is from Denmark and is currently completing a Finance internship in Brisbane. He clearly loves his steak; My home city is: Copenhagen When I was young I wanted to: be a Football player I chose Australia because: of its English Language My impression of Australia before I arrived: was a lovely place One thing I have learnt about Australia that I didn't know before: is that they have the best steaks Before I leave Australia, I want to: find…

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Brian is from the USA, and as part of his first trip outside of America, he is completing a Financial Management internship here in Sydney; My home city: Laguna Beach, Californiais famous for: its beaches, fine arts, valley girl accents, and the show "Laguna Beach". When I was young I wanted to: be older I chose Australia because: of its reputation as a beautiful and welcoming country, its strong business sector in Sydney, and low language barrier for my first…

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