Applications now open for the Summer Program of Stepping Into

Australian Network Disability


A notice relevant to students with disability…..

Are you a university student with disability looking for paid work experience that counts?

The Australian Network on Disability (AND) is offering students with disability the opportunity to intern with leading and forward-thinking organisations across a range of disciplines as part of Stepping Into.


What is Stepping Into?

Stepping into is a paid internship program designed for university students with disability who want to gain paid, hands-on work experience in their chosen field of study. Students benefit by gaining valuable experience in their desired field of work, and by having the opportunity to develop professional networking and social skills.


About the Internships

Stepping Into internships are offered across a range of industries in both the public and private sector.

Internships are available for students around the country studying Finance, Law, Social Sciences, IT, Science, Engineering and many more. For a full list of disciplines covered, please visit our website.

Internships will generally last 4 to 8 weeks (with the opportunity for flexible work hours to manage your disability or other commitments).


Am I eligible?

  • Stage of study: final or second last year of university
  • Discipline of Study: All are encouraged to apply
  • Citizenship status: Australia Citizen, Permanent Resident or International student with full working rights in Australia

AND accepts applications from students with all types of disability including but not limited to physical disability, mental health conditions, sensory impairments and immunological conditions.


How do I apply?

Read the details on our information page for students and complete our online application form by 14th October 2018.


Who do I contact if I have more questions?

To speak to a member of the Stepping Into team call 1300 36 36 45 or email


Dial in to an Information Session

Over the upcoming weeks, we will be facilitating information sessions online. If you have applied, or are considering applying, for the Summer 2018/19 Stepping Into internship program we encourage you to dial in to one of the sessions.

The presentation will offer an overview of the Stepping Into program and top tips on Job Applications, Preparing for Interviews & How to Network.

All applicants should attend one of the following sessions in order to best prepare for the next steps of the Stepping Into process.

  • Tuesday 05/09/2018 – 3:00PM – 4:00PM*
  • Wednesday 12/09/2018 – 3:00PM – 4:00PM*
  • Monday 17/09/2018 – 12:00PM – 1:00PM*
  • Thursday 27/09/2018 – 12:00PM – 1:00PM*
  • Friday 05/10/2018 – 10:00AM – 11:00AM*

*All times are Melbourne/Sydney time*

To participate in the webinar you will need to dial in to the teleconference for audio and the webinar for visuals.


Login details are below for you.

Step 1: Webinar Login
Go to the Webinar Login Page
Enter this code in the ‘I am a participant’ field: 6367393293

Step 2: Teleconference
Phone: 1800 896 323
Participant Code: 6367393293


Please advise if you have any accessibility requirements for the session. There is no need to RSVP to the webinar.

Best Regards,

Programs Team




Level 3, 80 Clarence Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000
PO Box Q203, QVB Post Office NSW 1230
T 1300 363 645 | W |

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