Applications are now open for the Union Summer Internship, 2014. Union Summer runs for three weeks from Monday 3rd February - Friday 21st February 2014. Successful interns are placed with a trade union for three weeks, and are provided with training and a diverse experience of what it is like to work for a union.
About Unions NSW and its affiliates
Unions NSW is the peak union body representing 64 affiliated unions and over 600 000 affiliated union members who work in a range of industries and occupations. Unions represent the interests and workplace rights of union members.
Prerequisites and application process
Union Summer is aimed at young people interested in workers’ rights and social justice, who would like to find out more about how unions work how they campaign to make Australia a better place for working people and their families.
There are no prerequisites for the internship, however experience in union, community, social justice or student activism is desirable.
Important dates and other information
Applicants that are selected for the next stage of the application process will be requested to attend an interview to be held on Thursday 12th December.
The program will run from Monday 3rd February - Friday 21st February 2014 and includes three days of training provided by Unions NSW. Successful applicants will be a placed in a union and mentored by a union official. There is an allowance paid to all successful applicants.
Applications close 5pm on the 2nd December 2013.
If you have any problems with this application form or would like to discuss the internship please contact Kate Minter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9881 5999.