Information for students

What is the Stepping Into program?

  • Are you in your last or second last year at university?
  • Are you registered with your university's disability services?

AND’s Stepping Into program can help you gain paid, hands-on work experience with leading Australian businesses.

We work closely with these sought-after organisations to ensure quality internships are delivered in accessible and inclusive working environments.

Grow your self-confidence and build your network of contacts, while you study. Stepping Into will make it easier for you to transition from study to employment.


  • Gain valuable career-relevant work experience.
  • Learn new skills to enhance your resume.
  • Grow your knowledge of your chosen industry and get a ‘foot in the door’.
  • Develop networking and social skills in a professional environment.
  • Improve your job application and interview techniques.
  • Preview a job or workplace to see if it’s right for you.
  • Receive support throughout the program. 

Find out more

View a full list of eligibility criteria.

If you have questions, you might find the answer you’re looking for in our frequently asked questions section.

Review our Stepping Into - Student Handbook.

Current opportunities

Update re Covid-19: Applications for Summer 2021/21 are open. We will update this page and all applicants should this situation change.

Applications for Stepping Into Summer 2020/21 are now open! See Current Opportunities for a full list of the internships available. 

Please note applications close on Sunday 11th October 2020. 

Live in regional Victoria? See our Connect50 website for more internship opportunities. 

Keep in touch 

Subscribe to our programs mailing list to keep in touch with internship opportunities. For updates and to connect with other students, please follow Stepping Into on Facebook.

For more information, please contact us.