About Albright Institute

The Albright Institute Professional Year (Engineering) internship allows participants to benefit from essential hands-on experience within an Australian engineering company for 12 weeks, full-time in an unpaid capacity.

The Engineering Education Australia (EEA) Professional Year Program (PYP) comprises 44 weeks’ classroom-based career development and management activities and learning, and a 12-week unpaid, full-time internship within an Australian engineering company

To start with the PY program, participants must have an engineering degree at the level of Technologist or Professional Engineer completed within 4 years of the date of application, with a minimum of two years (94 weeks) of study duration.

Educational Requirements

Participants must have an engineering degree at the level of Technologist or Professional Engineer completed within 4 years of the date of application, with a minimum of two years (94 weeks) study duration.

Program Structure

The Professional Year in Engineering has two parts:

  • 32 weeks of practical, face-to-face training in a classroom;
  • A 12-week full-time, unpaid internship with an Australian engineering company; that suits participants’ engineering discipline or area of practice.

Entry Requirements

  • Skilled Graduate (Temporary) 485 visa, Bridging Visa, A or C for an eligible visa type
  • Skilled Recognised Graduate 476 visa (completed studies at a Washington Accord accredited university) List of Eligible Offshore Universities
  • Visa conditions must grant full work and study rights (student 500 visas are not accepted)
  • Applicants must also have at least 12 months remaining on their visa from the date the program starts.
  • If you’ve applied for a Skilled Graduate (Temporary) 485 visa, then you must have nominated an engineering ANZSCO code for migration purposes