What is a Professional Year Program? A structured professional development program in order to combine formal learning and workplace experience for international students who have graduated from a university in Australia. It is a year-long program currently available for students in the fields of accounting, computer science and engineering – Australian Industries.
If you are looking to apply for permanent residency in Australia, then Professional Year Program is just the thing for you. Why?
For a number of benefits:
- Work Experience: You are given the opportunity to acquire valuable work experience through an internship in an Australian Company.
- Culture and Practices of Australian Workplace: You will get to familiarize yourself with the culture and practices of the Australian workplace.
- Professional Communication: You will learn the professional manner of communication within the Australian workplace.
- Extra Points: Most importantly, you are eligible for receiving five extra points Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) ‘points test’ when applying for a Skilled Independent visa.