Thank you for your interest in joining UPLIT’s internship program. We aim to provide you with an opportunity to engage with a professional organisation through a clear framework to achieve key learning outcomes. We will support your career development through realistic management, challenging projects and a network of professional contacts to help get you where you want to be.


We currently have a variety of positions available for interns to join the UPLIT Team from May to September this year. 

Please find further information about each internship in the downloadable position description below. 

To apply for any of these roles, please email the following to the General Manager, Tanya Reason, on tanya.reason@uplit.com.au

1.       A covering letter addressing your appropriateness for the selected internship and what you hope to achieve through your time with us.

2.       A current resume (please include information about your current line of study and the institution you are enrolled with as appropriate.  

The closing date for application is Friday 9 June at 5pm. We expect to interview candidates during the week beginning Monday 19 June.

All short-listed candidates will be contacted by phone or email. 



Financial Administration Intern
(August to September)

The Financial Administration Internship would suit someone with high-level attention to detail,  who would then work directly with the General Manager during and post Brisbane Writers Festival 2017 and gain understanding of the interplay between the organisation’s departments through its operational and financial systems.



Research and Engagement Intern
(July to September)

The Research and Engagement Internship will suit an individual with a desire to increase their knowledge of  the arts and culture sector through research by providing support to the Development team in implementing strategies to generate sponsorship and door revenue. 



Event and Stakeholder Support Intern
(July to September)

The Events and Stakeholder Support Internship will suit someone with a passion to develop their expertise in providing high quality stakeholder services to build long-term relationships with donors and sponsors. This role also presents the opportunity to develop skills in comprehensive partner and sponsor acknowledgement at a major cultural event. 



Programs Intern
Adult Programs
(July to September)

This role exists for an individual with excellent organisational skills and a passion for designing and implementing efficient plans and processes to support the logistical elements of the 2017 Brisbane Writers Festival adult program.



Programs Intern
Children and YA Programs
(July to September)

This role exists for an individual with excellent organisational skills and a passion for designing and implementing efficient plans and processes to support the logistical elements of the 2017 Brisbane Writers Festival Children and Young Adults Program, including Love YA and Word Play,



Design Intern
(June to September)

The Design Internship is for a talented individual with a passion for creating and building set designs to a specific theme to work with UPLIT’s Content and Engagement team and develop the stage dressings and sets for the 2017 Brisbane Writers Festival.



Content Writing Intern
(July to September)

The Content Writing Internship exists for an individual with an eye for detail and a passion for devising and implementing  the production of channel-specific relevant content to a deadline to support the delivery of a major Festival’s Marketing Campaign.



Social Media Strategy Intern
(July to September)

The Social Media Strategy Internship is designed for a talented individual with an excellent understanding of multiple social media channels to hone their skills in producing channel specific content to support the delivery of the Brisbane Writers Festival's marketing campaign.