Cost

Program Costs

  • With 4 nights of accommodation: $595
  • With 7 nights of accommodation plus Welcome Week (optional upgrade): $895
  • Group discounts available
Optional add-ons
  • WWOOF Membership - $55
  • Extra night accommodation (Melbourne) - $27
  • Extra night accommodation (Sydney) - $35

Included

  • Job connections in Melbourne and Sydney
  • Members’ job database with listings throughout Australia
  • At least 4 nights of accommodation upon arrival
  • 7 nights for Welcome Week (you can always add extra nights to your arrival package depending on how long you’d like pre-arranged accommodation)
  • Daily breakfast during your first week
  • Social activities
  • Airport shuttle service
  • Orientation session in Melbourne or Sydney
  • Pre-departure and alumni support

Not included

  • Airfare
  • Travel medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Work and Holiday Visa (AUD $485) - This is obtained online and we’re available to answer any questions you have.

Earnings

  • Wages are usually around AUD $24.00 when working through the support team in Australia (can vary if you seek out work independently)
  • Some jobs may adjust pay if accommodation is included
U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
Exclusive partner of the Erasmus Student Network for J-1 Visa sponsorship of internships in the U.S.
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Generation Study Abroad
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation