Internships and Mentoring Applications Extended

Stepping Into Internship Winter Applications Open & PACE Mentoring Deadline Extended

Announcing Applications Open for Stepping Into Winter 2023 Cohort

Update: PACE Mentoring Application deadline has been extended until midnight on Sunday the 12th of March 2023.

Announcing Stepping Into Winter Season 2023:

Calling all students and graduates with disability! AND are pleased to announce that Stepping Into Internship program is now taking applications.

Learn more about Stepping Into Internship program:

  • Gain paid and valuable career-relevant work experience
  • Learn on the job
  • Grow your knowledge of your chosen industry
  • Develop networking and soft skills
  • Support provided throughout the program

Come along to AND’s FREE information session next Thursday, 16 March at 2pm (AEDT), more info below.

Register your interest to join the Zoom session. See you there!

Submit an application form before midnight on Sunday 2nd of April.

What is Stepping Into Internship program?

About the Stepping Into Internship Program

Internships will run between 4 and 8 weeks and comprise of 152 hours in total (with the opportunity for flexible work hours to manage your disability or other commitments).

Are You Eligible?

  • Stage of study: final or second last year university students (undergraduate or postgraduate degrees) and graduates up to 36 months
  • Discipline of study: All are encouraged to apply
  • Citizenship status: Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or international student with full working rights in Australia
  • Location: Open to students located in metro and regional areas across Australia
  • We welcome previous Stepping Into applicants to re-apply for the program!

AND accepts applications from students with all types of disability including, but not limited to: physical disability, mental health conditions, sensory impairments and immunological conditions. Find out more about disability types here.

How Do You Apply?

Read the details on AND’s information page for students and complete their online application form here by 1st of April 2023.

Already Applied Previously?

There is no limitation on how many times you can apply or participate in the program if you still meet the criteria.

AND are happy to reconsider previous applicants of the Stepping Into program.

Contact them on 1300 36 36 45 or email to request your previous application be copied.

Please review the positions available and submit at least three position preferences to

Find out more about the Stepping Into Program on AND’s website here.

Last Chance to Apply for PACE Mentoring

PACE Mentoring Application deadline has been extended.

You now have until midnight on Sunday the 12th of March 2023 to submit your application.

Here is your final chance to be connected with a mentor this Autumn!

Among AND’s new participating member organisations are:

  • ANZ Bank
  • AGL
  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian Financial Security Authority
  • Coles
  • Hanes Australasia
  • Infosys
  • National Australia Bank
  • Pfizer Australia
  • RMIT University
  • Victorian Government
  • University of Sydney and more!


This round, mentors are participating in: Adelaide, Bendigo, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. There will also be virtual mentoring options for regional students and jobseekers.


Anyone 18 years or over with any type of disability, mental health condition or chronic illness is eligible for the PACE Mentoring Program.

How do I apply?

Submit an online application form here by midnight 2 April 2023 (Sunday).

Applied for a previous round of PACE Mentoring?

There is no limitation on how many times you can apply or participate in the program if you still meet the criteria, and AND can copy your previous application over if you reach out to them at

Join AND’s Information Sessions

Want to learn more about the program and if you’re eligible?

In the session, AND will discuss:

  • how the program works
  • how to prepare for an interview
  • discussing workplace adjustments
  • office etiquette
  • what to expect from the program and answer any questions you have about Stepping Into program.

So join in using the link below!

The session will be held online through Zoom.

Thursday 16th March 2023, 2pm – 3pm (click here to register)

  • *all in Sydney/Canberra/Melbourne time (AEDT)

More session times times:

Thursday 23rd March 2023, 2pm – 3pm (click here to register)

  • *all in Sydney/Canberra/Melbourne time (AEDT)

Wednesday 29th March 2023, 11am – 12am (click here to register)

  • *all in Sydney/Canberra/Melbourne time (AEDT)

You can view the session times and access details here!

Please let AND know if you would like any adjustments for this session.

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