Union Summer for students 2018

Applications are now open for the Unions NSW Union Summer 2018 Internship Program.

Union Summer is a three-week program run by Unions NSW in conjunction with participating unions. The program will run from Monday, 29 January through to  Friday, 16 February 2018. Successful applicants are placed with a union and gain first-hand experience of how unions work.

Nursing and midwifery students, here is your opportunity to spend 3 weeks at your union, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA).

Who should apply?

If you are:

  • Passionate about the rights and conditions of nurses and midwives
  • A keen follower of social justice issues
  • Enthusiastic about recruitment of new nurses and midwives to the union
  • Want to learn more about how your union works

Then this program is for you – we invite you to apply for the 2018 Union Summer Internship Program.

All interns will be paid at the minimum adult wage for the duration of the internship program including superannuation contributions (11.5% and 9.5% for females and males respectively).

Previous Union Summer Interns have gone on to work for the NSWNMA or become activists in their workplace. The experience is a great opportunity, watch this short video from previous participants.

For more information on the program please contact Phillipe Millard, NSWNMA Recruitment Liaison Officer, 02 8595 1234, or go to www.unionsnsw.org.au/union_summer_internship_2018 to apply. Hurry, applications close 7 December 2017. Please note, the location for placement with the NSWNMA is Sydney only.

Join over 77,000 nurses and midwives in NSW by becoming a valued member today.

You’ll automatically become a member of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation