Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In accordance with the University’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are offering online community internships for Trimester 1 2021. We thank you for your understanding and support.

Partner with one of the world’s top 3% of Universities

We have dedicated students from all disciplines ready to work with your organisation through local and global internships. Whether your organisation needs individuals or a team of students working on projects, our innovative and fresh approach will ensure a successful outcome for your organisation.

Why partner with Community Internship?

3200 students have participated in the course since 2012.

150,000 volunteer hours provided to community organisations since 2012.

80% of community partners say they would employ their interns.

60% of students continue to volunteer after the course and as graduates.

Register your interest

Interested in becoming a community partner? Fill out our online form and we will get back to you with more information


When you partner with Community Internship, you will have the opportunity to work with student volunteers from the following disciplines:

Business and Government

Criminology and Law

Engineering and IT

Environment and planning



Humanities, languages and social science

Marketing and Communications

Medicine and health

Music and performing arts


Visual and Creative Arts

Our community partners include

  • Gateway Community Group Inc.
  • Access Inc.
  • Accoras
  • Amputees and Family Support Group
  • Benevolent Society
  • Coaching with Substance
  • Griffith Multi-faith Centre
  • Griffith Service Learning
  • Mu'ooz Restaurant & Catering (Social Enterprise)
  • PCYC Beenleigh
  • PCYC Inala
  • Prisoners' Legal Service
  • Queensland Masters Athletics
  • Reef Check
  • Rotary Club Sunnybank
  • Salvation Army
  • Sandgate Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED)
  • Self Help QLD
  • Trinity Disability Support Service

Plus many more...

What our partners say

Find out what some of our partners have to say about their experience working with Community Intership student volunteers.

UnitingCare Queensland

UnitingCare Queensland is a not-for-profit community and healthcare organisation that provides services to more than 400,000 people across Queensland and the Northern Territory. Many students from the Community Internship program continue to volunteer after completing their required 50 hours.

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Braking the Cycle

The Crestmead Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) runs a valuable driver mentor program called Braking the Cycle. Although the program accepts volunteers from anywhere in the community, Griffith University interns are extremely important to the program.

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Meet the team

Get in touch with the Community Internship team to find out more about partnering with us

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2019 - The Griffith Internationalisation Awards - Most outstanding contribution to the development of a short term global mobility program

The Griffith Internationalisation Awards

2019 - The PIEoneer Awards - Finalists

The PIEoneer Awards

2018 - The Study Queensland Excellence Awards

The Study Queensland Excellence Awards

2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching AAUT - Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

Australian Awards for University Teaching