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Internships and Student Placements

Jumpstart your career with an organization that empowers individuals and nurtures communities, all while fostering a culture of compassion and growth. We offer internship opportunities in a range of disciplines and professions: 
  • Aged care personal carers
  • Disability support workers
  • Social workers
  • Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Mental health therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • And more

Intern position with our People and Culture team!

Make a positive contribution to the community by conducting structured activities, project work or research within WMQ People and Culture team. We will place you in a role that aligns with your area of interest and also business requirements. 

 Internship with WMQ's People and Culture team (unpaid)
 Student must have relevant undergraduate or postgraduate qualification or working towards
 Fixed term, 1 day per week for 3 months

Make a real impact on our community

Our internships and student placement programs are a wonderful way to engage in hands-on learning experiences, make a real impact on our community, and connect with dedicated professionals in and around Brisbane.

Your personal development is our number one priority

As a student on placement or internship, you will become a vital part of our service. We embrace the opportunity to help you to learn and develop your career aspirations in a safe and friendly environment.


Our internships and student placements provide a range of benefits including:

 allowing students access to work and learning opportunities where they can demonstrate their skill development and knowledge
 developing workplace communication capabilities
 building professional networks and relationships
 potential transition to work and future career opportunities in a growth sector
 being part of a team that really is making a difference in the lives of people in our local community
 meeting new people.

For more details, talk to your education provider or contact Wesley Missions Queensland via our contact form.

Placement partners and requests

See below some of the Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and Universities we partner with. Demand for these placements is always high, therefore requests will be accommodated based WMQ's needs and our capacity at the time. Priority is given to students studying with our RTO and university partners. 

If you are studying with another RTO, or if you are an RTO looking to work with us, please contact us via the webform below.


  • University of Queensland
  • Australian Catholic University
  • Griffith University
  • Sunshine Coast University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Southern Cross University
  • Edith Cowan University
  • University of Southern Queensland




Student placement programs are held in designated WMQ health hubs across South East QLD:

  • Brisbane Northern Suburbs
  • Logan
  • Moreton Bay
  • Fraser island
  • Brisbane Southern Suburbs
  • Ipswitch
  • Gold Coast
  • Brisbane Inner Suburbs
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Brisbane Western Suburbs
  • Brisbane Eastern Suburbs
  • Scenic Rim
  • Gympie

What makes our placements different

We don’t just want you to tick a box in your career; we want to see you grow, take on new responsibilities, and develop a fulfilling career. Embark on this journey with us and together, let's create a better tomorrow.

Eden AlternativeTM - our care philosophy

Wesley Mission Queensland is the only aged care provider in Queensland with Eden fully registered aged care communities. The Eden AlternativeTM philosophy of care is not a medical model of care - it's an innovative way of thinking about aged care, promoting loving companionship, empowerment and spontaneity.

Every day our team of dedicated nursing and clinical staff, leisure and lifestyle coordinators, allied health professionals and chefs, all work together to provide a person-centred care environment. Whether it's listening to a memorable song in the lounge room or recreating a special meal for a resident, our team aims to make each day a good day.

Two staff members smiling and holding Eden cat pet companions
Eden Alternative philosophy care registry member logoWhether it’s listening to a memorable song in the lounge room or recreating a special meal for a resident, our team aims to make each day a good day.

Contact us

Contact the Internships and Student Placements team via the form below to register your interest in future placements.

For any other enquiries, please email [email protected].

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Art class at Anam Cara held by Emma, an art student from Griffith University, in 2017

Art class at Anam Cara community, held by Emma, an art student from Griffith University.