Professional Year - What is it?
You may have a Professional Year program get additional migration points for PR but what is it exactly?
Basically a Professional Year Program is a government recognised program that is designed to assist international student graduates gain employment in their chosen career. It is a 44 week DIAC approved program including a 12 week internship.
The main benefits for students are:
1. Obtain Australian work experience through the internship
2. An opportunity to be hired by the internship company for full time employment after graduation. Statistics show it occurs for around 60-70% of graduates.
3. Improve English with courses designed to assist students to achieve IELTS 7.0
And of course, there is the bonus of obtaining additional migration points for PR. For more information, please contact your ACIC consultant.