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2022/2023 Summer Vacation Program

SW’s Summer Vacation Program is an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a 6 week paid internship, open for students in their second last year of university.

Want to take the lead and get a head start in your career? As a summer vacationer, you will experience what it’s like to be a part of the SW culture from day one – a culture that supports people to have a go and make a difference.

Our Summer Vacation Program runs for 6 weeks and offers students the opportunity to work one-on-one with some of the best in the business. SW are really proud of how many Summer Vacationers have joined our Graduate program and have long lasting careers at SW.

About us

SW is a progressive advisory and accounting firm with an 85-year history in Australia. For graduates and students, SW represents a chance to take the lead and create opportunities for our clients and our people.

In Australia, we operate in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth with over 270 people and 30 Partners nationally. Taking the lead, SW joined the rapidly growing ShineWing International Network, one of the world’s leading organisations of independently owned and managed advisory and accounting firms. With access to a global network and a team of over 10,000 professionals, 450+ Partners, in 57+ offices, across 14 countries and regions, we work together to open doors to opportunity in Australia, Asia and across the world.

Working at SW definitely has its perks! We have been recognised as a Graduate and Intern Employer of Choice for multiple years running as compiled by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) and the Australian Financial Review.

Teams you could work in

Business & Private Client Advisory

Our Business and Private Client Advisory Division works with a range of small, medium and large private businesses and family groups, along with some not-for-profit and foreign owned businesses. Our team offers a wide variety of services to clients who operate in a range of industries including property, education, hospitality & gaming, accommodation, agribusiness and automotive. Our services include accounting & tax compliance services, business & tax advisory, structuring, superannuation, wealth management and transactional services.

Assurance and Advisory

Our Assurance and Advisory Division’s core services are traditional external audit and internal audit services, with an IT advisory offering. This team gets the opportunity to work on a broad range of clients and industries; and has the opportunity to work with and learn from different Partners, Managers and team members. SW works with a range of clients across multiple industries, giving you great exposure. Given there is opportunities to go and visit our clients on-site, you will see firsthand what it means to run a business!


Our Tax Division advise public, private and multinational companies to understand the seemingly unrelenting tax pressures they face and how best to deal with them. We help to identify and manage tax risks before they become a problem, maximise opportunities and minimise tax exposure for businesses, take realistic tax positions and ensure compliance with all ATO requirements so that our clients can focus on the bigger picture. Made up of a number of specialist Tax areas, our team work on a broad range of clients, industries and have the opportunity to work with and learn from different Partners, Managers and team members.

Why join our team?

  • Gain valuable experience in Assurance & Advisory or  Business & Private Client Advisory with real client work
  • Join a firm that is growing and open to change and disruption in today’s economy
  • We believe in building meaningful relationships with our Vacationers from the moment we first connect
  • Upon commencing, you will have a buddy to show you the ropes!

What we’re looking for?

  • You’re passionate about making a difference and opening doors to new opportunities.
  • You’re energetic about putting knowledge into practice.
  • You’re unique, one of a kind, and bring a different perspective – we value diversity of thought and a growth mindset
  • You’re authentic, empathetic and a team-player who thrives in a collaborative environment.
  • You’re a student in your penultimate year of study working towards a degree in Commerce, Business (majoring in Accounting) or with a dual degree in Arts, IT, Economics, Science, Law or Engineering.
  • Applicants must be a citizen of, or hold permanent residency in, Australia or New Zealand.

Hear our Graduates share what it’s like to take the lead and start your career with us:

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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business and

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:

    Sydney, Melbourne



  • Program Duration

    6 Weeks

  • Closing Date:14th Aug 2022, 1:59 pm


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