University Information

Macquarie University, just outside of Sydney, Australia, opened in 1964.  The University is world renowned for research in areas such as biology, earth sciences, laser physics, mathematics, ancient history, psychology, linguistics, management and education.  With more than 30,000 students including 8,000 international students, Macquarie prides itself on outstanding academic achievement and high-quality research.  The latest rankings of world universities published by The Times ranked Macquarie 67th of all universities in the world.


Macquarie University offers internship opportunities for students interested in gaining valuable work experience relevant to their major and/or interests. BCA and Macquarie University will aid you in finding an internship that fits your specific needs. 

The internships are unpaid, and can be taken for 3 or 6 credits requiring 10 to 20 hours per week in the work placement.  You will need to take two or three other courses in conjunction with the internship in order to meet the course load requirement.  Assessment for internships includes visits, interviews, journals and a major assignment.

In order to participate in the internship program, you must have a GPA of at least a 3.0.  Please submit a resume and cover letter to BCA as soon as possible if you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity.


The Macquarie library houses more than one million books and periodicals for which you will have free access and lending privileges.