Student Traineeships

Are you looking for a traineeship / internship for course credits, real world / industry experience or a chance to network with leading marketing professionals and entrepreneurs? Well the Startup50K program may be what you’re looking for. 

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What is Startup50K?
Startup50K is a not-for-profit that runs events and one-on-one interviews with some of Australia’s most successful and recognised entrepreneurs and tech investors. We also interview senior or expert level marketing professionals in a variety of different industries. It’s a fun program that and a chance to meet some interesting and inspiring people.

If you’re looking for a traineeship / internship course credit, Startup50K could be what you’re looking for.


(Above) Photos from a previous event interview with Jake Williams and Lewis Romano – Co-founders of SpotJobs

Adam from Salsa Digital being interviewed about beacon technology
Interview with the owner / director of a Melbourne based Digital Marketing Agency  on emerging technology. 

What traineeships does Startup50K offer?
Startup50K offers the following traineeships:

  • Graphics design
  • Event management
  • Photography + Videography

Startup50K Volunteer program organiser
Cameron Burns is the organiser of the Startup50K internship/volunteer program. He has practiced marketing and technology for 10+ years and been a featured speaker at Melbourne and Monash University’s student marketing associations. 

Cameron created two of Australia’s largest tech entrepreneurship event series where he met and interviewed (on-stage) multi-million dollar startup founders and investors. You can find out more him on his LinkedIn profile at:

Our vision for the internship/volunteer program is to create Melbourne’s best and most educational program where students are exposed to a variety of high caliber, industry leading professionals and where they can put their theory into practice to create an event and interview series that helps benefit the high tech startup community and the digital industry. 

Our vision is to create events, podcasts and write articles that help others in building businesses, creativing innovative products and services and also help students gain experience that gives them a competitive advantage in the job market and an opportunity to make lasting friendships and industry connections.

Cameron burns and the 2013 events teamThe student event and team from 2013

About the program
As mentioned above, while the program is for volunteers or students looking to complete an unpaid internship as part of their university course / course credit. 

Apply / Learn more:
If you would like to learn more, please complete the form provided in the link below and we’ll send you out more information on Startup50K and instructions on how to apply:

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