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Welcome to the ACCAN employment page.

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network, ACCAN, a not-for-profit organisation, maintains an accessible work environment and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, persons with disabilities and people from culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse backgrounds.

ACCAN is Australia’s peak body representing the interests of all consumers in communications issues. ACCAN is an important and independent consumer voice promoting the accessibility, quality of service, affordability and availability of communications services for all Australian consumers with particular concern for vulnerable consumers whose needs are underrepresented.

  • High profile consumer body
  • Communications industry
  • Diverse, interesting role working in vibrant NGO
  • Supportive work environment
  • Sydney CBD location with easy access to public transport

Positions available

(A partnership between Google and ACCAN)

Interested in the impact of communications technology and its regulation on society? Do you think consumers need help when choosing communications technology?

Could you make it better?

Google and ACCAN in partnership are offering a paid internship to commence in December 2017 on a project addressing a consumer technology issue.

Interns will work in our policy team to undertake a research or practical project tackling a consumer issue in the area of internet and telecommunications in a fun, people oriented not-for-profit organisation.

The internship is available for undergraduate (final or near final year) students, postgraduate students and recent graduates of law, business, engineering, sociology, computer science or other related discipline. Candidates must be Australian citizens or have Australian residency or be studying at an Australian tertiary institution.

Terms applicable to the internship are included with the application form.

The internship runs for 9 weeks.

Applicants must complete the application form below and submit a project before 10 November 2017.

Wages: $1294.50 per week (or equiv part-time)

Download the application form:

pdfGA_InternshipApplication-2017.pdf465.78 KB

docGA_InternshipApplication-2017.doc84.5 KB

Closing Date: 10th November 2017