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Internships and Games Time Volunteers

Applications for internships and volunteer roles are now open for 2017!

Internship and Volunteering opportunities for the 2017 Northern Unigames are currently available.  

Interning or volunteering at an Australian University Sport (AUS) event presents an opportunity to work alongside sport and event management professionals. Stand out from the crowd by developing new skills and acquiring real world experience. Internship and Games time volunteer positions also provide an opportunity to make new friends, achieve personal satisfaction and most importantly have fun.

As an intern or Mainfreight Unigames Volunteer you will:

  1. Receive industry relevant training on a large scale multisport event
  2. Be mentored by AUS staff
  3. Make industry contacts
  4. Build your resume with quality work experience

As an intern or Mainfreight Unigames Volunteer for the Games you will also receive:

  • Ticket to the volunteer thank you party
  • Uniform shirt to keep
  • All catering provided across the event delivery period


There are a number of intership opportunities available in the below functional areas. Generally, interns are required to commit to one day per week in the lead up to the Northern University Games, then full time for the games week (Sunday 2 July - Thursday 6 July). Click on the links below to access the position descriptions for each role plus information on how to apply.

Sport - Sport Liaison Intern

Operations - Operations Intern

Workforce - Workforce Intern

Special Events - Special Events Intern

Mainfreight Unigames Volunteer Opportunities

The Mainfreight Unigames Volunteers are vital to the success of the Northern University Games. The majority of positions below require volunteers to be available for the duration of the event in Rockhampton and Yeppoon; Monday 3 July - Thursday 6 July. Click on the links below to access position descriptions for each role, plus information on how to apply.

Sport - Sports Team Leaders, Sports Volunteers

Marketing and Media - Photographers, Journalists

Human Resources - Games Centre Assistants

For general enquiries any volunteer role, or for more information Northern Unigames Event Coordinator, Matt Hunter via e-mail on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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