Working Holiday in Sydney, Austrailia

DONE BY: Seth Markow | Francis Parker School '16 | U. of Chicago '21

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: 

The Australian Immigration Department Website

LENGTH: 5 months 

LOCATION: Sydney, NSW

FUN: ★★★★☆

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★

KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED:

  • Independence
  • Maturity

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

You can do whatever you want. I worked five days, and completely dicked around the other two.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

I did on-the-street marketing, but most people do bar work or construction.

HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 50

IN EXCHANGE OF WORK, PROVIDES: 

  • Money
  • Occasional parties

TOP TIPS: 

  • Apply online for the visa; it's super easy.
  • Go without a plan! It makes it more fun.
  • Do hospitality work.

 

 

Jiyoung Jeong