If you’re interested in a career in Software Development, then you need to be up-to-date with the latest goings on in the world of programming. If you did a course in HTML ten years ago, or have a bit of experience with Javascript, then I’m afraid you’re in for a shock. The software development industry changes at such a rapid pace, there’s no room for dinosaurs. It’s a brave developer that takes more than two weeks for a holiday!

This fast-paced world is the reason Industry Connect have created a programming internship. It is specifically designed to boost your knowledge of software development and help find start your career in the IT world. Perfect for students, post graduates and even people considering changing careers entirely, our programming internship is absolutely worth it. Here’s six reasons why…

Gain precious work experience

Our programming internship will provide the opportunity to gain hands on work experience that you simply won’t get in a classroom setting. You’ll be very lucky to find a company that will hire someone straight out of university without any experience. Industry Connect’s specially designed programming internship will give you the experience you need to at least be noticed by any potential employer.

Grab the advantage in the job search

Any potential employer will usually be more concerned with your work experience than your qualifications. A programming internship with us is the perfect way to get the work experience you need. Many employers specifically state on their job listings that an internship or equivalent experience is needed to even reach the interview stage.

Have a job waiting at the end

A good way to think of our programming internship is to think of it as a really long job interview. Here at Industry Connect we have a significant proportion of our staff made up from previous interns. And many of our other interns went on to work for our partners in the IT sector.

Choose a career path

The world of IT is a huge one, and there are many different careers available to you. An internship is a great way to test the water and see if this is the right path for you. Our program offers many different subjects, so if you’ve trained in C++, but find that iOS App Development is for you, then this is the time to try different waters without committing.

Get to meet the people who matter

Knowing someone is half the battle when it comes to landing a job. An internship with us here at Industry Connect is the perfect way to get to meet people in the industry, and more importantly let them get to know you. It never hurts knowing someone who’s in a position to employ, recommend or even just put down as a reference.

Use your knowledge and gain confidence

There’s a big difference in what you learn sitting in a classroom and using that knowledge in the real world. Industry Connect’s programming internship is a great way to show that you’ve taken in what you were taught and that you can apply it in a work environment. This not only adds to your confidence, but your resume too. And when you go for an interview, you’ll have no problems saying “Yes, I can do that.” And unlike those without experience, you’ll be able to back it up with examples!


What is Industry Connect?

Industry Connect is an IT/Software Career Launchpad that has everything you need to kick-start your IT/software career in AU, NZ, UK, IE, SG, HK, IN, ID, VN & PH.

Industry Connect's Ecosystem

We have been helping career changers, recent IT graduates and people with career gap to start their IT/software careers.

Over the years, we have helped hundreds kick-start an IT/software career. (Verifiable evidences are available on this website)


We are an innovative software training school backed by global/local software companies. Our ecosystem is an incubation process that supports our participants until they launch a tech career.


Our Job-Ready training programmes focus on,
  • Software Development
  • Business Intelligence (or Data Analyst)
  • Test Analyst

  • Six Weeks Training Classes (Practical Tech Skills)
  • Three Months (or more) Structured Internship on Large Commercial-Scale Projects (Learning enhanced, flexible Hours)
  • Employer Network (job analysis and internal referral if goals are met)

You can join us via Zoom (live face-to-face meeting) remotely from anywhere and "download" the valuable knowledge & experiences from our tech experts across different tech centres.

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