Our Sponsors

Platinum Tier

Department of Treasury and Finance

The Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) provides leading edge policy advice to the Treasurer and whole of government on macroeconomics, forecasting and fiscal strategy, competition and regulation policy, financial risk management, social policy and infrastructure, climate change, tax insurance and intergovernmental relationship management.

The DTF Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for highly motivated, near-final year university students interested in a future career with the Department to gain first-hand experience in the application of accounting and economics in a public policy environment.

Gold Tier


We are excited to announce that we are recruiting for our 2021 Graduate and 2020 Winter Internship Programs across Australia.

Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting team, is part of a fast-growing, global business with tremendous scale and the resources you need to forge a dynamic consulting career. Join us and you’ll focus on premium strategic work with c-level clients, and you’ll get to change the way the world thinks about strategy and how it’s done.

SGS Economics and Planning

SGS Economics and Planning is an employee-owned urban public policy consultancy and certified B Corp. Our evidence-based insights help government, business and community leaders understand how places and economies function, assess what projects and programs work, and plan future places and precincts. Beyond advisory services, we hold workshops and courses to share knowledge collaboratively.

Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission is the Australian Government’s principal review and advisory body on microeconomic policy, regulation and a range of other social and environmental issues.



Frontier Economics

Frontier Economics is an economic consulting firm which applies economics to markets, organisations, regulation and policies. With offices in Australia and Singapore, Frontier Economics advises over the APAC region across a wide range of sectors such as climate change and financial services.


Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. It acquired AlphaBeta in 2020. AlphaBeta is a strategic economics consultancy that works with governments, businesses, investors, and other institutions to tackle the largest societal challenges we face. AlphaBeta believes that rigorous economics combined with strong strategic advice can help provide new, innovative and practical solutions to addressing issues ranging from automation of jobs, biodiversity loss to poverty alleviation.

Silver Tier

Deloitte Access Economics

Are you ready to apply your knowledge and background to exciting new challenges? Deloitte Access Economics is one of Australia’s leading economic advisory practices, providing economic and social policy advice for both governments and the private sector. This unique insight and independent expert analysis helps our clients to plan for the future, understand the implications of major decisions, and navigate the complexities of economic policy.

Deloitte Access Economics gives you the opportunity to work with the best and explore what works best for you. Applications for Deloitte’s Graduate and Vacationer program are now open so if you are studying a commerce, engineering, or science degree and you’re interested in applying for a position please visit the Deloitte website for more information.


HoustonKemp is dedicated to the application of economics to bring clarity to complex problems arising in competition, finance, policy and regulation. Our experts have a long track record in assisting high stakes decision-making through the use of evidence-based economic analysis that is focused, accessible and capable of withstanding the most intense scrutiny. Our clients include corporations, governments, trade associations, and law firms engaged in commercial and criminal litigation. Clients typically come to us in circumstances where it is critical to understand the strengths and weaknesses of options they must choose between, and when decisions by or about them may have profound consequences. In return, we are committed to ensuring that our analysis is focused on the problem at hand, and capable of being translated into conclusions that are clear and practicable.


Grattan Institute

Grattan Institute is an independent think tank dedicated to developing high quality policy for Australia’s future.

Grattan Institute offers internship positions each year over the summer and winter break. Successful candidates will work in the Health, Productivity, Australian Perspectives, Higher Education, Cities or School Education programs. Internships provide an opportunity for tertiary students or recent graduates interested in public policy to develop their research skills and contribute to original work on some of Australia’s most pressing policy issues.

Faculty Sponsors

Melbourne University

We offer the largest and most successful Honours program in Economics in Australia. We are highly regarded for our undergraduate and graduate programs, our strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and the quality and quantity of our research output. Our Honours graduates occupy senior positions in government, industry and commerce. The Master of Economics provides you with advanced training in economics and econometrics, develops skills in critically reading literature, and provides experience in undertaking independent research.

Monash University Department of Economics

The Economics Honours program at Monash University is highly regarded by employers of professional economists from the RBA, Commonwealth Treasury and the PC to the ACCC, the Victorian Dept. of Treasury and Finance, AUSAid, ABARE, and other Economics consultancies. Master of Economics provides an opportunity for students to develop and strengthen their skills in the discipline of economics by drawing upon the latest research in the field. The Master of Business Economics is designed to enhance the professional development and skills required for analysing and assessing the economic impact of policies and regulations on private and government enterprise, and to equip students with the ability for strategic business decision-making in a wide range of industries, domestic and internationally.

Monash University Employment and Career Development

Monash University Employment and Career Development provide a range of employment and career services to students, graduates, faculties, departments, and employers. Monash students and graduates have access to fairs, forums, seminars, information sessions, and career development programs run throughout the year which can improve employability and skills as well as provide the opportunity to network and connect with employers. Employment and Career Development also offer appointments with careers consultants and resume and cover letter checking.