Are you interested in a career in trade, import/export, or international business but not sure what to expect? 

Find out while you’re studying with the Career Accelerator two-week Global Trade Accelerator (GTA) project.  

Designed in partnership with learning platform Practera and Study NSW, this project gives you two weeks of meaningful, real world business experience.  

You will act as a business consultant to research the implications of COVID-19 for the selected export market, and undertake a research project for NSW exporters that aligns with your interests.  

You’ll need to commit to 25 hours in total over the two week experience, collaborating with your team in person or online.

  • As a student consultant in this program, you will:   

    • Work in a team with other students from the UNSW Business School   

    • Respond to a brief provided by a NSW exporter or trade professional  

    • Work with your allocated team to conduct a 2-week market research/market analysis project

  • Run


    Info session

    Program dates

    Term 1 Break

    Global Trade Accelerator

    Thu 12 May

    16 - 27 May 

  • Most likely! Global Trade Accelerator (Adapted for COVID-19) is open to all UNSW Business School students, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

    • Career Accelerator: Essentials modules must be completed prior to enrolment, log in using student-enrolment key: Career_Accelerator.

    • You have achieved a score in yellow or green zone for your “LinkedIn profile” on the Career AI platform (Aspire module).

  • Expression of Interest for Term 2 2022 is now closed and more information will be provided next year for offerings in 2023.

  • This is an extra-curricular program. To gain the official certification, you must complete:  

    • Compulsory pre-program information session 
    • The 25-hour time commitment 
    • Draft market research and insights report submission 
    • Final report submission 
    • Student feedback survey 

Contact us

For further enquiries, please email Career Accelerator