Internships, practicums, or work placements may be available as part of your course. They can range from six weeks to six months, and can start at any time of the year.
Put the skills and knowledge learnt through your coursework into real world practice.
Gain a competitive edge in your industry to help access to job opportunities, career advice, valuable information.
Increase your work readiness and assist your career.
As well as course related learning, you will obtain valuable employability skills for getting a job. These can include learning to:
Having real industry experience and connections before you graduate will enhance your resume and your employability.
Employers in Australia and globally are looking for graduates who have these skills and experiences, along with formal qualifications.
An internship or work placement can be a life-changing experience. You will gain valuable and relevant skills that extend far beyond what is learnt in the classroom.
There are many opportunities for you to gain professional industry skills within your field of study.
Your education institution may organise internships or practicums to help you meet your course requirements. Internships facilitated by education institutions allow you to apply the skills and knowledge you gain in the classroom to a professional workplace.
Australian businesses and/or multinational organisations based in Australia may offer internships directly to students or graduates. Sometimes these businesses work with external organisations to engage interns, including international students and graduates.
Smaller businesses also provide excellent opportunities to enhance your formal learning and build your employability skills. Australia has a rich and rapidly growing startup ecosystem. A range of initiatives, supported by education institutions, government, and industry, are available to build your entrepreneurship skills while studying in Australia These include opportunities to engage with startups across broad range of industries.