Postgraduate Internship


Postgraduate Internship is a high profile unit within the MBA, and offers several significant advantages to the student, the client organisation and the University.

For the client organisation

  • Access to the specific skills, abilities and knowledge of Deakin postgraduate students
  • The development of a mutually beneficial relationship between the student, organisation and University
  • No payment required by the business host organisation to the student
  • No insurance costs to the host organisation -Deakin University Public and Products Liability Insurance Policy covers students enrolled in Postgraduate Internships
  • Great PR potential for internal and external marketing purposes

For the student

  • Ability to apply their learning within a new professional environment
  • Real work experience
  • A great addition to the resumé
  • Networking opportunities
  • Personal development opportunity towards the completion of their studies
  • An opportunity to evolve their career strengths and directions
  • Further development of skills and competencies including:
    • Verbal, written and presentation skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Ability to work in a stakeholder environment

For Deakin University

The Postgraduate Internship also provides an opportunity for Deakin University to foster and strengthen its contacts with business, government and community organisations. The program also provides an opportunity for the University to showcase the skills and attributes of its postgraduate students.

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