Work intergrated learning enhances your job prospectsWork integrated learning: WIL

Work experience can make all the difference when you graduate and are applying for jobs. Work integrated learning (WIL) is an opportunity for you to gain work experience and credit towards your degree. *Prior to exploring a WIL opportunity please make sure you meet the eligibility requirements for the unit.

The Faculty of Business and Law offers several flexible WIL programs suitable for students in all disciplines and levels including those from other faculties.

Our flexible work integrated learning programs:

  • prepare you for the day-to-day requirements of prospective employers
  • develop your professional work practices and networks
  • allow you to put your theoretical knowledge into practice
  • provide credit towards your course
  • assist you to become a more competitive graduate

Why get involved in WIL programs:

  • Most WIL units require no formal class contact
  • WIL programs can be completed in Australia or overseas
  • Deakin has existing relationships with a wide variety of employers
  • you can source your own placement

Have a chat to a course adviser about including a Business and Law WIL unit as an elective.


WIL in Business and Law
CBV students
are unpaid placements in not-for-profit, community or other approved organisations.
BIP student
units are paid or unpaid placements with a general business or discipline focus. Internship units are suited to undergraduate students in their second or third year.
Wbl Student
units allow students to identify a business problem in their current place of employment, and be eligible for a credit toward their degree.
IBL student
units are paid placements with a rigorous competitive application process. Industry based units are only open to undergraduate students in their final years of study.

Contact the WIL team


Geelong students
Cloud (online) students
T: +61 3 522 71258
Level 2, Building AD
Geelong Waterfront Campus
Melbourne students T: +61 3 9244 5072
Room LB2.200, Building LB
Melbourne Burwood Campus
Warrnambool students T: +61 3 5563 3620
Room J441, Building J
Warrnambool Campus

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