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Graduate recruiters are drawn to students who have participated in WIL units, as they recognise that you are work ready and are likely to be making informed decisions about your career choices.
A valuable step in your personal development and work readiness is the ability to identify and approach potential employers and hosts. This can be a challenge, however is extremely valuable.
MMH299 Business Communication will be valuable in preparing you for this task.
To find a work integrated learning opportunity, identify the industry or community sector you want to work in. Below are a number of links for you to search for prospective employers, advertised positions and networking opportunities that can lead to placement.
The Deakin Careers unit produces an excellent booklet called Internships and Work Experience.
Work integrated learning units use customised assignment cover sheets. These are provided on CloudDeakin.
The student evaluation is completed using an online survey tool. Details are on CloudDeakin.