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Only available to School of Information Technology students. If you are a student from another discipline, please visit our Industry Based Learning (IBL) as an alternative WIL placement opportunity.
Internships are an excellent opportunity for you to experience professional practice whilst receiving credit towards your degree and developing your professional networks.
Internships take place outside of the classroom in a real world setting where you have the opportunity to observe, participate and gain experience in the field.
Internships aim to:
Most internships are usually unpaid, however, placements longer than 100 hours must be paid under the Fair Work Act. Where the internship is unpaid Deakin University provides the required insurance cover.
Internships are open to students enrolled in:
Participation in Real World Modules Series workshops is compulsory to all students who have been offered a placement.
Information Technology students who have completed an IBL unit in the first place will not be permitted to do an internship placement.