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Download our student starter pack (517KB) to express your interest in undertaking an industry placement
As a WIL student, you are expected to take full responsibility for your professional outcomes as well as meet your obligations as a Deakin student. Whilst you are on a placement, you remain accountable for your actions.
For more information, please view student obligations and guidelines (85KB)
As a WIL student, you must complete the unit STP010 Introduction to WIL Placements. For more information, view STP010 unit information.
View important placement information (84KB) for insurance, contracts, supervision, enrolment and assessments.
WIL placements are either sourced by you or the faculty. Finding your own host organisation to undertake an IBL or Internship is not to dissimilar in finding employment after graduation. You need to create an application which includes a cover letter and resume.
Please view a suggested list of employers (95KB)
All students who undertake a WIL placement must complete these workshops.
For more information about these workshops, please visit Real World Modules Series
A successful resume is a tool used to self-market yourself to get an interview. Resumes should highlight your strengths and achievements but also be concise and to the point (up to 3 pages).
It should also address the needs and expectations of the organisation you wish to work for, whilst demonstrating your skills, expertise and accomplishments.
Students applying for placements must have a resume.
Your resume should include:
For more information regarding the WIL Program, applications and support, please email firstname.lastname@example.org