Work Integrated Learning - Science, Engineering and Built Environment

Consider this

An internship or paid work placement experience provides:

  • A valuable, life-long opportunity  in preparing you for the world of work after you graduate
  •  Some of the critical skills required within the real world of industry that you cannot learn from your studies, 
  • Now with 'Start Anytime' units you can undertake a WIL placement unit and regular timetabled study during your placement, (providing it fits into your course structure and your study load)
  • Discipline specific and non-discipline industry exposure, and the opportunity to develop good work practices
  • Experience in work place culture and developing a professional network,
  • It counts towards your Deakin degree

Videos of students who have undertaken a placement

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Start Anytime

  • Commence your work placement (Internship / IBL) anytime in the year
  • Balance your work, study and life more effectively
  • Available for both International and Domestic students.

How to submit a placement application for approval

  • Instructions and what you must do if you have already found a placement and are seeking approval to enrol into the placement unit.

Sourcing a WIL placement

  • How to find a placement
  • Your resume
  • Where to look

Preparing for WIL

  • Preparation information
  • Eligibility checklist
  • How to express interest

Things you must know and do

  • Important information before and during placements such as Insurance, hours, assessment, placements overseas, supervision, contracts, leave, enrolment, scholarships, police and working with children checks ...

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