Business

As a Business student you can participate in a structured WIL program, with a Deakin-sourced opportunity or one you find for yourself. Either way your experience will fit into one of these DBS WIL unit offerings.

There are five WIL unit codes, each one offers a variety of programs and experiences related to the unit’s theme.

To enrol, you must submit an application for the specific program or experience within the unit. You cannot self-enrol in these units.

Business WIL Units

MWL205/MWL705 Cultural Engagement

Cultural Engagement provides students with an opportunity to develop a greater understanding of different communities and cultures (domestically and/or globally) through an authentic volunteering experience. Volunteering placements are usually 80-160 hours in duration.

How to engage in this unit


MWL315/MWL715 Industry Based Learning (IBL)

IBL provides students with the opportunity to undertake a long-term (3 or 6 months) paid placement, where they can apply their accrued discipline specific knowledge within an industry setting under external supervision.

How to engage in this unit


MWL316/MWL716 Consultancy Experience

Consultancy Experience provides students the opportunity to develop their abilities to act as a consultant liaising with external stakeholders in order to solve real-world business problems. Programs range between 2-6 weeks and can be run during the trimester or intensively during mid-trimester breaks.

How to engage in this unit


MWL317/MWL717 Entrepreneurship Experience

Entrepreneurship experience provides students with an authentic learning experience within the entrepreneurial space as a means of developing the necessary critical thinking skills to work within an innovative organisation or industry. Students are supported as they explore and develop ideas for a business venture. Programs range between 2-6 weeks and can be run during the trimester or intensively during mid-trimester breaks.

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MWL318/MWL718 Internship

Internship provides students with the opportunity to develop professional experience in a workplace and help them learn how to interact productively with others and contribute in a professional environment. Internship also provides students with the opportunity to network with future organisations and sample different career paths. Internships are usually 80-160 hours in duration.

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