Industry and Projects

Industry experience and partnerships

As part of all engineering course requirements at La Trobe University and to ensure our students have a smooth transition into industry jobs, students are required to complete a 12 week placement in industry.

In addition to this, students can also choose to spend the final 6 months of their degree in a work placement opportunity.

Here are some of La Trobe's industry partners:

  • Telstra
  • Continental
  • Auto CRC
  • Chemtronics
  • Asphaltech
  • Hydrix
  • AusJet
  • Bionics Institute
  • Keech Australia
  • Mondelēz International
  • BMW
  • Fortiss
  • Cablex

Networking with Industry

La Trobe University has an active involvement in industry and the various event run throughout the year ensure that students are constantly exposed to industry professionals to build strong networks for future project endeavours or job hunts.

Events include but are not limited to networking dinners, the engineering and IT showcase, the Annual Open Day and site visits to current and future industry partner companies.

View the events page for more information on such upcoming events.