Internships and placements

Internships and placements

Internships and placements are available across the school. Become career ready by extending your learning beyond the classroom and testing your knowledge in a ’real world’ role. Create your industry network and gain practical skills through Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and placement subjects. Previous students have found internship opportunities within organisations such as:

  • Country Road Group
  • Melbourne Webfest
  • The Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  • Adecco.

Experiential Learning Project (BUS3ELP)

Through the Experiential Learning Project, undergraduate students have the opportunity to complete a work placement as part of their degree. Each WIL experience provides students with the opportunity to apply and develop the knowledge and skills that they have acquired throughout their course through conducting an enquiry and problem-based project in the workplace.

The learning developed through this subject is generated through the student’s active engagement in  work based learning. Learning acquired in the workplace is supported by on-line and or face-to-face learning activities and the support of an academic adviser. While the learning objectives of the subject are the same for all WIL instances, the assessment tasks required of the students may differ from one experience to another to reflect the wide variety of projects and workplaces that students are involved.

Business Work Placement (BUS5WIL)

Through the Business Work Placement subject, Master’s students have the opportunity to build upon operational and management material covered in the course of their academic program. The subject provides an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts to address workplace problems or development issues using problem-based enquiry and learning. The focus is on deepening learning through practical application and developing new learning though critical and reflective professional practice.

Students participating in the subject will identify their own work placement and will negotiate a work based project with a host employer and academic adviser prior to commencement. The themes of projects, enquiries and/or other work-based activities are individually tailored to your professional development needs and employer requirements.

Professional Practice in Business (BUS3PPB)

In this subject students are provided the opportunity to engage with professional business, public service, and community leaders, both past and present, as they present a series of case studies drawn from their professional experience, which raise issues related to the professional practice of business today.  The issues which these case studies will be focused on include personnel issues, ethical issues, crisis management issues, risk management issues and many others which demonstrate the multidisciplinary set of intellectual, personal and practical problem solving skills you will need to develop to succeed as a business professional.

Refer to course specifics to see what placement opportunities exist for you.