Applications for University Sourced Industry Placements are now open!

Get real-world experience, create professional connections and boost your employability with a University Sourced Industry Placement this summer!

Summer is a great time to put your theory into practice by completing an Industry Placement. Industry Placement Elective Subjects are available to all La Trobe students who want hands-on experiences and academic support, as they prepare to build pathways to the working world.  

La Trobe University has secured some exciting Industry Placement opportunities for Summer 2023/2024. These opportunities are exclusively available to undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to enrol into a Work Based Learning (WBL) elective subject.

There are a range of placement opportunities available to students across various disciplines and locations.

Take a look at the variety of University Sourced Industry Placements available.

Placements are limited, so APPLY NOW.

Applications for Term 6 and Term 1 Industry Placements close on Wednesday 20 September 2023.

Not quite ready to do an Industry Placement?

Complete the Expression of Interest Form to tell us about your dream industry placement so that La Trobe can support you to achieve your career goals.

Want to find out more? Attend the Industry Placement Q&A Session

Grab your lunch and join us online for the Industry Placements Q&A Session for placements over Summer (T6 or T1) and Semester 1, 2024. We’ll take your questions and delve further into various topics such as how to find a great placement, what a typical day on placement looks like and some of the challenges other students have faced and how to overcome them. 

Date: Tuesday 3 October

Time: 12 pm

Where: Online REGISTER NOW

Student Sourced placements

Are you keen to explore industry yourself and find your ideal host and placement opportunity? Find out more

For more information about the industry placement subjects, how to apply and placement opportunities, visit our website or email the team at

See also: Apply now for an Industry Placement Bursary