Thinking about doing a placement in 2024?

If you missed out on La Trobe University sourced placement opportunities for Semester 1 (Terms 2 & 3), it’s not too late!

La Trobe continues to create strong industry partnerships and a diverse range of placement opportunities for students in 2024 and beyond. These opportunities are exclusively available to undergraduate students who wish to enrol in the 100-hour elective placement subject LTU3IND or the 200+ hour Industry Placement Minor subjects. 

These Industry Placement Elective Subjects are available to all La Trobe students across various disciplines and locations, who want hands on experiences and academic support, as they prepare to build pathways to the working world. 

Your checklist to success!

Here’s your checklist to ensure you are well prepared to submit a placement application:

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Applications are NOW OPEN with final opportunities added up to 22 January so apply now OR save this date in your calendar!You’ll find La Trobe Uni sourced opportunities here.
Update your CV  Go to Career Ready Online use the CV builder
Are you eligible to do an Industry Placement Elective subject?Check the eligibility requirements and key dates for the Industry Placement subject/s that you are interested in: LTU3IND Industry Placement Minor  
Do you have space in your course to do an Industry Placement Elective Subject?You can find this info in your study plan online. If you are unsure about whether you have space for an elective in your study plan, please contact ASK La Trobe. If you need course advice about enrolling in a placement elective subject, please check with your Course Coordinator.
Did you know that La Trobe has Industry Placement Bursaries available to all students who undertake an Industry Placement Elective subject? Yes – up to $2500! It’s just like getting paid to do a placement! Find out more

La Trobe’s industry partners

There are also opportunities on your own doorstep across various La Trobe departments such as Finance, Employability and Health, Wellbeing & Inclusion, offering you placement opportunities in a convenient and familiar environment!

‘Work-based WIL experiences during undergraduate study continue to be associated with the highest rates of full-time graduate employment.’

ACEN Report on the Impact of WIL in Higher Education

How to apply

Find out how to apply for a La Trobe sourced placement opportunity and an elective placement subject (refer to instructions in step 2c).  

More information

For more information about the industry placement subjects, the application process and placement opportunities, visit our website or email the team at