Thinking about sourcing your own industry placement opportunity?

La Trobe has a range of resources that will help you to plan ahead to find your ideal placement opportunity, including the Student Sourced Checklist.

Career Ready OnLine has a range of suitable resources to prepare you for applying for placement opportunities.

Key dates for student sourced applications:

Remote Practera placements

La Trobe offers students the opportunity to complete a 6-week remote industry placement through the Practera Program, where teams of students work collaboratively to solve real industry client challenges. These placement opportunities are accessible through enrolment in the Industry Placement Minor or the 15-credit point LTU3IND elective subject. Find out more about Practera placements.

Not ready to do an Industry Placement yet?

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!

More information

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