Unleash your potential with the Industry Venture Challenge at La Trobe!

Are you ready to transform your education into a hands-on adventure? The Industry Venture Challenge is your gateway to kickstarting your professional journey in a dynamic and engaging learning environment.

Why Apply?

Embarking on a 6-week online placement program, you’ll join other students to form interdisciplinary consultancy teams to tackle real challenges faced by startup businesses.

Here’s why you shouldn’t miss out:

  • Develop 21st Century Skills: Gain practical experience and enhance your employability with skills that resonate in today’s job market.
  • Real Industry Exposure: Immerse yourself in the professional world, working on projects for esteemed clients like the City of Melbourne and BrainSTEM.
  • Expand Your Network: Forge valuable connections with industry professionals, mentors, and like-minded students, opening doors to future opportunities.
  • Expert Support: Receive guidance from industry clients and academic support from La Trobe’s Subject Coordinator for LTU3IND.

How It Works:

Once you’ve met subject prerequisites, submit an online application, enrol in the Industry Placement Elective subject LTU3IND, and complete a 100-hour industry placement component. While consultancy teams work remotely, face-to-face induction and pitching workshops offer networking opportunities and chances to meet mentors and clients.

Key Dates for Semester 1, 2024:
Online application submission until March 7 (5 pm)
• Industry Venture Challenge Discovery session on March 7 (midday)
• Induction day on March 14
• Online placement commences on March 18
• Pitching day and networking event on May 9
• Final assessments due by May 31

Once you apply, we’ll send you the details you need to attend the above sessions.

How to Apply:

Find out more about the Industry Venture Challenge and complete the online application form.
For any queries, email IVC@latrobe.edu.au. Apply now and unleash your potential with the Industry Venture Challenge!