Student placement policy
We offer placements for undergraduate students from a range of backgrounds.
All placements will depend on the workload of suitable staff to supervise the student.
Priority is given to La Trobe University students on Work Integrated Learning placements
A minimum of 6 weeks’ notice is required
Students must demonstrate a prior interest in the autism field
Students must hold a valid Volunteer Working with Children Check
OTARC accepts a maximum of two students per calendar year
Please note: We do not offer work placements for secondary school students.
Case study: Josh Vartuli
During placement Josh helped us with a peer-reviewed journal paper about what predicts of quality of life in autistic people. As an author, Josh offered useful points of view to the team.