Future Ready for Work subject

Put theory into practice and develop professional skills on-the-job while earning credit points towards your degree.

With SHE3FRW you can gain real world experience in your chosen field by undertaking an industry placement as part of a for-credit elective subject. Your placement experience is supported by university-based assessments.

SHE3FRW Future Ready for Work is an elective work integrated learning subject available to any College of SHE student, with preference given to those with no compulsory placement in their course.

Placements take place within Australia in a diverse range of settings, depending on the discipline area of the student participating. In past years, placement settings have included:

  • a nutritional desert manufacturing company
  • a science communication and discovery centre
  • a laboratory at La Trobe University
  • a city council

SHE3FRW is offered:

  • Semester 1 (March - May)
  • Semester 2 (July - October)
  • Summer 1 (November  - February).

Want an overseas experience instead? SHE3ISP Short-Term Program is for you:  https://www.latrobe.edu.au/students/your-course/subjects/2019/SHE3ISP

Am I Eligible?

You may be eligible for SHE3FRW if you meet the following requirements:

Enrolled in an undergraduate program in the College of Science, Health and Engineerin

  • In your second or third year of study
  • Have completed a minimum of 30 credit points at second year level
  • Have a third year elective subject available

Register your interest in SHE3FRW

Thinking about undertaking a placement as part of SHE3FRW?

Register your interest and we will keep you updated with key dates for Information Sessions, tips for sourcing placements, application closing dates etc. We will also send you details of the limited number of placements that we (the University) have sourced ourselves and that you may wish to apply for.

Register your interest