University Sourced Industry Placements

Work Based Learning (WBL) serves as a bridge between academic study and professional life. Immerse yourself in an Industry Placement Elective subject and take your next step towards your future career.

Most industry placement opportunities are student sourced however, occasionally, university placement opportunities arise which are provided by our industry partners. These opportunities are secured by our dedicated Industry Engagement team at La Trobe University and are available to students enrolled in a variety of courses.

How to apply
Visit the how to apply page for more information.

Find out more about the Industry Placement Elective Subjects.

Please note:

  • Please check the individual Placement Descriptions for more information on the availability of the opportunities within specific semesters/terms
  • For full details on the placement opportunity and the selection criteria, please review the full Placement Description

Teaching periodSubjectSemester datesApplication
open date
Application
close date
Semester 2, 2024LTU3IND and
LTU5IND

29 July - 25 October

Weds 17 AprilWeds 8 May

Term 4, 2024

Term 5, 2024

Industry
Placement
Minor
subjects
29 July - 6 September

16 September - 25 October

Weds 17 April
Weds 28 August
Weds 8 May
Weds 18 September

Undergraduate placement opportunities

Please note: Applications for Semester 1 2024 have now closed; however, we will continue to list the university sourced placements as an example of the industry partners we work with, and the type of opportunities students can expect.

Industry placement subject: LTU3IND

Industry
Partner
Who is this
placement for?
Placement LocationPlacement Description
The Australian BalletHuman Resources Assistant: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking degree/study in Human Resources, Psychology, Business, Marketing, Organisational Development or Counselling.Southbank Closed
Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research InstituteResearch Officer: Suitable for La Trobe students currently in the last year of their Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry (cancer associated studies).HeidelbergClosed
Carlton Football ClubHistorian and Archiving Assistant: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking degree/study in History, Arts, Archaeology or similar. Carlton North Closed
Carlton Football ClubPeople and Culture Assistant: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking degree/study in Human Resources Management (or similar/associated degree).Carlton NorthClosed
Carlton Football ClubFootball Data Analyst: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking study in any mathematics, statistics or analytics related degree.Carlton NorthClosed
Carlton Football ClubPeople, Culture and Community Assistant:  Suitable for La Trobe students studying a Human Resources Management degree (or similar/associated degree) or students studying a major in Aboriginal studies, or related areas or a keen interest in Indigenous affairs.Carlton NorthClosed
Banyule City CouncilCustomer Experience and IT Solutions Support: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking a degree/study in Business, IT or Data Science. GreensboroughClosed
Banyule City CouncilCustomer Experience and Solutions Support: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking a degree/study in Business, Marketing, Communications, Education or Human Resources. GreensboroughClosed
Banyule City CouncilInternal Communications: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking a degree/study in Media and Communications, Arts or similar discipline.GreensboroughClosed
Banyule City CouncilLearning and Development Support: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking a degree/study in Business, Arts, Social Sciences, Psychology, Human Resources, Communications & Marketing or Events.GreensboroughClosed
AJ Buckingham & AssociatesAccountant: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking a Bachelor of Business – AccountingBundoora Closed
Darebin City Council Research Assistant - Health and Wellbeing: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking study towards a qualification in health and wellbeing.PrestonClosed
Ivanhoe Grammar School - University CampusLanguage Assistant (French, Spanish and Chinese): Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking a Bachelor of Arts - Global Studies, Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics or any degree, with a major in French, Spanish or Chinese. MacleodClosed
Agriculture Victoria ResearchBiochemistry Research Officer: Students enrolled in Biomedicine, Biological Sciences or Science who are studying biochemistry, chemistry or molecular plant science.BundooraClosed
La Trobe SportDigital Content Producer – University Basketball League: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking a Bachelor of Media & Communication or Bachelor of Arts, majoring in one of Media Industries, Digital Media, Sports Media or Digital Marketing. Bundoora Closed
LXT AI IncAI Data Specialist: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking a Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics or Bachelor of Arts – majoring in Linguistics.100% Remote placement Closed
Berry Street

Process and Data Officer: Suitable for La Trobe students studying Data Analytics, Business or Project Management.

RichmondClosed
Prompcorp Pty LtdHuman Resources Assistant: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking Human Resources (Masters or Bachelor Degree).North MelbourneClosed
Grains and Legumes Nutrition CouncilNutrition Communications Placement: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking relevant studies in Nutrition. 100% Remote placement Closed

Industry Placement Minor: LTU2PP1, LTU2PP2, LTU3PP3 and LTU3PP4

  • Longer placements of 200+ hours and at least 30 credit points of space required in your degree
  • Find out more about the Industry Placement Minor
Industry
Partner
Who is this
placement for?
Placement LocationPlacement
Description
Greenfleet

Flexible Project Officer roles (dependent on student interests, experience and competence):

1) Visual content management

Possible disciplines: Humanities: communications, creative writing, Science.

2) Biodiversity and Species documentation
Possible disciplines: Humanities: communications, creative writing, Science.

3) Traditional Owner Country

Possible disciplines: Archaeology, Aboriginal studies, Anthropology, History, Sociology.

4) Not-for-profit business administration
Possible disciplines: Business, Commerce, Law, Accounting.

Melbourne CBDClosed
Kangan InstituteOrganisational Development Consultant: Suitable for La Trobe students with Human Resources / Business interests in learning & leadership / HR / Psychology.Bendigo Closed
Kangan InstituteCommunications Coordinator:  Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking studies in Communications/Marketing, Media and Communications or Business/Marketing.BendigoClosed
The Australian BalletFinance and accounting intern: Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking study in Commerce or Accounting, Bachelor of Business, Finance Major. SouthbankClosed
SW Accountants and AdvisoryPeople & Culture Intern: (Campus recruitment and event engagement) Suitable for La Trobe students undertaking study in Business or Commerce majoring in Human Resources Management. Melbourne CBDClosed
BaptcareFamily and Community Services Student Placement: Suitable for La Trobe Bachelor of Psychological Science. Students who are at the end of their first year of study will be considered on a case-by-case basis. SunshineClosed
La Trobe University; Health, Wellbeing and InclusionProjects Officer - Communications: Suitable for students undertaking study in Project Management/Operations, Business Process &/Analytics or Management but also open to other capable candidates.BundooraClosed
La Trobe University; Health, Wellbeing and InclusionProjects Officer – Operations: Suitable for students studying Business degrees with majors in Business Analytics, Business management but also open to students from a range of degrees interested in Project management/Operations and Business process. BundooraClosed

Other placement opportunities

Student Sourced placements

A student sourced placement is an opportunity sourced by you to fulfil the requirements of your course and career goals. Sourcing your own opportunity allows you to target specific organisations that you'd like to work with, undertaking a range of tasks negotiated by you with a potential host organisation.

Find out more about Student Sourced Industry Placements.

The Industry Venture Challenge

The Industry Venture Challenge is a placement option, undertaken as part of the 100-hour industry placement elective subject, LTU3IND. Eligible students will have completed 120 credit points and have space in their degree for a 15 credit point elective subject. Participating in the Industry Venture Challenge will enable you to boost your confidence, professional connections and your in-demand industry skills - preparing you to become work ready.

Find out more about the Industry Venture Challenge and how to apply.

Gaining credit for 'Internship' or 'Vacation' programs

"Vacation" or "internship" programs are a great way to apply skills and gain valuable experience which may lead to a graduate program entry or direct employment opportunities. These programs are offered across a broad range of organisations and study disciplines, including Accounting, Finance, Cyber security, Marketing, Communications and Environmental Sustainability. Many websites advertise these opportunities, such as Grad Connection, Grad Australia, and Career Hub.

Did you know that these programs may be used to gain credit towards your degree?

When undertaking an internship program, it may be possible for students to concurrently enrol into one or more of La Trobe’s Industry Placement Elective Subjects and use the internship experience to fulfill the industry placement requirements of the elective subject/s (subject to approval from the Subject Coordinator).

How do I apply?  

Students must submit a student self-sourced online application (including a Placement Description) prior to the closing date for the selected Industry Placement subject/s. The application and Placement Description will then be assessed and must be approved by La Trobe prior to enrolment into the Industry Placement elective subject. Refer to Step 2a or 2b to find out how to apply.

For more information about your eligibility, speak with your Course Coordinator. For find out more about the application process and the Industry Placement elective subjects, visit our website or contact the Industry Placements team: industryplacements@latrobe.edu.au

Contact us

  • For further information about the industry placement subjects, the application process and placement opportunities, please email: industryplacements@latrobe.edu.au
  • For general enquiries about La Trobe WBL placements, please submit via the Work Based Learning Placements Student Enquiry form.