Bridge the gap between your qualification and the workplace and become job-ready

Put your skills and knowledge into practice by completing an industry placement from your first year of study.

With opportunities to make new connections, be more job-ready and gain credit towards your degree, completing an internship will prepare you to hit the ground running.

Due to the COVID-19 public health situation, all industry placements will be conducted remotely. Should restrictions be lifted, arrangements will be made for you to complete the placement in the workplace.

For more information and to register, visit our Learning@Griffith site.

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WHY CHOOSE AN INTERNSHIP?

Credit toward your degree

Gain experience in the real world

Open up a world of opportunity

Make lifelong connections

Enhance your employability

Where WIL can take you

AVAILABLE INTERNSHIP COURSES

Study Area Course Title Credit PointsAttendanceLocationStart
Technology

Work Integrated Learning - Placement (3822ICT)

20cp

Class time + 2 placement days pw  Online T1 or T2
Technology

Work Integrated Learning - Placement (7822ICT)

20cp Class time + 2 placement days pw Online T1 or T2
Technology

Work Integrated Learning Part 1 (3820ICT_P1)

10cp Class timeOnline T1
Technology

Work Integrated Learning Part 2 (3820ICT_P2)

10cp Class timeOnline T2
Technology

Work Integrated Learning - Single Project (3821ICT)

20cp Class time + 2 placement days pw Online T1 or T2
Technology

Work Integrated Learning - Single Project (7821ICT)

20cp Class time + 5 placement days pw Online T1 or T2
Aviation

Work Integrated Learning Placement (3002ENG)

20cp Class time + 2 placement days pw Online T1, T2 or T3
Science 

Work Integrated Learning - Placement (3900ESC)

20cp Class time + 2 placement days pw Online T1, T2 or T3
Engineering 

Industry Affiliates Program  (3001ENG)

20cp Class time + 2 placement days pw

Online

T1, T2 or T3

Engineering 

Industry Affiliates Program - Thesis (6007ENG)

30cp Class time + 4.5 placement days pw Online T1, T2 or T3
Engineering 

Industry Affiliates Program - Dissertation (7605ENG)

40cp Class time + 4.5 placement days pw Online T1, T2 or T3
Engineering

Industry Affiliates Program (6002ENG)

40cpClass time + 4.5 placement days pwOnlineT1, T2 or T3

HDR INTERNSHIPS

Are you a Griffith Sciences Higher Degree Research student looking for experience to test your capabilities and gain valuable industry experience?

There are several internship models designed to suit you. You can undertake an internship any time between confirmation and conferral of your degree. An internship can be for one- to six-months where you will apply your research skills to solve an industry-relevant problem whilst supported and mentored by your internship host.

Eligibility criteria apply and application processes apply.

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Student Stories

Electrical and Electronic Engineer graduate_Reza Akbarzadeh

Graduate on track for an electrifying future

For Reza Akbarzadeh, the sky’s the limit when it comes to his career - "as an electrical engineer you can basically go anywhere in the world for work where there is electrical power,” said Mr Akbarzadeh.

Since graduating, Reza has initiated a new scholarship within the Griffith School of Engineering that will support students in the following Engineering disciplines on the Gold Coast and Nathan campuses: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic and Energy Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.

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Outstanding Alumni_Analeigh Angus

Mackay’s Mechanical Engineering Marvel

Analeigh Angus completed a highly successful three-month tenure with Rio Tinto to fulfil course requirements of her Industry Affiliates Program (IAP). “For us what was important was the synergy between Analeigh’s academic objectives and some of our business objectives, so it was good to find a project which addressed both.”


The 2013 Sarina State High School graduate, Analeigh Angus, is viewed by the company in the highest regard, with her ability to analyse, interpret and advise on complex, operational procedures seen as a defining characteristic.”

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Giovani Rapana_Griffith Sciences Scholarship Recipient

Engineering a new life

At one point in Giovanni Rapana’s life, rugby league or concreting were the likely career options before him. But despite his obvious talent on the footy field and the stability of a family business to rely upon, the Gold Coast local knew there was more he could accomplish.

"I felt that I was cheating myself. I knew I had more in me" says Rapana, who subsequently enroled into a Civil Engineering degree at Griffith University in 2017. And he did it all while working full time and with a young family of three at home. Since then, he has taken up his new role with the City of Gold Coast as a Senior Project manager, where he works on a number of coastal infrastructure projects.

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