Here's an insight into what some of our past and present students are up to with the IAP.
Fahad Hassan and Nick Pham
International IAP Students in the press! Graduate Careers Australia, the leading authority on graduate employment issues in Australia, will feature two of our successful IAP students in their publication Graduate Opportunities 2013.
Jane's placement sends her to Nepal, provides a new career direction and wins 1st place at the 13th Annual Environmental Students Project Awards!
CV in hand, Darshan hit the streets to find his own IAP placement. He shares his tips on how students can find their own placement and get the most out of their IAP experience.
Shannon Hudson and Jessica Scanlan
Shannon and Jessica worked to conserve critically endangered swamp tea-tree forests unique to South East Queensland, receiving coverage for their work in three community newspapers.
Ben jets off to Finland to research user based interactions for mobile devices on behalf of Nokia and Intel, leading to potential employment in Europe.
Brenton Gray and Jacob Holborn
Each semester a number of IAP students undertake their placement at Helmut Schmidt Universitat in Hamburg, Germany. International placement through the IAP combines academic study and practical, career-related experience with an edge: adventure, in-depth knowledge of other cultures, language proficiency and preparation for global graduate careers.
For Civil Engineering student Chris DeSousa, summer vacation work lead to an IAP project, 700m underground.
Semester 1 2011 Civil Engineering student, Tajender Singh, landed a graduate job on Australia's largest infrastructure project as a result of his IAP project.
Through the IAP, Grace has taken part of a long-term 40-year project creating a conservation corridor to connect a region measuring over 900,000 hectares.
Opening career opportunities within the water sector and improving networking possibilities have been just some of the benefits of the semester 1 2011 IAP project for Bachelor of Engineering student Alana.
Civil Engineering student Omid Partopour worked with Australian mining and construction company Thiess. He was based at the Crinum minesite, 62km north east of Emerald in Central Queensland, where Thiess is undertaking the construction of a car park for their client, mining company BHP Biliton.
Through the IAP, Jonathon scored a top international honour for studying the motions of throwing a soccer ball for optimum goal-scoring opportunities.
Environmental Engineering graduate Evan Smith has his career on track, after initially completing an award-winning project for national rail company, Queensland Rail. As an Environmental Planning Coordinator (Projects/Tenders) he looks at managing the environmental impacts of various railway infrastructure construction project throughout Queensland and a few tenders interstate.
A work experience project helped Griffith Bachelor of IT graduate Adam Fairhurst beat hundreds of hopefuls to land a job with the Queensland Government. During his final year of study, Adam worked with The Pharmacy Guild of Australia and developed a software prototype as part of his IAP project.
They’re already here - driving cars, vacuuming carpets, feeding hospital patients – and autonomous robots will be in our offices and homes within the next decade. Clinton Raethel got the opportunity to work on these futuristic robots in Griffith University’s Machine Intelligence and Pattern Analysis Laboratory (Mi-Pal Lab) as part of his IAP project.
When you give or receive flowers on Mother’s Day or Valentine’s Day more often than not light bulbs have been used in glasshouses to manipulate flower growth and get the timing right for the big day. Brock is working with project partners Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries (QPIF) and the Flower Association of Queensland as part of his IAP project.
Griffith Bachelor of IT student Tyrone Trevorrow got to rub shoulders with some of the world’s best developers and programmers, after winning a coveted scholarship to attend the annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. He has been working on Robotic Dominoes project at the Mi-PAL Lab (Machine intelligence and Pattern Analysis Laboratory) as part of his IAP project.