From an excelling Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) student to a full-time position as a Site Engineer.

For Salonie Saxena, a six-month professional placement at Coleman Rail led to a full-time position. She is now a Site Engineer managing light rail projects in Melbourne, a role she describes as “very hands-on”. She says her degree helped her transition smoothly into the workforce.

Salonie Saxena, Site Engineer, Coleman Rail

Salonie excelled in her studies, receiving an Engineers Without Borders scholarship in 2015. In 2016 she spent over 300 hours volunteering at Swinburne, alongside part-time work and full-time study. She was also a Swinburne Ambassador and tutored a first-year subject for two semesters. Salonie says these experiences helped her become the confident person she is today.

Browse related courses

Hear more from our alumni