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    Criminal Justice and Criminology

    Skye's placement story


    Skye grabbed every opportunity presented to her and did not wait until after graduation to get her name out there.

  • Sophie Evans, Bachelor of Arts (Professional) majoring in Professional Writing and Editing

    Arts and Humanities

    Sophie's placement story


    Sophie's placement allowed her to channel creativity through social media management, graphic design work and photoshoots.

  • Grace standing outside Monash University.


    Grace's placement story

    Monash University

    Read about Grace's experience working at Monash University during her placement. 

  • PhD student at her internship smiling with her laptop.

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Khulood's internship story

    ARRB Group

    Khulood's internship gave her valuable experience and knowledge that paved her future as a researcher. 

  • Business

    Amelia's placement story


    Read about Amelia's experience working as a Workshop Associate at Design Factory Melbourne, Swinburne.

  • Placement student Cindy

    Media and communications

    Cindy's placement story


    Read about Cindy's experience as a Marketing Officer for PAVE, Swinburne.

  • Science

    Sahil's placement story

    British Geological Survey

    Read about Sahil's experience as an environmental chemist during his overseas work placement at British Geological Survey.

  • Communication Design

    Michael's placement story

    Swinburne Design Bureau

    Read more about Michael's experience during his Communication Design work placement at Monash Heart.

  • Business Information Systems

    Lili's placement story

    Clear Grain Exchange

    Read more about Lili's experience as a Business Analyst during her internship at Clear Grain Exchange.

  • Business

    Brent's placement story


    Brent’s placement confirmed that a career in HR was for him, but not in the area that he originally thought.

  • Media and Communication

    Natalie's placement story

    Bendigo Bank

    Natalie's placement gave her a significant competitive edge, in the transition from graduation to professional work.

  • Swinburne professional placement student, Elysia, standing in front of a blue abstract artwork.

    Media and Communications

    Elysia's placement story

    Read about Elysia's experience working as Communication Technology Design Officer during her placement at Scope Australia.

  • Swinburne Health Science student, Eva-Louise smiling while on placement at MonashHeart,

    Health Science

    Eva-Louise's placement story

    Monash Heart

    Eva-Louise was trained to perform and interpret ECG tests, worked in a lab and gained exposure to clinical technologies in industry settings. 

  • Health Science

    Michelle's placement story

    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

    Bachelor of Health Science (Professional) student Michelle was responsible for assisting with the research process from idea to publication and dissemination.

  • Business

    Thishara's placement story

    Bosch Australia

    Thishara’s professional degree has allowed her to study and work full-time for 12-months in Australia.

  • Health Science

    Gabrielle's placement story

    The Data Experience

    Gabrielle’s placement mixes the world of psychology and business which has given her a broader experience.

  • Media and Communication

    Freya's placement story


    Freya discovered the benefits of taking on new challenges during her placement.

  • Male graduate working in a professional placement

    Information Technology

    Mohammad's internship story

    Orange Business Services

    Mohammad's internship gave him insight into project coordination within a global organisation.

  • Fergus - Civil Engineering and Finance

    Civil Engineering and Finance

    Fergus's placement story

    Metro Trains

    Fergus’ placement at Metro Trains gave him an opportunity to learn work and life skill.

  • Media and Communication

    Murphy's placement story

    Rail Projects Victoria

    Murphy’s professional degree gave him the opportunity to pursue left-field ideas.

  • Robotics and Computer Science

    Vasin's placement story


    Vasin was able to take on multiple roles while at NAB, which enabled him to find his true passion.

  • Health Science

    Joshua's placement story


    Neuroscience graduate Joshua gained invaluable laboratory skills through a placement at one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. 

  • Science

    Isaac's placement story

    The Data Experience

    Isaac’s placement experience has allowed him to merge Physics and Finance to create business solutions.

  • female student smiling in front of GS building


    Katrina's internship story

    Coroners Court of Victoria

    Katrina's internship gave her a good understanding of what her future job life might be like.

  • Software Engineering

    Lily's placement story


    Lily's work at NAB as a software engineer allowed her team to make better informed decisions about products and services offered.

  • Information Technology

    Amanda's placement story


    Amanda discovered that she needs to constantly push the boundaries in whatever she does through her professional placement.

  • Civil Engineering

    Alex's placement story

    City of Yarra

    Alex's placement helped provide context to the skills he learnt at Swinburne.

  • Information Technology

    Shoaib's internship story

    Media Links Australia

    Shoaib's internship was the first step towards his career in Australia.

  • Female student working at NAB on placement


    Simone's placement story


    Simone chose to do a professional placement to gain industry experience and challenge her learning while having a paid placement experience. 

  • Business

    Grace's internship story

    Richmond Football Club

    Grace's internship gave her the essential skills and experience to kick-start her career.

  • Kaye and Swinburne student, Bronte, outdoors having an informal chat.

    Health Science

    Bronte's placement story

    Rural Northwest Health

    Bronte’s worked across two fields - health promotion and people and culture involving older, younger and LGBTQI+ people and raising awareness about family violence.

  • Swinburne student, Liem, at a lectern in front of Swinburne University branding.

    Information Technology

    Liem's placement story

    National Australia Bank

    Read about Liem's experience working at National Australia Bank during his placement. 

  • Swinburne design student,. Osama, holding a football outside Richmond Football Club as part of his internship experience.


    Osama's placement story

    Richmond Football Club

    Read about Osama's experience interning at Richmond Football Club during his professional design placement.

  • Swinburne student, Joanna on professional placement at Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.


    Joanna's placement story

    Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    Read about Joanna's experience working within the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

  • Swinburne student, Gerald, whilst on professional placement at Swinburne.

    Marketing and Communication Design

    Gerald's placement story


    Read about Gerald's experience within the communications team during his work placement at Swinburne University.

  • Swinburne student, Sally, sitting outdoors in front of a water fountain for her work placement. at Swinburne Abroad.

    Business Tourism

    Sally's placement story

    Swinburne Abroad

    Read about Sally's experience during her work placement at Swinburne Abroad.

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