Work integrated learning program

About the program

Give a real-world industry experience to a business student with our work integrated learning program. With our work integrated learning program you and your organisation will benefit, as well as the student you're partnered with who will gain credit towards their degree.

Variety of formats

Our program can be in the form of placements, internships or industry-based projects and community-based projects. The program also supports industry and community connected initiatives such as competition, innovation challenges and hackathons.

Partnership benefits

As a work integrated learning partner, you'll benefit from being connected with the QUT Business School.


Contact us
Contact us to discuss partnering with us on working with one of our students.
Scoping our partnership
We'll work with you to scope the partnership and develop the best approach to the learning opportunity.
Find the right student
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Student experiences

Hear from our student, Rachel who undertook a work integrated program placement with leading Brisbane creative agency, Rowland.

'One of the best parts of this experience has been having a mentor that constantly provides me feedback and works with me.'

Program options

Academic credit options

We facilitate work integrated learning opportunities with academic credit for with industry leaders, including:

  • placements and internships with a student undertaking learning activities onsite with industry and community partners across a semester or teaching period
  • projects giving industry and community partners to provide a real world and real time brief from industry and community partners for students to develop strategies and solutions.

Without academic credit options

We also facilitate opportunities as co-curricular activities, without academic credit including:

  • short term work experience and shadowing
  • participation in industry and community sponsored competitions, innovation challenges, and hackathons
  • mentoring and guest lectures
  • industry visits and study tours.

Contact us

Interested in finding out more about a work integrated learning partnership with us, contact us.