At RMIT you’ll gain industry experience and skills that will impress employers anywhere in the world.
Many of RMIT's programs include work experience, which will give you industry experience before you graduate.
For many students at RMIT, work placements or projects are a prescribed part of their program or are required for professional accreditation in their fields of study. More than half of our programs offer international or local work placements.
Get support and advice from an industry mentor to kickstart your career before you graduate.
Our mentoring programs will partner you with an experienced professional, for one-on-one guidance on your future career.
If you’re an undergraduate student in the final stages of your degree, register to be mentored through the program.
If you’re an RMIT alumnus or industry professional, find out more and register to be a mentor.
Work Integrated Learning
We pride ourselves on our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) (login required) opportunities, which combine theory with practice in a workplace environment.
WIL takes many forms, including:
- paid co-operative education placements
- voluntary placements
- unpaid work experience
- on-the-job organisational training
- professional skills program
- skills training and workplace learning
- industry projects.
International industry experience
The RMIT International Experience and Research Program (RIIERP) enables to you to complete vocational training and research projects at renowned businesses and institutions in Europe, Asia and the USA.
An RMIT qualification will give you industry-ready skills that are highly regarded by employers anywhere in the world.
Learn from leaders of innovation
Our strong partnerships with industry and business and programs supply you with valuable applied experience and practical learning. Many of our teaching staff work with industry, community and businesses, and as a result we have an enviable range of industry-aligned programs.
You’ll gain valuable mentoring and networking opportunities with industry leaders and innovators, and be equipped with real-world experience when you graduate.
See our projects in action to learn how RMIT’s industry projects and partnerships can set you up for a successful career.
"The international focus was important to me as I believe that cultural awareness and knowledge are essential in today’s global business landscape."
Rachel Tyers gained valuable industry insight and hands-on experience through two student exchanges and an industry placement.