New Scholarship – SHAPE Connect Award

The SHAPE Connect Award offers indigenous students an opportunity to gain on-the-job practical exposure to work life in the construction industry through an internship program.

The School of Property, Construction and Project Management is pleased to announce the SHAPE Connect Award.

The SHAPE Connect Award offers indigenous students an opportunity to gain on-the-job practical exposure to work life in the construction industry through an internship program. The SHAPE culture is one that is both constructive and inclusive and supports a vision to create employment opportunities with Indigenous Australians.

The Internship experience at SHAPE will provide;

  • Opportunity: we will work with the intern to create an opportunity within an area of SHAPE that is of interest; Estimating, Project Management, Site Management or programming, safety or legal.
  • Education: a learning pathway will provide a combination of online and face to face learning to equip students with practical skills that support their university studies.
  • Connection: each student will be supported with; mentoring from our Indigenous leaders, a SHAPE mate who they connect with and managers who will teach, guide and develop.

 

The award recipient will be rewarded with;

  • Paid Internship – Summer/Winter holiday placements.
  • Opportunity to transition into the SHAPE Building Cadet Experience and ongoing employment.
  • Prize money $2,500.

Shape in a Nutshell

For 30 years, SHAPE Australia has been bringing spaces to life by delivering high-end fitouts, complex refurbishments and specialist construction projects.

Interested in offering your own Scholarship? find out how – contact Daniel McLinden on employerofchoicepcpm@rmit.edu.au.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.