Work Integrated Learning (WIL) integrates academic learning with practical workplace experiences.
The type of WIL activity students undertake is influenced by their program and discipline of study. WIL may be in the form of:
- work placements, such as; clinical placements, internships, cooperative and field education, vocational and professional practices
- projects with industry and community organisations
- simulations using industry technology, equipment and processes
Benefits to employers
Industry and community partners can benefit in a variety of ways, including:
- commitment, enthusiasm and fresh ideas from recruits
- allowing your organisation to explore new project territory in a flexible manner
- helping you find and recruit the best graduates
- providing development opportunities for existing staff to gain experience in a supervisory or leadership role
- having a pipeline of potential recruits with familiarity of your workplace culture
- developing links with higher education institutions and feeding into teaching practices and methodologies and
- the opportunity to give a potential recruit a trial without obligation
By partnering with RMIT as a host employer, you will have early access to the next generation of industry professionals and benefit from skilled resources with fresh ideas.
RMIT students and graduates are:
- Innovative. Our digital learning infrastructure promotes mastery of industry-standard and disruptive technologies.
- Ready for Work. RMIT is committed to industry-relevant education and training, and integrates placement and projects with industry as a requirement of all programs.
- Industry Connected. RMIT programs are designed with input from industry to prepare students with the skills, attributes, and connections expected of their field.
For further information about WIL and partnering with RMIT as a host employer, please contact Careers and Employability to be linked with students for work placements and projects.