WIL is student work learning experiences supported by the university that include professional development and reflective practice, to enhance student experience and employment outcomes.
WIL is the next step in the journey towards your career. Getting industry experience while studying provides you with practical skills that will significantly improve your chances of getting the job you want.
UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture has a range of WIL opportunities, from traditional placements to online project-based internships. We work with industry partners to create placements in Australia and overseas that you can undertake as a free or prescribed elective, a core course in your degree, or a course towards your major.
WIL at UNSW must be:
Our students have completed internships with the following organisations:
The School of the Arts & Media offers an exciting range of undergraduate and postgraduate WIL opportunities in media, film, creative writing, performing arts industries and much more.
The variety of internship courses include:
For more information, visit Arts & Media internships.
The School of Humanities & Languages offers a number of postgraduate degrees in translating and interpreting, which include the following WIL courses:
Other WIL courses available are:
Courses within the School of Education contain robust Professional Experience components. These include:
For more information, visit Professional experience.
Within the School of Social Sciences, WIL courses are offered in a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Some are required for professional accreditation.
Example WIL courses include:
For more information, visit Social Sciences' WIL page.
The School of Art & Design runs WIL courses to provide industry-engaged learning through opportunities with relevant industry hosts. These include:
For more information, visit Professional Experience Project.
For further information, please see our frequently asked questions.
All the information required to join forces with UNSW and provide engaging, rewarding WIL experiences for our students.