Work placements

UNSW Science offers you the opportunity to gain professional work experience with a range of host organisations. Work placements help you develop your skills, build industry networks and improve your chances of landing the job you want when you graduate.

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Science Work Placement course

UNSW Science Work Placement courses allow you to gain genuine work experience in a science or technology-related workplace via an internship program.

Current opportunities

Be the first to know about professional development opportunities at UNSW Science. Getting hands-on industry work experience gives you insights beyond the lab and lectures. It also enhances your CV and may earn you credit towards your degree.

Finding a work placement

Using a range of strategies and engaging your networks, you can find and secure the internship that will kick-start your career in science. Find the role that will develop your interests and skills.

Summer Vacation Research Scholarships

For six weeks over the summer holidays, UNSW Science offers research scholarships to talented undergraduates. Students gain valuable research experience while working with renowned research supervisors at UNSW Sydney or our industry partners.

Find out more

If you’re interested in hosting students, please refer to the Industry Science Work Placement Program page.

If you’re interested in learning more about work placement opportunities, please contact our Science Industry team.