WIL Workshops and Support Sessions
Build your skills
If you are currently undertaking a WIL placement, this series of WIL workshops and events is designed to support you on your VWIL placement, encourage collaboration between WIL participants and promote your professional development.
Students who are currently enrolled into a WIL unit will be sent the workshop details and will be invited to each session. We encourage you to come along to engage with other students who are doing placements and to access the support that is available to you during your placement.
Workshop 1 - Settling in and building rapport
Settling in and building rapport
Bring your lunch, talk to us, hear some tips on how to to settle in.
- First check in with the WIL team
- Hear tips on how to build rapport with your team and your supervisor
Workshop 2 - The New World of Work - Virtual Networking
The New World of Work - Virtual Networking
Hear about navigating the new world of work, forging connections in an online environment and making online platforms work for you. *Please note: Even if your placement is face to face, we encourage you to attend
- Networking in a remote environment and effective use of online platforms
Workshop 3 - Mid-placement Support Session
Mid-placement Support Session
Meet with coordinators from your WIL team to share your experiences so far. We will break out into rooms to share highlights and challenges, and you will have the opportunity to raise any concerns or questions with the WIL team.
- Ask for more responsibility
- Use initiative - suggest ideas
- Network more widely than just current team
- Make the most of remaining time/set goals
Workshop 4 - Importance of LinkedIn and Professional Success
Importance of LinkedIn and Professional Success
As you’re nearing the end of your placement, we’d like to encourage you to think about how you’re going to articulate and “sell” your internship experience, and make the most of the connections you’ve made.
- Tips on creating or updating your profile
- Articulating your internship on LinkedIn
Networking through LinkedIn
- Share your highlights so far with your fellow WIL participants
Monash Workshops and Motivational Sessions
Browse upcoming workshops, information sessions and presentations. For an advanced search of all events available, log into Career Gateway.
Relevant Monash articles
WIL Arts Information Sessions
If you are new to the WIL Program and you want to find out more, the WIL Arts team run Information Sessions at the beginning of each semester, currently held via Zoom. Please refer to 'Upcoming events' on the Key Dates page.