Students

Set yourself up for success

Complete Co-operative Education Program internships and get a kick-start on your future engineering career. Take time out from semester study or use the summer break to work full-time in paid roles, for periods of 3,6 or 12 months. Use Co-op internships to explore different industry sectors, develop teamwork and communication skills and apply your theoretical knowledge in a practical context.

Gain practical experience

Learn practical, hands-on engineering skills that complement your formal studies.

Explore your options

Gain real life insights into engineering practice and make informed decisions about your future.

Graduate job-ready

Graduate with skills, employment experience and a new professional network.

Hear from Co-op student Marielle Salom

How it works

Employability Skills Program

We offer a comprehensive Employability Skills Program as a core component of the Co-op Program. Before starting an internship, you’ll complete a suite of essential work-related training modules and personal reflection tasks to ensure you’re thoroughly prepared for the workplace and geared towards success from the outset.

Run in conjunction with Monash University Career Connect, the Employability Skills Program ensures you begin their internships job-ready and well-supported.The program will be offered over selected weekends and/or weeknight sessions throughout the year.

Program modules include:

  • Resume writing
  • LinkedIn profile training
  • Interview skills “how to” workshop
  • Mock interviews

  • Personal growth videos
  • Employment essentials
  • Employability skills reflection
  • Leap into Leadership Online

  • Industry tailored skills sharing sessions and networking events
  • Career development fundamentals
  • Working in Australia
  • Addressing key selection criteria
  • Graduate recruitment
  • English Connect workshops

Find out what Co-op students have to say

Hear from Co-op Academic Lead Associate Professor Pippa Connolly.