Undergraduate International internships
- Available to domestic and international students
- Can be paid or unpaid depending on the industry partner
- Available in a wide range of host organisations, including for profit and not-for profit
- Include academic and work supervisor assessment activities
- Students can find their own industry placements and projects
- SCI3920 and SCI3501 are available in semester 1 and 2 and summer semester A & B; SCI3501 is also available in winter semester
- Duration: 120 hours of placement is required.
To access these internships you need
- Enrolled in a Science course.
- Completed 72 points of study with a minimum of 48 points in Science units
Applications open: 27 September 2021
Student Sourced applications close: 17 January 2022 – approval will be on a case by case basis
Application and Approval Process:
Student Sourced placement applications – offshore placements
Information about the Student sourced WIL Placements
Obtain course advice confirming your eligibility, at least 5 working days prior to the application closing date, by:
Keep In Mind
- When requesting a course progression check please indicate the semester you would like to apply for SCI3920 or SCI3501.
- While your application is being processed, you will not be able to enrol yourself in SCI3920 or SCI3501. To process your re-enrolment, you will need to select another unit to maintain your enrolment until you are notified. When seeking advice, nominate the WIL unit you’d like to take and any units you’d need to discontinue if your application is successful
- We’ll only consider your application if your Course Advice: WIL Eligibility Form is attached
- Course Advice: WIL Eligibility Form
- Placement agreements:
All Student Sourced placements require the Student Placement Agreement & Host Verification form to be signed by the host organisation and the Student Acknowledgement form to be signed by you.
You are responsible for presenting the Student Placement Agreement & Host Verification form to your host to sign. You can refer any questions from the host regarding this to the WIL team.
- Once you have completed all the required documents, you can begin your online application.
- To submit your application log into your Monash student portal and submit an online WIL Placement Application. For assistance with your online application, see the Step-by-Step Guide .
- Placement proposal:
- Please complete all information requested in the online application form, including the unit you are planning to enrol in.
- Please ensure you upload the documents listed in Step 2.
Please note: You will not be able to submit your application unless you have uploaded the required documents.
You will need to answer 5 questions that will be used to assess your application suitability and provide details about your host organisation. Please read the information provided on Student Sourced WIL Placements or information on these questions and information required in the online application.
What to expect:
- After your application has been submitted, we will send you an application acknowledgement email.
From then it will take up to 10 business days for us to review your application
- Your eligibility will be assessed and your application will be checked to ensure we have all the information we need. We’ll contact you if we need further information.
- We will conduct checks on the placement suitability and your host organisation. If we need any more information we’ll contact you by email.
- We’ll get in touch to let you know the outcome of your application. This may be as late as O-week depending on when you submitted your application and the type of placement you are applying for.
- If your application is successful, your enrolment will be processed and you’ll need to confirm it in WES.
- We’ll also attach Student Site OHS Induction Checklist in the confirmation email for you and your supervisor to complete within the first week of your placement. Once the document is signed and completed, you will need to upload the Student Site OHS induction checklist via InPlace.
Moodle: You’ll get access to the relevant Moodle site where you’ll find all the information about your assessment.
Induction: In order for you to understand what to expect during your industry placement, you are required to attend an Induction Session, which will cover important information regarding assessment and very useful workplace information.
You will receive details of the session in your placement confirmation email.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Science WIL Team
- via email via firstname.lastname@example.org
- on phone (03) 9903 8866