Have you been thinking about organising a placement but don’t know where to start? Networking breakfasts are back! Join us for breakfast while you learn from industry and student panels about placements.

Hear industry partners talk about their expectations of placements and preferred qualities of candidates, types of projects embarked upon, and experiences with placements. Then, hear the student perspective as the student panel talk about how they found and approached placement organisations, share their lived experience of their placements and the key skills learnt.

Throughout the session, there will be opportunities to mix with the industry partners and with each other! The Graduate School’s Placement Officer will also be at the breakfast should you have any questions about the process.

Program
- Placement insight and discussion with industry panel

  • Irene Win Law, Head, People & Culture at Evidn
  • Stewart Moore, CEO and Founder at EarthCheck/ Executive Director of the APEC International Centre for Sustainable Tourism
  • Jason Dwyer, Research and Development Business Partner at Queensland Urban Utilities

- Breakfast and networking 
- Placement insight and discussion with student panel  

  • Russell Varley, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry (SHPI). Completed placement at Village Roadshow 
  • Elham Saffari, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Civil Engineering. Completed placement at Australian Road Research Board (ARRB)
  • Yawei Jiang, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Business, Economics & Language (BEL). Completed placement at EarthCheck

Details about the panel presenters will be updated when available.

Event Details
Location: St Lucia campus
Dress code: Smart casual

Places are highly limited due to health distancing requirements so submit your application today! Preference will be given to confirmed candidates. Applications close 1 October at 5pm, and you will be informed of the outcome by 12 October.

May be eligible for CDS.

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