Linking students to business

There are several opportunities for business to link with student projects. These projects are critical for student learning and provide industry with valuable insights and opportunities.

In addition to specific course relates projects, the University of the Sunshine Coast Business Internship Program is ideal to support student learning and career development, and to grow your business with graduate talent.

The University Sunshine Coast Business Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) provides students an opportunity to experience the workplace and involves completion of a set of work activities under the guidance and supervision of an academic supervisor and an industry supervisor from the partner organisation.  Students will apply knowledge and skills gained throughout their university studies and develop a practical understanding of the industry and/or profession. The student must perform satisfactorily in all assessment tasks and complete 96 hours of vocational placement to pass this course.

Email your interest to USC Internship Administration Officer:  Julie Flanagan

Would a tourism, leisure or event management intern assist your business? Would you like to take part in an innovation and technology problem solving project or do you have a business or other type of event that could benefit from student input?

Please send an expression of interest outlining a brief description of the type of project you would like to take part in and a contact person to Dr Vikki Schaffer, Program Coordinator, Tourism, Leisure and Event Management.

Are you looking for a Marketing Student Intern?

All you need to do is send a brief description of the opportunity including the type of student intern you are looking for and the contact person to Dr David Fleischman, Lecturer USC Marketing School on .  This will be promoted to the Marketing Students via their class facebook page.

Are you looking for an ICT Student Intern?

All you need to do is complete the attached template and send to Dr Keyvan Ansari, Lecturer in Information and Communications Technology School of Business on