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Local businesses/employers have offered the following Work Experience/Work Placement opportunities for students at our school. Please see me if you are interested in any of these:

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Industry: Creative / Arts
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity:
Duration of Opportunity:
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: The Rocks Sydney
Description of Opportunity:
Student Requirements:
How to Apply: This is the place where you can apply for work experience at Sydney Theatre Company. You have until 29th July to get this in.
https://www.sydneytheatre.com.au/community/education/student-learning/work-experience
Industry: Creative / Arts
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity:
Duration of Opportunity:
No. of Days per Week:
Town/Suburb:
Description of Opportunity:
Student Requirements:
How to Apply: Application is online - see the link above
Industry: Creative / Arts
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity:
Duration of Opportunity:
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Sydney - Circular Quay
Description of Opportunity:
Student Requirements:
How to Apply: See weblink above
Industry: Agriculture / Forestry
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: 26th November
Duration of Opportunity: 5 Days
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Surrey Hills
Description of Opportunity:

UTS Engineering and IT Work Experience Program

26 to 30 November

Get hands-on experience with this 5-day program designed to give you an insight into what it’s like to choose a career in engineering or IT. You’ll get to take part in a range of workshops (including computer science, cyber security, IT, biomedical engineering, electronics engineering and more) as well as spend time with current UTS students and academics from within the UTS Engineering and IT faculty. For more information contact feit@uts.edu.au or telephone 02 9514 2666.

https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/our-courses/find-right-course/events-and-info-sessions


Student Requirements: N/A
How to Apply: Use the following link to register interest: https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/our-courses/find-right-course/events-and-info-sessions
Industry: Agriculture / Forestry
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: 14th May 2018 and 30th July 2018
Duration of Opportunity: 5 days
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Ultimo
Description of Opportunity:

We are delighted to announce the opening of Year 10 Work Experience program in 2018, hosted by the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Sydney.

This program provides unique opportunities for high school students to experience how fundamental concepts of physics, chemistry and mathematics are utilized to create innovative engineering solutions for some of the current technological problems.

The interactive nature of our outreach programs gives students a chance to explore their passion towards a particular area while joining our research groups and engaging with our excellent chemical engineering students/mentors. They can gain insights into various chemical industries and possible careers in chemical engineering whilst undertaking research in areas that concern our industry partners.

You can view the current timetable of this week-long program here. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1r_NoLAULulzlElHivlBugi968Xk9fOdS/view 


Student Requirements: In 2018, we will provide the program in two rounds.

Term 2: 14 - 18 May
Term 3: 30 July - 3 August
How to Apply: Contact Sydney University by 19th March 2018
Industry: Agriculture / Forestry
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity:
Duration of Opportunity: 5 days
No. of Days per Week: 5 days
Town/Suburb: Sydney - TCS office, Level 6, 76 Berry Street North Sydney
Description of Opportunity:

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) would like to invite your students to participate in the GoIT Girls work experience program.   

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are at the forefront of innovation across the globe. However, in Australia, growth in the IT industry faces two significant challenges; a skills shortage and an under representation of women in the industry.   

The TCS GoIT Girls work experience program aims to:  

  • Inspire students to consider future studies and a career in IT
  • Provide insight into varied roles within an IT company and the business world  
  • Empower students to design and develop IT projects  
  • Complement the school curriculum


The program has four focus areas:  

  1. Technical IT skills
  1. Employability skills  
  1. Female role models in technology
  1. Experiences within the technology industry

Student Requirements: Need to be female and interested in an Information Technology Career.
How to Apply: Lauren Black
Corporate Social Responsibility Executive

Tata Consultancy Services
Ph:- +61 2 8456 2862
Cell:- +61 402 895 535
Mailto: lauren.black@tcs.com
LinkedIn: http://au.linkedin.com/in/laurenmblack
Website: www.tcs.com/csr-anz
Industry: Agriculture / Forestry
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: 21/2/18
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Garden Island Sydney Bld 1 Cowper Wharf Road
Description of Opportunity:

This opportunity is for all trades: Marine Manufacturing and Shipping Repair. This incorporates all trades. This is a really great opportunity.


Student Requirements: Address applications to Brian Hague: Please see Mr. Baird for application details
How to Apply: Address applications to Brian Hague: Please see Mr. Baird for application details
Industry: Business / Administration
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: 21/2/18
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Level 17. 2 Park Street Sydney NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
Description of Opportunity:
Unilever has the following departments
 
  • IT
  • HR
  • Supply Chain
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Research and Development
  • Marketing
  • Food Solutions (products to restaurants etc)
  • Communications / Sustainability
  • Factory
  • Business Services (looking after reception etc)
 
Thanks
Melissa
 
 
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Melissa A Martin Executive Assistant, Vice President Customer Development
M: +61 416 785 255
Unilever Australia Limited & Unilever New Zealand Ltd
Registered Office: Level 17. 2 Park Street Sydney NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
 

Student Requirements: Application to Mrs Melissa Martin see Mr Baird for more details.
How to Apply: Application to Mrs Melissa Martin
Industry: Retail
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: 21/2/18
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Level 17. 2 Park Street Sydney NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
Description of Opportunity:
Unilever has the following departments
 
  • IT
  • HR
  • Supply Chain
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Research and Development
  • Marketing
  • Food Solutions (products to restaurants etc)
  • Communications / Sustainability
  • Factory
  • Business Services (looking after reception etc)

Student Requirements: Email Mrs Melissa Martin ( As Above) For more information see Mr. Baird
How to Apply: Email Mrs Melissa Martin ( As Above)
Industry: Information Technology
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: 21/2/18
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Level 17. 2 Park Street Sydney NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
Description of Opportunity:
Unilever has the following departments
 
  • IT
  • HR
  • Supply Chain
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Research and Development
  • Marketing
  • Food Solutions (products to restaurants etc)
  • Communications / Sustainability
  • Factory
  • Business Services (looking after reception etc)

Student Requirements: Choose a department and make a phone call to Mrs Melissa Martin in the first instance before sending work experience documentation. For further information see Mr. Baird
How to Apply: Contact either Melissa Martin or Mr.Baird for more information.
Industry: Information Technology
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: 19th March 23rd March 2018 4th June - 8th June 2018 27th August - 31st August 2018 19th November - 23rd November 2018
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Sydney - TCS office, Level 6, 76 Berry Street North Sydney
Description of Opportunity:

Time:   
The program takes place at the TCS office from 9.30am – 4pm each day.   

Location: 
Sydney - TCS office, Level 6, 76 Berry Street North Sydney   
Melbourne - TCS office, Level 8, 479 St Kilda Road Melbourne 

 


Student Requirements: Eligibility:
We would like to invite your female students in year 10 and 11, aged 15-17, to participate in the program. Note, students do not require any background in IT to participate.
How to Apply:
For more information and to apply, please ask students to visit [www.tcs.com/go4itanz]www.tcs.com/go4itanz
For more information see Mr. Baird
Industry: Agriculture / Forestry
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: November
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Kensington
Description of Opportunity:

Work experience placements are available at UNSW for high school students who wish to understand how public health and social equity are applied to make a difference.

The details of this work placement can be found in the following link:

https://sphcm.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/sphcm/Yunus_WEP_2017.pdf?_cldee=Z3JlZy5iYWlyZDRAZGV0Lm5zdy5lZHUuYXU%3d&recipientid=contact-b000ac8d6da9e71180fc70106fa3ba91-ddc68a426f3e496494dec51430da55fa&esid=46feab0c-fa9c-e711-811a-480fcff12ac1 


Student Requirements: This
placement would suit students interested
in social development, alleviation of
poverty and equity in health care. The
placement will be at The YSBHH,
School of Public Health and Community
Medicine, UNSW Sydney campus.
Activities
Under this WEP initiative, students would
be able to do research in Social business,
write social business plans, participate in
group discussions, and become familiar
with the University environment.
How to Apply: Download Application Form
sphcm.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/
sphcm/Yunus-WEP-Application-form-2017.docx
Industry: Creative / Arts
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: 2018
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Paddington
Description of Opportunity:

Whitehouse Institute of Design On-Campus Fashion or Interior Design Work Experience 

For design/education orientated Year 10- students. The week at Whitehouse provides the opportunity to watch and learn about photo shoots , illustration and design classes and workshops as well as experience some of the core administration tasks in a design college such as studio setting-up, event bump-in & bump-out and reception duties. Contact: enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au


Student Requirements:
How to Apply: Apply direct to the institution or speak to the Careers Adviser first.
Industry: Agriculture / Forestry
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: Various
Duration of Opportunity: 1 Week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: 55 Garfield Rd E, Riverstone NSW 2765
Description of Opportunity:

If you are interested in a career in automotive this is a very good opportunity. It is local and the people are genuine. For further information please see Mr. Baird.


Student Requirements:
How to Apply: Phone direct.
Industry: Engineering
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: June
Duration of Opportunity: 1 Week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Central
Description of Opportunity:

Daily field trips will be led by UNSW CVEN staff supported by engineering professionals to a range of engineering sites across Sydney, followed by an afternoon debrief and short report writing session at the UNSW Kensington campus. Students selected for the program will be required to meet daily at 8.50am, at Central Station, with each day of the program finishing at approximately 4pm at UNSW. Students must be available to attend the full five day program.


Student Requirements:
How to Apply: To apply, please email the form below to tricia.tesoriero@unsw.edu.au by COB Friday 21st
April 2017.
A maximum of two students per school may be nominated by the Career Advisor/Teacher. The UNSW will select 60 applicants satisfying the application criteria.

Industry: Information Technology
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: Various
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Ultimo
Description of Opportunity:

The AIE Work Experience Program is a great way for secondary school students in years 10 to 12 to learn about the interactive entertainment and digital industries. The week will open the door to the range of career possibilities in the industry and allow students to get hands-on with the tools of the trade.

The Work Experience Program encompasses a range of activities including 3D animation, programming, QA testing and much more.

Due to the popularity of the Work Experience Program, we ask that students fill out the form below and show us why they would like to do work experience at AIE. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.


Student Requirements:
How to Apply: Students will need to apply direct and let the Careers Adviser know about the success of their application.
Industry: Education / Childcare
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: Various
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Macquarie University
Description of Opportunity:
Work Experience Program

This program is open to secondary school or TAFE students in Year 10. Those on the program can experience something of the work of Museum staff, ancient historians and archaeologists.

Students carry out general office duties, help with administration, and may do some research via the web or the Library. They are shown how to handle artefacts correctly, are given some of the basic principles of design and exhibition layout, attend the Education Program to develop their skills of observation and deduction as well as develop their people skills by meeting and interacting with staff, students, other work experience students and members of the public. Past students have found this a very beneficial program to attend.

It is a policy that we take students from those schools that support our Education Programs and bring their students on excursion to Macquarie University. Places are limited and we work on a first-come, first-served principle.

Arrangements can be made if Careers Advisors contact Jon Dalrymple (on 9850 9261) or the Director, Karl Van Dyke (on 9850 9263; karl.vandyke@mq.edu.au) to discuss this further and check availability.

Please note: This is a very popular program, so schools need to book their students in with the Museum as early as possible.


Student Requirements: This is a popular opportunity. To be accepted for this position you will need to forward an application to Mr. Baird with you CV and a letter of application that answers the question: why are you interested in a career in history.
How to Apply: Ask Mr. Baird for details
Industry: Agriculture / Forestry
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: Various
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Various
Description of Opportunity:

ABC Structured Work Experience

As the national public broadcaster, the ABC has historically provided high quality training for the television, radio, new media and digital services industries. Industry and work experience has been an important component of this training.

Information at: http://www.abc.net.au/careers/cadetshipsandworkexperience/workexperience.htm

Opportunities at: http://careers.abc.net.au/caw/en/job/492363/work-experience


Student Requirements:
How to Apply: http://www.abc.net.au/careers/cadetshipsandworkexperience/workexperience.htm
Industry: Agriculture / Forestry
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: Various
Duration of Opportunity: 1 week
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Mosman
Description of Opportunity:

Taronga Zoo Work Experience 2018

Applications open 9 October

Taronga Zoo's Work Experience program is for school students who are interested in pursuing a career in zoo keeping, animal care, tourism/education or zoo horticulture. The program is suitable for school students in years 10,11 and 12.In the interests of fairness, only one successful applicant per school will be considered and possibly assigned to a Zoo animal division for one week (Monday to Friday), excluding school and public holidays. Careers advisers and students are required to read and sign the work experience information package.

https://taronga.org.au/education/education-sydney/school-work-experience-taronga-zoo


Student Requirements: Students will need to apply to the Careers Adviser before the end of term III in order to be selected for this opportunity answering the following questions:
1. Why do want to do a work experience at Taronga Zoo?
2. What are your ambitions to work with animals?
3. What experience do you have with animals?
Your answer should be typed and emailed to greg.baird4@det.nsw.edu.au. There is a 300 word limit.
How to Apply: Careers advisers and students are required to read and sign the work experience information package.
https://taronga.org.au/education/education-sydney/school-work-experience-taronga-zoo
Industry: Defence Forces
Type of Opportunity: Work Experience
Start Date of Opportunity: Various
Duration of Opportunity: Usually five days
No. of Days per Week: 5
Town/Suburb: Various
Description of Opportunity:

Defence Force Work Experience Opportunities

There are many opportunities available for Work Experience with the Australian Defence Forces.

These opportunities exist at various defence bases and facilities around Australia and on various dates. There is also a broad range of job types available as well.

The link below takes you to a page that outlines these opportunities. You can scroll through and find the ones that interest you. You will need to take particular notice of the closing dates for each opportunity (in column 2).

https://defencecareers.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?lid=19207660019&CurATC=defenceworkexp&CurBID=EBDFCAA3-B025-F7B7-3BD4-6D3FA42B2291


Student Requirements:
How to Apply: Students will need to follow the link below to find the opportunities that exist. You will then need to see your careers adviser to seek permission for your chosen area.
STUDENT AREA