Our work integrated learning and placement programs allow you to gain industry-specific experience while earning credit towards your degree. You can also gain the benefits of practical experience in a workplace outside of your degree. Not for credit work experience will help you develop skills employers want, build your networks, learn what it's like to work in a professional environment and get an edge in the job market.
Whether you are gaining workplace experience as part of your course, or adding to your skills and experiences with extracurricular activities, you are developing your employability skills and enhancing your opportunities to transition into graduate employment.
To gain further information and advice regarding other ways to develop your employability skills, contact Careers and Employability. The team can advise on their range of programs including work experience, volunteering, leadership and networking opportunities which are all designed to build your employability and assist you stand out to employers.
The Flinders Horizon Professional Development Award is an award program designed to complement your academic study. It provides opportunities to engage in activities and experiences, on-campus and externally, that develop and enhance the professional skills required in the contemporary and future work space.
All Flinders students are eligible to participate in the Horizon Award and the self-determined nature of the Award makes it suitable for everyone, regardless of prior professional experience or level of study. You can select from over 150 activities to tailor the Award to meet your own preferences and learning needs.
Log into your online careers portal, CareerHub to get easy access to jobs, career appointments, careers events and a whole range of online careers resources. This is your one stop shop for all things relating to your career and future opportunities.