Gain work experience

Empower yourself to create change in tomorrow's workforce. See why our graduates have excellent employment prospects, browse job and community engagement opportunities, and learn about our on-campus career services and industry partners.

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Gain work experience at ACU

It’s important to work because you believe in a cause. And, when you study with us, we encourage you to do just that. You’ll have ample opportunity to do professional placements, find paid work while you study, and engage in meaningful community service.

We have everything you need to develop your skills and enrich your experience so you can graduate with a foot already in the door.

Find work on campus

Earn while you learn as a student by landing a job on campus. We offer current students hundreds of roles every year with fantastic pay and conditions. 

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Develop your career

Our Careers and Employability team is here for you from day one until two years after you graduate. We can help you search for jobs and internships, get valuable advice and boost your employability.

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Grow by experience

Engage with community through ACU

Get workforce-ready before you graduate. Start building your skills and experience during your studies with our community engagement and work placement opportunities.

Community engagement

Build your inner strength through helping others. Learn about our community engagement placements as part of your curriculum and browse available engagement opportunities.

Make a difference

Work experience during a course

Hit the ground running by taking part in an industry placement. Read about our work integrated learning programs and see which courses provide professional experience.

Grow your skills

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International study options

Learn more about overseas study opportunities with our international partners, including internships, short courses and single semesters.

See the world

Why choose ACU?

Expand your knowledge, improve the lives of others, and gain a top qualification. See how studying with us will enrich your life.

Our difference

Lead with impact

You won’t just be job-ready when you graduate. We’ll also help you unlock the leader within so you can be a powerful force for good.

Learn to lead

Employers and industry

ACU students will add value and values to your organisation. Learn about student work placements and hiring, or advertise a position.

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