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PhD Industry Experience Program

New opportunities are available for businesses and PhD students to work together and benefit through real world industry placements of between 20 to 30 business days.

A highly skilled workforce is critical for building Queensland's future knowledge economy. The PhD Industry Experience Program encourages businesses and universities to collaborate in setting up short-term, unpaid industry placements for PhD students, to build their work-readiness and increase the competitiveness of the businesses.

Benefits

For PhD students:

  • a chance to demonstrate their skills to prospective employers
  • opportunities to expand their practical workplace knowledge and understand industry needs outside a university setting
  • a network of new colleagues, potential referees and industry contacts
  • a challenging business project to help develop core work and commercially focused skills.

For businesses:

  • new ideas and fresh perspectives
  • access to university skills and technical expertise
  • new talent for future employment opportunities
  • help in advancing innovative projects.

How to apply

PhD students: Apply online on the Advance Queensland website and view the program guidelines, current projects on offer and cut-off dates for assessment purposes.

Businesses: Submit details about a proposed project online at any time on the Advance Queensland website and view the program guidelines, current projects on offer and assessment round cut-off dates.

For further information

Web: qld.gov.au/advanceqld
Email: info.innovation@dsiti.qld.gov.au
Phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

 

For further information

Web: qld.gov.au/advanceqld
Email: info.innovation@dsiti.qld.gov.au
Phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0)
Last updated
14 January 2016

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