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PhD Industry Experience program

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.


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.

For further information

Phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68)


For further information

Phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

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Last updated
17 June 2016

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