Science Work Placement Unit
Students will have the opportunity to:
- Develop first-hand knowledge and ask questions about their field of interest
- Gain valuable and transferable skills, discovering the importance of each
- Be confident in their ability to master new skills
- Make connections and create a professional network
- Explore their options and taste the opportunities that exist upon graduation
- Strengthen their CV and job interview with examples of work experience and industry referees
- Build awareness of the expectations at work and the culture of their industry
- 6 points – elective credit at Level 2
- Ungraded Pass/Fail
- Work placement paired with learning content and assessment
- Up to 50 placements available in Semester 1 and 2
- More information from UWA Handbook
- Bachelor of Science student
- At least 60 points achieved (or on track to be achieved by the end of Semester 2, 2018)
- Sufficient space remaining in course to receive 6 points credit
- Good academic standing with a WAM of 65 or higher
- Good interpersonal skills
- Good written and spoken communication skills
UWA Agribusiness Connect Regional Work Placement Scholarship ($4000)
This scholarship is to encourage and assist agriculture students to undertake a regional work placement at a regionally based agribusiness as part of the SCIE2205 Science Work Placement unit.
Students must apply and meet the SCIE2205 eligibility criteria before applying for this scholarship.
How to apply
Apply by email using your student email account.
- Email subject line: Application: Name, student number
- Attach Word or PDF documents:
- Faculty Approval Form
- Cover letter
- Letter of reference
Applications for Semester 1, 2019 closed on 1st November.
Applications for Semester 2, 2019 will open in February 2019.
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Science is uncovering exactly how it has the power to change our world for the better
Science Consultancy Unit
The Science Consultancy Project supports knowledge of science in the community as well as develop employability skills through a consultancy placement in a primary or secondary school.
UWA Science Competition
This competition is proudly brought to you by the Faculty of Science. It is for any student who is interested in the impact that science has on the world.
The Faculty of Science has a dedicated Senior Student Experience Adviser assisting students.
If you have any questions about how to get involved
Email your enquiries to[email protected]
Speak to the Science Placement Officer during business hours(+61) 8 6488 8744
The Science Student Office Agriculture Central building, Hackett Drive on the UWA Perth campus.Campus map