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Find out what it’s like undertaking an engineering internship with Local Government

06/04/2023 |

UWA Engineering students get hands-on and practical experience opportunities throughout their studies.

As part of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree, engineering students undertake and eight to 12 weeks work experience in industry to develop employability skills and professional networks.

It’s a great opportunity to connect with potential employers and explore the types of careers you might be interested in. It's also a way to stand out to future employers by getting real world experience while completing your degree. 

Hear from Civil Engineering students Fan Xu and Wilson Laksmono, who have undertaken internships at the City of Swan. You'll also hear from graduate Dilsher Singh, who's commenced with the City as part of its Graduate Engineer Program.  

With UWA’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program you can choose to specialise in one of nine engineering majors and become an industry-ready engineer in just four years.  

Not sure which engineering career path is right for you? Read our Which engineering specialisation should I study? story for details on all of UWA’s engineering specialisations and the career paths they can lead to.

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