Faculty of Science

Science Work Placement unit

Further information

Science Student Office

SCIE2205 - Science Work Placement unit helps students bridge the gap between theory and practice by providing opportunities to gain hands-on, practical experience and network with industry professionals.

Applications are now open for Semester 1, 2018. Applications must be submitted before 1 February 2018.

  • Further communicate your passion for Science with the Schools Science Engagement 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

      SCIE2205 - Unit Information

      • 6 points - elective credit at Level 2
      • Ungraded Pass/Fail
      • Work placement paired with learning content and assessment
      • Up to 20 placements available in the Summer Teaching period (December 2017 - February 2018)
      • Up to 50 placements available in Semester 1, 2018
      • More information from UWA Handbook

      SCIE2205 - Eligibility criteria

      • Bachelor of Science student
      • At least 60 points achieved (or on track to be achieved by the end of Semester 2, 2017)
      • 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


      How to apply

        Apply by email using your student email account.

        • Email subject line: Application: Name, student number
        • Attach Word or PDF documents:
          • Cover letter
          • CV
          • Letter of reference
        • Applications close on Thursday 1st of February 2018 for both the Summer teaching period and Semester 1, 2018.

    Contact us if you have any questions about how to get involved.