The Australian Industry Group is an industry partner in a new national project aimed at enhancing university student employability through innovative industry and community engagement.
The project is funded by the Australian Technology Network (ATN) and includes RMIT University (lead), UTS, Curtin, QUT, Uni SA and ACCI.
The project will address the priorities of the National Work Integrated Learning Strategy to broaden industry and community engagement in work integrated learning, particularly with small to medium enterprises, by identifying and showcasing innovative approaches that overcome barriers to initiatives between employers and university students. It will also respond to labour market trends.
Resources will be disseminated through ATN universities and industry groups to increase links for employers and work integrated learning opportunities for students.
It is planned to establish:
To get involved with the project, or to discuss your company’s connections with university students, contact Anne Younger, General Manager, Education and Training.
Phone: (03) 9867 0172