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Work placements

Work experience in your area of expertise/stream is incredibly important for setting you up for success in later years whether it's getting a job or doing well at your job.

Industry experts want students with practical experience.

They want all rounders; students who have done reasonably well academically but also able to integrate well into a workplace.

It is therefore vitally important that you find meaningful work experience prior to graduating from University.

If you are in the Bachelor of Engineering (Co-op) program you will have the opportunity to complete up to six months of paid vacation work in your 3rd year of study. Mainstream Bachelor of Engineering as well as Master of Engineering and Master of IT (Software Engineering) students are expected to complete at least 12 weeks of study.

See the below list of Industry that CDU-Engineering is currently affiliated with; use this as a starting point for work experience/job hunting. Remember that when contacting these companies - if there isn't a way of submitting an online work application, speak to HR, enquire about vacation work, and how you could submit an expression of interest. Be polite and courteous. 

ConocoPhillipsJohn HollandTHIESS
Department of Construction and InfrastructureMacmahonURS
Defence Force RecruitingMcArthur River MiningVan der meer
Department of Lands and PlanningNS Projects Pty LtdVan Oord Australia
East Arnhem Shire CouncilNorthern Territory GovernmentWallbridge and Gilbert
Engineers AustraliaOpusWood and Grieve
FascoPower and WaterWoodgroup
Gen Air PTY LtdPowercorpWoodside
GHDRio Tinto AlcanWorley Parsons
Heiner Structural Eng. Consult.Ross Julia RossXstrata McArthur River Mine

If you have any queries please contact the Industry Placement Coordinator Rob Wolff.