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Work-ready graduates

As a consortium of five universities based in each mainland state across Australia, The ATN is committed to developing work-ready graduates by connecting them to world leading innovators and thinkers. It is vital we equip graduates with employability skills that industry require to ensure they can adapt to the new jobs of the future.

Work Integrated Learning

Partnerships with industry groups, global organisations and Australian businesses provide our students with the opportunities to gain practical knowledge and experience in their areas of study.  Research indicates that students who have completed WIL placements are in greater demand in the workforce than their competitors.

Alexandra HipolitoAlexandra Hipolito

Bachelor of Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney

My placements at IBM and CBA taught me how to communicate professionally with my colleagues and developed my problem solving skills – two key skills which I definitely needed when I transitioned over from university to my current role. Read more...

Visit the UTS WIL website

Kurt Jennings

Kurt Jennings

Structural Engineering graduate, Curtin University

"My placement at ACOR Consultants helped me to bridge the gap between the theoretical knowledge which I gained at Curtin University and the practical applications which are required in the engineering industry." Read more...

Visit the Curtin WIL website

Nita WiroonsupNita Wiroonsup

Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace, RMIT University

"My internship at EADS Astrium Space Transportation in Bremen, Germany has given me a valuable opportunity to meet, work and build connections globally – this network is what makes RMIT different to other universities." Read more...

Visit the RMIT WIL website

Damien RainesDamien Raines

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (Enterprise Business Solutions), University of South Australia

“Hewlett Packard is one of the largest international ICT companies, and to have a globally recognised company on my CV before graduating is a huge confidence booster. My internship will be an invaluable learning experience and an excellent opportunity to gain real world experience working in the ICT industry.

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Tim PeutTim Peut

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer and Software Systems)

I completed an internship with Google at their global headquarters in California where I designed and developed test infrastructure for a large software system. I now work there full time and as you would expect, it’s amazing. Not bad for a first job.

Visit the QUT WIL website