Forest Internship Project

Forest Internship Project (FRST90035)

The subject aims to provide high-level employment experience with government, industry or non-governmental organization (NGO). Undertaking this subject will assist with developing employer expectations of forest science graduates in the work environment and the skills required to function with excellence    in the workplace.

What are the benefits?

Many! Students comment that they are able to:

  • Identify and articulate their knowledge and skills and apply them to organisational contexts and work-settings;
  • Demonstrate their analytical, research and problem-solving skills;
  • Understand the value of industry and professional networks and their importance to lifelong learning and career progression;
  • Greater confidence in their ability to contribute to an operating work environment, awareness of the strengths they offer to a future employer as well as areas to further develop beyond their degree.

Looking at options for your project?  

If you would like to discuss options for industry projects, please organise to meet with the subject coordinator, Associate Prof Gerd Bossinger (forest-science@unimelb.edu.au).

Found your placement?

Once you have secured your placement and have confirmation from your host, please contact the Careers & Industry Consultant for the Faculty of Science (science-academicprograms@unimelb.edu.au)

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