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Work-integrated learning - employers

27 October 2023

Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) is a fantastic way to connect with UC and our students and if offers many benefits to your organisation. Find out about work-integrated learning for employers.


Is your organisation interested in hosting a student for an internship, placement, practicum or project?

Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) is a fantastic way to connect with students as part of their studies as well as the University of Canterbury. WIL is not only a fantastic opportunity, but also has many benefits to your organisation.

Benefits for your organisation

  • Provide support for projects
  • Experience fresh perspectives
  • Help shape tomorrow's leaders
  • Access to latest trends and technology
  • Mentorship opportunities for staff
  • Find talented employees

Opportunities at UC

There are many opportunities to partner with UC, with various other WIL opportunities available in our Faculties:

The Faculty of Arts offers a range of opportunities for partners to get involved. These are some of the areas where you may be interested in getting involved:

There are many opportunities to connect with UC Business School, from projects to internships, undergraduate to the Masters programmes - find out more.

Work-placed learning and work placements are an integral part of the Engineering qualification completed generally over the summer period.

There are also opportunities to connect with students during their final year projects.

To learn more, speak with the Faculty of Engineering Student Advisor team.

Connect with the Faculty of Law if you are interested in being involved in supporting students in a real world setting.

There is also an opportunity to support students studying Criminal Justice through the PACE Internship Programme.

UC Careers

Is Work-Integrated Learning not quite right for your organisation? UC Careers can help you increase your on-campus brand and profile with UC students. Find out the other ways they support your organisation to recruit UC students and graduates.

One way to promote opportunities within your organisations, such as paid internship, clerkships, or projects free of charge (criteria applies), is through our recruitment platform NZUni Talent

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