Get yourself ready for a Co-op Placement with these useful workshop and events. There is also important resources, such as employee support and resume writing.
If you're currently on placement, ensure you are enrolled into WIL1 and WEI1 courses or WIL2 and WEI2.
Students who have not found a placement and wish to transfer out of the Applied program and into their 3 year equivalent can do so via Apply Online/Direct Application
If you're new and needing to undertake a placement for Semester 1, 2019 ensure you have registered with the team and have signed up for Induction!
This session is essential to all Applied Business students looking to undertake their placement year at the start of 2019.
Wednesday 11th July 2018, 11am - 2.30pm
RMIT City Campus, Storey Hall, Building 16, Level 1, Room 1 Lecture Theatre (16.01.01)
Register via Careerhub
Preparing for the Co-op Fair
The Business WIL team will share their top tips and advice in approaching Co-op employers at the Co-op & Internship Fair.
The session is designed to help prepare you to ask the right questions and give yourself the best chance at making good impressions!
Monday 23rd July 2018, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
RMIT City Campus, Building 80, Level 11, Room 9
Resumes, Cover Letters and Applications
The Business WIL team work closely with employers and will give their best advice in preparing a solid resume and cover letter and answer questions about online applications.
Bring your resume and cover letter along (and any applications or job ads you want to apply for).
The session will be practical and designed to really hone in on the details.
Tuesday 31st July 2018, 1.30pm - 2.30pm
RMIT City Campus, Building 80, Level 11, Room 10
Effective Co-op Job Searching Strategies
If you're looking to secure a Co-op placement for semester 1, 2019 the Business WIL Team will give insights and advice into finding a job, how to approach employers and share what the available roles you can apply for are.
They'll share practical advice about reaching out to potential employers including what you can say and how best to sell yourself.
The team works closely with Co-op employers everyday so come prepared with any questions you may have.
Thursday 16th August 2018, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
RMIT City Campus, Building 10, Level 07, Room 25
It contains a list of steps you can take to prepare and be more competitive when you start looking for a placement later on in your degree.
Co-op Employer Guidelines
You can provide a copy to potential employers. It explains the Co-op Program and describes the benefits of employing a Co-op student.
Support for Co-op Students
This is a process map on preparing and applying for a Co-op placement.
Co-op workshop: Job Interview Skills
Download the audio version of the workshop to prepare for interviews and be more competitive when you look for a placement. (Connect to gmail with your RMIT email address to access). Video version available here.
Co-op Boot Camp - Get Ready for Placement S1, 2019!
It's mid-semester break and you haven't secured a Co-op placement yet. No time to despair!
The Business WIL team will run a 2 hour Bootcamp to address your areas for improvement and get you ready for stronger applications! Block out this time in your diary early but don't leave it this late to make plenty of applications!
Tuesday 28th August 2018, 11am - 1pm
RMIT City Campus, Building 80, Level 09, Room 12
Co-op Interviewing Skills
You've got through the hardest stage and made it to interview! Be at your best by preparing yourself early and practicing to make yourself stand out (for good reasons!).
The Business WIL team will take you through their top advice for interviewing well. The team speaks daily with different employers and understands what employers look for. Some interviews are informal and feel more like a chat. Others are formal and will make you think on your feet. It's best to be prepared for both!
The team will take you through commonly asked questions as well as some hairier ones.
Thursday 13th September 2018, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
RMIT City Campus, Building 80, Level 03, Room 15