Work Integrated Learning (WIL) - Getting you Work Ready!
Many of you would have experienced some form of WIL during your studies. It's a way of putting theory into practice through engagement with real or simulated situations. This can be in a workplace, in the community, or even at the University. Here are some forms of WIL that may be familiar to you:
So, how has WIL helped you?
- You have an awareness of workplace culture and expectations
- You have sharpened important skills that all employers look for. They're called transferrable skills , and include:
- Self confidence
- You've had the opportunity to fine tune your career strategy and seek business opportunities.
- You've also had the opportunity to develop an important network of contacts
Find out more about how WIL has helped you
Maximise your work integrated experiences by making an appointment with the Careers Service. The career counsellors will assist you to make the connections between your work integrated learning experiences and your future employability through translating the experiences into tangible additions to your cirriculum vitae (CV).