Gain work experience and improve your profile with the help of our industry connections and expertise. 

In a competitive jobs market, securing the right work experience gives you the edge with potential employers. Take advantage of these opportunities at UQ.

workplace discussionBEL Work Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning courses (WIL) enable you to gain work experience with an industry partner for academic credit with a variety of formats available. WIL courses provide the opportunity for you to reflect and translate your internship into personal understanding and transferrable skills.

smiling student with clipboard in front of colin clark building at UQBEL Student Work Experience Program

If you are a mid-degree BEL student seeking entry-level professional experience and practice at participating in a competitive recruitment process, consider applying for the BEL Student Work Experience Program in term 1 or term 3.  Internships are timed to occur over the winter or summer break and require your attendance at the workplace.

Student group at Manning StLegal experiences 

Law students seeking legal experience should join the Pro Bono rosterget involved in mooting or apply to do a legal clinic. All experiences require in-person attendance. Legal clinics are your opportunity for Work Integrated Learning (an internship for academic credit).

illustration showing video screen and studentVirtual internships

Short, free online internships with top companies provide a taste of working in a particular role and can help you decide if it's really for you. If you decide to pursue an application with the company it also shows commitment.


2 smilin gstudents at open day wearing UQ purple polosVolunteering

Express interest in volunteering at UQ or with BEL. These volunteer opportunities require you to work on campus.