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 relevant work experience in your final year with an industry partner for academic credit.  WIL is designed to give you the edge in applying for jobs after you graduate. A variety of formats are available to suit your personal situation. 

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

If you are a 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 run in Semester 1 and Semester 2. Be considered for an internship that occurs during the Semester Break.

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.