Ashil has extensive experience in managing placements and internships. He has coordinated placements and facilitated partnerships in the not-for-profit sector, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, Business and Languages & Linguistics. He has co-coordinated international Work-Integrated Learning projects and developed Australia's first Languages internship program.

He is a pragmatic employability specialist who sees work experience and placements as the missing link between academic learning and employability. Once an international student himself he has a passion to inspire other international students to take-up extensive opportunities and grow their networks. He also widely worked in the media industry as a video producer overseeing various diverse projects from inception to completion. He has an interest in exploring mobility programs for students to assist in their employability journey and develop life-long skills.

Ashil holds a Bachelor of Communication (Screen Production and Journalism) from Griffith University.

Areas of responsibility

  • Coordinating the placements for courses RBUS3999 and RBUS7999.
  • Engaging with industry and generating opportunities for students to take up Work-Integrated Learning placements. 
  • Engaging employers and opportunities in Marketing and Advertising disciplines.
  • Developing Global Virtual Internship Programs.
  • Partnering in the BEL SET Community Engagement Program (CEP).
  • Exploring Rural Placements and overseas WIL opportunities.

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