The Industry Placement Program (IPP) can provide the stepping stone to further your development beyond University.

Take your degree to the next level

  • Gain real-life workplace skills through hands-on experience
  • Understand employer expectations
  • Network in your industry, and improve your industry knowledge
  • Discover and explore future career paths

Gain experience and rewards

  • 26 weeks of industry experience*
  • $15,000 scholarship
  • Gain 30 credit points towards your degree

*IPP is a 26-week placement program. Engineering IPP placements are are during summer vacation.

Whilst on an IPP placement, students receive fortnightly payment, a total of $15,000 ($7,500) via a host funded scholarship.


IPP registrations are open to domestic students currently studying an undergraduate bachelor degree at FedUni. Students studying part-time are eligible to apply but they must be prepared to complete a placement full-time.

IPP is available to students studying degrees in the following areas:

  • Information technology
  • Business
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Arts

International students studying an undergraduate bachelor degree on campus at FedUni are also eligible to apply in the following areas:

  • Information technology
  • Engineering

IPP is not offered to students studying a program that has a compulsory placement component. This includes, but is not limited to, students studying nursing, midwifery, education, social and community welfare or psychology.

IPP prerequisites

Students apply for IPP industry projects via submission of a resume. Resumes are emailed to the Host Organisation, who then interview the short-listed applicants.

To prepare and assist you, it is highly recommended that students engage with the University's career and professional development support services. These include:

We also encourage demonstrated involvement in School and/or community activities, leadership and teamwork experience. And motivation, enthusiasm and commitment to the program.

Placements will occur in the third year of study for all students except engineering students. Engineering placements will occur in two 13-week blocks, during the summer semester break at the end of your second and third year or your third and fourth year.


If you’re ready to take your university experience to a whole new level apply today.

Contact us


1800FEDUNI (1800 333 864)


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