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

*IPP is a 26-week placement program. Engineering IPP placements are made up of two 13-week blocks.

Whilst on an IPP placement, students receive fortnightly payments to the total of $15,000 via a host funded scholarship.


IPP registrations are open to domestic students currently studying an undergraduate bachelor degree on campus 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 now eligible to apply in the following areas:

  • Information technology
  • Engineering

IPP is not offered to students studying a program which 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

To be eligible for an IPP placement, applicants must satisfactorily complete:

Students looking to apply for IPP are required to show sound academic achievement of a credit average.

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

Students need to apply in their first or second year of their program to ensure they can complete the requirements above. 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.

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