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Professional WIL Placement (IT)

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There’s no secret code to crack here, take CTRL of your career and stand out with a Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program in Information Technology!

Are you a recent graduate who is struggling to break into the IT industry, or a switched on student thinking about the next steps after university?

The Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program specialising in IT has been designed to help you successfully bridge the gap between study and professional employment in the accountancy field. Through the program you will have the opportunity to;

  • Gain Australian experience in your relevant field of study
  • Develop your communication skills and confidence
  • Apply what you studied in university
  • Explore your future career path
  • Understand how businesses operate
  • Add relevant experience to add to your resume
  • Build your professional business network
  • Potentially gain references and endorsements
  • Access a mentor who provides career advice and guidance

During the program you will work towards and be assessed for the nationally recognised unit of competency BSBIND201 Work effectively in a business environment.

IT Placements

Performance Careers works with over 3,500 industry partners to provide IT placements across most industries, our host companies range from SMEs to some of Australia’s largest organisations and most recognised brand names. During our placement matching process we work with you to understand your career aspirations and training needs, and take these into consideration along with your specific area of expertise, relevant experience, learning objectives, and location. The following are examples of IT placements within our host company network:

Junior Software Developer Placement

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An Australian based consultancy that develops software solutions for small to medium sized businesses. 

ABOUT YOU: You have an IT degree, a strong aptitude for picking up software languages and the ability to apply them in a practical setting. An enthusiasm for the IT industry as well as the ability to liaise with colleagues and clients are essential characteristics for this placement. 

LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specific learning outcomes of this program you will have the opportunity to increase your skill set in various areas. You will improve your technical knowledge of .NET, SQL and other framework designs, develop high level technical communication skills through liaising with colleagues and clients, rapidly increase your understanding of how small consultancies manage their workflow and provide effective software solutions, gain an awareness of the Australian IT industry, as well as develop the ability to positively contribute to internal and external meetings in a way that is in line with Australian practices.

Software Programmer Placement

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: An energetic, forward-thinking and creative digital marketing agency. 

ABOUT YOU: An IT final year student or graduate who is a natural creative thinker will thrive in a placement with this small and dynamic digital marketing agency. Whilst a technical background in software programming provides a good foundation, you will also need fairly decent communication skills plus an ability to manage projects from start to finish. Time management skills are therefore a must.

LEARNING OUTCOME: In addition to the specific learning outcomes of this program you will gain exposure to a broad range of technical and non-technical areas including how to use different software systems, and programming languages and frameworks including JavaScript, C#, React and Node. You will learn best software development practices and execution, how to engage with Kanban and Agile work methodologies, business communication skills that you can apply to your future career, strong time management skills through project coordination, Australian IT business culture and a solid understanding of challenges faced when operating within this sector. This placement is best suited to someone who is independent, assertive, passionate about software development and with an entrepreneurial streak.

Locations

Performance Careers offers the Professional WIL Placement (Internship) Program in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

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