WANADA's Student Placement Program supports university students from allied health fields to complete placements in the alcohol and other drug sector. Students build confidence in working with people impacted by alcohol and other drugs. Services benefit from students eager to apply their current knowledge and develop skills in the workplace.
Internships - Express Your Interest Now
Internships are not tied to specific university learning outcomes, rather, they are an opportunity for students to apply their skills in a professional environment. The development of professional skills and ethical values is encouraged.
|UWA||McCusker Internships||100 hours||Undergraduate and post graduate|
|ECU||School of Medical and Health Science internships||10 To 15 hours per week for 6 to 9 months||Undergraduate|
|UWA||Arts, Business and Law Work Integrated Learning placements||100 hours||Undergraduate and postgraduate|
Student Placements - Express Your Interest Now
|UWA||Medicine - service learning or research||18 months placement, contact hours variable||First and second year|
|UWA||Public Health Practicum||450 to 490 hours 4 to 5 days per week||Masters|
|UWA||Sports Science Practicum||140 hours||Third year|
|UWA Pharmacy||Pharmacy||1 week||Masters|
|Curtin||Bachelor of Health Science||100 hours||Third year|
|ECU||Bachelor of Health Science Industry placements – majors in Health Promotion, Nutrition, Addictions, Occupational and Health Safety and Environmental Health||75 hours, 1 to 2 days per week||Third year|
|ECU||Community and Public Health Nutrition Placement||6 weeks full time||Masters|
|ECU||Integrated Community and Public Health and Food Service Placement||10 weeks full time||Masters|
|University of Notre Dame||Bachelor of Behavioural Science||150 hours||Third year|
The Student Experience
Former students share their experience of a placement in the alcohol and other drug sector.
Building Capacity, Supporting Students and Services
The Student Placement Program is building capacity in the alcohol and other drug sector and providing students with valuable experience working in the alcohol and other drug sector.
The pdf Student Placement Impact Statement (217 KB) covers many of the program's positive outcomes.
pdf Student Placement Program Support (117 KB) shares how WANADA can support a better student placement experience.