Student placements and work experience

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We offer work experience placements for secondary and tertiary students year round depending on available opportunities.   

We recognise the importance of work experience and the benefits that it provides to the student. It helps gain exposure in a chosen field under the supervision of a council officer. 

Placements may be in the following areas:  

  • Corporate Services
  • Regulatory Services  
  • Planning and Development  
  • Environmental Health  
  • Parks and Gardens  
  • Children’s services  
  • Libraries  
  • Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre      

Placement requests are coordinated by Highlands LLEN, and available by contacting your school coordinator directly.

Complete the Expression of Interest form

If there is an area of Council not listed which interests you, we would like you to include this in your application form. For further enquiries please contact our People and Culture team on 03 5320 5699.

Student placements

Tertiary students interested in a student placement should complete the Expression of Interest form below.

Placement requests are forwarded to the relevant department and coordinated by Council directly.

Complete the Expression of Interest form