Interns in Industry

If your business is time or resource poor or looking to bring fresh ideas and a new perspective into your workplace - then it may be time to consider hosting an intern. 

Interns in Industry is an internship program run by Deakin Business School (DBS). The program gives students the opportunity to complete a business internship with a local eastern region business. Whitehorse City Council has been involved with this prestigious internship program since 2009.

    Internship Task Examples

    Further Information 

    For business enquiries and expression of interest for future intakes, please make contact with the Investment and Economic Development Unit on

    Deakin Business School have a range of internship programs and opportunities for businesses to be involved with, contact for more information.

    Deakin Business Development Clinic

    Deakin Business School offer an additional program called the Deakin Business Development Clinic which is an innovative online program where business students, under the supervision of an academic mentor, conduct a business health check and provide practical outcomes to increase business profits.

    To participate in this unique consulting opportunity, you will need to be available to:

    • Attend a pre-set 90-minute session to meet your student consultants.
    • Be available over 4–5 weeks for mutually beneficial calls and email correspondence with the student consultants.
    • Attend a 30-minute final pitch presentation.

    The Business School often seeks businesses to be part of the program. 

    Contact the Deakin Business School to register your interest for the upcoming intakes and find out more. 

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