Enhance your employability and career prospects through a range of industry experiences

Employers look for graduates with real-world experience, which is why it's important to build connections and learn from those with established business careers. Our Business internship and mentorship offerings enable you to build your practical skills through work integrated learning, helping you bridge the gap between work and study. These unique programs connect you with industry outside the classroom and enable you to build your professional network, while you study. Stand out from the crowd and discover how you can leverage these offerings as part of your degree in Business Management and HRM; Accounting and Finance; Tourism, Sport and Events; Marketing; and Property.

Over 15% of students gained employment as a result of their internship

Half of mentees were offered further opportunities beyond their mentorship – including paid employment

2020 Student Evaluation Survey

Industry opportunities

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Business Career Mentor Program

Enhance your employability and build your network through UniSA’s Business Career Mentor Program. This innovative scheme pairs business students with an experienced industry professional in a one-to-one mentorship to help launch your career. This program is accessible no matter your mode of study including on-campus and online and for up to three years after you graduate.

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Business Internship Program

Apply the skills and knowledge you gain from your studies to a real workplace environment through UniSA’s Business Internship Program. UniSA engages with a wide range of organisations to enable you to develop an understanding of what it’s like to work in your chosen profession, and gain vital experience for your CV. Internship courses are available in both undergraduate and postgraduate business degrees and are often a pathway to employment.

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Executive in Residence

Seek expert guidance to advance your career through UniSA’s Executive in Residence Program. UniSA Business students have exclusive access to top industry leaders through one-to-one appointments on-campus. Our business executives come from a wide range of fields including accounting, finance, human resource, management, and marketing.

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Executive Partners Program

Engage with successful industry executives to help realise your career potential through UniSA’s Executive Partners Program. This unique opportunity enables high-achieving postgraduate business students to develop flexible one-to-one mentoring relationships with experienced leaders in their chosen field.

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UniSA’s industry connections

We are a globally connected university, with over 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support our student internships and mentorships.

Minter Ellison
ANZ
BankSA
SA Power Networks
The Customer Collective
Aust Govt - ATO
BDO
Can Do Group
Bambrick Legal
Homestart Finance
Glenn Dias Real Estate
Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers
Accodex Partners

UniSA’s unstoppable career advantage

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#1 IN SA FOR GRADUATE CAREERS

ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-21 – Full-time Employment Indicator (Undergraduate). SA public universities.

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NO.1 IN SA FOR GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY

2021 QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey – Graduate Employability Skills Indicator

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NO.1 IN SA FOR GRADUATE CAREERS IN BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

ComparED (QILT): Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018-2020 - Full-time Employment Indicator (Postgraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.

Launch your unstoppable career with UniSA

Take advantage of these opportunities through our range of UniSA Business degrees.