Workplace Internships

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WLI participants and alumni can apply to undertake work experience with an Australian or Pacific organisation or participate in a professional development opportunity.

Women’s Developmental Leadership Program (WDLP) participants and select LeadershipConnect participants can apply to undertake a workplace internship or professional development opportunity to enhance leadership capacity.

Taking a range of forms depending on the location, interests, and resources of the participant, these experiences develop leadership and professional skills and forge lasting relationships and networks.

All internship proposals demonstrate a clear benefit to the participant, the participating organisation and the Pacific region, whilst not taking the place of, or resembling, formal employment.

Alumni participating in these opportunities often describe them as one of if not the most influential experiences of their WLI journey.

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Dorothy Jolly (PNG)

Dorothy attended the Australian International Education Conference (NSW, Australia) for four days.

Sophie Hepota Sindra (PNG)

Sophie completed a workplace internship at Rockhampton City Council (QLD, Australia) for five months.

Nirose Silas (Vanuatu)

Nirose took part in the Community Association of Public Accounts Committees training course (Suva, Fiji) for three days.

Grace Tudreu (Fiji)

Grace attended the Stockholm International Water Institute Conference (online) for five days.

Lute Mundia (Samoa)

Lute took part in the Australian Road Research Board training course (SA, Australia) for five days.

Nazia Raza (Fiji)

Nazia took part in the Psychwire E-Learning Platform training course (online) for six weeks, the SMART Recovery Training (online) for six days, and the Psychwire E-Learning training course (online) for 12 weeks.

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