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Industry Placement Program

How to apply

The placement program application is a two-part process and consists of the following steps:

  1. Complete an online application in Sonia Online
  2. Complete an online interview.

If you have been impacted by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and think you’ll be unable to complete the application by the deadline, email us at

1. Online application

You will need to lodge your application through Sonia Online by the application deadline. You can find instructions in the Sonia Online application user guide (pdf, 776KB).

As part of your application you will be asked to include:

  • a copy of your resume. We recommend that you use this resume template (pdf, 125.8KB) when preparing your resume
  • a copy of your academic record printed from Sydney Student
  • supporting documents (if you're applying for a scholarship)
  • an image of your current passport identification page (for international programs only)

Your documents need to be submitted as a single Microsoft Word document, no larger than 12MB.

2. Online interview

Once applications have closed, we will email your University student email account with instructions to complete your industry placement program online interview.

Online interviews are conducted using Sonru and you will have approximately two days to complete it.

Before attempting the interview, please keep in mind the following.

  • You can use a desktop, laptop or mobile device.
  • You will need good internet connection, a webcam and a microphone.
  • You will have only 1 attempt at completing the online interview in Sonru, so we strongly recommend that you become familiar with the system beforehand and don’t leave your interview to the last minute.

If you'd like to practice online interviews, please email

Your Industry Placement Program application is not complete until you have completed Steps 1 and 2. Late applications will not be accepted.

Local and International Programs

Work Integrated Learning Coordinator
Last updated: 27 July 2021

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