Depending on availability, DEW offers unpaid work experience where you can learn about the fundamentals of a particular job or work environment. Work experience placements are part of a program that is formally integrated into secondary or post-secondary education.

Being offered a placement depends on available opportunities, but also any experience you may have had and your aptitude for the role. Work experience applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis, usually by the manager of the relevant work area.

Register your interest

To register your interest, all students must complete the following form:

Secondary school students should also complete a work experience form provided by your school.

Tertiary students should also complete one of the following:

Submit all forms and relevant documentation by emailing to

More information

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