Curating and managing WIL experiences can be a complex undertaking, especially with limited resources and ever-changing landscapes.
At OES, we understand that institutions face significant challenges in balancing the costs of delivering high-quality WIL experiences with the need to measure their benefits across faculties and employers.
Our tailored approach to WIL sets us apart, as our experts specialise in providing seamless matching of students with the right industry partners to set them up for success, and offer effective systems for measuring the benefits. We believe that our ability to customise WIL experiences to meet the unique needs of each educational institution is essential for ensuring the maximum value of WIL programs.
Our host network of partners extend to over 12,000 small, medium and large organisations across diverse disciplines and sectors. Our industry reach is enhanced by our networks through SEEK Volunteer and GradConnection. We will find an opportunity for every student.
Our six-step approach to matching the right student with the right employer is crucial for a successful WIL experience. We believe in the power of working one on one with students to ensure the perfect match, driving strong positive outcomes for both the student and the employer.
We have a long history and strong focus on addressing the needs of student employability through preparing and successfully placing over 75,000 students, of which 52% were international students, in Australian organisations. We truly understand the needs of students and what it takes.
With over 12 years delivering online education to students from across Australia, we understand how to work with academics and have the pedagogical approaches to ensure that learning outcomes are at the centre of how we design, build and implement WIL experiences.
We’re dedicated to providing high-touch, personalised and dedicated support at every step of the journey to ensure the best experience for students, academics, and employers alike.
We believe in giving students a practical and immersive learning experience. We can help develop live projects which align with your curriculum and learning outcomes, ensuring that your students are fully engaged and developing the skills required for their future careers. We manage the entire process, from understanding your learning objectives to sourcing and managing industry partners, co-designing project outcomes, and developing project content that’s easy to access on your LMS.
We’re committed to creating a positive and productive learning experience for your students and our industry partners. With our expert approach, your students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their future careers.
Designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply in-classroom learning and theory to real-world work scenarios and experiences. We match students with suitable employers from our growing network of 12,000+ industry partners. With dedicated in-house experts supporting each student throughout their journey, our program aims to empower students and deliver authentic and relevant hands-on experience.
Looking for a flexible way to deliver internships? Whether you need a fully virtual program or a mix of in-person and remote experiences, we have the expertise to help you create a customised solution that meets the unique needs of your institution.
Industry partner connections
Students from varied study disciplines across multiple industries
Interns in the past year were offered a paid position by their host employer
Our simulations bring real-world situations to life in a safe and exciting way for students. This powerful tool for work integrated learning can be used in almost any subject area. We integrate simulations into live projects and internships to create a rich and immersive experience.
From role-playing and problem-solving simulations to interview and teamwork practice, our simulations help build confident, career-ready graduates.Discover more
Gradability, as Australia’s largest Professional Year Provider, has a proven track record of sourcing internships at scale and providing access to a sizable SME database. With the largest dedicated internships team across Australia, Gradability is uniquely positioned to offer a high-touch model that ensures the right student is matched with the right employer. Gradability’s successful hit rate in this regard is a testament to our extensive experience and commitment to creating best-in-class employability experiences for national and international students.
OES leverages its strong academic pedagogical heritage and the insights of the SEEK network to work effectively with academics in designing and managing WIL programs. With the largest global team of learning design experts and innovative digital media specialists, we provide scalable delivery of immersive student experiences.
We also have an extensive network of host companies, enhanced by our ability to leverage SEEK Volunteer and GradConnection, providing a unique ability to reach a very large pool of SMEs. This network enables us to offer exceptional internship opportunities that help students to develop essential skills and gain valuable industry experience.
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