Humanities industry experience

The Faculty of Humanities has partnered with business, industry organisations, government and the not-for-profit sector to develop real-world education opportunities. Our industry partners play an integral role in our students’ education by providing quality mentoring and supervision.

Our goal is to ensure a Curtin education remains relevant and valued both by students and employers. By aligning our teaching with the needs of industry, we contribute to the knowledge economy of our nation and future industry leaders.

Work integrated learning opportunities include:

  • Guest lectures
  • Projects with industry partners or practitioners
  • Non-assessable work experience
  • Study tours
  • Placements and internships

Humanities internships

Curtin has partnered with a range of organisations to offer internships to undergraduate and postgraduate students.  If you’re eligible, you can earn credit towards your degree, build industry connections and gain practical experience in preparation for a future career.

Eligibility varies depending on your course requirements, so we recommend you get in touch with a professional experience representative from your School for detailed advice and information. Details below:

School of Design and the Built Environment

Curtin’s School of Design and the Built Environment provides teaching that values design, sustainability and community development; encourages individual approaches to visual ideas; and celebrates future possibilities.

The School is renowned for its connections to prominent national and international industry partners, providing students with many industry-aligned opportunities.

For information on work integrated learning opportunities based on your study plan and course requirements, please get in touch with the professional experience representative by emailing

School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry

The School of School of Media Creative Arts and Social Inquiry offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate work integrated learning opportunities in media, film, creative writing, performing arts industries and much more.

To find out what opportunities you are eligible for, we recommend you reach out to the professional experience representative by emailing

School of Education

The School of Education’s partnerships with schools and education providers in all sectors reflect our desire to work collaboratively to develop highly sought-after graduates. The partnerships promote extended pre-service teacher contact with schools and encourage school-based professionals to coach, mentor and assess pre-service teachers.

Our main work integrated learning opportunities include:

  • Professional experience
  • Professional Learning Hub (professional development for educators)

Learn more about our professional experience opportunities, including a detailed list of key contacts.