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Work Ready Program Professional Accounting

Get the skills you need to stand out.

Our Work Ready Program will prepare you for success at university and in your future career. Whist studying full-time Professional Accounting at our Launceston campus, you’ll be able to enjoy all the benefits and opportunities of the program.

The Work Ready Program combines your Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Professional Accounting (Specialisation) degree with a guaranteed corporate internship placement, regular mentoring, work experience, networking and training opportunities as well as financial support to help you settle in during your first year of study.

Get the most out of your University experience, set yourself apart and give yourself an edge for future employment.

Program Benefits

Corporate
Internship

Get a guaranteed place in our Corporate Internship Program. Not only will you gain a competitive advantage for employment, you’ll also achieve credit towards your degree.

Public speaking and English language support

Our regular, drop-in English sessions are a great way to improve your language skills and make friends. Use our public speaking club linkages to develop skills and make community contacts.

Ambassador of Industry and Academic Mentor

Our Ambassador for Industry will facilitate networking opportunities and help you form connections. Stay on track with your studies, with one-on-one sessions with your Academic Mentor at least twice per semester.

Financial support

To help you settle into life in Launceston during your first year of study, you’ll receive $3,000 (split over each semester after census date in $1,500 instalments).

Volunteer work experience

Build your networks and work experience by volunteering in social enterprises. This feature is ideal for those wanting to gain Australian workplace experience.

Training and workshops

Choose to do some vocational training, such as barista or Responsible Serving of Alcohol, to help you secure casual work during your studies. You can also sharpen your computer and interview skills.

Available to commencing 2021 Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Professional Accounting (Specialisation) students studying full-time at our Launceston campus. Once enrolled you will automatically join the program.

Read the full Terms and Conditions here (PDF 131KB).

For more information or enquires, contact the Academic Program Coordinator – John.Streeter@utas.edu.au.

Work Ready Program Team

John Streeter

John Streeter is your Academic Program Coordinator and your key Work Ready Program contact.

Anne-Marie Martin

Anne-Marie Martin is your Ambassador of Industry, providing support around corporate internships, networking, and work experience.

Mansi Mansi

Mansi Mansi is an Academic Support and here to help guide you through the Program.

Bikram Chatterjee

Bikram Chatterjee is the Professional Accounting, Course Coordinator and program support.

FAQ

If you meet the eligibility requirements you will automatically join the program.

Yes, if you are a commencing semester 1, 2021 Professional Accounting student. Find out how to transfer campus here.

No, you can opt-out of the program by contacting the Program Coordinator – John Streeter.

For more information or enquires, contact the Program Coordinator, John Streeter.