During your research, connections with industry become increasingly valuable.
These networks can provide graduate researchers with access unique materials or investment, to test your research and findings in real-world situations, and to gain valuable work experience that can lead to post-doctoral job opportunities.
Industry connections – which can come through experience, introductions or attending conferences and events – are also an important way to expand your personal and professional communities.
The University of Melbourne fosters industry collaboration and innovation through short-term research internships for PhD and Master of Philosophy candidates.
For PhD candidates in a science, technology, engineering or mathermatics discipline, you can also access industry mentoring opportunities
First published on 16 February 2022.
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