Engage with industry
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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