Helpful resources to assist with your placement

  • Organising a placement

    How to identify and approach potential host organisations.
    Organising a placement.pdf

  • Cover letter format

    For use when approaching organisations, including a digital Faculty of Arts letterhead.
    Letter format.doc

  • Resume format

    Prepare a resume that stands out when you approach organisations.

    You can use the University's EmployMe site to compile and download your own resume, under the Job Applications tab. For an optimal resume, use the site's Self Awareness tab to assist you in identifying your skills and passions.


  • Risk assessment

    The University of Melbourne is committed to ensuring the safe travel of students.

    Students undertaking an internship must complete the relevant form below. The content of the submitted form will be reviewed by your internship coordinator in consultation with relevant OHS managers. Following approval, your form will be signed by your internship coordinator.

    Risk assessment form (P1 – internships in metropolitan Melbourne)

    Risk assessment form (P2 – all other internships)