Practicums

Practicums

Give yourself a competitive edge as a global leader and citizen and prepare for the future of work with the Practicum component of the GLP. Postgraduate students will engage in a practical experience that has a focus on cross-cultural or international themes, leadership, innovation, or entrepreneurship.

Whatever option you choose, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and experiences, expand your professional networks and create positive change in your local or international community. As part of your cross-cultural experience you can:

  • attend an approved overseas Macquarie short course or study tour
  • undertake 40 hours of a cross-cultural internship or volunteering in Australia or overseas

Previous GLP students have:

  • Embarked upon a session-long cultural exchange to Hong Kong, studying international law and human rights
  • Demonstrated leadership as an International Student Ambassador
  • Inspired high school students from a refuge background as a Mentor
  • Networked at a conference on design, technology and social change and the future of work
  • Completed a unit of study on business sustainability at the Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Canada
  • Developed their entrepreneurial skills by completing the Macquarie Incubator 10-week Gou Program
  • Interned with the Climate Council of Australia, contributing to work on global coral bleaching, extreme weather, renewable energy and international action on climate change
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