Global Scope Business Case Program

Intersective, in conjunction with StudyNSW and UNSW Sydney, is offering international and domestic students a unique opportunity to join a limited number of 3-week (50 hours per student in total over 3 weeks) focused business project experiences with a NSW Government agency, NGO or private enterprise during Summer 2017.

With this premier experiential learning program, you will participate in real-world business projects facing a NSW government agency, NGO or private enterprise. In student teams you will create options to address current business projects, meet project providers once a week, be mentored by industry mentors, enhance your business capabilities, build professional skills and expand your professional networks. This program will combine some on-line learning with a 2-hour workshop, 5-6 meetings with professionals (project providers and industry mentors) all managed through a world class collaborative platform called Practera. 

As a student consultant in this program, you will:

Need to be in Sydney during the program in order to meet with your team and professionals (project provider and industry mentor) regularly.

  • Work with NSW Government departments/ Corporates/ Startups
  • Interact with and develop networks with leaders, project providers, industry mentors and management consultants
  • Work with diverse teams to create an innovative business proposition
  • Learn applied business skills in industry
  • Develop real world professional skills

Program Timeline

  • Program commences 20th Nov 2017
  • The 3-week experience starts from 20th Nov 2017 to 12th Dec 2017.
  • Multiple teams will work concurrently on different business projects.
  • Students will learn how to work in teams, collaborate across disciplines, manage a project and deliver business proposals.
  • Students will be mentored by industry mentors and guided by project providers from NSW Government departments/ Corporates/ Startups.
  • Student teams will be assessed on project deliverables, specifically Project Charter, Project Findings Report (Draft), Project Findings Report (Final) and Final Presentation.
  • This is an extracurricular program. To gain the official certification, you must complete:
    1. The 50 hour commitment
    2. Meetings with professionals every week (On average, 1-hour meeting with project provider and another 1-hour meeting with industry mentor every week)
    3. Project Deliverables: Project Charter, Project Findings Report (Draft), Project Findings Report (Final) and Final Presentation.

How to Apply

Applications for the 2017 program open on Monday 25 September. You will be required to complete an online application form including submitting a resume and completing short-answer questions around your motivations and skills.

Applications open: Monday 25 September 2017. Please click here to apply https://careersonline.unsw.edu.au/Form.aspx?id=340661

Applications close: Sunday 22 October 2017

Successful applicants will be contacted by Intersective during the week of 6-10 November.

Want to accelerate your employability outcomes?

  1. Intersective will assign a business problem to teams based on final numbers and participating organisations once students are accepted into the Program.
    • Students will create working briefs, liaise with their team members, be guided by professionals and deliver process improvement options or external research options back to the project providers.
    • Students will learn soft skills, teamwork, project management, working with industry professionals, increasing their professional networks, application of business skills and improving their overall employability.
  1. This 3-week experience will combine some on-line learning with a 2-hour workshop, 5-6 meetings with professionals all managed through a world class collaborative platform called Practera.
    • You will attend the workshop at university and meetings hosted by an industry mentor and project provider organisation. On-site residency at partner agency/ organisation is not required although some meetings on-site may take place.
    • Some learning, delivery and project management will be undertaken on-line. Mentoring of students by project providers and industry mentors will be via a mix of remote and face-to-face as necessary. Team collaboration will be required throughout.

Contacts

For more information contact Careers and Employment