Work experience program

Aqua Jetty cafe staff at work

Our work experience program is available to provide university, vocational (VET) and secondary school students the opportunity to gain invaluable on-the-job experience in relevant areas of study to them. 

All work experience placements are unpaid and students can only be placed when, or if,
an opportunity in their area of study arises. If available, placements are for five to ten days maximum.Completing application form

To apply for our work experience program you are required to read the Application Pack - Work Experience carefully to ensure our program will meet your course requirements. You can then apply via email to

You must submit the following when completing your application:

  1. Cover letter and resume
  2. Signed confidentiality agreement and parental/guardian consent form (for those under 18 years) 
  3. Any official documentation from your school or educational institution, including all insurance paperwork.

You will be contacted via email within seven business days if a suitable placement is available.

Unfortunately due to the limited number of placements available at the City, we are unable to provide work trials, volunteer opportunities or return to work support.

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