About Work Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning

Teaching is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers. James Cook University (JCU) offers world-class teacher education programs and exciting opportunities for ongoing professional learning.

Work Integrated learning at the College of Arts, Society and Education consists of Professional Education, Services Learning and Internships.

Professional Experience is a major feature in James Cook University initial teacher education program. Bachelor of Education students have at least one Professional Experience placement in each year of the program while Master of Teaching and Learning and Graduate Diploma of Education students have at least three placement opportunities to prepare them for the teaching profession.

Kristal Bruniera, primary school teacher
Meet Primary School Teacher Kristal Bruniera, whose professional experience placement at St Anthony's Catholic College in Townsville led to her being offered a job at the school.

For more information on student placements and who to contact, see the College of Arts, Social Work and Education home page. In addition to work placements, JCU has a wide range of resources available to assist you in the successful completion of your degree. For more information please visit the Student Homepage.