Business and Industry

Partners and Community Business and Industry

Business and Industry

James Cook University offers a number of avenues for engagement between business and industry. Whether you need research capacity, professional development opportunities or to hire an intern JCU can assist. If you're not sure who to contact just email with your enquiry.

Research and consultancy services

Whether you are interested in developing a long-term strategic research partnership, or looking for research services for a specific project, we can help – so call us today to discuss your needs. We can facilitate the development of research collaborations across the University and with external partners, provide advice on traditional and non-traditional research funding options and assist with the development of research proposals.

Director, Research Services
Rochelle Finlay
+61 07 4781 6538  |   0429 225 915

Professional Development and Training

JCU can provide accredited and non-accredited education and training programs customised to meet your needs. We offer a range of services including:

JCU can customise training to meet your organisational needs, and can deliver tailored programs to groups of 10 or more. If you’re interested in customised training email

Don't forget to include the following details:

Job title
Training Location*
Type of training required:

International Capacity Building

JCU develop and deliver training programs to overseas industry, public sector and non-government organisations.

Programs can be delivered in Australia or internationally. To discuss the development of a program contact:

Manager, Commercial Development
Brook Orr
+617 4232 1121

Study Tours to Australia

JCU offers study tours in conjunction with JCU College. Study tours can include English language classes and a range of extracurricular activities.

Our study tours have the flexibility to offer programs designed to meet your specific needs, and can be developed to meet the requirements of a variety of stakeholders, including government, professional groups or student groups from non-English Speaking backgrounds.

Costs will vary depending on what the program includes and the number of students. Costs are designed to include all transport, accommodation and tuition costs. However, personal spending money, some meals, insurance and travel to Australia are not included in program prices.

Manager, Commercial Development
Brook Orr
+617 4232 1121

Hosting a Student Intern

The Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program at JCU facilitates student placement opportunities with employers. Interns come from a variety of disciplines.