Macquarie's Co-op programs
Become a Co-op partner
Engage with bright and motivated students
Macquarie’s Cooperative Education program will provide you with the opportunity to host high-achieving students (see becoming a Co-op student) in your organisation on placements.
Our students bring with them outstanding communication skills, creativity, ethical practice and demonstrated leadership potential.
We currently offer an Actuarial Studies Co-op and an Accounting Co-op.
Why partner with Macquarie University’s Co-op?
Engage with tomorrow's leaders
"Macquarie has long been a well established and reputable educator for actuarial studies. The opportunity to be involved with the program represented a fantastic opportunity to support the development of the next generation of actuaries under an arrangement that sees positive outcomes for the university, our organisation, and most importantly, the students."
Mark Roumanos, Senior Manager, Financial Services
Ernst & Young
"At PKF we really care about our people. We want those skills that will take us into the future. So we want the fresh talent earlier and we want to be skilling up graduates."
Baidy Laffan, Accounting Co-op partner
Current Actuarial Studies Co-op partners
Current Accounting Co-op partners
What does a Co-op partner do?
- Networks and socialises with students and other industry partners
- Provides 3 industry placements for 3 different students totalling 15 months
- Provides financial support for students over four years
- Co-creates curriculum with students and university staff
Key dates for prospective partners for 2021 cohort
|2020||Sign up to become a Co-op partner|
|2021||Attend Welcome event|
|2021||Host student visit to your organisation|
|Dec-Feb 2021/2022||Host 1st student on placement|
|2022||Post-placement presentation to partners|
|Jan-Jun 2023||Host 2nd student placement|
|Jul-Dec 2023||Host 3rd student placement|
|2023||Post-placement presentation to partners|
|2024||Final year engagement with Co-op students|
How do I find out more?
We are seeking industry partners in this future-focused program.
To find out more, contact:
Have you arrived here as a student?
Find out more about becoming a Co-op student
Content owner: Co-op and internships Last updated: 26 Feb 2020 9:30am