Work experience

Nillumbik is sometimes able to provide opportunities for work experience to students, providing an understanding of local government and exposure to a formal work environment. Expressions of Interest and enquires for Work Experience for year 9/10/11/12 secondary, TAFE, and tertiary students can be made to

The maximum placement is two weeks (10 days) per secondary school student.

Expressions of Interest must include the following information for us to be able to consider your request:

  • Your preferred dates of placement
  • The type of work experience you are interested in (for example the service or department of Council that interests you).
  • Confirmation that you are currently studying, the name of the institution that you are enrolled with, and your current program of study (i.e. year 11, or TAFE studying Cert IV including which subject).

To enable us to assist you, please submit your application as early as possible ahead of your desired placement dates as requests for a placement with less than 6 weeks’ notice are often not possible.

Please send requests via email to

Enquiries can also be made to Human Resources on 03 9433 3382.