Construction Management and Property Work Experience Program

Producing work-ready graduates is extremely important in the construction management and property industry. Work-ready graduates will increase the reputation and standing of the program in the construction and property industry.

Students of the Construction Management and Property Program are encouraged to participate in internships, cadetship programs or other work experience activities relevant to the industry.

Students will gain practical work experience, allowing them to apply their knowledge in practice and provide them with opportunities to learn independently from industry practices and culture.


Completion of relevant work experience as a placement, in the construction management and property industry.

How to get involved

Interested students can apply at anytime by contacting the program coordinator via email.

Please note this opportunity is available to undergraduate students of the Construction Management and Property Program only.

Process and Requirements

This work experience program is established to recognise students who can complete 80 days relevant industry placement before graduation.

Registration and participation of this program is flexible. CMP staff have some job information, and upon request from some construction companies, we can select and recommend students to them. However, this program cannot guarantee an industry position (internship or cadetship) to students, as the selection process of these positions is controlled by each individual company.

Students could contact the program coordinator (attach CV) to register before they enter an internship/cadetship, but they could also register during or after they complete 80 days work experience to obtain the recognition in the system (in this case, evidence such as job offer letter, employer’s letter, should be provided).

The program coordinator provides some support and advice during the industry experience period if needed. Upon completion, this work experience will be included in students’ AHEGS (Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement).

The benefit of this is for further job application and professional membership application.  Students will have advantage by demonstrating work experience during university study, and obtain full membership from some industry professional institutes.


The Work Experience Program includes 80 days of work experience in the construction management and property industry during students' study, approximately 560 hours in total.


  • Accredited by UNSW Advantage = Yes
    (For recognition on Australia Higher Education Graduation Statement)

Availability of activity

All year round

Type of activity

Development programs, Internships

Interest area / Advantages

Continue learning

Skills required and/or developed

Academic & scholarly skills, Interpersonal & communication, Organisational & time management

Contacts and more information


UNSW Built Environment


Dr Cynthia Wang 


[email protected]

For more information about co-curricular activities, see UNSW Advantage.

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