LA4044 Independent Project
Intern Project Description/Acknowledgement of WIL Conditions
Student Name: Campus:______________________
Student Email: Phone: ______________________
Name of Employer: ABN: ________________________
Employers Address: Phone: _______________________
Employer Supervisor Name: Job Title: ___________________________
Employer Supervisor Email: _____________________________________________________________________________
Approx. start date:
You and your workplace supervisor are to develop a project for the workplace which is to be quite
separate from your current role in the workplace. The proposal is required to demonstrate how the
project assists in developing/improving workplace skills; address an industry issue and contribute to
industry. Please provide as much detail as possible
Email whole and completed document, along with a copy of your Unofficial Academic Transcript to
(Business Name)
Acknowledgement of WIL conditions
The James Cook University (JCU) College of Business, Law and Governance offers a Work Integrated Learning
(WIL) Program which is designed as a pathway for students to acquire industry experience and enhance
graduate employability. The Independent Project subject is a part of this program and enables students
already employed, the opportunity to undertake a relevant project for their workplace.
The Employer and the Student acknowledge and agree that:
the Student has approval from the Employer to complete the Independent Project for the Employer, which
involves applying relevant knowledge obtained from their degree
the Independent Project is different to the work normally done in the Student’s existing paid role at the
Employer and will contribute to operational improvement of the Employer’s workplace
the Independent Project is of the Student’s own design but developed in consultation with the Workplace
The Employer acknowledges and agrees that:
the Student is a paid employee of the Employer
the Workplace Supervisor will provide adequate supervision to the Student and access to required
resources for the duration of the Independent Project
the Workplace Supervisor will provide required feedback to JCU on the Student’s performance and
achievement of the Independent Project outcomes when requested upon completion of the Independent
no circumstance exists or is likely to arise which may give rise to a conflict of interest and/or restrict the
Employer or the Workplace Supervisor in supervising the Student during the course of the Independent
Project or in providing feedback to JCU with respect to the Student’s performance
JCU will not be liable for any loss or damage to any person or loss or damage to property which may arise
in connection with any act or omission of the Student whilst undertaking the Independent Project and the
Employer releases JCU from any claim, action, suit, demand or proceeding arising out of or in connection
with an act or omission of the Student whilst undertaking the Independent Project
The Student agrees they will advise
immediately of any change regarding their supervision
in the Employer’s workplace, or employment arrangements.
SIGNED for and on behalf of the Employer by an SIGNED by the Student (Employee)
authorised signatory
Signature:____________________________________________ Signature:_____________________________________________
Name: ______________________________________________ Name: ______________________________________________
Position: ____________________________________________ Student Number: ______________________________________
Date: _______________________________________________ Date: _______________________________________________