Young People

Young People

Student Placement

Youth Solutions has a strong commitment to maintaining relationships with tertiary education providers in order to provide placement opportunities for students. During 2015 – 2017, Youth Solutions had offered over 2000 hours of practical experience for 25 students.

Youth Solutions has agreements with:

  • NSW TAFE South Western Sydney Institute – Campbelltown Campus’ youth work program
  • University of Wollongong’s HAS333: Social Sciences Project
  • Western Sydney University’s Medicine in Context program
  • Western Sydney University’s Health Promotion Practice 1 & 2
  • Western Sydney University’s The ACADEMY community internship program



Youth Solutions works in collaboration with student placement coordinators at TAFE, UOW and WSU to organise student placement opportunities. If you are enrolled in one of these courses, please contact your placement supervisor or subject coordinator to let them know you’re interested in undertaking your placement with us.

Placement at Youth Solutions provides students with practical insight into:

  • The development, implementation and evaluation of programs for young people
  • Youth, community and stakeholder engagement
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Research and best practice for prevention and early intervention services
  • Peer education and workshop facilitation
  • Project management
  • Networking, information and referral support

Previous student placements have been involved in:

For more information about other ways to get involved at Youth Solutions, click here.

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