Work Experience with Penrith City Council

At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We offer unpaid development opportunities for students studying in a chosen field relevant to the work of Council.

This program is for students who are seeking:

  • ‘Real-life’ experience into the working environment;
  • Experience in an aspiring career field or have an interest in a career field.

This type of program is targeted towards high school students, mostly in Years 10, 11, 12. Students can apply for a one-week placement.

Students can request work experience in the following areas (limited placements available):

  • Business Administration
  • Children’s Services (Early Childhood Education)
  • Communications, Events or Marketing
  • Finance (unavailable between June and September)
  • Horticulture, Nursery and/or Bushland Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Information Management (Records)
  • Library

Applications are currently open until 31 March 2022 for students seeking a placement between December 2021 to 30 June 2022.

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