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What is the Externship?

 

Monash SEED's flagship Externship program is a 12-week consulting program that partners student consultants with social enterprises in order to address an issue that the client is facing. The Externship program seeks to empower social enterprises to continue creating positive social outcomes with tangible benefits by utilising creative and innovative solutions proposed by Monash University students.

Our Aim

 

The Externship program seeks to educate student consultants through fostering an understanding of meaningful impact within the field of social enterprise. It also endeavours to expose students to opportunities within the consulting industry.

It will equip our project consultants through mentorship and training so that projects can successfully form viable recommendations.

It will encourage students to engage in meaningful discussions with their peers and client, whilst gaining skills and experience in consulting

Why Should You Apply?

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Up-skill

 

Develop your skillset in a number of areas such as critical thinking, time management, collaboration, and communication

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Gain  Experience

 

Acquire invaluable experience within the field of consulting and social enterprise through volunteer work that enhances your future employability

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Mentorship and Training

 

Receive mentorship and training from industry professionals as you develop your final projects

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Showcase Your Work

 

Present your creative and innovative solutions at our Externship Presentation Night

Project Timeline

Past Partners

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Voice of Health

 

Voice of Health (VOH) is a free preventative mental well-being mobile application which holds the following ethos; "equitable access to mental health support". VOH addresses the need for accessible and effective preventative mental health solutions by having Active Listeners available to message within a few clicks.

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Good Cycles

 

Good Cycles is a not-for-profit social enterprise that empowers at-risk young people facing barriers to work with employment pathways. Through Good Cycles,  young people enter the labour market in supported and transitional positions and gain essential skills and job experience through training and coaching.

SisterWorks

 

Based in Melbourne, SisterWorks is a social enterprise that have supported women of refugee, asylum seeker or migrant backgrounds from 95 different countries. By providing skills training and work opportunities, SisterWorks seeks to empower women by improving their confidence, mental well-being, sense of belonging and economic outlook.

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ekta.melbourne

ekta.melbourne is a social enterprise that seeks to diversify and provide eco-friendly healthcare products for those who are commonly overlooked, so that we can provide employment opportunities and skills to a diverse framework of minority communities, such as refugees, asylum seekers and migrants. Created by 3 medical students, ekta.melbourne holds "unity in diversity" at the core of their operations. 

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BorrowCup

BorrowCup seeks to provide an alternative to disposable coffee cups on University campuses by allowing individuals to borrow a reusable cup that can be returned later. Through their initiatives, BorrowCup hopes to create a community of students and staff that are passionate about sustainability.

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Swap-A-Porter

 

Swap-A-Porter is a digital lifestyle platform that aims to prolong the product life cycle of clothing, reducing the fashion industry's eco-footprint through a "Tinder-like" clothing swap.

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