Preparing for your WIL Activity by Erik Styles | Feb 6, 2020 Welcome to your Preparing for your WIL Activity Assessment Which of the following does NOT describe a WIL experience?An engineering student who drives for a ride sharing company in her spare time to make extra moneyAn architecture student who is taking part in an internship at an architecture firmA business student who is participating in an industry involved project along with the rest of her management classA nursing student who is participating in a mock hospital ward to gain experience Which of the following is required for a WIL experience?It must take place on campusYou must be paid for itIt must be based in AustraliaIt must be approved beforehand by your university Bian is a visual arts student participating in a 12 week internship at an art gallery. She arranged the WIL activity herself and received approval from her university. What type of WIL activity is she participating in?PlacementProjectWIL in a simulated workplace environment Which is the best resource for finding up-to-date information about the guidelines for completing work experience in Australia?Your university websiteThe Australian Fair Work Ombudsman websiteThe Australian Bureau of Statistics websiteYour home country embassy in Australia What benefits can organisations gain from hosting an international student undertaking WIL? (Select all that apply) International students provide access to different cultural perspectives There is less paperwork involved in employing and international student International students can provide insight into export markets International students share cultural skills that help the organisation’s staff to grow and develop Who is responsible for completing paperwork and any relevant checks prior to a WIL activity commencing?The studentThe universityThe organisation hosting the student Who is responsible for supervision throughout a WIL placement (internship)?The studentThe universityThe organisation hosting the student Which of the following is an example of using the hidden labour market to source a WIL activity?Finding an opportunity on the university student job boardApplying for a job via LinkedInAsking around your network about opportunitiesResponding to a posting on Seek.com What should you do if somebody is paying unwanted attention to you in an Australian workplace? (Select all that apply) Avoid the person and do not mention it to others Immediately report any unwanted attention to staff at your university Look for another workplace Inform your industry supervisor if you feel comfortable doing so Post about it on social media Vivaan is very excited about his WIL placement working in a bank so he decides to post a selfie on Facebook from work. How is his manager at the bank most likely to react?She will be glad because it means he is excitedShe will approve because it is free advertising for the bankShe will disapprove because it is a misuse of social mediaShe will disapprove because phones are not allowed in banks Yasmine is starting a new job at a design firm. Which of the following should she look for to determine the culture of the workplace? (Select all that apply) The style of dress people wear The type of language used How decisions are made The level of flexibility in the way things are done Displaying threatening behaviour toward somebody else in the workplace is ____________.Only acceptable in some workplace culturesOnly appropriate if the behaviour comes from a supervisorOnly to be tolerated for a short period of timeNever OK and should be reported immediately Neo wants to map the people in Australia and back home in Botswana who may be able to help her find a WIL opportunity. Which of the following tools will she find most useful?Pinterest boardResume clinicNetwork mapPhone book Bilhana is a student looking for a WIL activity in an engineering firm. Which university department would be most likely to help her find one?Teaching and LearningThe LibraryProcurementCareers or Employability Services Dinh has come from Vietnam to study at an Australian university and is preparing to begin his first WIL activity. What should his main focus be while undertaking the activity?LearningWorkingImpressing the supervisorGetting the best reference afterward Which of the following statements best describes the role of feedback in an Australian workplace?Feedback should only be given at the end of a WIL activityGiving and receiving feedback is a regular part of working lifeFeedback should always be provided in writingFeedback will only be given if it is requested In order to make the most of your WIL experience, it is important to capture details about your experience, including what you what you would do differently in the future, in your _____________.WIL Preparation ChecklistWIL Reflection GuideLinkedIn ProfileResume After you finish your WIL activity, you should add all of the following information to your resume, except _____________.Dates you started and finished your WIL activityKey duties and responsibilitiesAchievements and skills developedWhat you enjoyed and did not enjoy about the WIL activity Where are you most likely to discuss the challenges or obstacles you faced in your WIL experience and how you addressed them?On your resumeIn a job interviewOn your Facebook pageIn your LinkedIn profile Time is Up!