PACE Stories

Student experiences with PACE

At Macquarie we take a pioneering approach. Through Macquarie University's unique PACE program you can apply the theoretical knowledge you've gained in the lecture theatres to real world experience in the industry of your dreams well before you graduate. No matter what you decide to study at Macquarie, PACE has an opportunity for you. Learn more about student experiences through PACE via the links below.  

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Business

"PACE experiences in Business include valuable work experience with leading public, private and not-for-profit sector organisations in Australia and around the world in an area that interests you - be it business, economics, commerce, accounting, finance, actuarial studies, analytics, marketing or management."

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Education

PACE experiences in education provide you with a broad world view; an understanding of your area of study within a wider social context; and qualifications that enhance your employment opportunities in early childhood, primary or secondary.

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Engineering and IT

PACE experiences in engineering and IT reinforce your theoretical knowledge with practical skills and industry experience to make you truly valuable to the marketplace. Opportunities range from engineering, information systems, software technology solutions, or web design and development.

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Environment

Environment

PACE provides the opportunity for you to enhance your theoretical knowledge of environmental management with important work experience alongside industry professionals. Make a positive contribution to today's environmental issues in areas such as conservation, development, Earth sciences, resource management and sustainability.

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Health and medical sciences

Health and medical sciences

PACE experiences in health and medical sciences provide opportunities for you to gain important industry experience and help drive innovation and improve the lives of people with various health conditions. Choose a path in audiology, medical sciences, physiotherapy, psychology, or speech and language sciences.

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Law, security and intelligence

Law, security and intelligence

PACE opportunities in law, security and intelligence challenge you to look beyond law as a set of rules and procedures, and provide innovative solutions through practical work experience in the industry. Our activities prepare you for a career in the policing, intelligence and security sector.

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Media, creative arts and communication

Media, creative arts and communication

PACE opportunities in media, creative arts and communication blend your theoretical knowledge with work experience alongside industry professionals. Immerse yourself in writing, dance, music, screen production, management, games design or communication, and set yourself up for a career in the new media landscape.

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Science

Science

PACE experiences in science provide important industry experience for students to work on mutually beneficial research projects with industry partners to forge successful, productive careers across a range of scientific disciplines including astronomy, biology, chemistry, microbiology and physics.

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Society, history and languages

Society, history and languages

See the bigger picture through industry experience with our world-class PACE experiences in anthropology, culture, English, history, Indigenous studies, international studies, geography and planning, languages, philosophy, politics, sociology, and translating and interpreting.

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