Engage Student

Powering your business with student partnerships

  • Get a student team to research growth opportunities for your business
  • Help students to prepare for the future of work
  • Join our award-winning government backed university student engagement programs
  • Get innovative solutions to your business challenge
  • Build a culture of lifelong learning for your employees

There is no financial cost

Practera run employability programs that connect students with Australian and global businesses and organisations. Selected students form part of short consulting projects that help businesses solve some of their most pressing challenges. 


What are the projects?

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It’s free to participate and no financial cost to your business

Engage a team of diverse, multinational, multidisciplinary students from participating Universities to undertake a 3-week project to deliver an innovative solution to your business challenge.

How it works


Practera assigns a student team to your project


Students work on your project, Practera oversees their work, you provide online feedback


You receive tailored market research report

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Frequently asked questions

What is required?

  • Submit a project
  • Attend a 30-min virtual briefing session 
  • Commit 1-2hrs a week to review students’ work and provide online feedback
  • Important: there is no financial cost to participate!

What are the results?

  • Student team work with you to deliver an innovative solution to your business challenge
  • You get a fresh perspective and new insights on your most pressing challenges
  • Students build the skills required for a successful career

What to expect from a 2-3 week project?

  • 250 – 300 hours of dedicated student work
  • Virtual team that works independently
  • 1-2  hours/ week of your time to review student work and provide online feedback

Where do students come from?

  • We work with 20 Australian universities to select the best team for your business
  • Some will be Masters students, others Bachelors
  • The majority of students will be studying a non-technical discipline (e.g. marketing, business  finance, accounting, international relations, policy, etc.)

What are some of the projects?


  • Marketing Effectiveness Evaluation
  • Social Media Strategy
  • New Market Entry
  • Comparative evaluation
  • Competitor analysis
  • Policy & Program Research
  • Impact Analysis
  • Shared Value Options
  • Product / Service Competitiveness
  • Foresighting
  • Accounting: Internal Audit

Submit a project

Select a project type from the options below to get started.

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Company project briefs

Submit a project brief to gain access to student teams around the world at no cost.

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