Work experience program a pipeline for students with autism

24 Apr 2018

University students with a range of neurodiverse traits will be able to boost their employability through a new work experience program that helps them breakdown barriers, gain skills, and make vital connections.

The Dandelion Work Experience Program is being offered through the Neurodiversity Hub at The University of Queensland, which was established in partnership with DXC Technology in 2017 to support students with diverse needs.

Director of Student Employability Dr Dino Willox said the work experience program will help students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to overcome roadblocks and showcase their skills.

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Neurodiversity Hub

The neurodiversity student team aims to assist students who identify as neuro-atypical to connect with the Hub and explore industry placement and employment opportunities with our partner organisations.

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