STEM professional experiences
We provide pre-service teachers with funding when completing their professional experience in secondary science, technologies, and mathematics (STEM).
In addition to financial subsidies, participants have access to our induction program and ongoing support.
Funding will vary based on the education region in which you undertake your professional experience.
|Education region||Funding amount (per week)|
|Final year rate||Penultimate year rate|
|Goldfields, Kimberley and Pilbara||$700||$350|
- Before applying, you will need to talk with your university professional experience team to organise a professional experience placement.
- When you are ready to apply, download and complete an application form and follow the submission instructions provided on the form.
- We will review your application and email you regarding the outcome.
- If your application is successful, payment is normally processed 2 weeks before your placement commences.
Key dates for 2023 professional experiences
|Term 2||Monday, 27 March 2023||Tuesday, 4 April 2023|
|Term 3||Monday, 5 June 2023||Tuesday, 13 June 2023|
Please be aware we receive a high volume of applicants and are unable to support all who apply for our program. We recommend you submit your application prior to the due date.
Participation in the program does not guarantee future employment in a public school.
We review and update this information regularly to ensure the program meets the workforce needs of the Department.