Benefits for students

Benefits of pursuing the WPP:

Students are provided with a unique opportunity to gain work experience and invaluable industry contact within an area that is directly related to their field of study. Further benefits to participating students include:

  • An opportunity to apply recently acquired knowledge and skills to real-life situations;
  • Orientation to the industrial/commercial environment, operations and procedures;
  • Experience that will assist in transition from student to professional status;
  • The opportunity to refine communications skills with subordinates, peers, and superiors;
  • Assistance with personal development in the areas of self-confidence, responsibility, greater understanding of career options, and a realistic appraisal of strengths and weaknesses relative to his/her career choice.