Education & placement
The Western Jets provide significant work placement opportunities for VU students, many of whom subsequently find ongoing work with the Jets or other sporting organisations.
In 2017, 38 current or former VU students are working or completing placements at the Western Jets.
- strength and conditioning
- sports trainers
VU students who have completed work placements with the Western Jets have gone on to enjoy successful careers in the elite sports industry.
Organisations that employ former Western Jet placement students include:
- Melbourne Cricket Club
- Swimming Australia
- the AFL
- Essendon Football Club
- Collingwood Football Club
- Fremantle Football Club
- Melbourne Football Club.
VU is committed to promoting traditional education alongside sport careers. We offer Jets players pathway and career-development support. Course advice sessions give our Western Jets partners the opportunity to explore their study and scholarship options.