For Business

What are the benefits of working with BiS?

  • contribute to the development of young people
  • improve the way schools work with business
  • collaborate with schools to improve career development opportunities for students
  • assist development of better alignment of student expectations and curricula with industry sector requirements
  • recruit and develop future employees and better prepare students for the transition to work
  • enhance your community profile by sharing your experience
  • add purpose to your company volunteer program by participating in school programs and events
  • promote your business, your industry and your brand

What type of engagement can you have with schools?

  • Host tours, visits and excursions to your facilities or to those of your industry partners
  • Nominate to speak with students to share your knowledge and experience
  • Host demonstrations of what your business does best
  • Provide student mentoring, role modelling and interview training
  • Showcase your business at career events and with mobile exhibits
  • Participate in teacher exchange programs
  • Provide opportunities for student research and enterprise projects
  • Participate in forums with school staff and parents
  • Provide career information and advice
  • Structured learning activities, competitions, games and work simulation exercises

What opportunities can my business provide to students?

  • School-based apprenticeships
  • Work experience
  • Structured workplace learning as part of a nationally accredited qualification being studied
  • Student research that is better aligned to career aspirations and industry needs
  • Access to mentoring and other activities not currently available to schools


For more information see The BiS Program – Activities