Student Placements

Please note: No new applications are currently being taken

As part of its commitment to the education and empowerment of the community, MECA provides placement opportunities for those studying tertiary level courses with a practicum component. MECA provides support, mentoring and supervision to those hoping to compliment their academic education through practical experience. Students who complete their placement at MECA can expect to make a valuable and long lasting contribution to our dynamic team through activities that may include face to face work with clients, casework, activity planning, administration, project management, program development, event co-ordination, or group sessions.

In the past MECA has sponsored students from a wide range if institutions including TAFE, Universities and private colleges, as well as those studying online through distance education. We have previously received placements from students studying:

  • Community Services
  • Counselling
  • Youth Work
  • Human Rights
  • International Development
  • Event Management
  • Business Administration
  • Education
  • And Many More…


Please note: No new applications are currently being taken

Please complete the form below if you are interested in completing your placement at MECA.
For further information, please contact reception on 02 9625 9300 or email