Undergraduate of Information Technology and Computer Science Project

Open Closing on June 16, 2023
RMIT University
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Christopher James
Engagement Senior Coordinator 4.7
  • Undergraduate; Capstone
  • 200 learners; teams of 4
  • 120 hours per learner
  • Academic credit
Preferred companies
  • Anywhere
  • Any company type
  • It & computing
  • 2/30 project matches
Computer science & it Website development Mobile app development Information technology Software development
Project timeline
  • July 17, 2023
    Experience start
  • October 15, 2023
    Experience end
What can our learners do for your company?

Students complete hands-on, practical experience developing software and/or delivering IT solutions in a project environment. They will work in teams and complete projects from inception to implementation. Preferred projects are web application development, testing, CMS configuration etc

Project requirements:

  • Self-sustained independent projects preferred (not BAU work)
  • Semester 1 starts on 17th July and finishes on 15th October
  • Project description to be reviewed and approved by the academic coordinator
  • The team will be formed based on student interest and skillset
  • Team sizes are 3 -5
  • Projects are supervised by academics with industry experience
  • Team outcomes will be finalised by the week of 31st July approximately
  • Each student is expected to work 120hrs during the semester on the project
  • Project sponsors are expected to meet with the team regularly (at least 1 hr/week)

Please note that your request will not be accepted on Riipen until a student group has been allocated. Students are given the opportunity to submit preferences from July 17th, with partners to be notified if they've secured a group by July 31st.

You can submit your project for approval via this form


Once submitted, a follow-up meeting will be scheduled with you to answer any questions.

What would your company get at the end of this experience?

The students learning outcomes are listed below.

  1. Apply knowledge of the key principles of project management to a significant IT project, choose a suitable development methodology, design and deliver industry standard software and documentation.
  2. Analyse and solve a problem requiring an IT solution, propose and evaluate alternative approaches by conducting experiments, collecting data, identifying and evaluating the appropriate development tools and frameworks.
  3. Work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment to plan and implement project requirements, participating as a team member and/or team leader and demonstrating understanding of the team dynamic that is critical to your project’s success.
  4. Negotiate the project deliverables and milestones and assume responsibility for a successful outcome.
  5. Communicate with clients in a professional manner, delivering presentations and writing technical research reports using the appropriate language of the field.
Project Examples

Project examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Website Development/Updates
  • Basic Testing
  • CMS configuration (e.g WordPress development)
  • API implementation
  • CRM building

Required questions to apply

Companies must answer the following custom questions in order to apply to this experience:

Have you submitted your project via the following smartsheet link? https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/a819896a051943428b67ad624a41da26