Find out more about virtual work experience!

Gain valuable career skills and experience through short term, virtual work experience programmes provided - for free! - through Forage and Prosple.

What is a virtual work experience programme?

A simulation of real-life, entry-level work that is done by top companies around the world.

How does it work?

Get briefed online – and do work that mirrors real life!

  • A virtual work experience program contains modules of tasks from the different divisions of the company you choose
  • View video instructions from actual employees
  • Access curated resources to help you in the task
  • Compare your work with model examples from the company

How long does it take?

You can complete the programmes in your own time, and at your own pace. All up it takes approx. 5-6 hours to complete one programme.

What support will I receive during the programme?

Once you have registered your account, the Forage team is available to answer any of your questions.

What do I get out of it?

Build your confidence and practical skill sets with online flexibility, where you can gain insight into different organisations and industries.

Do work that mirrors real life, and enhance your employability with online industry projects.

Forage and Prosple also provide tips and tricks for sharing your experience on your CV, LinkedIn profile, etc.

Is there a cost?

No, this is provided to students for free.

Application process

Please read through the Forage FAQs and then register your account through the University of Auckland Forage Registration Page.

Head over to Prosple's website where they can help you unlock the next step on your career journey!