Akorn working with Schools


Akorn works closely with Schools …. all of our Programs have been designed to provide opportunities for Students

One of the most popular programs offered by Akorn Is the range of Students @ Work Programs

These programs work in partnership with Community, Industry and Tertiary organisations in Providing students with opportunities to engage meaningfully in the workplace By investigating relevant issues and providing structured and focused recommendations.

The Science Students @ Work program was launched in 2002 in partnership with Ave Maria College and RMIT University – The School of Fashion & Textiles

Many different schools are now participating in a wide range of programs.

Engineering Students @ Work Challenge

Engineering Students @ Work Challenge The ES@W Challenge is support funded for schools and students that are unable to cover the cost of the program.  It is a work experience program that is run in collaboration with an engineering firm. It features presentations by...

Engineering Students @ Work

Engineering Students @ Work Working in collaboration with engineering firms, the Engineering Students @ Work program provides a week of Work Experience for Year 9 & 10 students. Students are usually hosted by an engineering company and are expected to act as...

Design Like An Engineer

Join us for a fun adventure of STEM learning and hands-on creation! Akorn provide mentoring to help students to develop their BEST idea, prototype and presentation. This program allows depth and breadth for students to refine designs and prototypes, just as a real life engineer does. We challenge students to create strong, robust and holistic solutions to the challenges and needs that they identify.

Robogals ‘Cave Challenge’

ROBOGALS This fun and hands-on robotics workshop includes education about various various disciplines in engineering and some of the many opportunities and benefits of STEM. The Cave Challenge is inspired by the real-life rescue of children from a flooded cave in...