What an organisation can expect from students
- to apply skills they have acquired already through classroom exercises, workshops, case studies, scenarios and simulations
- to spend a minimum number of hours
- to perform to a standard relative to their level of study
- to be available for an agreed period
- to be respectful, culturally safe, and attentive
- to comply with Otago Polytechnic policies including ethics
- to be kept informed of progress
What we expect of an organisation
- to be interested in our students’ development
- to provide students with the information they need to do their work
- to identify any information that is confidential
- to be reasonably available to meet with students
- to provide feedback to students in a constructive manner
- to complete a report at completion of the project
- to raise any concerns with the students' supervisor in a timely way
- to meet health and safety obligations when students are on your premises
What an organisation can expect of Otago Polytechnic
- to provide students and industry/community partners with relevant additional information specific to a programme or course
- to work with an organisation and the student/s to scope the work for the students’ skill level and time available and for the organisation’s needs
- to document the arrangements between the student, the organisation and Otago Polytechnic
- to be clear about who will bear which costs (if any)
- to match students for a good fit with an organisation
- to group students, where applicable, with complementary strengths
- to monitor students’ progress
- to address any concerns in a timely way
- The privacy of the personal information of an organisation’s patients or clients will be respected by Otago Polytechnic and our students.
- An organisation’s confidential information will not be used or disclosed by students or by Otago Polytechnic except as required to complete internal course-related documentation.
- Student work may be promoted publicly by Otago Polytechnic and by the students.
- Neither the students nor Otago Polytechnic have any liability for an organisation’s use of the students’ work.
- Neither the students nor Otago Polytechnic give any guarantee that the work produced by the students will be able to be used by the organisation without additional work and/or costs of implementation.
- Students own the intellectual property they create (for example designs, software) unless otherwise negotiated.
- An organisation has the right to use the students’ work (non-exclusive licence).