APR.Intern - Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

External opportunities: These internships are not automatically approved for course credit as we do not have a formal agreement with the host organisations. They are considered as self-sourced internships and if they meet the requirements for project content, learning outcomes, safety, etc they can be considered for credit.

If you negotiate a self-sourced internship, email science.internships@anu.edu.au to enquire about credit. Contact us as soon as possible so we can assess the internship requirements, and enrolment in the internship course (eg SCNC 3000) arranged for credit. Include this information in your email: Name of Host organisation; Address of Host organisation; Title of project; Description of project and your duties; Clearances required; Host Supervisor contact details: name, address, email address and phone number; Number of units; Intended session/year of internship eg. Semester 1, 2021.

Internship type


To be confirmed upon successful application




The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is looking for:

  • The ability to undertake scientific literature research and articulate key information in a format that is both scientifically robust and suitable for a general audience
  • Analytical thinking and the ability to understand and interrogate quantitative scientific data
  • Note: these data may be of variable quality and quantity and/or collected by different means across the range of a species.
  • Stakeholder engagement, including with government and non-government entities, the scientific community and Indigenous stakeholders
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage time and deliver results within firm deadlines
  • Self-direction following initial instruction and training

Full details of the internship project, including duration, eligibility, scholarship and application can be found at:


Applications open

9am 15 September 2020

Applications close

5pm 30 September 2020


Internship course convenor


The application process differs depending on whether the placement is advertised or you find it yourself.