An ANU science degree will give you the skills that are important in every workplace: an inquiring mind, attention to detail, familiarity with data and technology, as well as an analytical approach to problem solving and innovation.

Internships

An internship is an opportunity for you to work in an organisation on an agreed project for approximately 1–2 days a week for a semester. There may also be opportunities for intensive internships during semester breaks, where you would work 4 or 5 days per week over 3 or 4 weeks.

Internship projects are available at different levels, to undergraduates (SCNC 2000 and SCNC 3000) and postgraduates (SCNC 8000). Current HDR students can email science.internships@anu.edu.au to enquire whether projects can be incorporated into their PhD program. To be eligible for an internship, you must have at least a Distinction average across all subjects.

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.

Available opportunities

APR.Intern - Conry Tech Development

Motor Drive Development for High Speed PM Motor and Associated PCB Design Project - Expand your knowledge beyond just the theoretical, into the practical world of manufacturing, working to provide a motor that will be suitable for high volume, automated production processes, that will ultimately be used globally and will save millions of tons of CO2 each year.

Topics

Engineering / IT, Mathematics

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 23 Nov 2020 and close on 16 Dec 2020

APR.Intern - PPB Technology

Tailoring the Cybertongue® for Applications in Food Safety and Quality Monitoring - you will work directly with the founder of an early-stage startup, commercialising a deep technology platform invented by the CSIRO. You will work in an innovation hub on the ANU campus and within the Black Mountain Labs of the CSIRO.

Topics

Biology, Medicine, Medical research

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 23 Nov 2020 and close on 09 Dec 2020

APR.Intern - Bureau of Meteorology

Fire-Atmosphere Modelling - you will have an opportunity to work with an expert team to run simulation models and analyse the results to develop learnings from the fire events of last summer, thereby contributing to future directions for fire prediction and risk communication in Australia.

Topics

Biology, Environment & sustainability, Medicine

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 23 Nov 2020 and close on 09 Dec 2020

APR.Intern - Conry Tech

Optimisation of a High Speed PM Motor and its Integration into a Prototype Design - Experience a fast moving, start up environment, led by experienced founders who can teach you the skills needed to be successful in either a start up, or a large multinational business.

Topics

Engineering / IT, Mathematics

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 23 Nov 2020 and close on 09 Dec 2020

APR.Intern - Industrial Monitoring and Control

Research and In-Depth Data Science and Engineering - Work within a team of experienced engineers and thermographers to improve a best-in-class early fire detection platform.

Topics

Engineering / IT, Mathematics

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 12 Jan 2021 and close on 29 Jan 2021

APR.Intern - Industrial Monitoring and Control

Satellite Image-Based Whale Detection and Tracking System - Work within a team of experienced engineers to develop a satellite image-based computer vision model for automatically identifying and tracking whales.

Topics

Engineering / IT, Mathematics

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 12 Jan 2021 and close on 29 Jan 2021

APR.Intern - TREENET INCORPORATED

Identify the financial value attributed to benefits and services provided by Australian urban trees. The research will involve reviewing and collating literature and interviewing leading researchers, practitioners and key government stakeholders.

Topics

Environment & sustainability

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 12 Jan 2021 and close on 27 Jan 2021

APR.Intern - Bush Heritage Australia

Historic Conservation Impact Analysis in Queensland - undertake independent research to blend published definitions (where available) on habitat condition and extent of Bush Heritage Key Conservation Targets in Queensland.

Topics

Biology, Environment & sustainability, Medical research

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 12 Jan 2021 and close on 27 Jan 2021

APR.Intern - Industrial Monitoring and Control

Satellite Image-Based Surface Solar Irradiance Forecasting System - this an opportunity to work within a team of engineers to develop a satellite forecast model.

Topics

Engineering / IT, Mathematics

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 12 Jan 2021 and close on 20 Jan 2021

APR.Intern - Industrial Monitoring and Control

Short Term Solar Forecasting System Optimisation - Work with the engineers to implement a production-ready forecast optimisation model that can help to bias MP5F forecasts in order to improve energy market operation.

Topics

Engineering / IT, Mathematics

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 12 Jan 2021 and close on 20 Jan 2021

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