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 - Industrial Monitoring and Control

Portable Long Wave Infrared Emitter For In Field Validation of Thermographic Imaging Systems - 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 20 Jan 2021

APR.Intern - Orica

Orica Australia - Rock Blasting: This is great opportunity to work with a renowned Australian company that operates internationally. Work on a cutting edge and novel project that could have a significant impact on the mining industry as well as important sustainability benefits through waste reduction.

Topics

Engineering / IT, Earth & marine sciences, Mathematics

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 14 Jan 2021 and close on 27 Jan 2021

Tertiary to Work 2021

Canberra's Graduate Job Fair - Tuesday 2 March, 10am - 4pm Tertiary to Work (TTW) is Canberra's only Graduate Careers Fair exclusively for students of ANU, UC and ACU, of all disciplines. It’s an opportunity to find out about graduate jobs, and vacation and internship opportunities from a wide range of employers.

Topics

All study areas

Type

External opportunity

Level

Bachelor, Honours, Master, MPhil, PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 15 Feb 2021 and close on 01 Mar 2021

Google Tech Career Info Session

You are invited to Google’s Tech Career Info Session with ANU via Google Meet on Tuesday 23rd February 2021, 5.00pm - 6.30pm.

Topics

Engineering / IT, Mathematics, Physics

Type

External opportunity

Level

Bachelor

Credit

Not for credit

Applications

Applications open on 19 Feb 2021 and close on 22 Feb 2021

APR.Intern - Airservices Australia

Estimating Airspace Risk Based on Aircraft Trajectories - this is an opportunity to work with Airservices Australia, who is responsible for the safe and efficient management of Australia’s skies and the provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports.

Topics

Engineering / IT, Mathematics, Physics

Type

External opportunity

Level

PhD

Credit

To be confirmed upon successful application

Applications

Applications open on 01 Mar 2021 and close on 07 Mar 2021

AIHW - Reporting of OECD Health Care Quality Indicators for Australia 2021

Assist AIHW to prepare a report that summarises Australia’s performance in relation to the Health Care Quality and Outcomes Indicators, and compares our performance to other OECD countries.

Topics

Population health, Science communication

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor, Master

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 25 Mar 2021 and close on 15 Apr 2021

Australian Science Innovations - Re-dressing Gender Imbalance in STEM

Evaluate the impact of an established national program to determine its role in re-dressing gender imbalance in STEM studies at school and beyond.

Topics

All study areas, Engineering / IT, Psychology, Science communication

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor, Master

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 25 Mar 2021 and close on 15 Apr 2021

Australian Academy of Science - Science Diplomacy and the Australian Academy of Science

Identify recent science diplomacy-related initiatives and boost the profile of the Academy's work in this area.

Topics

All study areas, Science communication

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor, Master

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 25 Mar 2021 and close on 15 Apr 2021

ANU Engagement and Success Team - Gaining a Better Understanding of Student Experience at ANU

This is an opportunity to support ANU to address challenges and barriers students face in transitioning to ANU and connecting into the community.

Topics

Psychology, Science communication

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor, Master

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 25 Mar 2021 and close on 15 Apr 2021

meriSTEM - Science Education Short Video Production

The best way to master a topic is to teach it. This is an opportunity to learn some science communication skills and master a topic by creating videos and learning resources for high school students.

Topics

Biology, Chemistry, Earth & marine sciences, Physics, Science communication

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor, Master

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 25 Mar 2021 and close on 15 Apr 2021

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