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

ACT Health - ACT Health Data Management Strategy

This is an opportunity to assist with the planning for the implementation of the 'ACT Public Health Data Management Strategy 2021-29' across the ACT public health system.

Topics

Data analysis, Population health, Science and health policy

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 31 Mar 2021 and close on 15 Apr 2021

PwC Canberra - Casual Employees

PwC Canberra is looking for a pool of casual employees with data skills. For details and application instructions: https://careerhub.anu.edu.au/students/jobs/detail/255745

Topics

Data analysis, Engineering / IT, Mathematics

Type

External opportunity

Level

Bachelor, Honours

Credit

Not for credit

Applications

Applications open on 18 May 2021 and close on 28 May 2021

Space Tech Hackathon

Space Tech Hackathon with the Canberra Innovation Network and the US Embassy: 17-18 June

Topics

All study areas

Type

External opportunity

Level

Bachelor, Honours, Master

Credit

Not for credit

Applications

Applications open on 08 Jun 2021 and close on 10 Jun 2021

AIHW - Correcting Response Conflicts in the National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS)

An opportunity to work with a major national agency to assist in correcting response conflicts in a survey data set.

Topics

Data analysis, Mathematics, Population health, Science and health policy

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor, Master

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 08 Sep 2021 and close on 04 Oct 2021

CSIRO - Solar Powered Enzymes for Ammonia Production

In this project we are developing avenues to pave the way for solar powered enzymatic production of NH3 and H2. Through the project you will gain experience in microbial electrochemistry as we seek to ‘industry proof’ nitrogenase.

Topics

Biology, Chemistry

Type

External opportunity

Level

Bachelor, Master

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 08 Sep 2021 and close on 04 Oct 2021

Esri Australia - Improving Quality of Life: GIS Analysis and Web Report

You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to real world projects while receiving mentoring from our experienced experts. You’ll also be in a position to build your skills using the ArcGIS platform and have a front row seat to how GIS technology is making a difference in some of the country’s most important initiatives.

Topics

Environment & sustainability

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 08 Sep 2021 and close on 04 Oct 2021

Fight Food Waste Limited - Food Loss and Waste in Primary Production

This is an opportunity to better understand and document the nature and root causes of on-farm food loss and waste.

Topics

Environment & sustainability

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 08 Sep 2021 and close on 04 Oct 2021

Fight Food Waste Limited - A Comparison Between Hospital and Aged Care Food Waste Reduction Best Practice Guidelines

Develop a comparative picture of food waste reduction Best Practice Guidelines for the Hospitals and the Aged Care sectors.

Topics

Environment & sustainability, Science and health policy, Science communication

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor, Master

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 08 Sep 2021 and close on 04 Oct 2021

Fight Food Waste Limited - Reducing Food Waste in the Bakery Supply Chain

Understand the root causes of the waste of bakery products all along the supply chain and identify opportunities for improvement.

Topics

Environment & sustainability

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 08 Sep 2021 and close on 04 Oct 2021

Australian Academy of Science - Identifying HASS/STEM Collaboration Strengths in Australian Research

Identify strengths from collaborations between the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) sectors in Australian research

Topics

All study areas, Science communication

Type

Approved by the College

Level

Bachelor, Master

Credit

For credit

Applications

Applications open on 08 Sep 2021 and close on 04 Oct 2021

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