Previous Opportunities

The below opportunities were previously offered to UNSW Science students. Students considering a professional development opportunity such as a work placement, research internship or co-curricular programs are encouraged to review these opportunities for inspiration. Current Opportunities are advertised here

T1 2021 Opportunities

Curious about science careers in Start-ups? Want to learn more about Healthcare and Medtech start-ups? Join this exclusive event for UNSW Science students! 

Opportunity Type: Co-curricular Event 

Ideal for: Science students of any major or discipline curious about how a science degree can lead to a career in Start-Ups. 

Date: Thursday 1st of April, 12:00 - 1:00pm (via Zoom).

Overview

This exclusive online event for UNSW Science students will cover:

  • The basics of Start-Ups
  • Benefits of joining a Start-Up as a graduate
  • The skills and attributes that recruiters look for when recruiting graduates in Start-Ups
  • Ways to get into the Start-up scene, whether that’s starting your own company or landing a job in one
  • Insights into Healthcare and Medtech Start-ups

You’ll hear from a range of speakers including graduate recruiter Give A Grad A Go, Health/Medtech Start-Up founders, UNSW Science Alumni and UNSW Founders. You’ll also have the chance to ask all the speakers any burning questions you might have about launching a career in start-ups.

Register

Click here to register

Macquarie Group is inviting talented and ambitious STEM students who are currently in their penultimate or final year to join their virtual STEM Pathways event. Gain insight into career possibilities at Macquarie and network with business representatives.

Opportunity Type: Co-curricular Event 

Ideal for: Science students of any major or discipline in their penultimate (second-last) or final year of their degree.

Date: Tuesday 16th of March, 5:00 - 7:00pm (via Zoom).

Overview

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure.

Register for the event to find out how you can utilise your STEM degree at Macquarie Group. Hear from business representatives who have previously studied STEM degrees and are currently working across diverse business and support groups. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with previous STEM graduates, and learn how they used their degrees to build unique careers with Macquarie. This is a great opportunity for motivated individuals to gain an insight into the exciting career opportunities offered at Macquarie, and where they could lead.  

Further Details

See this brochure for further details on where a Macquarie Group career could take you. 

Macquarie Group 2021 Graduate Brochure
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Macquarie Group 2021 Graduate Brochure

Register

Please click here to register for the event - registrations close 12 noon 15 March 2021.

Spaces are limited and you will need to attach your CV and academic transcript for consideration. 

U21 Global Citizenship program is an online leadership development program spanning 18 countries and 19 time zones.

Opportunity Type: Co-curricular program (micro-credential award)

Ideal for: science students interested in expanding their leadership skills, cultural awareness and professional networks. Science (International) students (program 3987) are highly encouraged to apply.  

Deadline: 9:00am Monday 19th March 2021

Overview

U21 is offering a new, online, international opportunity for students this April. Universitas 21 Global Citizenship is an online leadership development program, delivered by Common Purpose, a global not-for-profit organisation that specializes in Cross-Boundary Leadership. Participants will develop ideas together, across borders and time zones, honing skills needed to thrive in the 21st century whilst tackling some of the world’s most pressing problems, outlined in the United Nation Sustainability Goals (UNSDG). 

Hear from previous participants in our Global Citizens blogvlog and on Linkedin.

The course is open to 2,000 students across the U21 global network of 27 universities, spanning 18 countries and 19 time zones. Throughout the program participants will engage with and learn from students across the globe. 

Program Dates

The three-week program launches on Monday 29 March. Each week requires a minimum of 3 hours of online learning that you can complete in your own time. In addition during weeks 1 and 2 there are real-time, online reflection workshops, where you will draw on the learning from that week and engage in discussions with other students from across the globe.

Program Benefits

Successful completion of the program and all activities will earn you the Global Citizenship micro-credential which you can display on your LinkedIn profile, demonstrating that you have developed the skills to tackle complex global issues and stand up as a leader. 

As a result of the program you will be:  

  • Equipped to take rapid action on the Sustainable Development Goal that you choose 
  • Able to step outwards and collaborate with diverse networks 
  • Ready to challenge preconceptions and better inform other people’s perspectives 
  • Better equipped to operate across hierarchies  
  • Better prepared to live and maintain your values and integrity 
  • Better connected to U21 students around the world

Further Details

Visit:

https://universitas21.com/get-involved/u21-global-citizenship

https://student.unsw.edu.au/notices/2021/02/u21-global-citizenship 

Questions

Email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au

Apply Now

UNSW students should register their interest at http://unsw.aglobal.education/st-application as soon as possible before 9:00am Monday 19th March 2021.

The Peter Farrell Cup (PFC) is one of UNSW’s most important and high-profile entrepreneurship programs. $2500 prize for most valuable scientific innovation! 

Opportunity Type: Co-curricular

Ideal for: science students with a entrepreneurial spirit who are interested solving pressing global challenges with viable business solutions. 

Deadline: 11:55pm on 3rd March 2021

Overview

The PFC seeks the best ideas from current students and Higher Degree Researchers from across the university and in all disciplines.

https://www.founders.unsw.edu.au/programs-services/peter-farrell-cup  

Are you a current UNSW student or HDR candidate with a smart idea or do you have an early (pre-revenue) stage start-up that could make a real difference to our changing world? 

Do you need knowledge, skills, guidance, support, or funding to turn your idea into reality? 

Then the Peter Farrell Cup (PFC) is for you! 

Celebrating its 21st birthday, the PFC is UNSW’s most prestigious competitive early-stage ideas program that is fast-tracking the next generation of entrepreneurs and start-ups. 

Not only will you get training, and the support of industry mentors, you and your team could walk away with a share of $20,000 cash to kick-start your entrepreneurial business idea. There will be two streams of first prize given: One for Early Stage ideas ($8000 AUD) and One for Higher Degree Research ideas ($8000 AUD). The Dean of Science Prize ($2500) will also be awarded for the most valuable scientific innovation. So, gather your teammates and get involved! 

Applications open on 1 February, and close 3 March, 2021.   

Questions

Please feel free to email Laura Earl at laura.earl@unsw.edu.au or Tash Jamieson at tash.jamieson@unsw.edu.au

Key Dates

  • 23:00, 3 March: Applications Close 
  • 17:00, 5 March: Shortlisted Teams Announced 
  • 8 March: PFC Program Commences 
  • 26 May: PFC Finals Night 

Apply Now

Applications open on 1 February, and close 3 March, 2021.  

Apply here.

Science students are encouraged to explore the 'Launch Your Career in Commerce and Technology' virtual event where employers hold virtual stalls with information on graduate, intern, and employment opportunities.

Opportunity Type: Co-curricular event

Ideal for: Science students curious about careers in commerce and technology. Yes - science graduates are recruited into these sectors! 

Event: 10 March, 12pm - 4pm

Overview

Launch Your Career in Commerce and Technology is an excellent opportunity to meet employers, ask questions in 1:1 or group chats, engage with employers via video and stand out for employment opportunities.

It's also a great way to network and research your career options across the Commerce and Technology sectors. Whether you are a first or a final year, this event is the perfect place to launch your career!

Cochlear, ResMed and Unilever are among 50+ employers attending! 

Register Now

for more information, event preparation tips and to register, please visit: https://student.unsw.edu.au/expo  

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, Cicada Innovations is hosting an 'ask me anything' session with two women CEOs in STEM. 

Opportunity Type: Co-curricular Event 

Ideal for: Women science students who want to explore pathways to a successful career in STEM.  

Date: Wednesday 10th of March, 12:00pm.

Overview

Cicada Innovations are selecting 25 women to attend an online AMA ('ask me anything') session with Alison Todd, Co-Founder of SpeeDx & Sally-Ann Williams, CEO of Cicada Innovations. 

Register

To register your interest, please click here

Summer 2020/2021 Opportunities

Gain valuable industry experience with a virtual internship this summer! 

Join a team of students and virtually intern with science industry partners in Malaysia while getting 6 UOC elective credit. Scholarships are available for domestic students!

Industry projects are available for the following science programs/majors:

  • Biotechnology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Data Science and Decisions
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Management
  • Food Science
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Statistics

Please see Program Guide for further information. 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11:45PM SUNDAY 8th of NOVEMBER 2020

Program Guide Malaysia Virtual Summer Internships
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Program Guide for the 2020/21 Malaysia Virtual Summer Internships

Unique opportunity for BEES science students to undertake remote internships with conservation not-for-profit organisation, Para La Tierra. 

Opportunity Type: Science or free elective (SCIF3199).

Ideal for: science students studying Ecology, Biology, Geography and Environmental Management who are interested in research, conservation or community engagement careers. 

Deadline: 11:45pm, Sunday 25th of October

Overview

Para La Tierra is dedicated to the conservation of fragile habitats in Paraguay through scientific research, community engagement, and environmental education. They are based in the beautiful city of Pilar - The City of Birds - and work across Southern Paraguay, from the expansive Ñeembucú Wetland Complex to the endangered Atlantic Forest.

Para La Tierra specializes in training students and graduates in the skills they need to take the next step in their career, either towards higher education or into the job market. Over the past decade, they have hosted over 1,500 interns, each of whom has made a tangible contribution to the conservation of the fragile species and understudied ecosystems of Paraguay.

This summer, Para La Tierra is offering the opportunity to undertake one of three projects, depending on your career goals. All three projects will be conducted remotely, with full support from the Para La Tierra team. Spanish language skills are not required. 

The Projects

3 projects are available. Interns may choose the project they would like to work on, depending on their interests. 

Ecological Data Analysis (research focus) 

Habitat Management and Conservation

Environmental Education (outreach focus) 

Cost

Program Fee: Para La Tierra is a not-for-profit organisation. Involvement in the remote internship will cost US$450 - US$560, payable to Para La Tierra (note: cost is in US Dollars). The fee varies between projects (see project briefs above for further information). The fee covers weekly one-one coaching, co-authorship on any publication arising from your work, and a small contribution to Para La Tierra's conservation efforts.   

Course fee: Normal tuition fees for a 6 UOC course will apply for enrolment into SCIF2199 (Standard international or domestic CSP rates).

Eligibility

Applications are open to science students studying Ecology, Biology, Geography and Environmental Management. Students must also meet the below requirements for SCIF2199:

- have completed a minimum of 48 units of credit;
- have a credit WAM (65 or above);
- have space in their program for a science or free elective

If you have any questions about the above eligibility requirements, please contact science.industry@unsw.edu.au

How to Apply

Please submit your application via this online form. You will be asked to submit a brief Resume and Cover Letter. The Cover Letter should be no more than 1 page and address the following questions:

- Why are you interested in this opportunity with Para La Tierra?
- What do you hope to gain during the work placement?
- What relevant skills and experience do you bring to the internship role?

The Student Academic and Career Success Team provides lots of resources to help you with job applications

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11:45pm Sunday 25th of October 2020

The ACICIS Agriculture Professional Practicum program gives students the opportunity to understand cultural, commercial, and governmental factors shaping Indonesia's agriculture industry.

This six-week virtual summer practicum covers the of fields of agriculture, food science, environment and resource management. Environmental science, marine science, biology, ecology, and food science students are encouraged to apply.

Students will undertake intensive Indonesian language instruction at Atma Jaya University, English language lectures by local practitioners and experts in the fields of agriculture, food science, environment and resource management, and a supervised practicum placement with a agricultural, agribusiness, or resource management organisation.

Successful applicants may apply for 12 units of credit as electives towards their science degree. 

Scholarships available for eligible domestic students. 

Any questions about the program should be directed to ACICIS.  Please contact the The Nucleus for questions regarding transfer of credit and how the program will impact your degree progression. 

Every summer, CSIRO offer around 100 research placement opportunities to high-achieving penultimate (second-last year) undergraduate students across a range of science disciplines.

Students receive a stipend for the duration of the placement. The location of the placement could be at your local CSIRO site, one of 50 locations other across the country or conducted virtually, depending on the project you'll be working on.

The program takes place over the summer break and placements typically take 8-12 weeks. All placements are full-time. Any UNSW Science students interested in applying should contact the designated project supervisor to ensure flexible start/end dates can be arranged to accommodate Term 3 exams and/or the start of Term 1 2021. Students may contact science.industry@unsw.edu.au if they have issues with course clashes.   

For further information on projects, eligibility and how to apply, see below. 

T3 2020 Opportunities

Incredible opportunity for 2 medical science students to intern with PSI CRO during Term 3, 2020 as part of the Science Work Placement Course SCIF2199. 

Opportunity Type: Science or free elective (SCIF2199).

Ideal for: 3991 Medical Science students who are interested in a career in clinical trial research and management. 

Deadline: 11:45pm, Thursday 6th of August

Overview

PSI CRO is a leading Contract Research Organization with more than 22 years in the industry, offering a perfect balance between stability and innovation to both clients and employees. PSI is one of the few companies working on the frontline of medical science, changing lives and bringing new medicines to those who need them. As a dynamic, global company founded in 1995, we bring together more than 2,000 driven, dedicated and passionate individuals. We are the company that cares – for our staff, for our clients, for our partners and for the quality of work we do. 

Your time at PSI will be working closely with the clinical trials team, and shadowing the role of a clinical trials administrator (CTA). This experience will provide with the opportunity to develop a deeper insight into the workings of the clinical trial process and network with a variety of medical research stakeholders.

The Role

2 unpaid intern positions are available. 

Work days and the number of hours worked is flexible and will be negotiated between the successful candidates and the intern supervisor. The work placement should take place during Term 3 2020 (between the 14th of September and 26th of November 2020), however the exact start and end date is also negotiable. 

The roles are based at PSI CRO's Sydney Office in Macquarie Park, North Ryde. 

The scope of responsibilities will include:

  1. Direct interaction with various project stakeholders. Including communication with hospitals, vendors, clients and team members participating in various research projects.
  2. Preparation, maintenance and filing of study related documents, including the electronic Trial Master File (eTMF), Investigator Site Files (ISF), and other essential clinical trial documents.
  3. Attending study related meetings including making meeting arrangements and the preparation of draft agendas and meeting minutes.
  4. Maintaining, tracking and distributing project team’s documents, working files, trackers, calendars and schedules.
  5. Facilitating coordination of ethics, regulatory and research and development (R&D) submissions where relevant for clinical trial projects.
  6. Coordinate various activities within clinical research projects including assisting the broader clinical trial team, engaging in clerical and administrative duties (handling the telephone and voice-mail, logging and, providing general project administrative support: photocopying, shredding, transcribing, etc.).

The ideal intern will have:

  1. Excellent English skills.
  2. A detail-oriented mindset and ability to do paperwork.
  3. Good organizational and time-management skills.
  4. A client-oriented, problem-solving approach.
  5. The demonstrated ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Eligibility

Applications are open to Medical Science students only (program code 3991). Students must also meet the below requirements for SCIF2199:

- have completed a minimum of 48 units of credit;
- have a credit WAM (65 or above);
- have space in their program for a science or free elective

If you have any questions about the above eligibility requirements, please contact science.industry@unsw.edu.au. 

How to Apply

Please submit your application via this online form. You will be asked to submit a brief Resume and Cover Letter. The Cover Letter should address the following questions:

- Why are you interested in this opportunity with PSI CRO?
- What do you hope to gain during the work placement?

The Student Academic and Career Success Team provides lots of resources to help you with job applications

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11:45pm Thursday 6th of August 2020

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one of the pre-eminent technical institution in India and has been ranked N0.1 best University in India for 5 years on a row.

Opportunity Type: Co-curricular activity. Science elective credit may be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Ideal for: Final year science students majoring in Chemistry, Climate Science, Data Science, Environmental Management or Medical Sciences.  

Deadline: Expressions of interest close 19th of August 2020. 

Overview

IIT Madras is now offering online research internships during Term 3 2020. Research topics for science students cover:

  • Atmospheric Sciences and Technology (including climate science and climate change)
  • Nano/biomaterials and devices
  • Sustainability
  • Technology and policy
  • Healthcare
  • Data Science 

Students work with an IITM Professor on a relevant research topic. Depending on the project and supervisor, students may negotiate a suitable internship length and start date between September to December. The maximum duration for an internship is 90 days.

The opportunity may be completed as a co-curricular activity or for course credit. Course credit is not guaranteed and is dependent upon the the relevance of the research topic, length of the internship, and internship deliverables. Students applying for course credit must wait until they have been offered an internship and have a supervisor and research topic confirmed. Further questions about science elective course credit can be directed to science.industry@unsw.edu.au.  

How to Apply

Students should submit an expression of interest to the Study Abroad and Exchange Office via this web page. Expressions of interest close 19th of August 2020.

Further Information

For further information on the program and selection process, please refer to this web page or contact advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au

Questions about science elective course credit may be directed to science.industry@unsw.edu.au

T2 2020 Opportunities

WK5 TUE 30 June 2020 (11am - 3pm)

Meet employers and gain industry insights at UNSW's first Virtual Careers Expo!

At the Expo you will connect with employers at virtual stalls with information on graduate, intern and employment opportunities.

The Expo is open to all students in all years of study! 

What can you expect from the Virtual Expo? 

You will interact directly via live face-to-face video chat with global and domestic employers, attend live webinars and explore potential careers and industries with participating employers and industry partners. You can also chat in groups or one-on-one with a recruiter. 

Find out more and register at unsw.to/expo 

The Maker Games is an award-winning rapid prototyping competition* led by UNSW Engineering that provides access to industry experts and professional skills training to participating students.

The Maker Games 2020 is looking for Advanced Maths, Data Science, BABS, BEES and Materials Science students to join a variety of team challenges and compete for prizes. 

Multidisciplinary student teams tackle exciting real-world problems submitted by industry partners. Students work in teams to develop a solution and receive training throughout the experience, with professional skills and entrepreneurial workshops delivered by UNSW and industry professionals as part of the program. Students are mentored by industry engineers and UNSW academics as they design, build, test, and present their working prototype or solution at the end of the program.

The program runs over Terms 2 and 3; science students undertake this experience as a co-curricular activity. 

Click HERE for more information on the program and check out past winners! 

To register for the program and join a Challenge, click HERE.

Challenges recommended for science students are: 

Please direct further questions to challeng@unsw.edu.au

*The Maker Games won the AFR Higher Education Award for Industry Engagement in 2018.

The Maker Games 2019

Undertake an online real-world project with an industry partner an earn 6 UOC credit! Climate science and data science projects available. 

Do you want to contribute to a real-world project for an industry partner in an interdisciplinary team?

Do you love problem-solving for impact?

If so, join CDEV3000 Interdisciplinary Partner Project – an exciting 6UOC general education/free elective course.

Overview

This online course will give you the opportunity to expand your professional network and develop key virtual work skills necessary for the current and post-COVID-19 global workplace. Gain valuable experience in online interdisciplinary teamwork, team-based problem-solving and virtual presentation skills.  

You will work directly with one of the following partners on an authentic project developed by the organisation:

  1. THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM – Exploring effective climate change outreach for young adults in NSW
  2. GML HERITAGE – Economics of heritage: the contribution of heritage items and areas to the economy
  3. NTT - Using data analytics to assess and measure business performance

Eligibility

The only criteria for this project is that you are an undergraduate who has completed at least 30 units of credit prior to applying.

Apply Now!

Applications close Sunday 17th of May. There are eight student places available for each project.

Click here for more information and to apply. 

Further Questions?

Please contact WIL Central: wil@unsw.edu.au

Recruiting Medical science and Data Science Students!

Applications due 6 May 2020

This virtual placement, on user-centred design of dementia friendly environmentsis offered by TEDI-London (a design-led engineering higher education provider founded by three university partners – Arizona State University, King’s College London and UNSW). 

Benefits:

Students will gain a unique learning experience to complement their university studies, expand their professional networks and learn new transferrable professional skills that will help them to stand out in the highly competitive graduate recruitment market. Student will develop their skills in:

  • project management
  • user-centred design & entrepreneurial skills
  • stakeholder management and client work
  • research & evaluation
  • leadership & independent thinking
  • multidisciplinary teamworking 

The placement 

In multidisciplinary teams, create novel, feasible and commercially viable projects in one of three areas:

1) Outdoor Environments: working in partnership with a local community enterprise, create a dementia-friendly outdoor community space. 

2) Residential: working in partnership with a major retailer, create a residential dementia friendly solution, ensuring an intergenerational ‘sky city’ is integrated into the ground level town.

3) AI & Big Data: create a supportive system that would enhance the safety, support or quality of life of people with dementia and their carers within the local area.

Duration, Attendance and Course Credit

The program is conducted online, as a 6-week, part-time, flexible, project-based learning experience, from 1st June-10th July. It is led by TEDI-London and facilitated by academics and industry leads from around the world. TEDI-London is offering this program free-of-charge for UNSW students.

UNSW students studying medical sciences or data science may undertake this opportunity as a SCIF2199 Science work placement, which is a 6 UOC science elective course. Enrolment into SCIF2199 will be in Term 2, 2020. To be eligible for SCIF2199 course credit, student must:

  • have completed a minimum of 48 units of credit;
  • have a credit WAM (65 or above);
  • have space in their program for a science or free elective; and
  • be enrolled in programs 3991 or 3959, or undertaking a major in Anatomy, Neuroscience, Pathology, Pharmacology or Physiology. 

Note 1: 3959 data science students may only apply for the AI & Big Data project. Students in the 3991 Medical science program or studying a SOMS major may apply for any project. 

Note 2: Standard course fees will apply for any UNSW student who elects to undertake the program as SCIF2199. As per any normal course, can be deferred via HECS or paid up-front.

Further Details

Please review this Information Pack before applying. 

TEDI London 2020 Information Pack
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Information Pack for the Term 2 2020 Virtual Placement offered by TEDI-London.

APPLY NOW

Applications are due by 11:59pm Wednesday 6th of May. 

Click here to apply

Summer 2019-2020 Opportunities

Intern with Project Everest this summer and gain credit towards your degree! With the ever-growing call on science and tech to address the complex social issues of the world, science students are required to expand their thinking beyond the lab and traditional roles. Project Everest brings together teams of multidisciplinary students to solve environmental, health and social problems in disadvantaged communities around the world. Approved opportunities are available in Malawi, India, Fiji and Timor-Leste.

Suitable for: Various science programs and majors. Please see table below for approved programs/majors. 
Internship Length:  Full-time, 4 Weeks
Internship Dates: 5 to 29 of January 2020

Step 1: Apply to Project Everest

Students must apply directly to Project Everest. 

Step 2: Apply for SCIF2199

Students who have been offered an internship position in one of the approved Project Everest projects can apply to do the experience for SCIF2199 credit. Students applying for SCIF2199 credit must meet the normal eligibility requirements for SCIF2199, and be undertaking an approved major/program for the internship project they are completing. Questions related to SCIF2199 credit, including eligibility and application process, can be directed to the Science Industry team

The following projects and majors/programs are approved for SCIF2199 credit:

Project 

Project Snapshot

Country 

Approved Majors/Programs for SCIF2199 credit 

Data Driven Health Consulting

Artificial intelligence and big data driven platform to deliver expert health decisions to sub-Saharan Africa. 

Malawi

All SOMS Majors, Statistics Major, Medical Science Program (3991), Data Science and Decisions Program (3959) 

Female Hygiene and Sanitation 

Producing female hygiene solutions whilst providing education and sustainable livelihood opportunities for women.

Malawi

 All SOMS Majors, Statistics Major, Medical Science Program (3991), Data Science and Decisions Program (3959) 

Hidden Hunger: Nutrition Advice 

Smart Computing Framework to mitigate nutritional deficiencies and end stunted growth in Sub-Saharan Africa  

Malawi

All SOMS Majors, Statistics Major, Medical Science Program (3991), Data Science and Decisions Program (3959) 

Biomass Fuels

Application of biodigesters to utilise agricultural waste in food production.

India

Biotechnology major, Statistics major and Biotechnology program (3053), Data Science and Decisions Program (3959).  

Agriculture Assessment

Agriculture assessments to determine applicability of implementing technology enabled solutions for smallholder farmers.

India

Biology, ecology and statistics majors, Environmental Management program (3965, 3955), Data Science and Decisions Program (3959).  

FarmEd

Technology enabled solutions for smallholder farmers in developing countries that improves farming practices and yields.

Fiji

Timor-Leste

Biology, ecology and statistics majors, Environmental Management program (3965, 3955), Data Science and Decisions Program (3959).  

T3 2019 Opportunities

Suitable for: Medical Science students (3991 program)
Internship length: Part-tie, 8 Weeks
Start date: Wednesday 18 September 2019
Work days: Wednesdays and Fridays (7.5 hours per day)
Application deadline:  5 August 2019

EML are injury management and workers compensation specialists who manage workers insurance, personal injury claims and support injured workers to return to work. EML are seeking Medical Science students for an 8-week internship during T3 2019.

Interns will work within the Claims Benefits team, shadowing Case Managers, Injury Management Specialists and Technical Specialists to support injured workers after a workplace injury. Interns will have the opportunity to review claims, liaise with solicitors and medical panels, gain experience in trend analysis and workflow management, and provide recommendations based on their research. The interns will have the opportunity to present this to Senior Manager in the final week of their research.

The internship program commences on Wednesday 18 September 2019. Interns will work for 2 days per week (7.5 hours per day) on Wednesdays and Fridays.   

Further details of the program:

  • Interns will attend EML learning workshops, covering topics such as Communications, Presentations, motivational interactions and Clinical Psychology Presentations e.g. IPS: Management of Pre-existing conditions – Psych where Dr Ashwinder Anand will come and present about the overview of Psychology treatments.
  • Working alongside with our Workers’ Compensation team on some of EML’s largest clients including iCare, Comcare – ACT Government, IfNSW and EMLife Insurance supporting injured workers to get back on their feet after a workplace injury
  • A project-focused role with our Claims benefits team, reviewing claims and the complexity of injuries versus resolution timeframes. This particular role will be exposed to solicitors, medical panel, conciliation, trend analysis and workflow management, and involve providing recommendations back to the business. The interns will have the opportunity to present this to Senior Manager in the final week of their research.
  • One on one mentoring with the claims team
  • As the per attached position descriptions, the students will sit closely with Case Managers, Injury Management Specialists and Technical Specialists shadowing and learning skills of the positions.
  • The interns will also have a dedicated ‘Intern Leader’ for any questions they may have
  • A pathway to possible employment opportunities post-graduation

Step 1: Apply to EML

For further information, including how to apply, visit EML.  Students should direct questions about the internship to EML:

Long Nguyen | Talent Acquisition Specialist
T:  02 8098 6360
E: L.Nguyen2@eml.com.au 

Step 2: Apply for SCIF2199

Students who have been offered an internship position with EML can apply to do the experience for SCIF2199 credit. Students applying for SCIF2199 credit must meet the normal eligibility requirements for SCIF2199, and be undertaking a 3991 (Medical Science) program. Questions related to SCIF2199 credit, including eligibility and application process, can be directed to the Science Industry team.  

Suitable for: students with a major in Biology or similar
Internship Length: August – November 2019
Number of positions available: 2

Taronga is looking for a driven and motivated Enrichment Intern who is interested in gaining experience within a leading organisation in conservation, education, animal management and transformational guest experiences.

Enrichment is an animal husbandry principle that seeks to enhance the quality of captive animal care by identifying and providing the environmental stimuli necessary for optimal psychological and physiological well-being. Taronga Zoo Sydney is currently evaluating enrichment given to all species of carnivores to assess its effectiveness. After evaluation, the team will then workshop and implement new forms of enrichment. Enrichment Interns will play a key role in assisting to organise and attend meetings, record minutes, present information collected and work with the Carnivore team on the design and implementation of new enrichment schedule.

For more information about this opportunity, consult the Taronga Conservation Society Australia Factsheet.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to:

Lauren Cole | University Course Coordinator
T: 02 9932 4282
E: lcole@zoo.nsw.gov.au