Student Opportunities

At UNSW Science, we’re offering a range of student opportunities that extend beyond the lab and lecture theatre. Grow your real-world skills and career prospects with one of our Summer Vacation Research Internships. Pursue an exciting year of study abroad. Check out our specialist Work Placement program and ways of getting valuable work experience, enhancing your practical skills, so you’re career-ready sooner.

Be the first to know about professional development opportunities at UNSW Science. Getting hands-on industry work experience gives you insights beyond the lab and lectures. It also enhances your CV and may earn you credit towards your degree.

UNSW Student Exchange offers you the opportunity to gain credit towards your degree while you’re studying and travelling overseas. You can choose to study at one of our 300 partner universities in exciting destinations all over the world.

UNSW Science offers you the opportunity to gain professional work experience with a range of host organisations. Work placements help you develop your skills, build industry networks and improve your chances of landing the job you want when you graduate

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Career Ready Mentoring Program

The Career Ready Mentoring Program connects UNSW students in their final year of study with established industry professionals, providing students with a significant opportunity to focus on career development during the transition from study to work.

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Job Opportunities

UNSW Careers and Employment offers you a range of services and job opportunities. You’ll find hundreds of casual, full-time, internship, graduate and volunteer opportunities.

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UNSW Science is working with The Global Student to provide you with an eight-week internship in Malaysia. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your practical skills and knowledge over the summer holidays.

Partnering with the School of Material Science and Engineering, UNSW Science offers you the opportunity to undertake a research internship in Taiwan, where you’ll undertake a 150-hour research internship over your summer break.

For six weeks over the summer holidays, UNSW Science offers research scholarships to talented undergraduates. Students gain valuable research experience while working with renowned research supervisors at UNSW Sydney or our industry partners.