Upcoming careers workshops for postgraduate students
The Careers Centre organises a variety of events over the year to teach students valuable skills for planning their careers, looking for all types of work, building their employability skills, writing job applications and more! The Careers Centre also hosts information sessions for employers to talk to students about the opportunities they offer. Register at the Careers Centre website.
You may also be interested in the JumpStart Your Career events held by the Faculty of Science. At these events you can meet employers and industry experts from a variety of backgrounds and industries to get the answers to your career related questions. You are also invited to network and mingle with presenters over complimentary drinks and canapés at the conclusion of the sessions.
AMSI Industry Internship Program
AMSI Intern is a national program that links postgraduate students and their university supervisors across all disciplines with industry partners through short-term 4-5 month tightly focused research internships. The program allows students to transfer their skills from theory to real world application, while companies gain a competitive advantage by accessing high-quality research expertise.
The Faculty of Science recognises a growing need for high-level postgraduates to enter all industry sectors. Postgraduate research students in the Faculty of Science now have the opportunity to submit expressions of interest to take part in the AMSI Intern program via a dedicated online form.
Current internship opportunities with AMSI Intern
- Internship Project with Atlassian: Development of a content recommendation algorithm for Atlassian Confluence
Closes 26 May
- Internship Project with Defence Science & Technology Group: Creation of Fleet Data Acquisition and Curation System
Closes 26 May
Inventing the Future
A new pilot unit run jointly by the Faculties of Science, Engineering & IT, School of Business and Architecture, Design and Planning.
An interdisciplinary unit for developing high technology products:
- Practical, based on a real product brief
- Covering product ideation, design, business planning and developing a prototype (budget provided)
- Interdisciplinary teams from Science, Engineering & IT, Business and Architecture, Design and Planning
- Free pilot program, places strictly limited and allocated on merit
- Offered in semester 2, 2016 and running for 13 weeks, with 6 intensive day sessions starting at 9:30am at fortnightly
- There is a cash prize of $4000 for the best team thanks to Intellectual Property Lawyers, AJ Park.
Interested? How to apply
Applications for the course will be considered on merit, including: academic results, experience and motivation. The unit will be free, but numbers will be strictly limited to 5 students from each of the participating faculties.
If you are interested, send an expression of interest by June 9th including:
- PhD or Masters topic/title and an outline of your academic background
- Year of study
- Why you would benefit from enrolling in this course
- Any relevant experience
- The advantages you see in interdisciplinary team learning
- Which of the three projects you would prefer
Choice of three project themes:
- Instrumentation for nano-satellites
- Energy efficiency and local energy grids
- Point-of-care diagnostics
To apply send your application to:
Faculty of Business,
Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning,
Faculty of Science,