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Careers with Engineering

Michael Selvadurai

Mechatronics engineer and Enterprise Services Graduate, CBA
Michael’s engineering background has equipped him with the knowledge to navigate complex IT systems.

Yemi Penn

Rail project entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Yemi Penn has worked on all things rail-related in a variety of non-traditional engineering roles.

Catherine Isaac

Mechanical Engineer at Cochlear
Catherine Isaac is a mechanical engineer working to develop a new and improved cochlear implant.

Florence McKenzie

Electrical engineer
Florence McKenzie was Australia's first female electrical engineer, and founded the Women's Emergency Signalling Corps (WESC) ahead of World War II.

Mitchell Torok

Mechatronics whiz
Mitchell Torok is the Rosny College student from Tasmania that took out the Engineering award in this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards alongside his cousin Isaac Brain.

Macinley Butson

SMART inventor
At just 18 years old, Macinley Butson has won the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards twice and has been named NSW Young Australian of the Year 2018.

Antonia Gauci

Music producer
Antonia Gauci is a music producer, audio engineer and musical artist working with some of the biggest Aussie and international acts.

Grace Nolan

Security engineer
How do you turn career confusion into your dream job? By taking every opportunity that comes your way. That’s how Grace Nolan became a security engineer at Google.

Adrian Arumugam

Career adapter
Adrian re-booted his career goals at Google, and learned the value of adaptability along the way.

Francesca Maclean

Diversity consultant
Dr Francesca Maclean is an advocate for STEM diversity and inclusion and a consultant for engineering firm Arup.

Beth Jens

NASA engineer
NASA Engineer Dr Elizabeth (Beth) Jens is making interplanetary travel a real thing!

Elliot Thomas

Medical engineering student
As a student at the University of Newcastle, Elliot's paving the way to a fulfilling career working with artificial organs and medical technology.

How a drone pilot is inspiring young Indigenous Australians about tech

National Centre of Indigenous Excellence
Grant Cameron is using his skills as a drone pilot to inspire young Indigenous Australians about tech.

People on the autism spectrum are making a big impact in tech

People on the autism spectrum can make a big impact in tech, from software development to cybersecurity.

Why digital literacy is essential to traditional, old-school careers too

Digital literacy
Computer science isn’t just for modern startups – tech skills are in hot demand across traditional careers too.