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Meet the scientists, engineers and other tech innovators and STEM professionals with fascinating careers in the resources and energy sector.

Elnaz Hariri

Solar lead
We spoke to solar lead, Elnaz Hariri, who is using her engineering skills in solar energy.

Yuneska Harris

Engineering manager
We spoke to engineering manager, Yuneska Harris, about what it's like to work in solar energy and got her best advice for anyone who'd like to follow in her footsteps!

Erica Deegan

Water engineer
Erica Deegan is in charge of all things water at City of Launceston.

Sanduni Gamage

Graduate mechanical engineer
It took Sanduni Gamage a few tries before she landed in her dream graduate gig in WA’s water sector.

Jess Godfrey

Carbon capture & storage analyst
Jess Godfrey explores underground worlds to find ways to reduce carbon emissions.

Louise Schoneveld

Research scientist
Louise Schoneveld shoots rocks with lasers to find new reserves of critical minerals. Yes, you read that right!

Elaiza Luker

QUT PhD Candidate
Elaiza Luker is researching the structural integrity of materials used in concentrated solar power (CSP) plants.

Josephine Liantono

Junior Mining Engineer
Inspired by jewellery making, Josephine pursued a career in mining – and she’s having a blast.

Cody Coleman

Undergraduate engineer
Cody Coleman grew up in Perth and identifies as Wadjak-Pinjarra. A curtin University engineering student, he works summers as a chemical engineer at energy company Chevron.

Nima Sherpa

Space mining expert
Nima Sherpa took a leap and moved from the US to Australia, where her career in the resources industry took off. Now she’s set her sights out of this world.

Jessica Allen

Fuel Cell Crusader
Jessica Allen is commercialising novel fuel cells to make clean, green electricity a reality.

Alex Post

Solar Thermal
ON Prime is giving PhD student Alex Post the 101 on how to turn a new solar thermal technology into a start-up.

Smash the glass ceiling with QUT – register for this event!

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Keen to see more women in STEM fields? Welcome to the club! This National Science Week QUT are smashing the glass ceiling 

Generation Google Scholarships Program Extension for Australia and New Zealand

generation google scholarships program extension ANZ event 2022
Are you studying a tech degree in Aus or NZ? You could be eligible to apply to attend an event hosted by Google, and win prizes!

Earn while you learn with PwC’s Higher Apprenticeship program

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Not keen on uni? PwC's Higher Apprenticeship program is all about building up your business and tech skills while learning on the job and getting paid.