Are you a current STEM PhD student? Are you keen to turn your research theory into practice and gain industry skills? Do you want to work with major employers like Jetstar, Aurecon, ARUP and Science & Technology Australia? Read ahead to find out more about the APR.Intern internship program!
APR.Intern is a not-for-profit Australian internship program which is all about driving industry and research collaboration. The internship program connects PhD students and their supervisors with industry partners through a 3-5 month focused research project.
Taking part in the program will give you the opportunity to apply your research to an industry challenge, increase your employability and professional skills and the program also offers an extra stipend.
APR.Intern is dedicated to prioritising the placement of women, domestic, regional, Indigenous and disadvantaged PhD students into STEM internships.
There are some great internships available in the following fields:
Software and machine learning
Smart pen whiteboards – Inkerz
Clinical data analytics – Byte IQ
Offline smartphone apps – Hardcat Pty Ltd
Testing price points – Jetstar
Data Architecture – Aurecon
Software Engineering – Aurecon
Social communication – Enviro Frontier
Statistical software – Environmental Monitoring Solutions
Coral propagation – Ultra Coral Australia
Parks and reserves – Parks Victoria
Engineering and consulting
Research investment – ARUP
Suspension systems – Nauti-craft
Research and expenditure – Office of QLD Chief Scientist
STEM associations review – Science Technology Australia
Multiple projects – DST
HIV Treatment Options – Department of Health and Human Services, VIC
Check out this page for more details and hop to it – applications for most internship program projects close in July or August 2018!
Author: Larissa Fedunik-Hofman
Larissa is the editorial assistant for Careers with STEM and a Chemistry PhD student. Larissa’s goal is to promote public engagement with STEM through inspiring stories.