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Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program

Jumpstart your engineering research career
Our Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program is designed to provide valuable research experience and is open to those students interested in pursuing a research career at a university or in industry.

Our Engineering Vacations Research Internship Program offers real life engineering and computer science research experience by working on real projects alongside respected and accomplished key researchers at the University of Sydney.

You'll be working and interacting with fellow students interested in pursuing a career in research while also being provided with a suite of research training and workshops.

Value
$500 p/w

Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program scholarships available based on advertised duration of the program

By undertaking a research program with us, you'll:

  • work with area experts and renowned researchers within the Faculty of Engineering on real life engineering and computer science research projects;
  • develop and improve not only your research skills, but also effective communication, project and time management, and critical analysis;
  • attend a suite of research workshops that will prepare yourself for a future research career; and
  • be part of a network of researchers in engineering and computer science.

Our research program is open each summer and winter to current students enrolled at either the University of Sydney or another Australian university.

So whether you're interested in pursuing a research career at a university or in industry, we encourage you to explore our research offerings in engineeringcomputer science and project management.

To be eligible to apply, you need to be an enrolled undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student of the University of Sydney or another Australian university.

Undergraduate students must have a weighted average mark (WAM) of 75 or above and have completed at least 96 credit points at the time of application.

Applications will be assessed on a range of factors including academic merit and your responses to the application questions, demonstrating an interest in both research and the specific research project you are applying to and what you hope to achieve from participating. 

Applications are open now and close on 11.59pm on Wednesday 14 October 2020.

Scholarships are available for Summer 2020/21 through the Faculty of Engineering and The Yim Family Foundation Scholarships – Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program.

All applicants to the program will automatically be considered for a scholarship, no separate scholarship application is required.

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Linji Chen

Linji Chen
"Besides technical and academic knowledge, the Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program also helps develop valuable skills such as effective communication, time management and presentation."
Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering) candidate