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CSIRO Undergraduate Vacation Studentships - Land and Water

Date: 26-Jul-2022

Location: Adelaide, SA, AU

Company: CSIRO

Acknowledgement of Country 
CSIRO acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, sea and waters, of the area that we live and work on across Australia. We acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. View our vision towards reconciliation. 

 

The Opportunity

  • Get hands-on experience in a leading scientific organisation.
  • Access CSIRO's world-class facilities and work with a supportive team to deliver solutions with real impact.
  • Apply for a CSIRO Vacation Studentship today!

 

Our Undergraduate Vacation Studentships [link] are run over the Australian summer holidays and offer high achieving and promising undergraduate students the opportunity to collaborate with CSIRO researchers in our world class facilities.

Students will have the chance to work on a real project in science, technology or a related field such as science communication.

Participation in the Vacation Studentship Program has influenced countless students in their choice of further study and future career options. Many have gone on to pursue a PhD and/or built successful research career; either within CSIRO, universities, or industry.

 

CSIRO Land and Water work across the domains of land, water, ecosystems and communities to deliver outcome-focussed biophysical and socio-economic research. With partners, we deliver innovative solutions to the complex challenges that arise from the demands and impacts of human activities on the environment.  For more information please see our website at Land and Water (link).

 

Projects:   Land and Water have 5 projects available, for details please see the project list (link to Excel file)

Location:  Waite Campus, Adelaide SA
Stipend:  $1,655.32 per fortnight
Duration: Placements are full time for 8 - 12 weeks between late November and February
Reference:  87253

 

Vacation studentships are intended for students who:

  • are enrolled in an undergraduate degree at an Australian university
  • have completed 3 years (full-time equivalent) of an undergraduate course, however exceptional second-year students may be considered;
  • have a strong academic record (credit average or higher)
  • intend to pursue a research career in science or technology, or a career in a related discipline; and
  • are able to undertake a full-time placement for 8-12 weeks over the university summer vacation period.

 

Eligibility

Applications for these studentships are open to Australian and New Zealand Citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and International students who have full work rights for the duration of the placement (do not require visa sponsorship).

Appointment to this role may be subject to conditions including provision of a national police check as well as other security/medical/character clearance requirements.

 

How to Apply

To apply you will be required to:

  1. submit a Resume/CV and Cover Letter (as one document) in the ‘Resume/CV field which includes:
    • the reasons why the research project/s you have selected are of interest to you and how your skills/knowledge meet the project requirements; and
    • an outline of your longer-term career aspirations and how this program will help you achieve them.
  2. upload your academic results in the ‘Cover Letter’ field;
  3. in the ‘Education’ section select your university from the Educational Institute list; 
  4. in the ‘Job-Specific Information’ section select your two preferred research projects for Land and Water in order of preference; and enter your Grade Point Average (GPA) as per the University Admission Centre’s methodology.  If you have a WAM, please read the Methodology on this site and calculate a GPA using the formula provided.

 

If you experience difficulties applying online call 1300 984 220 and someone will be able to assist you. Outside business hours please email: careers.online@csiro.au.

 

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work.

 

Diversity and Inclusion

We are working hard to recruit people representing the diversity across our society, and ensure that all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish.

 

About CSIRO

At CSIRO Australia's national science agency, we solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. We put the safety and wellbeing of our people above all else and earn trust everywhere because we only deal in facts. We collaborate widely and generously and deliver solutions with real impact.

Join us and start creating tomorrow today!

 

Applications Close

Monday 15 August 2022, 11:00pm AEST