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CSIRO Undergraduate Vacation Studentships - Commercial

Date: 07-Jul-2021

Location: Various, AU

Company: CSIRO

  • Get hands-on research experience
  • Access CSIRO's world-class facilities
  • Apply for a CSIRO Vacation Studentship today!
     

Our Undergraduate Vacation Studentships are run over the Australian summer holidays and offer high achieving and promising undergraduate students the opportunity to collaborate with leading 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.  Placements are full time and typically begin in late November or early December and can be from 8 - 12 weeks in length.

The Commercial team provide tailored advice regarding licensing, Patenting, setting up various research-related agreements with external parties, review the terms of agreements provided by external parties, spin-outs and other commercialisation options. By linking world-class scientific developments with industry, Commercial can help take research from the laboratory to the market, creating real-world economic, environmental and society-wide value.


Projects:  there are 2 projects available in Commercial, for details please see the project list (link)

Location:  Clayton, VIC and Brisbane or Melbourne (refer to list of projects above for specific details)

Scholarship:    $1,622.86 per fortnight

Reference:  75886    

 

Pre-Requisites/Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply you must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or an international student who has full work rights for the duration of the placement (does not require visa sponsorship).

 

Vacation scholarships are open to students who:

  • are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree at an Australian university;
  • have completed at least three years of a full-time (or equivalent) 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 available to undertake a full-time placement for 8-12 weeks over the university summer vacation period.
     

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent.

 

Apply Online

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 preferred research project/s for Commercial 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.

 

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Applications Close

Monday 3 August 2020 at 11:00pm AEST

 

COVID-19 restrictions:  We have many projects on offer across our sites and we hope to fill all of these positions, however please be aware that the COVID-19 restrictions could impact some projects.  Depending on the restrictions in place we may not be able to proceed with some projects or we may be required to only consider students who reside closer to the location due to restricted interstate travel. We will endeavour to keep everyone informed of any changes as we progress through the recruitment process.