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Research & Development Internship Program

CareerDC coordinates internship programs by connecting students with host organisations all over Australia.

The internships, which are practical work-placement programs designed to provide the intern professional ​experience in specialised areas of research and development with the aim of providing industry specific opportunities is to enable the intern to develop skills that will enhance their prospects of gaining meaningful employment, building the student’s career and starting their future.


As often as ‘Research’ and ‘Development’ are placed together, both are very different though they may share a very strong connection.

When businesses engaged in RD, their outcomes are uncertain as this aligns with the broader academic community of the field where individual may not share similar goals or objectives. This uncertainty creates indefinite possibilities for researcher and developers to experiment and discover given their expertise.

Through the internship, students will gain knowledge and insights through the activities conducted by host organisation. The workplace exposure can help students experience a wider perspectives on how their field work contributes to the advancement in science or technology .

An internship placement in the RD field creates opportunities for student to work in diverse sectors and performing an array of tasks: 

  • Conducting tests and experiments and carrying out research projects.
  • Development and improve existing products and services in the industry
  • Experiment and develop new and existing industrial adhesive
  • Adapt existing products and services to remain competitive
  • Opportunity to work alongside other experts
  • Presentation of findings and prototypes to supervisors.

Career Opportunities

It is as essential to keep your academic background in check while aiming to build a career in this area. Depending on the relevant subject you are currently, research and development scientists are present in various fields of chemistry, biology, pharmacology, biotechnology, physics, biomedical sciences, engineering, computer science and even commerce fields.

Closed 17 days ago
Closed 17 days ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Research and Development

  • Work rights:

    Australian Student Visa, Australian Bridging

  • Locations:

    Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane,

  • Closing Date:28th Jul 2022, 12:59 pm


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