CSIRO Undergraduate Vacation Studentships - Commercial

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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. 

Child Safety

CSIRO is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people involved in our activities and programs. View our Child Safe Policy.

The Opportunity

  • Get hands-on research experience in Australia’s leading scientific research 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 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.

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.

Project Title

Commercialisation Curation and Equity Portfolio Valuations

Project Description

Be involved in helping the investment function prepare commercialisation innovation business cases for funding.  Assist the Equity Portfolio team in assessing CSIRO's portfolio of companies for valuations and building case studies to showcase our success stories.

Project Duties/Tasks

  • Valuing our portfolio companies which involves doing due diligence and financial analysis.
  • Help contribute to building a pitchpack for commercialisation innovation fund related work.
  • Working with the Commercialisation team to deliver impact through commercialisation of CSIRO science.

Relevant Fields of Study

Commerce plus optional Science/Engineering

Contact: For more details, please contact Anthony Lam by phone on 03 9545 232

To be considered you will need:

  • To be 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.
  • A strong academic record (credit average or higher).
  • An interest in pursuing a research career in science or technology, or a career in a related discipline.
  • The ability to undertake a full-time placement for 8-12 weeks over the university summer vacation period

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.

CSIRO is committed to values-based leadership to inspire performance and unlock the potential of our people.

CSIRO is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people involved in our activities and programs, whether we are undertaking research, engaging with the public or nurturing future scientists in person or online. Source – CSIRO Child Safe policy 2023

Join us and start creating tomorrow today!

How to Apply

To apply for an Undergraduate Vacation Studentship, you will be required to:

  • 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.
  • upload your current or most recent academic record in the ‘Cover Letter’ field;
  • in the ‘Education’ section select your university from the Educational Institute list;
  • in the ‘Job-Specific Information’ section select ‘Not Applicable’ for both Preference 1 and Preference 2; 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: [email protected].

 

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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering, Science
  • Work rights:
    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen,
    ...
  • Locations:
    Victoria, Melbourne
  • salary range

    $1,774.77 per fortnight

  • Program duration

    8 - 12 weeks between late November and February

  • accepts international

    Yes

  • Closing Date:7th Aug 2023, 1:59 pm

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