CSIRO Undergraduate Vacation Studentships - Environment

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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 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 are 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 previous scholarship holders in their choice of further study and future career options. Many have gone on to pursue a PhD in collaboration with CSIRO or to build a successful research career within CSIRO, a university or industry.

CSIRO Environment is conducting research that is dedicated to addressing the challenges and opportunities of the environmental sector, now and into the future. From oceans to coasts to land to atmosphere to climate, we aim to deliver solutions that support the resilient and sustainable management of our natural resources fundamental to Australia's development and prosperity. For more information, please see our website at Environment.

Projects:  Environment have 13 projects available, for information and contacts details please see the project list (link to Excel file)

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 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 your two preferred research projects for Environment 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: [email protected].

 

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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering Environmental, Environment
  • Work rights:
    Australian Working Visa, Australian Citizen,
    ...
  • Locations:
    Queensland, Brisbane
  • Salary Range

    $1,774.77 per fortnight

  • Program Duration

    8 - 12 weeks between late November and February

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

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