Computing Internship - CSIRO Data61 (Project 4)

This position is offered through the ANU Computing Internship


CSIRO’s Data61 is the data and digital specialist arm of Australia’s national science agency. We are home to one of the largest collections of research and development expertise in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science in the world, and host cutting-edge facilities including the Mixed Reality Lab, Robotics Innovation Centre and AI4Cyber Enclave.

Our research expertise includes AI, robotics, cybersecurity, modelling and analytics.

There are 5 projects available.

Project 4: Passive Haptics for Text Entry in Mobile AR

Text entry when using a smart glasses application can be tricky. This project aims to prototype a text entry method that is more akin to thumb typing on a smartphone. It will make use of a computer vision device, and is likely to require some 3D printing. The project will employ iterative prototyping and has the option to include a user evaluation.

Required/preferred technical skills

Experience with, or an interest in, augmented/spatial/wearable user interfaces, gesture recognition and cyber-physical displays. Programming experience with interactive software is useful. The Unity graphics engine may be used.

Required/preferred professional and other skills

Not specified

Delivery Mode

Traditional In-Person Internship (only for business/organisations based in ACT, Australia)

Student location

Student must be located in Canberra only



Intern Requires ID check etc. for CSIRO on-boarding


How to apply

Applications are invited from eligible students to apply for the Computing Internship courses COMP3280 or COMP8830. Eligibility details and further information about the Computing Internship can be found on the Computing Internship page

1. Students must first seek confirmation of eligibility by submitting an Eligibility and Room Available in degree check.  

2. Eligible students can then apply through the Computing Internship application form. You can nominate multiple preferred Internship placements through the one application form. 

3. Your application will require you to upload the following documents:

  • an updated copy of your Resume, and
  • an Expression of Interest (limit 350 words) for each organisation you wish to apply to (for organisations with multiple projects only submit one Expression of Interest but state clearly which project/s you wish to be considered for).


Applications open on 29 October and close on 7 November 2021.




Application closing date

7 November 2021
Applications open for this opportunity: 
26 Oct 2021
Study level: 

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