Engineering Internship - Royal Australian Mint - Semester 2, 2021


The Royal Australian Mint is seeking Engineering students for an exciting internship program.

This is a paid, for-credit opportunity that runs for 16 weeks, coinciding with Semester 2 2021. This internship should be undertaken as the ENGN3200/ENGN6200 Engineering Internship course.

The Mint is currently looking for interns to assist with engineering projects within the Engineering, Operations and Logistics branch of the organisation. Successful applicants will be tasked with a small-scale development project to be completed during the internship under the direct guidance of an experienced engineer. In addition, the intern/s will be given smaller tasks to support the operational work of the engineering team, including minor design and research tasks. Subject to application and approval, work conducted during the internship may be extended as part of a student Honours project. At the conclusion of the internship, exemplary students may be offered an extended contract leading to a continuing position as a Graduate Engineer.


To be eligible for this opportunity you must meet the following requirements:

To be eligible for this opportunity you must meet the following requirements:

- Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate engineering program; 

- have completed a minimum of 96 Engineering program courses (UG) or 48 units of postgraduate courses including ENGN6250 or ENGN8260 (PG); 

- Have sufficient space in your remaining program for 6-24 unit internship;

- have a minimum GPA of 5.0

- Australian citizen and willing to undergo a police background check; and

- Able to work in a full-time capacity for the duration of the internship.


You will be required to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Motivation and ability to work alone or in a small team
  • Ability to self-manage tasks to meet agreed timelines
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to technical and brainstorming discussions
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving ability
  • Technical skills as detailed below


Students will be selected and projects will be allocated based on coursework completed in the following disciplines (not every topic is required):

  • Mechanical systems and design
  • Systems engineering design and analysis
  • Manufacturing technologies and methodologies
  • Product development
  • Mechatronics and robotics
  • Industrial data collection and analysis


To be considered for this opportunity you must submit an application via the Mint Engineering Internship Application Form

Application documents to be upload to the application form:

  • Your up-to-date CV/resume
  • A cover letter describing your engineering interests, why you would like to work at the Mint, and your personal goals for the internship. Your letter should make reference to the competencies against the listed role requirements (above);
  • A copy of your ANU transcript (unlocked). 

Applications close midnight, 7 July 2021. Apply now!


Application closing date

7 July 2021
Applications open for this opportunity: 
28 Jun 2021
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Updated:  10 August 2021/Responsible Officer:  Dean, CECS/Page Contact:  CECS Marketing