Sem1, 2020 Engineering Internship - Royal Australian Mint

The Royal Australian Mint is seeking applications from Engineering students for an exciting internship opportunity.

This is a paid, for-credit opportunity that runs for 12-weeks, coinciding with Semester 1, 2020. This internship can be undertaken towards the ENGN3200 or ENGN6200 internship program courses.
The Mint is currently looking for interns to assist with engineering projects within the Tooling, Coining and Engineering 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. 

Eligibility 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 also 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

How to apply

To apply, complete the online application form.
Along with the online application, you will be required to submit the following 3 documents to
1) Your up-to-date CV;
2) 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 (see the CECS Current Opportunities website for the list of competencies);
3) A copy of your ANU transcript.
This application form and required documentation should be completed/supplied by Sunday 12 January, 2020.

Application closing date

12 January 2020
Applications open for this opportunity: 
19 Dec 2019
Eligible degree type(s): 
Student opportunity type: 

Updated:  1 June 2019/Responsible Officer:  Dean, CECS/Page Contact:  CECS Marketing