Engineering Internships

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Internships are proven to be the best way to kick-start your career

Learn In-Demand Skills
You will be able to put your theoretical knowledge into practise.
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Prove your skills on the job and you are able to include them on your LinkedIn profile and resume.
Build your network
Working with a team of engineers is the best way to build out your professional network.

Type of Engineering Internships

Civil & Structural Engineering

A civil engineering internship will involve working with a business to conceive, design, build, supervise, operate, construct and maintain infrastructure projects and systems in the public and private sector (including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and systems for water supply and sewage treatment).

Mechanical Engineering

A Mechanical engineering internship will involve working with a business to design power-producing machines, such as electric generators, internal combustion engines, and steam and gas turbines, as well as power-using machines, such as robotics, refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. Mechanical engineers design other machines inside buildings, such as elevators and escalators.

Electrical Engineering

An electrical engineering internship will involve working with a business to design and develop new electrical systems, solve problems and test equipment.
They study and apply the physics and mathematics of electricity, electromagnetism and electronics to both large and small scale systems to process information and transmit energy.

Civil, Structural & municipality Engineering Internships

For civil engineers a balance of academic knowledge and on the job experience is an essential component towards breaking into the engineering workforce and having a prosperous career.
To complete a civil engineering internship, you may have completed one of the following:

 

Types of Qualifications

  • Civil Engineering Degree (General)
  • Construction Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering

 

Things you might do in your internship

  • Analyse photographs, drawings and maps to inform the direction of projects as well as the overall budget constraints.
  • Ensure project feasibility through continual evaluation of structural integrity and design practicality.
  • Create designs that utilise a variety of materials
  • perform and adjust quantity calculations for practical and budgetary purposes
  • Communicate with team members as well as customers and vendors to ensure maximum cohesion and fluidity on projects
  • Forecast, design and construction time frames.
  • Inspect project sites to ensure they meet relevant codes and are progressing properly.

What kind of business' need Civil Engineers?

Many different types of business sectors employ and require civil engineers 

Consulting & Design Firms

Oil & Gas sector

Government  or public sector

Civil & infrastructure department

Telecommunication sector

Water Sector

Urban & regional planning

Examples of Engineering Internships

Outcome.Life have placed thousands of students into civil engineering internships

Residential Building
Internship

with The Edina Building Group

Rail Construction
Internship

with Global Rail Australia

Construction Management & Recycling Internship 
with Delta Group Australia

Internship Case Studies

Intern Name: Avinash
Qualification: B.C.E/Master of Construction
University: Swinburne University of Technology

Dream Job: Civil Engineer

Internship Opportunity: Global Rail
Internship Type: Civil Engineering Internship

Internship Responsibilities:

  • Bill of quantities and estimations work for vicil, rail and telecommunications contracts
  • Support with quotes and tender submissions for rail and civil works
  • Liaise with external contractors for pricing and information
  • Site health and safety inductions for contractors
  • Managing and maintaining training and certification documents
  • Support finance team with the development of Purchase Orders and AP/AR
  • Contract and site support for contracts with Huawei, Optus, Vodafone and Telstra
  • Office administration and support.

Intern Name: Shazwan
Qualification: B.C.E/Master of Construction
University: Victoria University

Dream Job: Civil Engineer

Internship Opportunity: Coffey International
Internship Type: Civil Engineering Internship

Internship Responsibilities:

  • Site inspections and monitoring
  • Reporting and analysis of all site inspections
  • On-site soil testing
  • Geotechnical structures and soil interaction
  • Using 12D to analyse and design road and drainage networks
  • Complete earthworks and volume calculations
  • Attend multiple work sites to liaise with external stake holders.

Preparing for your internship

During your internship, you will be required to learn and use  a wide range of software and programs. Knowing how to use these programs to a high level that will help you throughout your career. 

If you’re wanting to get a head start and make a real impression at your internship, we suggest you get ahead by learning some of the programs below in your personal time.

Mechanical Engineering Internships

Mechanical engineers a balance of academic knowledge and on the job experience is an essential component towards breaking into the engineering workforce and having a prosperous career.
To complete a civil engineering internship, you may have completed one of the following:

 

Types of Qualifications

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree (General)
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Auto Research Sible Fuels
  • Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Robotic Engineering

Things you might do in your internship

  • Perform initial and ongoing design reviews
  • Deliver documentation offering a critical analysis and suggestions for correcting errors
  • Identify process deficiencies and develop solutions to improve those deficiencies
  • Submit a scope of work for each project that includes budgetary numbers and the goal of each project.
  • Develop CAD project drawing and review drawings from other team members for accuracy
  • Collaborate with Project Managers to develop an accurate accounting of all engineering hours required for various types of internal projects

What kind of business' need Mechanical Engineers?

Many different types of business sectors employ and require mechanical engineers 

Auto Industry

Software Companies

Mechatronics

Hydraulics

Materials Science

3D Printing

Materials Handling

Examples of Mechanical Engineering Internships

Outcome.Life have placed thousands of students into mechanical engineering internships

Asset & Facilities Management
Internship

with FFM

Robotics Design 
Internship

with ThingC Robotics

Manufacturing 
Internship 
with Kinrise Group

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Internship Case Studies

Intern Name: Veepuri
Qualification: Master of Mechanical Engineering
University: Deakin University

Dream Job: Mechanical Engineer

Internship Opportunity: Simplot Foods
Internship Type: Mechanical Eng Internship

Internship Responsibilities:

  • Understand project scope / background / objectives and read company materials and industry practice methodologies including Six Sigma / DMAIC
  • Collect data on waste reduction
  • Sequential log with time frames, reasons – EG – Staff, Materials & Production
  • Complete a report, presentation and recommendation to management on process improvements to improve company’s waste reduction on main production lines. 

Preparing for your internship

During your internship, you will be required to learn and use  a wide range of software and programs. Knowing how to use these programs to a high level that will help you throughout your career. 

If you’re wanting to get a head start and make a real impression at your internship, we suggest you get ahead by learning some of the programs below in your personal time.

Electrical Engineering Internships

Electrical engineers a balance of academic knowledge and on the job experience is an essential component towards breaking into the engineering workforce and having a prosperous career.
To complete a civil engineering internship, you may have completed one of the following:

 

Types of Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering Degree (General)
  • Power Control
  • Electronics
  • Microelectronics
  • Signal Processing
  • Communication Instrumentation
  • Computers

Things you might do in your internship

  • Perform detailed calculations to establish standards and specifications
  • Inspect installations and observe operations to ensure compliance with design and equipment specifications and safety standards
  • Use computer-assisted engineering software to perform engineering tasks
  • Support manufacturing department with product development and testing
  • Provide quality assurance for ongoing projects
  • Keep current with the latest technical innovations in electrical engineering

What kind of business' need Electrical Engineers?

Many different types of business sectors employ and require mechanical engineers 

Power

Control

Electronics

Microelectronics

Signal Processing

Telcos

Computers

Examples of Mechanical Engineering Internships

Outcome.Life have placed thousands of students into electrical engineering internships

Electrical Design 
Internship
with Green Grid Energy

Solar & Renewables 
Internship

with Allume Energy

Electrical Estimations 
Internship 
with Environgroup

Internship Case Studies

Intern Name: Veepuri
Qualification: Master of Electrical Engineering
University: 

Dream Job: Electrical Engineer

Internship Opportunity: Aussie Electrical & Solar
Internship Type: Electrical Engineering Internship

Internship Responsibilities:

  • Design a system using AutoCAD
  • Bill of quantities and materials
  • Electrical calculations based on products used
  • Repairs and maintenance of existing systems
  • General Project Management across multiple projects

Preparing for your internship

During your electrical engineering internship, you will be required to learn and use  a wide range of software and programs. Knowing how to use these programs to a high level that will help you throughout your career. 

If you’re wanting to get a head start and make a real impression at your internship, we suggest you get ahead by learning some of the programs below in your personal time.

Benefits of completing an internship

Real life experience

You have spent so much time with your head in books, now it's time to put that theoretical knowledge into action

Get Australian Business experience

Having Australian working experience is acknowledged all around the world.

Enhance your resume

You can update your LinkedIn & resume to show your future employees the experience you have.

Stand out from the crowd

Completing an internship will allow you to stand out from the other students who have completed the same degree as you.

Build a professional network

Work with like-minded professionals within your industry.

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