ENGR90033 Internship

ENGR90033 Internship is a 25-point subject that gives students the opportunity to undertake a 10–15 week (minimum 350 hours) internship for academic credit to their degree.

This is a unique opportunity to gain engineering skills in a real-life work environment, supported by a dedicated workplace and academic supervisor. It will give you practical experience to enhance your employment prospects, networking opportunities and, ultimately, provide you with an edge in the competitive graduate job market.

ENGR90033 Internship is open to students in the professional masters programs:

  • Master of Engineering
  • Master of Information Systems
  • Master of Information Technology.

Students normally work in a paid role in industry, although unpaid Internships can also occur.The student will be engaged in tasks related to their degree discipline and future career path.

ENGR90033 Internship runs in Summer, Semester 1 and Semester 2. Students taking ENGR90033 Internship in the summer semester should be aware that they will need to start their internship in December.

Am I eligible?

Students require an average grade of H2B (70%) or above and there are minimum coursework completion requirements to be eligible for a University-sourced internship.

Further information is available in the handbook: ENGR90033 Internship.

How do I apply?

Eligible students will be automatically invited to register their interest in ENGR90033 Internship. This registration will give students access to our dedicated ENGR90033 Internship portal where internships will be advertised. Students may also self-source internships (subject to approval by the subject coordinator). Students taking self-sourced internships must still meet the eligibility criteria for the subject.

If you believe that you are eligible, but have not been invited to register your interest, email .

Note: Students will not be able to enrol into ENGR90033 Internship through the Student Portal until their internship has been approved and signed off.

Do I have to find my own internship or am I assigned one?

We hope to advertise a series of internships every semester through the ENGR90033 Internship portal. Students will be able to apply for these internships and successful students will be invited to interview. This is a competitive process and internships will be limited.

Students can also source internships independently.You will need to email us the proposed position description and industry contract details, including industry supervisor details, so that we can assess it for suitability.

The deadline for advising that you have potentially sourced your own Internship is two weeks before the teaching period commencement date quoted in the Handbook.

Enrolment Advice

Students wanting to take ENGR90033 Internship must have 25 points of free elective credit in their degree. Students unsure of their course requirements or elective credits, should book a course advice appointment.  In Semesters 1 and 2, ENGR90033 Internship can be taken along with one additional 12.5-point subject, but students are encouraged to select a subject that can be taken alongside their workplace commitments. Students should not take a 50 point load while taking ENGR90033 Internship. Summer enrolment is restricted to 25 points so students cannot take another subject alongside ENGR90033 Internship.

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