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Internship - Thales Australia Internship
Canberra, Australia (Outgoing Program)
The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs is a world-leading centre for research, education and policy analysis in the international, political, societal, diplomatic and strategic affairs of Asia and the Pacific. As part of its commitment to a globally engaged curriculum and the development of ready practitioners, Bell School facilitates internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate coursework students. Internships for credit are designed to enhance a student’s program of study, but also to make a relevant contribution to the host institution (relevant government departments, think tanks, media outlets, NGOs).
Bell School and Thales Australia are offering a part-time internship for an undergraduate student in Semester 1, 2017. Thales is a leading global defence company with a presence in 56 countries and is one of the Australian Defence Force’s most trusted partners. Thales Australia has expertise in cyber security solutions, as well as protected mobility vehicles, naval support services an integrated communications solutions.
If successful for this opportunity, you will enrol in a six unit course (ASIA2110 Asia Pacific Affairs Internship) and work one day per week for 12 weeks at Thales Australia in Deakin, Canberra. There is also the opportunity to undertake this internship as a 12 unit option in Semester 1, 2017, which would involve two days of work per week at Thales for 12 weeks. You will work with an ANU academic supervisor and a workplace supervisor at Thales Australia to develop a custom designed internship that will benefit both your studies and your contribution to the workplace, including research and analysis of information related to national and international security issues to aid decision making within Thales.
Agreed workload and assessment will be designed no later than Week 1 of Semester 1, with the work placement commencing in Week 1 of Semester 1.
Workload and assessment could include:
- Weekly work tasks
- Fortnightly analytical summaries of work
- Workplace presentation
- Research essay
In order to be eligible for this opportunity, you must be currently enrolled in an ANU undergraduate degree, and have already completed 24 units of study at the time of application.
The successful applicant will be able to articulate how this opportunity will benefit their studies at ANU as well as how they personally will make a meaningful contribution to the workplace. Academic performance will also be taken into consideration.
In order to apply for this opportunity, please complete the online application form by Sunday, 29 January 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be required to participate in a short face to face interview in the second week of February, 2017.
Successful applicants will be notified by the 13th of February.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact:
Dr Garth Pratten
T: 6125 6503
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