Join Australia’s leading commercial sustainable solar panel installation provider for a comprehensive and structured environmental engineering internship. Students will enhance their industry skills and gain invaluable experience under the supervision of professionals at an award-winning member of the Clean Energy Council.
Interns may choose from a 12 or 24-week program, working 4-5 days per week in Sydney. This is a competitive internship with limited placements and interns are encouraged to apply early.
Flexible start dates each term.
The host company is Australia’s leading commercial sustainable solar panel installation provider. In addition to installing solar systems for many high profile clients, the company has won the prestigious Clean Energy Council Award for design and installation on multiple occasions. The company has over ten years of experience share their knowledge and expertise with young engineers looking for practical hands-on experience. IE3 Global collaborates with Internships Down Under (IDU) to provide this internship opportunity.
This unique training initiative is designed to enhance the participant’s industry skills and experience, grow their industry network, and help launch the careers of participants. This internship is ideal for students with experience in any field of engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical, design, or building/architectural).
Student may intern for 12 weeks (intermediate program) or 24 weeks (advanced program) and for 4 or 5 days per week, depending on academic requirements.
All internships will include:
Advanced Program internships (two terms/24 weeks), will include, in addition to the above:
*Fee amounts are calculated with an exchange rate from Australian dollars at the time of posting.
The host site fee from IDU includes:
IDU can also arrange airport pickups, mobile SIM cards, weekend tours, and language courses at additional cost to interns.
The internship is unpaid but weekly travel costs to and from the office will be covered, up to the value of $50AUD per week (upon presentation of receipt).
Internships Down Under can arrange furnished student accommodations or homestays (where available) for interns. Interns may choose to use IDU Housing for part or all of the internship. Staying with a host family can be a great way to familiarize oneself with the city while looking for alternate housing for the remainder of the term. Visit the IDU website for pictures of sample furnished housing.
Interns may arrange their own housing if they do not choose IDU housing.
While this specific option is new for IE3 Global participants, you can review previous IDU interns’ experiences here.
Summer: January 25
Fall: April 15
Winter: September 1
Spring: November 15
- Technical understanding and/or engineering or design background
- Experience in sustainable energy or solar power is preferred
- Must be eligible for a Working Holiday Visa