MCOMP Internship Applications Extended! Closes June 10th

The EOI for Semester 2, 2018 Internships has been extended to Sunday 10th June to allow for last-minute applications.

EOIs sought for Internship opportunities for Masters of Computing students

Take your career forward with an internship.

Do you want to experience applying your skills in a challenging, real world environment?

Do you want to be part of a business technology team that delivers?

Do you want to build a professional network?

Students are invited to submit Expressions of Interest to undertake an internship that will begin in Semester 2, 2018.  This is for course credit under the Computer Science Internship course COMP8830.

Expressions of Interest are open Online Now and close Sunday 10th June, 2018

A limited number of internships with suitable organisations will be arranged by the College, where interns will be selected in a competitive process.


To be eligible to apply, at the start of semester 2, 2018, students need to:

  1.       Have undertaken 48 units of credit in the Masters of Computing program;
  2.       Have achieved a GPA of 5;
  3.       Have completed or be currently enrolled in COMP6442 (Software Construction);
  4.       Have completed Professional Practice 2 (COMP8260);
  5.       Not be enrolled in or have completed COMP8715 (Computing Project);
  6.       Not be enrolled in, have completed or are planning to complete COMP8755 (Individual Computing Project) or COMP8800 (Computing Research Project).

Internship Details

An internship is expected to be undertaken for the equivalent of 12 units of academic credit.  This can either be 6 units over 2 semesters or 12 units over one semester (this will depend on the arrangement with the client organisation).  Students are expected to spend 20 hours per week (if done over one semester) or 10 hours per week (if done over 2 semesters) in part-time placement with their host organisations.  No remuneration is expected for the placement.  

Why is an internship useful?

An internship gives students the opportunity to work with industry and apply knowledge and skills learnt in their courses to solve real world challenges.  This is valuable in providing work experience that helps with future job prospects.


  1.       Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in a team
  2.       Demonstrated capacity to work independently with minimal supervision
  3.       Professional conduct at work including in presentation and communication
  4.       Positive attitude towards learning new things and tackling challenges
  5.       Ability to derive project requirements from understanding of user needs including use of creative approaches.

How to apply

Students should:

(1)   Complete the online Expression of Interest Form

(2)   Forward a copy of a 2-page Curriculum Vitae to

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a short interview.

Articles relating to last year's internship can be found at:

We will have a team with a lot of experience and expertise in both government and private industry helping us run these internships.

Application closing date

10 June 2018
Applications open for this opportunity: 
5 Jun 2018
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