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About the placement

This internship is with McLanahan Corporation and is facilitated by the CSIRO’s Generation STEM Links program.

You will participate in the full lifecycle of engineering, from client order, to design through to production. Using your knowledge in 3D design, finite elemental analysis and technical drawings you will work to design new products and help make improvements to existing projects. Under the guidance of experienced staff, you will follow the project through to production, getting hands on and building your designs.

This opportunity has the potential to lead to an ongoing position for the right candidate.

Work arrangements

  • Start date: Flexible
  • Working arrangement: Part Time or Full Time for at least 200 hours on a fixed term contract,
  • Remuneration: $25/hour on a temporary contract with the Industry Partner.
  • Location: Cameron Park, 2285, NSW

Desired capabilities

  • Experience using Inventor for 3D modelling.
  • Experience with FEA or DEM.
  • Experience with drawing technical drawings.
  • Experience using hand tools.
  • Willingness to learn new hands on skills.
  • Welding experience beneficial but not required.


  • Must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must be in your penultimate or final year of an undergraduate qualification.

About the industry partner

McLanahan Corporation is a global provider of process solutions for a variety of industries including mineral processing, aggregate processing, agricultural and many others. McLanahan Corporation upholds the highest standards for engineering and manufacturing. Their equipment is known for its reliability and long service life. Customer Service and Field Service teams help them to provide service and support to customers through life of their equipment. They are continuously improving their equipment, designs and processes, both because they are passionate about what they do and because they strive to amaze our customers.

McLanahan is growing and have planned to diversify the business offering, moving into new and emerging industry sectors.


If you are interested in this internship, please submit your EOI and CV online through the Student Application webform and please specify CODE0053b.

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