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About the placement

This internship is with Orica and is facilitated by the CSIRO's Generation STEM Links program.

In this role, you will work on the development of a diagnostic device for wireless communications. This will involve improvements to the electronics and bench testing. You will also help create a housing for the device. You will help improve the device interface.

This role offers a unique chance to gain practical experience, improve your electronics skills, and contribute to our innovative and dynamic team. 

Work arrangements

  • Start date: January
  • Working arrangement: Casual, for a minimum of 200 hours.
  • Remuneration: $31.50/hour on a casual employment contract with Orica
  • Location: Kurri Kurri- Onsite

Desired capabilities

  • Currently studying an undergraduate degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Mechatronics/Communications Engineering or equivalent
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office suite products (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Experience in report writing.
  • Basic lab skills and the ability to follow lab protocols.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude, and a willingness to learn and contribute to the team.


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

About the industry partner

At Orica, it’s the power of our people that leads change and shapes our futures.  Every day, all around the world, our people help mobilise vital resources essential to progress. Established in 1874, we have grown to become the world leader in mining and civil blasting with a diverse of team of more than 13,000 across the world. 

It’s an exciting time to join us – we are shaping the future of mining through digital and automated technologies, embracing new ways of thinking, pioneering innovation, and reimagining the way we work.


If you are interested in this internship, please submit your EOI and CV online through the Student Application webform and please specify CODE0063H

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