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About the placement

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

You will work within a dynamic and fast paced startup environment, playing an important role in creating sustainable and high-performance heat exchange solutions. You will leverage your engineering expertise, knowledge of heat exchange systems, and enthusiasm for 3D printing to assist in 3D printing a metal heat exchange prototype using recycled feed stock and testing performance against traditional heat exchange.

Work arrangements

  • Start date: Summer placement.
  • Working arrangement: Full Time or Part time for 200 hours on a fixed term contract, Potential for ongoing employment for the right candidate.
  • Remuneration: $25/hour on a temporary contract with Vesi Water
  • Location: Tamworth, NSW, 2340

Desired capabilities

  • Studying Mechatronics, mechanical engineering, or other related degrees
  • Fundamental understanding of Heat exchange systems
  • Basic R&D skills
  • Keen interest and understanding of 3D printing is essential.
  • Problem solving and critical thinking abilities are essential.


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

About the industry

Partner Vesi Water re-imagines how we access water, using the latest in technologies and innovation, creating revolutionary, sustainable water resource solutions to deliver pure water anywhere. They have developed and deployed condenser Air-Water-Generation technology utilising IoT data platforms to deliver water as a service and become Australia's first decentralised, distributed water utility. They are developing next generation technology using a patented Graphene Oxide aerogel developed in partnership with UNSW which will open new markets with increased performance and lower energy use. Vesi will deploy this technology to deliver pure water, anywhere.


If you are interested in this internship, please submit your EOI and CV online through the Student Application webform and please specify CODE0069a

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