Partner with our highly talented research students who are emerging experts in their fields. Through a tailored PhD or Master’s internship, you can collaborate to solve complex business and industry problems, creating new knowledge and innovative solutions.
UWA partners with a number of intermediary organisations both locally and nationally to maximise placement opportunities for our research students. Explore the opportunities below or find out more about creating a PhD internship directly through UWA.
CEED projects are industry sponsored student research projects undertaken for academic credit at Honours, Masters and even PhD level. There are two main CEED intakes each year – a main intake in September-November, and a mid-year intake predominantly for Engineering disciplines in April-June. Project topics are defined by the client, and should address issues of immediate business value.
iPrep WA involves multidisciplinary teams of PhD students working on a seven-week project for an industry partner during their thesis examination period. Industry partners range from start-up's through to large corporations and government departments. iPREP WA provides a platform for organizations to engage in low-risk research activities and helps PhD graduates to recognize that skills they develop in the PhD, such as problem-solving and analytical skills, are applicable across a range of disciplines.
Australian Postgraduate Research (APR) Intern connects PhD students with industry through short-term 3-6 month internships. For businesses, APR Intern is a platform to access Australia’s brightest emerging research talent and accelerate innovation.