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Event Volunteering Opportunity

Published 1 April 2019 @ 03:09 PM, by Narelle Jones

APR.Intern Industry Launch

APR is launching the WA Internship Program with an event called ‘Navigating the Funding Environment’ on Thursday, 4 April at the Perth City Library, 3.30pm. The event will be a good opportunity to get some event management volunteering experience. This will also be a good networking opportunity with WA Industries and academics and HDR’s from all five University representatives.

Date and Time:Thursday, 4 April, 2.00 – 5.30pm

Venue:Perth City Library

Email: Sharon Smart s.smart@ecu.edu.au by COB Tuesday 2nd April

iPREP WA PhD student applications - closed

Published 19 December 2018 @ 03:06 PM, by Narelle Jones

We are currently recruiting for the next round of iPREP commencing 4th March 2019. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to earn some money ($3,000) and gain valuable industry skills.

What is iPREPWA?

iPREP is an Industry and PhD Research Engagement Program that provides PhD students the opportunity to gain industry experience while using skills gained in their PhD to solve an industry problem.

What will I be doing?

If successful, you will be working in small inter-disciplinary teams with other PhD students from the 5 universities in WA. You will work on a project full time for 6 weeks at a participating organisation. In previous rounds, students have worked with CSBP Fertilisers, CSIRO, BankWest, Water Corporation, CBH Group, Department of Culture and the Arts, Department of Health and CingleVue. iPREP is open to all industries and disciplines!

Who is eligible?

1.PhD candidates who have submitted their thesis for examination by Monday 28th January AND will not have your degree conferred (all revisions approved and degree awarded by the Board of Examiners) until after the completion of the iPREP program (Friday 12th April).

2.Domestic-enrolled PhD candidates who have Confirmation of Candidature and have consumed at least 2 EFTSL (2 years equivalent of study).

Deadline for applications is 28th January 2019

Apply now: https://bit.ly/2PkDfVg

For more information about iPREP WA visit: www.iprep.edu.au

Email: iprepwa@ecu.edu.au

Project Officer, HDR Internships position available

Published 9 November 2018 @ 04:18 PM, by Narelle Jones

The Griffith Graduate Research School, Griffith University is inviting applications for the advertised 60% fixed term for 1 year position of Project Officer, HDR Internships (HEW 7).The Project Officer will be responsible for the development of new processes and systems for Higher Degree by Research (HDR) industry end-user internships, placements and experiences during research candidature.

Please find the link to the advertisement (PD embedded in advert) at:


Applications close: Monday 3 December 2018 at 10 am AEST.

Further information: Please contact Dr Sharon Saunders, Director, Griffith Graduate Research School on +61 (0) 7 373 57044

How to Identify and Work Successfully with Industry Partners

Published 24 September 2018 @ 02:39 PM, by Narelle Jones

This workshop will take the researcher through identifying appropriate industry partners, how to engage, ask the right questions, develop a successful agreement and work on a grant application together.

Take the opportunity to learn how to collaborate with industry from two outstanding entrepreneurs and educators.

Date: 8th October 2018

Time: 1-5pm

Venue: Joondalup Campus 34.545

Places are limited. Registration is essential via this eventbrite link

This workshop is aimed at research staff and students.

​Life after the PhD: Planning Your Next Career Steps

Published 13 August 2018 @ 11:18 AM, by Narelle Jones

Facilitated by Dr Kerstin Fritsches, Postdoc Training

Wed 22 August 3.00pm – 5.00pm (JO 34.546).

Register Here

How do you plan and prepare for your next career steps after finishing your PhD? And how do you decide which career path is right for you - academia, government, industry or some other pathway?

This interactive workshop will give you tools and strategies for tackling these questions based on your own interests, strengths and preferences. If you are unsure about preparing for life after the PhD, this event will help you start building your focus and confidence to pursue a path best suited to your skills and priorities.