​Student Internship Opportunity

October 2016

The  Bionics Institute is currently accepting applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students for volunteer Internship positions.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work side by side with our researchers on a specific project, providing a great opportunity to gain experience in a research setting and learn new and exciting research techniques. This is a fantastic opportunity for all students considering undertaking a PhD in the future or working within a research environment, to learn more about the research industry.

To apply for this position, please send your CV, Academic Transcript, and projects of interest from the BI Student Project page to:

Ms. Amelia Cavanagh


Applications close: 31st October 2016.


Student information

Postgraduate students contribute significantly to our scientific success and the Bionics Institute actively seeks high-calibre people who demonstrate initiative and independent thought.

Students comprise nearly a quarter of our researchers. The majority of these are PhD students but we also welcome Honours and Masters students.

Students undertaking their studies at the Bionics Institute are enrolled through an approved Australian University. Currently, students undertaking their studies at the Bionics Institute are either enrolled at The University of Melbourne or Latrobe University.

The Institute is affiliated with The University of Melbourne and maintains strong links with the university's medical and engineering faculties, providing a multidisciplinary environment for exciting opportunities in research-based postgraduate study.

From 2013, students commencing at The University of Melbourne can apply to undertake their PhD candidature at the Bionics Institute through the Medical Bionics Department.

Why study at the Bionics Institute?

The Institute offers:

  • A multidisciplinary approach to our research projects

  • Honours, Masters and PhD opportunities for students in Neurosciences, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Psychology, Computer Science or related fields

  • Dedicated supervisors

  • An innovative and dynamic culture

  • Professional support staff

  • State-of-the-art research facilities

  • Access to research partnerships with leading Australian universities, hospitals, research organisations and industry

  • The opportunity to apply for travel awards

  • An active mentor program.




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