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Cochlear

4.5
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2020/21 Science & Engineering Summer Student Program

Sydney
Our Summer Student program aims to provide you with real experience in a world-class engineering operation!

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Internship
Number of Vacancies
20
Salary
Summer Internship based on standard graduate salaries
Start Date
30 Nov 2020

Application dates

Applications Open
2 Mar 2020
Applications Close
26 Apr 2020

Minimum requirements

Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
E
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
H
Psychology & Counselling
M
Psychology & Counselling
Audiology
Speech Pathology
Biomedical Science
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Systems and Networks
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Design & User Experience
S
Biology

At Cochlear hearing is our passion.

Change people's lives and love what you do! Cochlear is a world-leading, cutting-edge, medical device company which develop products which gifts hearing to the world.

An ASX top 50 company and ranked in Grad Australia's top 50 employers, Cochlear offers an unmatched, global platform to launch your engineering career. As an advanced Medical Device manufacturer and a market-leader in implantable hearing devices, more people choose a Cochlear branded implant than any other.

Our Summer Student program empowers you to focus on your passions; from designing hardware products, developing and improving manufacturing processes, implementing test systems, or designing and testing firmware or software, the work at Cochlear is technically challenging and incredibly rewarding.

As a Summer Student you will join our team in one of six streams; Mechanical, Systems, Software, Firmware, Advanced Innovation or Electrical. Our students are given an important engineering project that will contribute to Cochlear's product development and give you real-life insight into working as a professional engineer. You will have the opportunity to work alongside and collaborate with the best and brightest engineering minds in the world as they mentor and support you to develop your skills and follow your passions.

Every year our Summer Students work on a variety of different projects that add real value to our R&D and Manufacturing efforts. Some examples are below:

  • Designing and developing new products or components
  • Contributing to product improvement projects
  • Evaluating and testing technologies critical to delivering a next-generation sound processor
  • Building critical research enabling software solutions
  • Contributing to the design of analog and digital ASIC
  • Developing voice-controlled sound processor capabilities
  • Developing automated test solutions for a clinical mobile app
  • Performing verification activities for product designs before they transition to manufacturing

To prepare you for a graduate engineering career with Cochlear in 2022 we are offering paid placements in our Summer Student program from November 2020 to February 2021; based on our global R&D operations in Sydney.

Applications are now open to all penultimate year engineering, science and IT students or related degrees, with applications closing 26 April 2020.

Graduate Success Stories


Graduate Profile: Cochlear - Ivana Popovac
  • Graduate stories
The graduate program interested me because it involved solid engineering work and a real-world application of everything I had been studying.

Ivana Popovac

  • Graduate stories
The graduate program interested me because it involved solid engineering work and a real-world application of everything I had been studying.

Ivana Popovac

Graduate profile: Cochlear - Matt Zygorodimos
  • Graduate stories
In my job I don’t ever feel like I’m just doing busy-work, and I feel motivated to come in each day.

Matt Zygorodimos

  • Graduate stories
In my job I don’t ever feel like I’m just doing busy-work, and I feel motivated to come in each day.

Matt Zygorodimos

Graduate Profile: Cochlear - Ivana Popovac
  • Graduate stories
The graduate program interested me because it involved solid engineering work and a real-world application of everything I had been studying.

Ivana Popovac

  • Graduate stories
The graduate program interested me because it involved solid engineering work and a real-world application of everything I had been studying.

Ivana Popovac

Graduate profile: Cochlear - Matt Zygorodimos
  • Graduate stories
In my job I don’t ever feel like I’m just doing busy-work, and I feel motivated to come in each day.

Matt Zygorodimos

  • Graduate stories
In my job I don’t ever feel like I’m just doing busy-work, and I feel motivated to come in each day.

Matt Zygorodimos