2020 Pawsey Supercomputing Centre Summer Internships
Do you like a challenge? Are you interested in research? Would you like to improve your computer skills? Applications for the 2020/2021 Pawsey Supercomputing Centre Summer Internship program are now open. We invite students ready to challenge themselves and/or try something new to apply. Students from all fields and disciplines are encouraged to apply.
In step with Pawsey’s $70 million infrastructure refresh, the 2020/2021 Pawsey Summer Internship Programme has been refreshed What remains the same is the calibre of interns we’re seeking and our Internship goals - enabling undergraduate students to develop skills through immersion in computing research projects. Over the next 3 years, the Pawsey Summer Internship Program will focus on research projects targeting: Computational science • Large-scale simulations Data science • Large-scale data processing Grand Challenge problems • Machine learning Next-generation computing • Visual analysis Projects focused on making a significant impact on a given scientific computing discipline Interns will be partnered with competitively awarded projects. They will work alongside national and/or international supervisors and collaborators.
Interns will also learn from Pawsey Supercomputing Centre staff about good practices of using Pawsey resources, good practices for poster creation/presentation, techniques for business communication, and more. The Internship program includes virtual induction trainings. Through these trainings, interns will learn more about supercomputing, data management and scientific visualization.
They’ll network with other interns and set up a Community of Practice. Projects: Projects from across domains and disciplines are being sought. Projects will focus on the research projects stated above.
Location: Various locations across Australia Scholarship: AU$1,559.85 per fortnight Reference: 68940 As a condition of internship, Pawsey Interns will be expected to: Be available for the entire duration of the Internship Programme Attend the virtual training series throughout the internship Make satisfactory progress across the internship period Submit a project report, present a project poster, and create an experiential video Pre-Requisites/Eligibility The Internships are open to third year and higher undergraduate students (including honours) or master’s students at Australian higher education institutions. The program runs for ten weeks over the summer period from Monday 23 November 2020 – Friday 12 February 2021.
To be eligible to apply you must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or an international student who has full work rights for the 12 weeks duration (does not require visa sponsorship). The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent. Apply Online To apply for the internship program you will be required to: submit a Resume/CV, Motivational Statement and Letter of Reference (as on....