Our Summer Student program empowers you to focus on your passions; from developing mobile apps and cloud solutions to designing hardware products. We aim to provide you with real experience in a world-class engineering operation!
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, Cochlear offers an unmatched, global platform to launch your 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 one of our Science, IT or Engineering streams. Our students are given an important project that will contribute to Cochlear's product development and give you real-life insight into working as a professional. You will have the opportunity to work alongside and collaborate with the best and brightest 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:
To prepare you for a graduate career with Cochlear in 2023, we are offering paid placements in our Summer Student program from November 2021 to February 2022; based in our global HQ in Sydney.
What makes Cochlear unique as a graduate employer in Australia?
Cochlear offer a highly competitive wage and the opportunity to learn and grow alongside a supportive community of innovators. If you are a penultimate year engineering/computer science student we encourage you to apply if:
Cochlear is an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity in all areas of our business, applications for our Summer Student program close strictly at midnight April 30. Due to the high volume of interest we receive, applications after this date will not be considered.
It is important our Summer Students are not intending on pursing further studies immediately after graduation as Cochlear aims to foster our summer students into industry ready engineers. If you are considering further study following your graduation, you are welcome to apply in your penultimate year of your post-graduate degree.