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Cochlear

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  • #4 in R&D and manufacturing
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Cochlear Indigenous Internship

Macquarie University Campus, Sydney

An opportunity for an undergraduate student of any discipline to gain valuable work experience in a global medical device business focused on helping people hear, and be heard.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Number of Vacancies
1
Salary
$23-25 per hour

Application dates

Applications Open
12 Nov 2018
Applications Close
23 Dec 2018

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Civil Engineering & Construction
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Materials Engineering
I
Computer Graphics & Animation
Data Science
B
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
M
Dentistry & Dental Science
Nutrition & Dietetics
Medicine & Medical Science
Nursing & Midwifery
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Public Health
Psychology & Counselling
Exercise & Sports Science
C
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Communication & Media Studies
Music & Performing Arts
H
Classics
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Archaeology & History
Humanities (all other)
Philosophy
Politics & Policy Studies
Social Science (all other)
Theology & Comparative Religion
Psychology & Counselling
Social Work & Sociology
L
Law
Legal Studies
P
Architecture & Interior Design
Building & Construction
Property, Land & Real Estate
S
Agricultural Science & Management
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)
T
General Education Studies

Cochlear Limited (Asia Pacific region) is looking for a passionate, high-performing and motivated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student to undertake a 6-month part-time (2-3 days per week) paid internship, commencing in January 2019.

This opportunity enables an undergraduate student of any discipline to gain valuable work experience in a global medical device business focused on helping people hear, and be heard. The Intern will be a key member of the Asia Pacific team, working closely with experienced, cross functional departments in a multinational organisation. Various projects will be undertaken throughout the internship, including those with an indigenous focus, in addition to other process improvement initiatives.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a pilot to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders' hearing health in Sydney
  • Working closely with the Australian field team; supporting the development of an indigenous framework with a dedicated focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander hearing health
  • Researching and identifying indigenous project/advocacy opportunities/committee representation
  • Supporting the APAC President and APAC Leadership Team to progress project action items to meet key deadlines
  • Building strong working relationships with key stakeholders across the APAC business
  • Supporting the APAC President and APAC Leadership Team to develop communications internally and externally including preparing reports and presentations
  • Preparing reports and presenting data in formats that make summary findings easy to understand and that enable managers to make decisions easily
  • Managing and supporting ad-hoc projects, and continuous improvement initiatives

As we grow our operations, we are looking for people who share our passion for delivering quality hearing solutions to our customers. To add value to Cochlear in this role, you should be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Candidates must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Currently undertaking a Bachelor's Degree
  • Availability to work 20 hours a week, with a 6 month commitment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with initiative and an eagerness to learn
  • High attention to detail, rigor and process, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritise multiple ongoing projects
  • Excellent presentation skills and proven ability to work with PowerPoint and Excel


How to Apply:

Please click the web link and select 'Apply Now' to apply for this vacancy. All applications will be considered and qualified candidates will be contacted.

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