Engineering Student Information

The Defence Industry Internship Program (DIIP) is an initiative of the Commonwealth Department of Defence.

Students are offered an opportunity to undertake a paid 12-week internship with small to medium sized Defence Industry enterprises (SMEs) located throughout all Australian states and territories.

Engineering projects are offered in a range of disciplines including:

Aerospace/Aeronautical, Chemical, Civil, Data Science, Electrical/Electronics, Industrial/Manufacturing, Machine Learning, Maritime, Materials, Mechatronic, Mechanical, Software/Systems

For the program year covering 2023/24, 90 internships will be offered throughout Australia to students from all states and territories and from a wide range of universities.

DIIP was formerly known as the Defence Engineering Internship Program (DEIP) which was established in 2012.

QTAC administers the DIIP on behalf of The Department of Defence Industries.