Applications are closed.  Internships will take place between November 2019 and May 2020.

Applications should include the following documentation:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement addressing your suitability for the DIIP
  • Academic Reference
  • Proof of Australian citizenship (Birth Certificate, Passport or Citizenship Certificate)


When the application form is received, academic credentials and performance will be verified with the relevant university.

Applicants will be matched with SMEs based on preferences, geographical location, area of study, technical skills and career aspirations.

QTAC will conduct phone interviews with shortlisted candidates and following approval, QTAC will contact all successful applicants.

Employers will then contact interns to discuss the engineering project and interns will be advised by 30 October 2019 of the commencement of their internship.

Internships can commence between 18 November 2019 and 3 February 2020.

The intern will become a casual employee of the host employer and paid as per their internal payroll processes i.e. weekly, fortnightly or monthly.