Vacation work

If you're studying an undergraduate electrical engineering degree at a Queensland university and would like an opportunity for summer break, why not consider a vacation placement with us?

We have a limited number of unpaid vacation opportunities available for students requiring work placement to complete their electrical engineering degree.

Our vacation program is an opportunity to start building the future you want before you've even finished your degree. We understand that time is of the essence when working towards qualifications, so the program has been tailored to ensure you get the most out of your time with us.

The vacation program at a glance

Degree typeBachelor of Engineering (Electrical)
Year of studyContinuing, 2nd year or greater
LocationsVarious, including Townsville, Rockhampton, Cairns, Toowoomba and Brisbane
Intake durationRanges up to 12 weeks maximum from November to February

By completing vacation work with us, not only are you able to fulfil any compulsory work experience as part of your studies, it's also a great way to get your foot in the door for our Electrical Engineering Scholarships and the Graduate Program.

The contacts and networks that you develop over your time with us will be invaluable in completing your studies and finding the job that's just right for you.

Application guidelines and eligibility

To ensure that your application is successfully processed, please read these guidelines carefully, and adhere to them fully, when making your application:

  • Electrical Engineering students who are either an Australian citizen or permanent residency holder, living in Queensland and studying their degree at a Queensland univeristy are eligible to apply
  • Only students requiring work placement in order to complete their electrical engineering degree will be considered
  • Applications must be received by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted
  • Applicants are responsible for all travel and/or accommodation costs that may be associated with accepting an unpaid vacation placement.

How to apply

We will be offering a limited number of unpaid vacation employment placements for university students during the 2016/2017 summer vacation period.

Vacation placement opportunities are offered from November to February.  To express an interest in an unpaid vacation placement go to the Jobs List page on our website.

Applications close Sunday 9 October 2016.

Thank you for your interest in vacation opportunities with us.  We wish you the best of luck with your application and  encourage you to consider any future opportunities that may arise with us.

If you have any questions regarding these opportunities, please call our Careers on 1800 656 810 or email recruitment@ergon.com.au.

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