Summer Engineering Intern Job at Clean Energy Council – Sydney NSW

Closing date 2 October 2023

Employment Type


Seniority Level

Entry Level

Technology Type

Grid / Transmission





Summer Intern Program – Dec 2023 – Feb 2024

Learn from world class engineers

Be exposed to technical and interesting work on real life projects

Knowledge is Power. Add to your toolbox of skills by joining Ausgrid’s Summer Intern Program

Just imagine a future where households and businesses can generate their own energy and sell it back to the grid, ultimately connecting communities and empowering lives. Are you ready to play your part in an evolving industry?

At Ausgrid we are the largest distributor of electricity on the east coast of Australia, providing power to over 4 million homes, businesses, and communities.

Our vision is simple; for our communities to have the power for a resilient, affordable net zero future.

Our robust workforce of over 2800 employees take pride in knowing that the work we collectively achieve today will transform the world tomorrow.


Ausgrid has a diverse team of over 300 Engineers all actively engaged in analysing, planning and designing as well as operating and maintaining Australia’s largest electricity distribution network. We have been a leader in our field powering the east coast for over a century and are now looking for graduates to help continue that legacy.

As a Summer Intern you will have opportunities to learn from world class Engineers who sit on national and international technical panels such as CIGRE and experienced multidisciplinary designers who design and refresh our network of high voltage substations, transmission and distribution systems. Our program will give you first hand experiences, you’ll be exposed to technical and interesting work on real life projects, and you’ll be working within teams of highly skilled professionals, solving problems and delivering outcomes.

What’s involved:
Work under the supervision of an experienced manager

Work on a real project throughout your entire internship

Develop skills to identifying risks, constraints, issues, and dependencies which impact your project.

Receive mentorship and regular performance feedback

On the job technical training

Build additional relevant soft skills through mentorship and training

End of program presentation to showcase your work


To apply for our Summer Intern Program, you are required to be:

In your 3rd year or over of a Bachelor of Engineering degree or double degree

Aligned degrees include Electrical and Mechanical

At time of application candidates must hold Australian or Permanent Residency

Available to work full-time between Dec 2023 to Feb 2024 (some flexibility available)

Recruitment Process

All candidates are required to submit an online application attaching their passport (or alternative ID), CV and academic transcript

Eligible candidates will be invited to an interview

Successful candidates will get to join our program which starts in Dec 2023

Ausgrid Perks

Revel in more than just a competitive salary! Our employees enjoy a dynamic range of market leading support and safety services, wellbeing programs, corporate discounts, and flexibility arrangements in many forms.

Our people are paramount to the continued success of Ausgrid, therefore celebrating great work is important to us! It’s not just the big wins that count, we have provided our employees the opportunity to applaud peer successes daily through our Amped Recognition Program. But let’s not forget the major milestones! For those ready to exceed expectations, anticipate a nomination for a CEO award at our formal end of year Award gala.

Belonging at Ausgrid

To deliver the best possible service to our customers we strive towards a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. Ausgrid is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and we encourage applications from women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQIA+ community and First Nations people.

If you require support with your application/reasonable adjustments for the interview process, please reach out to our dedicated Talent team.

About the Company

Company: Clean Energy Council –

Company Location:  Sydney NSW

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