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Cummins Inc. 2022 HHP Power Generation Mechanical Engineering Student Internship - Perth in Perth, Australia

2022 HHP Power Generation Mechanical Engineering Student Internship - Perth


  • 13-month full time internship based in Perth

  • Student engineers with a passion for HHP - gain real world, practical experience

  • Fully paid internship from 31.01.2022 to 24.02.2023

Calling all Mechanical, Automotive, Mechatronics, Manufacturing or Aerospace engineering students looking to jump start your High Horse Power career!

Your opportunity to power your potential starts here!

About Cummins

Cummins Inc., a global technology leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from diesel and natural gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as well as related technologies, including transmissions, battery systems, fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions, and power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 62,600 people in approximately 190 countries and territories.

What’s in it for you?

Cummins will help set you up for success and your future career as you develop your theoretical knowledge into practical skills while contributing meaningfully to the operation of our multi-billion dollar business. Gain real word, practical experience!

About the role

Our Perth branch is offering a rare 13-month full time HHP Mechanical Engineering Internship opportunity commencing 31st January 2022 for a current Engineering student who is keen to utilise theoretical skills learnt in their degree and develop practical skills in the workforce. This is a unique opportunity to gain skills and knowledge while you are working full time.

“What Will You Do”

  • Support the High Horse Power engineering team providing hands on support in early warning problem detection, investigation, documentation and correction

  • Assist with technical issues for distributor branches

  • Be a focal point for technical communication flow for Western Australia

  • Undertake project management on a variety of projects ranging from field test validation to new product design

  • Perform hands on troubleshooting

  • Physical hands on mechanical engine tear down and analysis and component assembly and disassembly

  • Assist with technical issues for distributor branches

  • Act as the focal point for technical communication flow the HHP team

  • Liaise with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Participate in community involvement teams

About You:

To qualify for this internship, it is essential that you:

  • Are currently studying a Degree in Engineering, ideally at an undergraduate level

  • Have between 1 and 8 units of study left to complete of your Bachelors, Masters or PHD degree as of February 2022

  • Are available for the full 13 months and be willing to defer your studies for that duration

  • Possess Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency

Note: Applicants that do not meet these qualifying requirements unfortunately will not be considered .

To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • Are highly analytical and have a strong attention to detail

  • Be strongly mechanically minded with experience using mechanical hand tools

  • Have a clear understanding appreciation of basic (diesel) engine theory and application

  • Have knowledge using Minitab, 7-step, FME, FEA etc analysis tools

  • Can demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills, a team work ethic and the ability to think and operate autonomously and independently when required

  • Valid car driving license highly preferred

How to apply

  • Applications close midnight Sunday 8th August 2021.

  • For all applications please submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcript via the link provided

  • In your cover letter, please specify how many units of study you have remaining on your degree and your motivation behind applying both to Cummins and this specific internship

Note: We will be unable to assess your application without all of the required documents, so please ensure you attach your resume, cover letter and academic transcripts at the time of application.

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, colour, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.



Primary Location Australia-Western Australia-Perth-Australia, Perth, Distributor BR 550

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Jul 15, 2021, 1:56:33 AM

Unposting Date Aug 8, 2021, 1:59:00 PM

Req ID: 210003N2