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Cummins Inc. 2020 Automotive Engineering Student Internship - Scoresby (13 months F/T) in Scoresby, Australia

2020 Automotive Engineering Student Internship - Scoresby (13 months F/T)


  • 13-month full time internship based in Scoresby

  • Engineering students - gain real world, practical experience

  • Fully paid internship from 28.01.2020 to 26.02.2021

If you are an Automotive, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Manufacturing or Aerospace engineering student, ideally at an undergraduate level, looking to jump start your career, we are offering a 13-month full time internship based at our Scoresby branch.

About Cummins

A global power leader, Cummins Inc. is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. We are the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of diesel engines and related components with revenue excess of $20 billion. Globally we employ around 62,600 people and serve customers in 190 countries.

We are incredibly proud of our culture at Cummins and believe that we are all responsible to uphold our values of Integrity, Diversity and Inclusion, Caring, Excellence and Teamwork.

What’s in it for you?

You will get to work with a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions. As the world’s largest diesel engine manufacturer, 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.

About the role

Our Scoresby branch is offering a rare 13-month full time Automotive Engineering Internship opportunity commencing 28th January 2020 for a current Automotive, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Manufacturing or Aerospace engineering or Computer Science 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 gains skill and knowledge while you are working full time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Automotive engineering team by providing hands on support in troubleshooting, data analysis, failure investigation and root cause identification

  • Analysis of test data, graphing and engineering industry standard reporting

  • CAD modelling/FEA using Creo as well as Autodesk Inventor

  • Hands on product development and management

  • Producing detailed engineering drawings for supplier manufacturing for automotive products

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

  • Physical hands on mechanical work in truck, engine and component assembly/disassembly

  • Presenting data/information in engineering reports and PowerPoint to our engineering managers and customers

  • Liaising 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 Automotive, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Manufacturing or Aerospace Engineering or Computer Science, ideally at an undergraduate level

  • Will still have between 1 and 8 units of study left to complete of your undergraduate, masters or PHD as of February 2020

  • 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:

  • Strong results in Mathematics; Thermodynamics; Mechanical Design

  • Have some skills gained from studying CAD in 3D modelling packages like Solidworks, CREO, Inventor or AutoCAD

  • Are highly analytical with skills in FEA

  • Have some project management skills

  • Clear communication skills, both written and verbal

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

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Time management skills and ability to multi-task

  • An interest and willingness to learn and develop new skills in a diverse organisation

  • Great interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality

  • Strong computer literacy and a knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

  • Valid car driving license highly preferred

This is a 13-month, full time, paid placement and the successful candidate will be required to defer their studies for the duration of the program.

How to apply

Applications close midnight Sunday 29tth September 2019.

  • 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.

Your opportunity to power up you career starts right here!



Primary Location Australia-Victoria-Melbourne-Australia, Scoresby, Distributor RO BR 900

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Sep 2, 2019, 5:21:08 PM

Unposting Date Sep 29, 2019, 8:59:00 AM

Req ID: 190003ZO