Opportunities

Opportunities Unlimited

We are always looking for keen, dedicated people to join us at a variety of levels. There are numerous ways to become part of the Hawkesbury Institute through volunteering, internships, scholarships, collaborative research exchanges, Summer Studentships, Masters and PhD programs.

Ask any of our students about their experience with the Hawkesbury Institute and they will tell you about a richly rewarding studentship, working among the most passionate and expert researchers in their fields.

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Volunteer 170

Building a career starts before you graduate. A successful launch into a satisfying career in the environmental sciences needs the right contacts, combined with real, hands-on experience so you can get going straight away. Consider volunteering while you study - good students and good volunteers are what employers look for.

MRes 170

The Masters of Research is a new two-year postgraduate qualification that provides in-depth training and preparation for continuing to a PhD. It replaces what was formerly the Honours program. The MRes is administered through the Graduate Research School.

PhD 170

Our PhD graduates almost always go onto excellent careers in the sciences, government or private industrey. The HIE PhD program is well-regarded as providing high-quality scientific training with most students publishing in esteemed journals prior to graduation. PhD programs are administered through the Graduate Research School.

Summer Scholarships 170

For undergraduate students at Western Sydney University, Summer Scholarships are available to successful applicants between December and February. The scholarships are run by the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Development) and coordinasted through HIE scientists.

Work 170

Currently, HIE is seeking a champion to lead the next stage of our growth. If the position of Director of Research looks like you, please contact Ian Pike at Uni-Recruit immediately.

Learning 170

The Institute runs regular professional-development courses in areas such as the R programming and statistical language, Soil Health and Biology Masterclasses and more.

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