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

2020 Power Generation Mechanical Engineering Student Internship - Scoresby (13 months F/T)


  • 13-month full time internship based in Scoresby

  • Engineering and applied science students - gain real world, practical experience

  • Fully paid internship from 28.01.2020 to 26.02.2021

If you are a Mechanical, Mechatronics, Chemical or Production engineering student or Applied Maths, Physics or Science student interested in engineering 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.

For more informtion about being an intern at Cummins, please click on this link!

About the role

Our Scoresby branch is offering a rare 13-month full time Mechanical Power Generation Engineering internship opportunity commencing 28th January 2020 for a current Mechanical, Mechatronics, Chemical or Production engineering student or Applied Maths, Physics or 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 gain skills and knowledge while you are working full time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Power Generation engineering team by assisting Power Generation Application Engineers daily on Power Generation projects and product support

  • Be involved in project engineering including all associated design and documentation preparation work

  • Assist in the design, review and deployment of major power generation projects

  • Performing design calculations and creating preliminary design drawings

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

  • Provide product support by answering technical queries from both internal and external customers

  • Hands on product development and management processes

  • 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 Mechanical, Mechatronics, Chemical or Production engineering or Applied Maths, Physics or Science, 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 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 and verifiable academic results coupled with a keen interest in Mathematics and Mechanical Design and in turn Power Generation

  • Knowledge on internal combustion engine operation is desirable but not necessary

  • Keen interest in power generation engineering and mechanical aptitude is highly desirable

  • Experience with AutoCAD, or an equivalent 2D and/or 3D software package, such as Creo, Pro-Engineer, Solidworks, Catia, Inventor or similar

  • Are highly analytical and have a strong attention to detail

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

  • 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 29th 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 Jan 7, 2020, 9:12:04 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190003V2