Monash Food Innovation Project

Want to craft your career in the international food industry?

Here is your chance to win a trip to Singapore to learn more about this world!

Get involved in this unique innovative food challenge and you're on your way...

The Faculties of Engineering and Science and the Monash Business School are inviting you to apply for this unique project-based internship where you will have the opportunity to work with Monash Food Innovation - Australia’s leading capability in Food Innovation, and be part of an international collaboration project.

Monash Food Innovation is working with Enterprise Singapore and the Victorian Government to introduce a pilot food innovation challenge to develop food products for the Australian and New Zealand market.

Enterprise Singapore is the Singapore government agency championing enterprise development. It also supports the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups.

So get involved in this amazing opportunity to gain invaluable insights into the ANZ food market as well as expanding your professional network along the way!

Eligibility

If you are currently undertaking any of the following degrees, you may be eligible to apply.

For Business School:

For students completing WIL under the Business Faculty, please check your eligibility here.

Study Level

Degree Type

WIL Unit

Undergraduate only

Single degree in business or commerce

BEX 3350/3351

Double degree in business or commerce + engineering

BEX 3350/3351

Double degree in business or commerce + science

BEX 3350/3351 or SCI3920

For Engineering:

Study Level

Degree Type

WIL Unit

Undergraduate only

Double degree in science + engineering

SCI3920

Double degree in business or commerce + engineering

BEX 3350/3351

For Science:

For students completing WIL under the Science Faculty, please check your eligibility here.

Study Level

Degree Type

WIL Unit

Undergraduate only

Single degree in science

SCI3920

Double degree in science + engineering

SCI3920

Double degree in business or commerce + science

BEX 3350/3351 or SCI3920Note:

You’ll spend a total of 20 days during Semester 2, including a five-day bootcamp* during the semester break, to go through a series of workshops and finally pitch your ideas to a panel of judges.

*You must be available to take part in the five-day bootcamp between 30th September to 4th October 2019 on campus.

Credit Points & Contact Hours:

You will receive six credit points upon completion of the 20 days/144 hours of contact hours.

Get a taste of industry experience

Under the guidance of Monash Food Innovation, you will work in a team to solve an industry-based challenge that would help the Victorian Government and Enterprise Singapore to unlock commercial opportunities for the ANZ market.

Fantastic benefits

  • Opportunity to work with Monash Food Innovation – Australia’s leading capability in Food Innovation
  • Attain industry experience with valuable insights into the ANZ food market
  • This industry-based project forms part of the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) internship program^
  • Gain six credit points towards your undergraduate degree upon successful completion
  • Expand your professional network
  • Get a head-start in your career

^This WIL internship is unpaid. Monash does not ask any host to provide payment to students.

Application closing date extended to 20th May 2019.

Limited places are available. Don’t miss out on this tantalising opportunity!

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Key Timeline

The following are key dates to participate in the Monash Food Innovation internship program as part of Work Integrated Learning Semester 2, 2019:

  • 28 March: Applications open
  • 20 May: Applications close
  • 13 May - 24 May: Applications screening
  • 24 May - 28 May: Video interview
  • 24 June - 28 June: Students advised of interview
  • 1 July - 12 July: Students must be available for face to face interview
  • 15 July: Students advised of placement
  • 19 July: Student services advised of enrolments
  • 29 July: Term/placement starts
  • 18 October: Term/placement ends