Nova Systems is a leading engineering services and technology solutions partner. Our people work in specialist engineering, management, and systems integration services, and technology enabled solutions to Defence, Government, Commercial Aerospace, and Essential Services, playing a critical role in the safety and security of our nation.
At Nova, we recognise that our people are our greatest asset. We encourage passion, learning, entrepreneurial outlooks and innovative thinking, and provide our people with a culture built on our values of Trust, Professionalism, Passion and Community. We have consistently been named in the Top 50 “Best Places to Work” and in the “Most Innovative Companies” list, and in 2019, our Graduate Program was awarded “Graduate Program of the Year” at the Australian Defence Industry Awards.
About the Summer Internship Program
Nova provides unpaid internship placements for university students in their penultimate or final year of studies, whose tertiary qualifications are aligned to Nova’s core capabilities.
The internship program provides successful candidates with the opportunity to learn and develop their skills, by working on exciting projects aligned with their tertiary studies.
Typically, placements occur over the summer university break and start as early as November through to as late as March. However, we are flexible around these dates and on exception placements can occur outside November to March.
Upon completion of the Internship Program, some candidates may be offered a role in our Graduate Program. The Nova Graduate Program is a two-year program that will provide you with the experience, supervision, mentoring and training necessary to make a meaningful contribution to Nova, determine your own career pathway and solve the problems that really matter.
The NGDP is a two-year program that will provide you with the experience, supervision, mentoring and training necessary to make a meaningful contribution to Nova, determine your own career pathway and solve the problems that really matter.
What will you be involved in
You will be involved in the project called AROSE Lunar Service Rover feasibility study.
This project is about the Australian Space Agency Moon to Mars Demonstrator Feasibility Grant, the study of an AROSE service rover including trade studies through to Preliminary Design.
Would involve an introduction into Systems Engineering through to PDR, an introduction to NASA Systems Engineering life cycles, understanding of sub-systems for lunar rover, lunar space environmental considerations and the development of a space mission.
· Currently in your penultimate or final year of studies
· Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Aerospace/Aeronautical, Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical or Mechatronics majors preferred)
· Australian Citizen (due to Defence Security requirements)
· Ability to pass a Federal Police check
What we would like from you
· Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
· Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team;
· Excellent time-management skills;
· Sound analytical and problem-solving skills;
· Ability to work under minimal supervision.