APR.Intern is committed to driving innovation in more areas.
The inclusive nature of the program means it is open to everyone, with an emphasis on gender equity and placing domestic, regional, Indigenous and disadvantaged PhD students into STEM internships.
As of 20 October 2020, an Australian Government 90% rebate is available to all Australian businesses that engage a domestic PhD student intern. This brings down the total cost of a 3-month project to just $2,000.
3-MONTH PROJECT COST: $20,000
INDUSTRY PARTNER UPFRONT
GOV. REBATE TO INDUSTRY PARTNER: $18,000
NET COST TO INDUSTRY PARTNER: $2,000
Project cost includes a $3,000 per month student scholarship, a one-off $5,500 academic mentor fee and a one-off $5,500 project management fee.
3-month internship normally $20,000; only $2,000 with 90% rebate
4-month internship normally $23,000; only $2,300 with 90% rebate
5-month internship normally $26,000; only $2,600 with 90% rebate
From 1 January 2021, we will again be able to offer a 50% industry rebate on projects with international students under the Australian Government’s National Research Internships Program.
If you are interested in engaging an international PhD student intern before 1 January 2021, please contact us to discuss further.
Internship executed by APR.Intern on or after 20 October 2020
90% rebate will only be granted to industry partners once all agreed milestones and reporting outlined in the project contract are completed and approved by APR.Intern
PhD student must be domestic and have full-time or part-time enrolment status at an Australian university
The total number of rebates offered are limited, and subject to targets in relation to domestic participation and gender equity – rebates will be offered at the discretion of APR.Intern