APR.Intern is driving innovation and accelerating women in STEM through short-term 3-5 month PhD industry internships. A new Australian Government rebate is now available to all Australian businesses through the program.
ACCELERATE GENDER EQUITY
Champion change & drive innovation in your sector
RAPID RESULTS IN 3-5 MONTHS
Quick outcomes through high impact research projects
ACCESS NEW GOVERNMENT FUNDING
50% R&D rebates available for all businesses
FILL A SKILLS GAP
Access PhD & academic mentor research expertise
RETAIN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All project-related IP remains with the business
No HR costs, all facilitation by APR.Intern
Our PhD students stem from all disciplines and universities across Australia, providing businesses from all sectors in major cities, regional and rural areas, access to specialist PhD expertise. Every PhD internship is supported by an academic mentor from the university who provides academic guidance to the intern and the project.
Through these internships, APR.Intern aims to support industry−based training of PhD research students, giving them the opportunity to apply their skills in an industry setting.
Price includes a monthly $3k per month student stipend, one-off $5.5k academic mentor fee and one-off project management fee.
3 month internship normally $20k, only $10 with rebate
4 month internship normally $23k, only $11.5k with rebate
5 month internship normally $26k, only $13k with rebate
A rebate will be granted by APR.Intern to all industry partners who achieve agreed milestones and reporting, as outlined in the project contract.
$15K – PHD STUDENT AT $3K PER MONTH
$5.5K – ACADEMIC MENTOR PAYMENT
$5.5K – ADMINISTRATION COST PROJECT MANAGEMENT
50% REBATE AVAILABLE, ELIGIBLE ORGANISATIONS PAY ONLY $13K
This program is supported by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training, through the ‘Supporting more women in STEM careers: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) – National Research Internships Program’.