Summer Scholarships

Summer Scholarships

About

D2D CRC is seeking outstanding undergraduate students passionate about solving Big Data challenges to undertake Summer Scholarships at the office in Kent Town, Adelaide.

In addition to a $5,000 scholarship, the unique Summer Scholarships offer students the opportunity to gain experience in solving real world Big Data problems through a 10 week work experience placement.  During the placement, students will be treated as one of the team and can get involved in a range of activities across the software engineering, data engineering and data science fields like:

  • identifying and fixing bugs in software;
  • coding software; and
  • building machine learning models.

As well as developing hands-on skills and knowledge D2D CRC will also provide:

  • Mentoring by senior team members
  • Access to leading edge knowledge, research and agile project management practices
  • Opportunities to network with industry and government partners that can open doors to your future career
  • Free coffee and competitive foosball competitions (check out the Data to Decisions CRC Facebook page)

Eligbility

To be eligible students will need to:

  • Have completed at least two years of study in a bachelor degree or be undertaking a masters degree in fields like Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
  • Have experience with some programming tools (Java, Python, C++),

 

 

FAQ

How is the scholarship paid?

The scholarship is paid directly to students for educational purposes.

Apply

Send your CV, most recent academic transcript and a cover letter describing why you are interested in a Summer Scholarship with D2D CRC to [email protected]

Applications close 9:00am, 9th of October 2017

All applications will be reviewed followed by interviews with a short-listed group of students. Successful students are notified in late October.