Summer Internship 2022/23 - Engineering, Control Systems/Mechatronics, Geology/Reservoir, Project Management and Media/Communications
Taupo, New Zealand
19h ago

Don't spend your summer relaxing at the beach - Get a paid summer internship that offers real-world experience and an opportunity to do work that can make a real impact in the renewable energy sector.

Mercury is changing the face of energy in New Zealand and we're thinking boldly about our future and how we can inspire kiwis to enjoy energy in more wonderful ways.

We want to create a brighter and sustainable future for individuals, our communities and for New Zealand.

Mercury's summer internship programme offers high potential undergrad / tertiary level engineering and science students an incredible opportunity to learn about renewable energy and join the electric revolution.

The internship programme is expected to run from November 2022 - February 2023, during which you will have the opportunity to work alongside a great team of people on a wide range of projects and challenges.

In a few short months, you'll have experience and knowledge that will set you apart from your classmates and contribute towards your engineering hour requirements where applicable.

The roles available are spread out across some of our hydro and geothermal power stations and offices. We have positions available in the following disciplines : Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Science, Geology / Geochemistry / Reservoir, Project Management, Control Systems / Electrical / Mechatronics, and Media / Communication / Marketing - So basically, A LOT of opportunities to seize!

A day in the life of a Mercury summer intern :

Depending on your discipline of choice, you could find yourself upskilling and growing your knowledge by contributing to projects and working on improving processes on our sites, assisting with safety systems, reviewing hydro cable layouts and schedules, or working on dam maintenance procedures.

There is a vast variety of tasks and projects we would love our summer interns to contribute this year!

About you :

  • An interest in electricity generation
  • Currently studying an NZQA Engineering degreeor equivalent (please provide official transcripts) OR a degree related to the above areas of interest
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The passion, drive, curiosity and enthusiasm to get stuck in and make a real difference
  • A full and clean New Zealand drivers' licence
  • If you can tick the above we want to hear from you.

    Timeline :

  • Applications close 7 August 2022
  • Interviews due to commence the week of 15 August 2022
  • Start date of internship during November 2022
  • End date of internship during February 2023
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