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The Autism Academy for Software Quality Assurance (AASQA) at Curtin University is an Australian social innovation initiative with the vision of harnessing the special talents of people with autism spectrum for the collective benefit of these individuals, the industry and the wider community. The mission of the AASQA is to enable individuals with autism spectrum to leverage their unique talents through outreach, training and educating, and graduate programs, to create pathways from schools to valued, long-term employment; whilst addressing the business needs of the Australian ICT industry facing challenges in attracting and retaining software and quality assurance testers within the sector.
BHP, the ACS Foundation and AASQA are in partnership to support this unique Specialist ACS Foundation WIL scholarships for undergraduates with autism spectrum and related conditions.
Role Responsibilities include:
This internship is open to WA undergraduate, postgraduate or TAFE students on the Autism Spectrum and related conditions. Applicants should be working towards a formal qualification in IT.
We request applicants to include at least one of these documents in the application as proof of formal diagnosis.
• The original diagnosis report
• Letter of confirmation from the doctor
• Letter of confirmation from the Local Area Coordinator
Work Integrated Learning
Australian citizen or permanent resident