Agilent - Software Engineer Internship

Mulgrave, VIC

Agilent is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. Agilent’s expertise and trusted collaboration give them the highest confidence in our solutions

Agilent focuses its expertise on six key markets, where we help our customers achieve their goals:

Food: Agilent helps ensure that our global food supply is free of contaminants—whether chemical, viral, bacterial or microbiological. Our customers include government regulators and labs that control food safety, as well as private companies that produce, package and sell food to the public.

Environmental and Forensics: From pesticides to pharmaceutical residues to trace metals, we provide fast, accurate and sensitive methods for monitoring contaminants affecting quality of life. Agilent solutions also play an important role in law enforcement by providing robust tools and instruments to analyse and verify evidence at trial, and keeping the world’s top-performing athletes honest.

Pharmaceutical:  Our solutions provide precise answers for every segment of the pharmaceutical industry, from disease research and drug discovery to drug development, manufacturing and quality control.

Diagnostics:  Our solutions help pathology laboratories deliver fast, accurate information to the doctors, hospitals and medical centers they serve.

Chemical and Energy:  Our solutions help customers maximize their production and predict failures in their refineries before they happen. 

Research: Most life sciences and diagnostics research is done at top-tier universities, with funding from governments around the world. Agilent is helping these researchers learn more about cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, autism and other ailments.

We partner with the Australian Computing Society Foundation in delivering a program that ensures your professional and personal development, bringing you real-world experience to set you on a pathway for success in your chosen career.

You will be an integral member of a Software Engineering Team, supporting our Research and Development strategy that delivers innovative hi-tech solutions to our customers. 

  • 12 months internship in our Software Engineering Team
  • Global Head office for Spectroscopy Division

As an Intern, you will apply the knowledge and education you have gained to develop software in the context of Agilent"s Spectroscopy division.

Specific tasks may include:

  • You will work on project(s) that are focused on providing significant benefit to customers. You will work with experienced software engineers to develop this software.
  • You will work with other engineering disciplines, marketing and support teams to ensure the solutions cater to the customer's requirements.
  • You will develop a sense of the commitment to and work environment of Agilent. This will facilitate you to build a career in engineering that focuses on providing value to our customers.

Desired skills:

  • Languages: C# and/or C/C++
  • UI development with WPF , MVC/MVVM and Winforms
  • Web services such as Javascript/Jquery/HTML/CSS
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, self motivated and self directing

Useful but not essential:

  • SQL
  • Knowledge of networking such as TCP/IP

Area of Study Preferred:

  • The degree will be aimed at the software engineering discipline at an Australian University
  • No more than one year to go on your University degree.


  • Type

    Work Integrated Learning

  • Company


  • Scholarship Amount


  • Undergrad or Postgrad


  • Length

    12 months

  • Working hours

    Full time

  • Required residency

    Australian citizen or permanent resident

  • Application closing date


  • Expected start date


  • Location

    Mulgrave, VIC