Agilent - Electrical Engineer Intern

Melbourne, VIC

Agilent is a multinational company headquartered in the USA, with its Marketing and Research and Development centre for Agilent Atomic Spectroscopy Instrumentation located in Mulgrave, Melbourne. Agilent is currently seeking an Electrical Engineering intern for 12 months to join the Mulgrave R&D team made up of electrical, mechanical, firmware, software, optical, and chemical engineers.

As an Intern, you will have completed your 2nd or 3rd year at university in electrical engineering and be ready for 12 months industry experience. You will apply the skills learnt at university in a variety of focused hands-on projects, at the same time as gaining and applying knowledge about Agilent"s products in your assignment. This will help develop real-world experience in a company that is a leader in the market it serves.

Specific Job Description:

As part of a larger project R&D team of various engineering disciplines, assemble and functionally test prototype electronic and mechanical parts, modules and complete scientific instruments. Maintain, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade them when required.

  • Document designs and test results.
  • Suggest electronic circuit design improvements.
  • Create or modify existing instrument electronic circuit designs using ECAD.
  • Build and commission a customised functional verification test jigs.
  • Test prototype sub-modules and complete instruments for performance and Regulatory standards compliance.
  • Liaise with external suppliers to source components for prototype builds.


  • 2nd or 3rd year Bachelor -- Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Interpersonal skills, working in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills -- written and oral
  • Highly self-regulated, disciplined and motivated
  • Willingness to learn quickly and autonomously  


The salary for this role amounts to $34,000 for undergraduate students at 12 months working full time.


  • 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

    Melbourne, VIC