Research Administration Internship, Aboriginal Targeted

Wollongong, Australia
Monday, 13 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time


  • Fixed term, part-time appointment (2-5 years, 0.4FTE)
  • To be eligible you must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at UOW in Social Sciences, Journalism or Business

The University of Wollongong is offering a paid Internship to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student currently studying a UOW undergraduate degree in Social Sciences, Journalism or Business. This position sits within the Research Unit of the Faculty of Social Sciences (SOC), and can offer a student 14 hours per week while they undertake their studies. This is a fixed term contract with a length of 2 – 5 years, depending on the duration of the student’s undergraduate course.

This Internship is aimed at a second or third year student who has an interest in research or research translation. The SOC Research Unit are a proactive team who provide support to Faculty researchers and work to create a culture that supports a wide range of academic research at all levels.

The Intern will have the opportunity to work across various units with the Faculty and develop skills in the areas of administration, research and research translation, project management and marketing. Working with their supervisor, a ‘Learning Contract’ will be established at the commencement of each session to ensure duties are aligned to the Intern’s subjects and interest.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process.

For further information about this position, please contact Research Coordinator, Lance Barrie on (02) 4221 4456 or or attend an information Session to be held at Woolyungah Indigenous Centre (WIC).

Internship Information Session


Wednesday 12th February 2020 - 12:30 pm 
Additional Workshop to be held Friday 14th February 2020


Woolyungah Indigenous Centre, Building 30, Wollongong Campus

What to bring:

Students are encouraged to bring their resume to start their application after the information session

* This position is ‘targeted’ to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians ONLY. Under Section 126 the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977(NSW), an exemption is granted from sections 8, 25 and 51 to enable UOW to put in place affirmative measures to select any vacancies as open ONLY to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants. This is an employment strategy used to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians employed with UOW. Confirmation of your Aboriginality is required prior to an offer of employment.

University of Wollongong is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and strives to be an employer of choice for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians. UOW offers excellent working conditions in a great location, with sociable hours, family friendly policies, flexible work practices, generous leave provisions and ongoing opportunities for professional development.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Part-time
Closing Date: 23/02/2020, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level 1/2: $47,849 - $56,895 (pro-rata) + superannuation
HR Contact: Hannah Manning
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