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Info Session: How to tap into PhD talent!

Unlock PhD talent

Calling all business and HR leaders…! Did you know there are subsidised federal government programs which enable you to leverage the talent and expertise of PhD researchers?

Learn how to tap into new worlds of innovation and opportunity by opening your organisation up to new PhD talent, skills and thinking through the APR Intern initiative.

This info session and Q&A will be led by Macquarie University’s Tracy Rushmer, Associate Dean Higher Degree Research and Catherine Ennis, HDR Industry Engagement and Placements Manager.


Open up an opportunity that connects industry and research to create a catalyst for innovation and advancement in STEM.

Australian Postgraduate Research (APR) Intern is Australia’s only all sector—all discipline PhD internship program, transforming Australian businesses through university research collaborations.

APR.Intern is the industry arm of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute, a collaborative enterprise of Australia’s mathematical sciences.

Working at the nexus between industry and academia, APR.Intern is a not-for-profit program open to all universities and industry sectors, including small-to-medium and large enterprise as well as government agencies. APR.Intern provides a platform for industry to further develop and innovate through short-term 3-5 month tightly focused research projects and gives postgraduate students the opportunity to apply highly analytical research expertise to the project while gaining invaluable experience in an industry setting.

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