Scholarships and vacation programs

We are committed to empowering our people and encouraging career development in multiple areas relevant to our network operations, maintenance, and management.

Women in Engineering scholarships

This important program encourages women to explore exciting opportunities in electrical engineering.

Developed in association with leading universities, the program offers a three-year scholarship that includes:

  • $10,000 a year in financial assistance over a three-year period.
  • 12 weeks of paid work experience a year.
  • A personal mentor throughout your work experience and scholarship.
  • Automatic inclusion as a candidate for our graduate engineering program.

Applications for scholarships are invited from students of:

  • University of Melbourne. Bachelor of Science, specialising in Electrical Systems and intending to begin the Masters of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  • Swinburne University of Technology. Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Professional) with a major in Electrical Engineering.
  • RMIT University. Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, specialising in Power Engineering.

Applications are open between August and December.

Vacation program

This program is designed for students who are coming into their last year of undergraduate studies in electrical, mechanical or civil engineering disciplines.

Taking part in paid work experience provides genuine insight into our network. Opportunities are available over a 12-week period from November to February.

Working on live projects, you’ll gain practical skills and hands-on experience. You’ll also be fully supported by an experienced mentor who will introduce you to the business and the diversity of opportunities it offers.

Applications open in July or August.