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Telstra Summer Vacation Program
Applications for Telstra’s Summer Vacation Program will be open on Wednesday July 3.

About the Summer Vacation Program

The paid, 12-week Program, which starts with an induction on Monday 18th November this year and finishes on Friday 21st February, 2020, has been specifically designed to give you hands-on experience as well as immersive development and learning opportunities.

It also feeds into the Telstra Graduate Program, which means if you’re one of the top performers you’ll be considered for early offers and will join Telstra when you graduate.

This year, you’ll have the option to choose from Telstra’s eight different pathways, which are:
-Software Engineering
-Network Engineering
-Information and Cyber Security
-Data Analytics and Management
-Technology Consulting and Solutions
-Product and Service Design
-Finance and Accounting
-HR

No matter which pathway you choose you’ll be supported by one of Telstra’s current graduates and be exposed to the cutting edge and innovative work Telstra’s teams are doing in areas such as Internet of Things (IoT) 5G, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, and other emerging technologies.

Are you Eligible?

Telstra’s Summer Vacation Program is open to university students in the penultimate year of their studies of a minimum three year undergraduate degree from an Australian university or those undertaking their master’s degree. So you will need to be graduating in 2020 in order to be eligible.

International Students on Visa 500, 573, 574 may be eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria:
-Are due to graduate in 2020 and are applying for network engineering, software engineering, information and cyber security, data analytics and management, and tech consulting pathways.
-If studying a Masters’ degree, the duration must be a minimum of two years of study at an Australian University. 12 or 18-month masters are not accepted.
-Provide a copy of your English Test Scores – minimum benchmarks apply.

You can find out more information about each pathway and get an insight into the Program from previous summer vacationers on the Telstra Careers website

Applications open on Wednesday July 3 and you can apply until 11.55pm AEDT on Wednesday July 17.
Telstra looks forward to receiving your application.

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Monash University
Over the years, there has been a sizeable number of studies published reporting that males and females differ in their psychological and physiological stress responses. The Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) is a standardised psychometric questionnaire used to measure an individual?s appraisal of global stress. Cohen et al in 1988, stated that females had a higher average PSS score than males. Since then very few studies have revisited this concept and the ones that have, have provided contradictory results. This study aims to explore, using results from an online survey and conducting various statistical tests on said collected data; whether there is a difference in PSS scores between genders. Completion of this study should allow for a better understanding of the Perceived Stress Scale and should examine whether the scale is able to measure stress equally in males and females.

These results will add to our understanding of the experiences of stress measures in males and females.

Participants can choose to enter a draw to win one of five $25 Coles/Myer gift cards. The survey can be found by going to the link below http://bit.ly/2HsYnqg.
Ecostream Consulting
Calling all students interested in sustainability, climate-change and consulting!

Ecostream Consulting is an exciting new student-run, not-for-profit project that allows University students to broaden their impact beyond their everyday enviro-friendly behaviour. Ecostream matches teams of volunteer students with local businesses and gives them the opportunity to explore their day-to-day functioning before providing a report that outlines processes for cleaning up their operations.

The project allows passionate students to gain invaluable consulting experience in the domain of sustainability whilst at the same time helping businesses reduce their environmental footprint. Ecostream is looking for students with a genuine passion for sustainability, an interest in the field of consulting and a desire to stay involved with the project going forward. We are interested in independent workers, self-starters and academically strong candidates from all fields and disciplines.

Projects run for 12-weeks in line with semester and require a commitment of approximately 3-4 hours per week. Students are given real ownership of the assignments- meeting with businesses, conducting research, distributing surveys and providing simple yet effective solutions and advice.

Ecostream Consulting has available on a voluntary basis 5 student-consultant positions and 2 marketing/design positions.

To apply, email your resume along with a short cover letter (less than 300 words) explaining your interest in the project to ecostream.consulting@gmail.com.

For more information about Ecostream, please contact the above mentioned address.