Summer Internship 2021/22 – Environmental, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical & Civil Engineering

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Don’t spend your summer relaxing at the beach – Get a paid summer internship that offers real-world experience and an opportunity to do work that can make a real impact in the renewable energy sector. Mercury is changing the face of energy in New Zealand and we’re thinking boldly about our future and how we can inspire kiwis to enjoy energy in more wonderful ways. We want to create a brighter and sustainable future for individuals, our communities and for New Zealand. Mercury’s summer internship programme offers high potential undergrad/ tertiary level engineering and science students an incredible opportunity to learn about renewable energy and join the electric revolution. The internship programme is expected to run from November 2021 – February 2022, during which you will have the opportunity to work alongside a great team of people on a wide range of projects and challenges. In a few short months, you’ll have experience and knowledge that will set you apart from your classmates and contribute towards your engineering hour requirements where applicable. The roles available are spread out across our Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua and Taupo offices as well as the opportunity to go on site at our hydro and geothermal power stations. We have positions available in the following disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Science, and Trading Analyst. A day in the life of a Mercury summer intern:Depending on your discipline of choice, you could find yourself upskilling and growing your knowledge by contributing to projects and working on improving processes on our sites, assisting with safety systems, reviewing hydro cable layouts and schedules, or working on dam maintenance procedures. There is a vast variety of tasks and projects we would love our summer interns to contribute this year! About you:An interest in electricity generationCurrently studying an NZQA Engineering degree or equivalent (please provide official transcripts)Strong analytical and problem-solving skillsThe passion, drive, curiosity and enthusiasm to get stuck in and make a real differenceA full and clean New Zealand drivers’ licence If you can tick the above we want to hear from you. Timeline: Applications close 8 August 2021Interviews due to commence the week of 16 August 2021Start date of internship during November 2021End date of internship during February 2022 Due to New Zealand borders remaining closed, we are only able to accept applications from individuals either already in New Zealand, Australian Citizens, returning NZ Citizens and Permanent Residents, or NZ tertiary student visa holders.As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury is committed to achieving a diverse workforce – We consciously embrace diversity.