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Cummins Inc. 2023 Undergraduate Business Management Internship (OE/Projects) - Scoresby or Carole Park (13 months, full time, fully paid) in Scoresby, Australia

2023 Undergraduate Business Management Internship (OE/Projects) - Scoresby or Carole Park (13 months, full time, fully paid)


  • 13-month full time undergraduate internships based in Scoresby (Melb) or Caraole Park (Bris) / flexible working

  • IT/IS or Business students - gain real world, practical experience

  • Fully paid internships from 30.01.2023 to 26.02.2024

If you are an undergraduate Business or Information Technology student with a keen interest in Project Management and Operational Excellence looking to jump start your career, we are offering a 13-month full time internship based at our Carole Park branch.

Your opportunity to power your potential starts here!

About Cummins

Cummins Inc., a global technology leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from diesel and natural gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as well as related technologies, including transmissions, battery systems, fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions, and power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 62,600 people in approximately 190 countries and territories.

What’s in it for you?

Cummins will help set you up for success and your future career as you develop your theoretical knowledge into practical skills while contributing meaningfully to the operation of our multi-billion dollar business. Gain real word, practical experience!

About the role

Able to be located in our Carole Park or Scoresby offices is a rare 13-month Project Management Internship opportunity which commences 30th January 2023. This role would suit an undergraduate student current studying a Business or Information Technology degree who is interested specifically in Project Management, Operational Excellence and / or User Experience and is keen to utilise theoretical skills learnt in their degree and develop practical skills in the workforce. This is a unique opportunity to gain skills and knowledge while you are working.

“What Will You Do”

  • Provide support to the Operations Excellence team in the development of project plans and timelines

  • Supporting members of the Operations Excellence team to achieve project timelines and deliverables including tracking and following up workplans, monitoring and reporting on Service Performance and development of monthly and quarterly reports

  • Support business requests for information on operational efficiency in a timely manner

  • Supporting the team in the development and distribution of communications for Operations Supporting specific project work

  • Assist and advise in the timing, sequencing, management, tracking and following up on projects that are likely to bring about improved efficiency and functionality of business processes

  • Assist in the development and drafting of training material to support operation initiatives

  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports on Service Performance

  • Liaising with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Participate in community involvement activities

About You:

To qualify for this undergraduate internship, it is essential that you:

  • Are currently studying an undergraduate Degree in Information Systems or Business with an interest in Project Management or Operational Excellence (Note: This role will not include any IT specific tasks, but would suit the skills of an IT student).

  • Have between 1 and 8 units of study left to complete of your undergraduate degree as of February 2023

  • Ideally this is a 13-month, full time, paid placement and the successful candidate will be required to defer their studies for the duration of the program, however student who wish to continue to study on a part time basis while completing the internship will be considered.

  • Possess Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency

Note: Applicants that do not meet these qualifying requirements unfortunately will not be considered.

To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • A keen interest in projects or operational excellence

  • A understanding of process improvement knowledge to drive solutions and concepts that add value and remove waste from the business

  • Ability to critically analyse and interpret data and information

  • Customer focused and ability to adapt information to different audiences

  • Can demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills, a team work ethic and the ability to think and operate autonomously and independently when required

  • Clear communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Be proactive in engaging stakeholders and suppliers to seek out necessary information to achieve set outcomes

  • Time management skills and ability to multi-task

  • An interest and willingness to learn and develop new skills in a diverse organisation

  • Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality

  • Strong computer literacy and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

  • Valid car driving license highly preferred

How to apply

Applications close midnight Sunday 11 Sep 2022.

For all applications please submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcript via the link provided

In your cover letter, please specify how many units of study you have remaining on your undergraduate degree and your motivation behind applying both to Cummins and this specific internship

Note: We will be unable to assess your application without all of the required documents, so please ensure you attach your resume, cover letter and academic transcripts at the time of application.

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, colour, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.



Primary Location Australia-Victoria-Melbourne-Australia, Scoresby, Distributor RO BR 900

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Jul 25, 2022, 11:32:52 PM

Unposting Date Aug 21, 2022, 8:59:00 AM

Organization Distribution Business

Req ID: 220005D0