Undergraduate Opportunities

Hunter Water is able to provide opportunities to undergraduates from a number of disciplines. 

University of Newcastle Industry Scholarships

Hunter Water sponsors the University of Newcastle Industry Scholarship program, which offers an integrated scholarship program that combines degree studies with meaningful industry experience. 

Features of Industry Scholarship program include:

  • Financial support throughout your degree
  • Different program schedules involving the development of both academic and industry-based skills
  • Industry Scholars at Hunter Water are drawn from a variety of disciplines (including engineering, business, and information technology).
  • Hunter Water Industry Scholars are rotated throughout the organisation to maximise learning opportunities

The Industry Scholarships program aims to develop the outstanding professionals of the future. This is achieved through a three-way commitment between the University, Hunter Water and the scholar. Industry Scholarships have been designed to enhance the educational experience of the scholar by providing them with skills relevant to industry and an understanding of the culture and ethics integral to the workplace.

Industry Scholarships are advertised and awarded by the University of Newcastle. Further information on available opportunities and the broader program can be accessed through the University of Newcastle.

Hunter Water Undergraduate Scholarships

Hunter Water offers scholarships available with the University of Newcastle for undergraduate students studying Business, Science or Engineering degrees who experience hardship.

Hunter Water also has scholarships available to Tocal Agricultural College students from the Lower Hunter to assist with their education about land and catchment management.

Further information about the scholarships is provided by the University and College.

Work Experience 

Work experience at Hunter Water will provide students with hands on experience as well as teach them many valuable workplace skills. Students will be provided with exposure to an operational work environment while gaining guidance and feedback from a skilled supervisor in a work team.

Hunter Water will make every effort to facilitate work experience for interested students. However due to the changing demands on the organisation, we may not always be able to accommodate all applicants.

If you are interested in undertaking work experience please complete our application formand email it to us.