Apply now for our work experience program

The overall mission of The Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science (ACEx) is to understand the way light energy is absorbed, transported and transformed in advanced molecular materials.

ACEx offers summer and other casual research opportunities for talented and enthusiastic undergraduate students from Chemistry, Engineering and/or Physics based in Sydney and Melbourne. These projects offer an opportunity to get a taste for real scientific research and to learn new skills. These projects are typically 6 - 12 weeks long.

The work experience program is paid with students receiving a stipend of $450 per week.

Open to undergraduate science students in Sydney and Melbourne.  This program is NOT available to secondary school students.

All enquiries regarding the work experience program can be made to the relevant university:

University of Melbourne
Professor Paul Mulvaney:

Monash University
Dr Alison Funston:

RMIT University
Prof Salvy Russo:

University of New South Wales
Prof Tim Schmidt:

University of Sydney
Dr Girish Lakhwani:

For more information and to apply follow the link here. 

If you are interested in applying for work please submit your one page answers to the selection criteria in the application and email your application to the above universities with the email subject clearly written as, Application for Work Experience Program.

Applications are currently closed.  The next round of applications for Work Experience will open in September/October.