Student Experience

Joining the Monash Connected Autonomous Vehicle team as a student can be a rewarding and enriching experience, offering a wide range of benefits that can significantly enhance your personal and professional development.

Real world projects

Hands-on Experience

Being a part of the MCAV team provides you with invaluable hands-on experience in cutting-edge technology and engineering fields. Whether you’re studying electrical and computer systems engineering, mechanical or civil engineering, software engineering, or other related disciplines, you’ll have the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real-world projects. This practical experience can set you apart in your future career.

Engineering, IT, design, and more

Interdisciplinary Collaboration

We welcome students from various academic backgrounds, promoting interdisciplinary collaboration. Working alongside peers with different expertise and perspectives fosters a creative and collaborative environment. You’ll learn to work in cross-functional teams, a skill highly valued in today’s workforce.

Be a pioneer

Innovative Projects

The MCAV team is involved in pioneering projects related to autonomous vehicles and intelligent transport systems. As a team member, you’ll get to work on innovative and impactful projects that have the potential to shape the future of transportation. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking research and development.

Get connected

Professional Networking

Through industry partnerships and academic collaborations, the team provides opportunities for you to build a strong professional network. You may have the chance to connect with industry experts, researchers, and potential employers. These connections can be invaluable when seeking internships or job opportunities in the field.

Technical and soft skills

Skill Development

Joining the team allows you to enhance a wide range of skills, including technical skills in areas like robotics, machine learning, and software development. Additionally, you’ll gain soft skills such as teamwork, project management, communication, and problem-solving, which are essential for any career path.

Make a positive impact

Contribute to a Sustainable Future

If you’re passionate about sustainability and making a positive impact on the environment, being a part of a team dedicated to revolutionising transportation aligns with your values. It’s a chance to contribute to a more sustainable and efficient future.

For engineering students, the hours on the team count as professional engineering hours for your CPD (Continuous Professional Development) requirement for Engineers Australia for you to graduate as an engineer.

Ready to launch your dreams into reality?

Joining the MCAV team allows you to gain practical skills, work on groundbreaking projects, build a professional network, and contribute to a more sustainable future – all while having fun and making lasting memories with your peers.

It’s a journey that can shape your academic and professional trajectory for years to come. Make sure to follow us on our social media to be notified of our next recruitment round!