The experience


As a mechanical engineering student, you will have access to a vast range of opportunities to network with industry, develop your professional skills and connect with a dynamic cohort of students from around the world.

Case Study Competition

Take part in our Case Competition, connecting with engineering students from other disciplines to work on a real-world problem. Competition winners are awarded a mentoring opportunity from industry partners.

Professional skills development

Participate in our Skills Towards Employment Program (STEP) and improve your communication, team work, project management and leadership skills.

Be personally mentored by successful alumni and industry mentors through our STEM Industry Mentoring program.

Engineering student clubs

Connect with like-minded students and network with industry through engineering student clubs, including:

Melbourne Space Program

Want to help launch a student-build satellite? Volunteer for the Melbourne Space Program, a student-led organisation that aims to put Australian students at the forefront of the space industry and bridge the gap between curriculum and career.

Connect with us from anywhere in the world:

Connect with other students in Australia and overseas with the Study Melbourne Hubs: bringing the Melbourne study experience to you.

You can access events and services with other students in Australia, China, Vietnam, Malaysia and virtually in India so no matter where you are in the world, you’ll be connected to the University of Melbourne and other students. Find out how you can make the most of studying online: explore the Study Melbourne Hubs.


Shruti Pal

During my international internship in Munich, I helped build a ‘smart’ induction furnace using the Internet of Things. It was very hands-on – I learnt both professional and technical skills, which I use in my current role.

Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
Global Management Trainee, Carlton United Breweries, AB InBev