Learn about William's internship experience and the career development skills he's gained in the professional work environment.

William Hidajat

Name: William Hidajat

Location: Western Australia

Course & University: Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Australia

Graduation: 2021

Where did you undertake your internship? Atteris Pty Ltd.

What types of things were you involved with during your internship?

In the office

What opportunities has your internship given you?

Started working as a student engineer and received a position as a graduate.

What advantages has completing the internship given you?

Developing my engineering toolkit and have skill development within the subsea pipeline industry

What was the biggest challenge you faced during your internship?

The biggest challenge was understanding being placed onto a project, and delivering a design for the client.

What was the main thing that you learnt during your internship that you’ve since been able to apply to your professional life/studies?

Atteris has provided me with the development of my engineering tool kit, comprising of design work, developing engineering report writing, and communicating with co-workers and clients

What are the ways Engineers Australia helped you throughout the internship process?

Being a student ambassador for UWA, I had been engaged with Engineers Australia for my Master's degree. I had the delight of meeting like-minded people and expanding my network. Working with Kym Spann and the Perth team has definitely shaped my professional toolkit. I also met Eric at Elevation 2021 which got me the internship.