MCN is looking for interns

MCN holiday shutdown sliderThe MCN and ANFF Victoria are currently seeking interns to be partnered with industry clients to work on 2-6 month internship projects.

The Industry Engagement Program is aimed at Masters or PhD students that are interested in gaining invaluable experience working with ground-breaking businesses in sectors that rely on micro and nanofabrication.

This paid internship scheme will see successful candidates working predominantly within MCN to gain training and conduct research on behalf of their industry partner.

Successful interns will work closely with an employer to drive an industrially relevant project; receive training in a cleanroom facility from expert engineers; and interact with key personnel within the affiliated company in a research capacity – offering enormous potential for long-term job opportunities.

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MCN is seeking a new Process Engineer



We are currently seeking a new Process Engineer to join the MCN team!

The successful applicant will integrate highly technical laboratory skills with the ability to monitor, support, adapt and implement operational practices while providing support to strategic MCN projects through scientific design and the recommendation and implementation of best practice laboratory initiatives.

The new Process Engineer will be required to develop and implement a teaching and training program to support novice and advanced instrument users, as well as develop and implement laboratory workflows, procedures, technologies and practices for assigned instrumentation and associated working environments.

Proven expertise and applied experience in nanofabrication, micro/nano characterisation, and demonstrated experience and practical skills in plasma processing (reactive ion etching (RIE) / thin-film deposition will be instrumental to the success in this role. These technical skills coupled with your demonstrated knowledge of quality management and improvement systems such as LEAN operating principles or ISO9001 will equip you to succeed in this role.

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Vic Gov announces $50,000 vouchers

Cash MoneyyyyyyyyThe Victorian State Government has launched an Advanced Manufacturing Voucher Stream that provides eligible applicants with an additional $50,000 to develop new products and add capabilities.

The vouchers are designed to help Victorian manufacturers innovate, build scale and grow export capability. Up to $50,000 is available to each applicant through the scheme on a dollar-for-dollar cost matching basis.

The eligible projects must be “growth-oriented” activities such as the development and commercialisation of new products and/or advanced manufacturing processes.

MCN was designed for these sorts of projects and has years of experience in assisting businesses with the development of new products and processes through its expert engineers and ground-breaking nanofabrication capabilities.

As all IP that results from work conducted at the ISO 9001 certified facility belongs with the user, it’s an ideal environment to carry out the development stage of innovative projects.

For more information on the Voucher Scheme please head to this website:

If you would like to harness the Voucher Scheme using MCN capabilities please contact