Matt Vianello, Lachlan Holden, and Natasha Moy commenced their internship at Inovor Technologies today. The company received almost 100 applications for its 2020-21 intake.

Inovor Technologies today welcomed Natasha Moy, Matt Vianello, and Lachlan Holden for the commencement of their summer internship at the company’s headquarters at Lot Fourteen in Adelaide.

All three are current students at The University of Adelaide; Natasha is going into third year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Microbiology and Immunology. Matt recently completed his third year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic); and Lachlan will soon commence his final year in a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) and Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences (Comp Sci).

This morning, they received a tour of the Lot Fourteen precinct, led by Allan Kane, Stakeholder Engagement Lead for Lot Fourteen from the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. Joining them on the tour were interns from Neumann Space.

Allan Kane, Stakeholder Engagement Lead, begins the interns’ tour at the location of the smoking ceremony held by Kaurna representatives in 2019 to cleanse the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site and prepare it for its new role as Lot Fourteen.

Allan Kane steps the Inovor Technologies and Neumann Space interns through the aspirations and future development plans at the Lot Fourteen innovation neighbourhood which includes a 16-storey Entrepreneur and Innovation Centre (EIC).

Lachlan said Inovor Technologies’ focus on satellites attracted him to the internship.

“I’m really interested in the space industry, especially satellites, and I wanted to see the process of how satellites are built and the research and development that goes into it,” Lachlan said.

“The internship is a great opportunity to be part of what’s happening in Adelaide and Lot Fourteen regarding the space sector.”

Inovor Technologies CEO and founder Dr Matthew Tetlow said providing outreach opportunities was important to inspire the next generation in STEM.

“We have a great program lined up; Natasha, Matt and Lachlan’s project work will see them learn from our space and defence experts,” Dr Tetlow said.

“They will also participate in exciting collaborative opportunities with some of the other space companies onsite at Lot Fourteen.”

About Inovor Technologies internships

Inovor Technologies’ three-month university student internship program runs annually December-February.

Applications from Australian citizens for the 2021-22 intake will open in August 2021 via our careers’ page.