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Dolby Australia

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Intern Engineer (Multiple Roles)

Sydney, NSW
Join Dolby and work at the cutting edge of the media backbone for the world of tomorrow.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship, Clerkship or Placement
Number of Vacancies
AUD 70,000 - 72,500 The salary will be pro rated to three months
Start Date
27 Nov 2023 - 4 Dec 2023

Application dates

Applications Open
13 Feb 2023
Applications Close
3 Apr 2023

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Communication & Media Studies
Fashion Design
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Journalism & Writing
Music & Performing Arts
Creative Arts (all other)
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Geotechnical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience

Hiring criteria

Entry Pathway

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Working rights


  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
  • Limited working rights
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Who We Are:

Dolby Australia is a key R&D hub for Dolby Laboratories, with over 150 engineers, scientists and researchers, working on core technologies, including Dolby Atmos, Dolby Voice, Dolby On, and Dolby.io. Technology developed by the Dolby Australia team is deployed in devices across the globe, from mobile phones and laptops to soundbars and TVs.

Our teams build functionality for Dolby.io’s media and communications API platform, enable musicians to master recordings right from their phone with Dolby On, and work on innovative orchestrated sounds for the homes of tomorrow. 

We’re committed to being a part of creating a more diverse and inclusive world of belonging. Different backgrounds, perspectives, and beliefs bring critical value to our business, and we’re driven by the knowledge that diverse talent enhances our ability to imagine, innovate, and grow.

Dolby Australia has created a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) to affirm our commitment to build strong and respectful relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, provide a framework to be inclusive in our work, and contribute to national reconciliation.

What is the opportunity:

The Dolby U internship program offers impactful, project-based work experience in a collaborative, creative environment where you work side-by-side with industry leaders. It is a great way to get exposure to cool technologies, hone your skills, and build a pathway towards full-time opportunities with us.

We have multiple intern Software Engineering, DSP, ML and Full Stack Engineering roles working on an exciting array of technology areas: from using signal processing and machine learning/AI for object-based audio, bringing Dolby Atmos to the home; using C++ to deliver awesome audio and video experiences in mobile devices; audio capture technology to generate content with surround sound or using Javascript, Python, and C to develop audio technologies and functionality to enhance the communications experience for our cloud-based product, Dolby.io.

At Dolby, everyone is invested in your success and strives to make it the best place for you to start your career. As part of your intern experience at Dolby you’ll get:

  • First-hand exposure to Dolby technologies
  • Experience as part of a team working on exciting projects
  • Immersion into Dolby culture through in-house and external events
  • Support, mentoring and guidance from your manager and the wider engineering teams
  • Opportunities to meet senior leaders for technical and career sessions
  • A chance to present your awesome work at the end of the internship

Who are we looking for:

Are you currently studying/recently graduated from Uni or you haven’t been to Uni but have the relevant skills? Are you looking to re-enter the workforce, or you want to change your career? Whatever your reason, if this role interests you (even if you don't check every box) we want to hear from you.

What are we looking for:

  • Learning agility - The ability to pick up new skills and concepts effectively and quickly
  • Problem-solving and analytical abilities
  • Technical skills in one of:
  1. Software programming
  2. Signal processing
  3. Machine learning/AI
  4. Mathematics/algorithms
  5. Acoustics/Audio
  6. Cloud technologies
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Curiosity for how and why things work as they do
  • Passion for audio, video, movies, music or technology

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry Pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Associate Degree or higher
Study Field
Creative Arts
Engineering & Mathematics
IT & Computer Science

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights