Comvita Studentship Programme

Why apply for an internship with Comvita?  For students, a Comvita internship is a great opportunity to up-skill their research techniques, work with industry experts and learn problem solving skills. CIL offers projects which accommodate both academic and commercial research goals and objectives. The projects are flexible and can be designed to suit each student.

Currently Comvita has several students carrying out different research projects. For example, Bin Lin is a PhD student working on the bioactive properties of unique honey compounds. To read more stories about the students at Comvita Innovation Download here.


Comvita offers a variety of programmes with flexibility for students. If you’re interested in doing a project as part of your academic course, please email to discuss potential project opportunities.

  • Summer studentship projects: Full descriptions of the 2016-2017 summer studentship projects, as well as the application form, can be found HERE. Applications close on the 23th of September.
  • Masters, Honours projects.
  • PhD projects.
  • Internships.


All Science-focused university students, especially those with food, biochemistry or biology backgrounds. Candidates should have a good foundation of laboratory skills.

The new summer studentship projects will be advertised on this page as they become available. Meanwhile, if you’d like to discuss the possibility of undertaking your postgraduate project with us, please email