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If you are a Psychology Masters student seeking a challenging placement have a chat with us!



IGOR has supported work experience students looking for practical exposure after years of study, we have hosted Marketing graduates, MBA Business graduates, Psychology graduates and Human Resource graduates.The most recent HR Graduates had great things to say.

IGOR also supports high-school students with a passion for Human Science through their work experience program.

Take a look at what our first work experience student Callum had to say about his time at IGOR on his blog, A Week At IGOR.

Take a look at what our 2012 graduate work experience student, Stefano had to say abou this first three days at IGOR.




The candidates fulfilling these Human Science positions will apply psychological and physiological principles of human behaviour to the design and development of complex systems.

 Do you have the following?

-     A desire to be at the cutting edge of Human Sciences in the Defence, National Securities, Resources, Mining, Health and R&D industries.

-     A strong knowledge base in an area such as Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Usability, Ergonomics, Human Performance Modelling or Research Design that you’re dying to share with the rest of the scientific community.

-     Experience in planning and conducting different kinds of research, including areas such as heuristic evaluations, mental models, literature reviews, task analyses, focus group moderation and usability testing.

-     Patience for long term research initiatives, but the flexibility to do just-in-time guerilla-style research in a fast, focused and efficient manner.

-     Experience in presenting sometimes complex and technical research findings and recommendations to all levels of stakeholders, from executive management to lay people.

-     Above average report writing skills, with the ability to turn raw data into valuable, client-focused results and recommendations.

-     A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Factors, Cognitive or Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science, Anthropology, Information Design, Sociology or a related field (or equivalent professional experience).

-      A solid understanding of the scientific method, and how to incorporate rigor, while maintaining flexibility, into study design.

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Updates on IGOR

  • IGOR judges the fourth IAUR GXT, The Future of the Body in 2044
    We were delighted to be invited by the Australian National University (ANU) on July 18th 2014, to judge the Fourth Annual International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) Global Cross-Disciplinary Tournament (GXT), a student driven event that promotes cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural teamwork. The tournament brings teams of undergraduate students from across the world, to produce innovative (and […]
  • IGOR continues to support LEGACY WEEK
    The beginning of September saw the Canberra IGOR office put to good use again for a second year, to coordinate the many volunteers including ADFA Cadets, eager to assist in raising funds for the families of veterans. Thanks to the generosity of visitors, businesses and residents of Manuka, Legacy Week was a great success.
  • IGOR & The Building Leadership Simulation Centre
    IGOR has been invited to visit the Building Leadership Simulation Centre (BLSC) in Melbourne, Victoria this month. The BLSC is a world leading capability in simulation for Australia. It represents a quantum leap for training in the building and construction industry in Australia. With state-of-the-art simulation technology, the BLSC is designed to assist the building […]
  • IGOR and HVHF, Strategic Partners
    IGOR Australia and HVHF Sciences, North America have established a strong strategic partnership. IGOR and HVHF together have the capability to bring great benefit to their respective clients. Combining the strength of IGOR’s experience to construct systems that enhance human capability along with HVHF’s specialized Human Factors knowledge to minimize the likelihood of catastrophic & […]
  • IGOR on the AWPA Research Panel
    IGOR is pleased to announce it has been selected as a preferred tenderer to provide Research and Consulting support to the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA) in the Australian  Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE).