Thursday, September 02, 2010

Green ICT Internships

Samuel Fernandes, Australian National Unviersity Green ICT Project Officer, asked me to let students know that there are available paid ANUgreen Internships Semester 2, 2010. Applications close 5pm 17 September 2010.

One intern-ship is for "An evaluation of water and energy usage of ANU Data Centres", which uses many of the techniques covered in my course Green Information Technology Strategies (COMP7310):

This internship involves measuring the metrics of both the Data Centres at the ANU and providing a detailed report on their energy consumption, and water use. The successful intern look at the design of the building housing the data centres with a view to identifying improvements and calculate the Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of the facility.

The objectives of this internship are:
1. Analyse both Data Centres at the ANU and calculate the baseline PUE
2. Compare the design of the data centres with Green Data Centre Design Standards
3. Write a Business Case with recommendations for immediate improvements

Selection Criteria:
1. Strong technical and analytical skills
2. Experience working with computer hardware is preferred. ...
From: ANUgreen Internships Semester 2, 2010, ANU Green, ANU Sustainability Office, 30 August 2010

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