The HIP begins with a 6-month paid internship focused on building business capable innovators gained through on the job consulting experience and time off to focus on your ideas. Our goal is to grow and nurture your capabilities.


The HIP offers employment, professional support and mentoring to build your ideas into functioning business opportunities ready to enter the market, while broadening your consultant skillsets to excel in your future careers. Wherever you choose to take it.


The HIP is seeking creative minds that want to explore a different career. The HIP provides a salary and the opportunity to expand personal networks, build your professional skills and test your idea within the Holan Group and our professional network.

The process

On Commencement

  • Induction to Holan and the program

  • Meet and greet with support staff at Holan

  • Working arrangements and schedule

The First 2 Months  

  • Lean Innovation sessions

  • Refinement of ideas

  • Project planning sessions and mentoring

  • Confirmation of project lifecycle and outcomes

The Midway Point

  • Completed the customer validations and business canvas

  • Commence analysis of market placement

  • Development of prototype

  • Check in with support staff to ensure project is on track

The Final 2 months

  • Complete protype and test with Holan staff, SME or cohort

  • Prepare pitch to Holan and advisory panel

  • Deliver pitch at the Holan office

  • Future options and opportunities

Industries For Innovation

Your solutions can be spread across any of the three themes of –Science, Technology and Research. This can include new ways of working, processes, frameworks and organisational efficiencies; innovation is not only limited to new technology.

We are seeking ideas in the following industries:

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National Security & Intelligence
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Energy & Zero Carbon
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Space & Space Vehicles
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Infrastructure, Transport & Logistics
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Social Services & Environment

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If the HIP sounds like an opportunity you wish to explore, complete the form below and a member from the team will be in contact.

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