The Graduate Programme is a ten month programme offering workplace learning and development in a supportive environment.
The Department is committed to reconciliation and supports workplace diversity. It values the contributions of people with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
The Graduate Programme offers:
- Placements in a diverse range of work areas, providing exposure to the variety of programmes and policies developed and implemented by the Department.
- Professional development, including structured learning and development activities.
- Opportunities to be involved in a wide range of networks, social and fundraising events.
- An attractive remuneration and conditions package.
We offer career opportunities for highly talented and motivated graduates who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, personal drive and enthusiasm, show initiative and flexibility.
We welcome applications from graduates from all disciplines, particularly with degrees in:
- Quantitative Analysis
- Information and Communication Technology
- Public Policy
For candidates applying for the generalist discipline, please note we accept all degrees.
To be eligible for the Graduate Programme, you must be an Australian citizen prior to the commencement of the Graduate Programme.
You must have successfully completed a Bachelor degree or higher prior to the commencement date of the Graduate Programme in February 2017.
If your degree is from an overseas university it must be recognised by an Overseas Qualifications Unit (OQU). If you have any questions in relation to your overseas qualification please contact your local OQU, details can be found on the Qualification Recognition page of the Internal Education website.
Applying for the Graduate Programme
Applications for the 2017 Graduate Programme closed 13:30 AEDT 4 April 2016.
After initial shortlisting of applications, successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre where they will complete a written test and interview.