Program Benefits

Our Graduate Program will provide you with diverse career opportunities across the Department and will give you the chance to make a contribution to policies and programs that are central to the Australian way of life.

The ten-month program will offer you a broad range of career development opportunities, on the job and formal training, a permanent position with the Department on completion of the program, a competitive salary, generous leave entitlements and flexible working conditions.

Some of the benefits include:

  • Ongoing employment once you complete the program
  • Competitive salary and superannuation benefits
  • Excellent employment conditions, including flexible working hours and generous leave entitlements
  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Relocation assistance for those located outside of the ACT
  • The opportunity to work on policies and programmes that directly affect Australians
  • Diverse career opportunities across the Department
  • Great workplace culture with a sense of community and a network of previous graduates willing to help
  • Extensive learning and development suite that may include policy development, project management, strategic thinking and innovation, stakeholder engagement and innovation projects.

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