Applications are open Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 10.00 am (AEST) and will close Monday 30 April 2018 at 11.55 pm (AEST).

All positions are Canberra based however in your second year there may be opportunities to work in a state office. Relocation assistance is provided to successful candidates.

To be eligible for a graduate position you must:

  • Have completed a minimum of a three-year undergraduate degree, or have completed one by the end of 2018
  • Be an Australian citizen
  • Be prepared to relocate to Canberra.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake a security clearance and provide evidence of their tertiary qualifications and Australian citizenship.
We welcome applications from graduates from all disciplines, particularly with degrees in:

  • Economics
  • Data and Analytics
  • Commerce
  • Law
  • Business
  • Public Policy
  • Science
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Accounting.

Even if you graduated a while ago you are still welcome to apply. There is no age limit for graduates. The department recruits a diverse range of people for our program and we value people who have work and life experience.

If your degree is from an overseas university it must be recognised by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR). If you have any questions in relation to your overseas qualification please contact NOOSR on 1300 636 079 or visit NOOSR's website at http://internationaleducation.gov.au.

If you also have post-graduate qualifications, work experience, political awareness and/or business acumen, it's a bonus!


Have you got more questions than answers?

Contact us
(02) 6213 6501