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Past Australian Government - Digital Graduate Hiring Statistics

If you’re interested in working at Australian Government - Digital, understanding when they have opened up applications for their graduate programs, graduate jobs and internships is helpful knowledge to have so you know when you might need to apply. Use the below information to see when Australian Government - Digital hires graduates, but more importantly what graduate degree’s and other student attributes they target for their jobs.


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Jan 20Feb 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20Sep 20Oct 20Nov 20Dec 2000.250.50.7510 job0 job0 job1 job1 job0 job0 job0 job0 job0 job1 job0 job
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Job types

  • Graduate Jobs (67%),

  • Scholarships (33%),

Disciplines

  • Computer Science (100%),

  • Cyber Security (100%),

  • Data Science and Analytics (67%),

  • Defence (33%),

  • Design and User Experience (67%),

  • ...show more

Locations

  • Canberra (100%),

  • Sydney (100%),

  • Melbourne (67%),

  • Brisbane (67%),

  • Hobart (33%),

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Work rights

  • Australian Citizen (100%),

  • Australian Permanent Resident (67%),

  • New Zealand Citizen (67%),

Past Australian Government - Digital Graduate Programs & Scholarships

Check out some of Australian Government - Digital's past jobs they have posted on GradConnection over the last 12 months. Understanding the details about what a graduate employer is looking for well before applications have opened can sometimes be the edge you need to secure your first graduate program.


2021 ADF Cyber Gap Program

Job type:

Graduate Jobs

Disciplines:

Computer Science, Cyber Security,

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Locations:

Canberra, Sydney, Darwin, Brisbane,

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Workrights:

Australian Citizen

ADF Cyber Gap Program

Job type:

Scholarships

Disciplines:

Computer Science, Cyber Security,

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Locations:

Canberra, Sydney

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, New Zealand

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2021 Digital Graduate Program

Job type:

Graduate Jobs

Disciplines:

Computer Science, Cyber Security,

...

Locations:

Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, New Zealand

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About Us

Australian Government - Digital


Apply once to access many digital and technical roles for early career professionals.

A career with the Australian Government can give you valuable industry experience while working on projects that help everyone. From technical problem solving and analytics to digital design and development, you can find an opportunity to suit your level of skill and experience.

You’ll get to:

  • work on things that matter
  • gain a relevant qualification
  • learn and be mentored by experienced professionals
  • gain practical industry experience
  • work with a wide range of technologies
  • apply once for many opportunities across government
  • get membership to the Australian Computing Society
  • attend professional networking events
  • access private training about emerging digital trends
  • get support for your future career progression
  • access flexible working arrangements
  • earn a competitive starting salary

Who we are looking for

Our Digital Graduate Program is for Australian citizens who’ve completed a university degree in a digital or technical field within the last 7 years or will complete their degree in the current year.

Our Digital Cadetship Program is for Australian citizens who are currently studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in a digital or technology-related field and will have a minimum of 12 months remaining in their degree by December, 2020.

 

Australian Government Digital Graduate Program

Australian Government - Digital


The Digital Graduate Program gives you an opportunity to excel in a digital or technical career after you've graduated from university. As a recent graduate, you'll have an opportunity to further develop your skills while working for the Australian Government.

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Who is this program for?

The Digital Graduate Program is for Australian citizens who've completed a university degree in a digital or technical field within the last 7 years or will complete their degree in the current year.

If you've studied one of the listed degrees at our website then you should consider applying.

Double and honours degrees in these fields are also accepted.

If your degree is not listed but you believe it's suited to a digital graduate placement please get in touch to discuss your options.

What you'll get to work on

Government agencies have many different digital and technical roles. These roles support the core functions of each agency and are always changing. Capability is required in the following areas:

Cyber Security

Security Operations

Security Testing

Data

Data Analysis

Data Engineering

Data Science

Performance Analysis

Technology

Software Engineering

DevOps Engineering

Infrastructure Engineering

Application Architecture

Technology Architecture

Cloud Architecture

Security Architecture

Information Architecture

User-Centred Design

User Research

Interaction Design

Service Design

Accessibility

Content Strategy

Content Design

Graphic Design

Operations

Problem Management

Service Management

Database Administration

Incident Management

Service Desk

Systems Administration

Cloud Service Management

Outcome Management

Delivery Management

Product Management

Business Analysis

Quality

Testing

Change and Release Management

Configuration Management

Locations

Graduate locations vary each year. Please visit our website for further information. Past graduates have worked in:

Canberra

Sydney

Melbourne

Brisbane

You may be eligible for relocation assistance if you need to move to another city for a graduate placement.

Benefits

In a graduate job you'll get:

full-time permanent employment

post-graduate qualification in digital technology for government

career coaching and mentoring

flexible working arrangements

competitive salary and super In the graduate program you may get to do a number of rotations through various digital areas and roles.

Support and coaching

You will have support from your supervisor and a dedicated career liaison to give you the best chance of success.

Your supervisor will provide guidance and feedback on day-to-day work and help you understand how your work is contributing to the agency's goals.

Your career liaison will help you with your studies and job skills. They will help guide your professional development towards a successful and rewarding career.

You will also get to network with other cadets and develop professional relationships that will support you throughout your career.

How to apply

Applications for the 2020 program are open from 4th March to 14th April 2019.

When applications are open, the application form will be available in the jobs section of our website.

You'll need these documents:

proof of Australian Citizenship (Birth Certificate or Passport)

passport size photo

a copy of your university transcript

a resume

Locations

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Graduate locations vary each year. A complete list of available locations are published on our site when applications open. Past graduates have worked in:

  • Canberra
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne

You may be eligible for relocation assistance if you need to move to another city for a graduate placement.

Who you’ll be working for

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Participating agencies vary each year. A complete list of participating agencies are published on our site when applications open. Past graduates have worked with the following agencies:

  • Attorney-General's Department
  • Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
  • Australian Financial Security Authority
  • Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
  • Bureau of Meteorology
  • Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation
  • Geoscience Australia
  • IP Australia
  • The Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • The Department of Communications and the Arts
  • The Department of Defence
  • The Department of Finance
  • The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • The Department of Health
  • The Department of Home Affairs
  • The Department of Parliamentary Services
  • The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • The Department of Social Services
  • The Department of Veterans' Affairs

Benefits

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In a graduate job you’ll get:

  • full-time permanent employment
  • post-graduate qualification in digital technology for government
  • career coaching and mentoring
  • flexible working arrangements
  • competitive salary and super.

In the graduate program you may get to do a number of rotations through various digital areas and roles.

Support and coaching

You will have support from your supervisor and a dedicated career coach to give you the best chance of success.

Your supervisor will provide guidance and feedback on day-to- day work and help you understand how your work is contributing to the agency’s goals.

Your career coach (career development and support officer) will help you with your studies and job skills. They will help guide your professional development towards a successful and rewarding career.

You will also get to network with other graduates and develop professional relationships that will support you throughout your career.

How to apply

Australian Government - Digital


When applications are open, the application form will be available at our site.

You will need these documents:

  • proof of Australian Citizenship (Birth Certificate or Passport)
  • passport size photo
  • a copy of your university transcript   
  • a resume.

3 stages to success

  1. Submit your application. You will be contacted if you application is successful.
  2. Attend an interview.
  3. Meet with participating agencies. At this stage you will get to select a preference for which agency you would prefer to go to.

If you are not successful at a particular stage, you will be notified by email and provided feedback as soon as possible.

At the end of this process we will do our best to match you up with an agency that you prefer and that has roles available to suit your skills.

The process usually takes around 4 months from when applications close.     

Get in touch

If you have any questions about starting a digital career with the Australian Government, you can email [email protected] or phone (02) 6120 8701.

Or you can follow us on facebook for all program updates.

 
 

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