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Australian Government - Digital Graduate Programs & Internships

Are you passionate about digital technologies? Do you have a knack for problem solving?

Work on things that matter with a digital or technical career in the Australian Government.

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

Australian Government - Digital

Closing in 4 days

We’re looking for people who are passionate about cyber security and interested in learning more about how to turn it into a career supporting the Australian Defence Force.

JOB TYPE

Internships

LOCATION

Canberra and 15 other locations

Australian Government - Digital

Closing in 4 days

We’re looking for people who are passionate about cyber security and interested in learning more about how to turn it into a career supporting the Australian Defence Force.

JOB TYPE

Cadetships

LOCATION

Canberra and 15 other locations

Australian Government - Digital

Closing in 4 days

We’re looking for people who are passionate about cyber security and interested in learning more about how to turn it into a career supporting the Australian Defence Force.

JOB TYPE

Scholarships

LOCATION

Canberra and 15 other locations

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.


Months

Nov 20Dec 20Jan 21Feb 21Mar 21Apr 21May 21Jun 21Jul 21Aug 21Sep 21Oct 2100.250.50.7511 job0 job0 job0 job0 job1 job0 job0 job1 job0 job0 job0 job
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Job types

  • Graduate Jobs (67%),

  • Cadetships (33%),

Disciplines

  • Computer Science (100%),

  • Cyber Security (100%),

  • Data Science and Analytics (67%),

  • Defence (33%),

  • Design and User Experience (33%),

  • ...show more

Locations

  • Canberra (100%),

  • Melbourne (100%),

  • Adelaide (67%),

  • Brisbane (67%),

  • Sydney (67%),

  • ...show more

Work rights

  • Australian Citizen (100%),

Past Australian Government - Digital Graduate Programs & Internships

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.


Australian Government - Digital

Closed 3 months ago

Apply once to access many digital and technical roles for apprentices across government

JOB TYPE

Cadetships

LOCATION

Canberra and 3 other locations

VACANCIES

100 - 150

SALARY

$52,000-$60,000

Australian Government - Digital

Closed 6 months ago

The Digital Graduate Program gives you an opportunity to excel in a digital or technical career after you’ve graduated from university.

JOB TYPE

Graduate Jobs

LOCATION

Canberra and 2 other locations

SALARY

$58,000-$68,000

POSITION START DATE

Feb 2022 (approx)

Australian Government - Digital

Closed a year ago

Application are now open again for the ADF Cyber Gap Program.

JOB TYPE

Graduate Jobs

LOCATION

Canberra and 7 other locations

About Us

Australian Government - Digital


Are you passionate about digital technologies? Do you have a knack for problem solving?

Work on things that matter with a digital or technical career in the Australian Government.

Apply once to access many digital and technical roles for early career professionals. Or start a new career.

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.

Why Join Us?

Australian Government - Digital


We are looking for people who want to use their digital skills to build a better Australia.

Government agencies have many different digital and technical roles. These roles support the core functions of each agency. Past graduates have worked in:

  • cyber security
  • digital media
  • user research
  • programming
  • interactive media
  • software engineering
  • big data
  • networking
  • systems analysis and design
  • web development
  • data analytics
  • systems testing
  • infrastructure support
  • networking
  • applications development.

To learn more about how the digital skills you have gained at university apply to digital roles in government, you can access the Australian Public Service Career Pathfinder tool. The tool allows you to explore digital roles based on your current skills and interests, and shows you the skills you might need to land a job that interests you.

Benefits

In a digital emerging talent role you’ll get:

  • full-time permanent employment – pending a successful probation period
  • career coaching and mentoring
  • flexible working arrangements
  • competitive salary and super
  • membership to the Australian Computing Society (ACS)
  • access to private training about emerging digital trends.

Participants may also undertake 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 tasks and help you understand how your work is contributing to the agency’s goals. As a participant you’ll:

  • do meaningful work from day one
  • be asked to contribute
  • be recognised for your perspective
  • see the impact you can make in the Australian community we serve.

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 participants and develop professional relationships that will support you throughout your career.

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.  

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 5 years or will complete their degree in the current year.

We are looking for people who want to use their digital skills to build a better Australia.

If you've studied one of the listed degrees 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.

Applications for the Digital Graduate Program are open in March each year.

Digital Cadetship Program

Australian Government - Digital


The Digital Cadetship Program gives you an opportunity to practise and develop your skills while you’re still studying. You’ll get to work in the industry while you finish studying and get a leg-up for a successful digital or technical career with the Australian Government.

Who is this program for?

The Digital Cadetship Program is for Australian citizens who are currently studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in a digital or technology-related field.

If you’ve completed  the minimum 1st year (or equivalent) of your degree by January 2021 you can apply for the digital cadetship program.

If you’re currently studying one of the listed degrees 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 cadetship placement please get in touch to discuss your options.

Applications for the Digital Graduate Program are open in May each year.

Digital Apprenticeship Program

Australian Government - Digital


he Digital Apprenticeship Program is for people looking for a career change or finishing year 12. You’ll get to work with digital technologies and solve problems for things that matter. No degree necessary.

Who is this program for?

The Digital Apprenticeship Program is for Australian citizens who are passionate about digital technology.

You don’t need a degree or any prior study for the program. You just need to be interested in digital tech and solving problems. So if you’re looking for a career change or finishing year 12, this program is for you.

If you enjoy pulling apart or building PCs, setting up home networks, building apps, finding trends in data or simply problem solving and making things simple, then you should consider applying.

Applications for the Digital Graduate Program are open in May each year.

Application Process

Australian Government - Digital


There are 3 stages of the application assessment process:

Stage 1
Online application

  • we will review your responses to the assessment questions looking at how best skills and attributes have been demonstrated for digital roles
  • we will review your work-related qualities to perform duties.

If our selection panel finds suitable qualities, you will be shortlisted for an online interview. If you are not shortlisted, you will be notified by email as soon as possible.

Stage 2
Online panel interview

You will be asked behavioural and scenario-base questions to demonstrate skills and abilities.

If you are found suitable you will be placed in the merit pool. If you are placed in the merit pool you may be invited at a later stage to the speed matching round. In both cases you will be notified by email of the outcome.

If you were not suitable you will be notified by email as soon as possible.

Stage 3
Online speed matching

This is a short online session with staff from all participating agencies. It’s an opportunity to showcase your skills and find out more about the agencies and what they are looking for. This is also an opportunity for agencies to review your skills and interest.

You will be asked to preference agencies you would like to be a participant in. Agencies will also preference candidates they would like to hire. We will review all preferences and work with agencies to assist them make offers for roles.

Often there are more candidates than agencies. If you are not matched with an agency you will be placed on a merit pool for future consideration, which will remain open for 12 months.

The complete application assessment process usually takes around 5 months from the time applications close.

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