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2022 PM&C Graduate Program - Corporate Stream

Our Program

At PM&C we strive to be bold, be excellent and drive change. We provide fresh thinking and creative advice to government.

Our mission is to improve the lives of all Australians by delivering high-quality and timely support to the Prime Minister, the Cabinet, Portfolio Ministers and Assistant Ministers. Our expertise spans many policy areas, with special focus on social and women’s policy, economic and international policy, defence, intelligence and national security.

About the Corporate Stream

PM&C is a modern, collaborative and responsive organisation that drives excellence across the Australian Public Service (APS), delivering quality outcomes for the Government and Australian public.

Our staff need practical tools, services and support to excel. From building a future-ready workforce by developing our staff, supporting an activity-based working ecosystem, enabling an agile digital environment, and building an enduring security culture. The Department’s enabling functions are critical to the Department and government's operation. Corporate areas include areas such as human resource management, communications and media, ICT and financial management.

We are looking for individuals who like being a part of the big picture and are committed to following their field of study from the lecture hall, into the workplace. If you’re interested in harnessing your skillset and technical expertise to bolster our enabling services the Corporate Stream may be perfect for you.

PM&C Graduate desired skills and traits:

  • You are a motivated, high achiever who wants to make a difference to the future of our country and who has an understanding of Government, policy and the work of the Department.
  • You thrive in times of change and in a fast-paced environment.
  • You are agile, dynamic and able to redirect your focus quickly according to changing priorities.
  • You are optimistic, resilient and willing to take on any challenge.
  • You enjoy problem solving, are innovative, creative and offer new ideas, approaches and insights.
  • You are self-motivated, ambitious and driven.
  • You know how to utilise your strengths to get through busy and difficult times in the workplace.
  • You embrace and respect diversity, and diversity of thought.
  • You show respect and sensitivity towards cultural and religious differences.

Our PM&C Graduates are from a variety of academic disciplines with diverse experiences and backgrounds including, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and/or Queer people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, carers, families, mature age people and people with lived experience of disability.

Program details

The Graduate Program (Program) is a 12-month Program based in the Nation’s Capital, Canberra. The Program is founded on flexibility, empowerment and investment. Unlike other Government Graduate Programs, you are responsible for the direction of your career. Allowing you the freedom to navigate your journey, under the ‘Choose your Own Adventure’ banner and chosen stream you will organise and secure your own rotations by:

  • Reaching out to PM&C contacts to initiate conversations about placement opportunities
  • Participate in networking events that provide an opportunity to learn about different business areas and their work
  • Step out of your comfort zone and work in an area that may not have initially been part of your plan
  • Connect with your mentor, buddy and supervisors to help you forward plan and identify areas of interest.

Sound like you? Click here to find out more about the Program and head straight to the Applications page to apply.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Actuary, Administration, Agriculture, Architecture, Arts

  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen

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  • Program Duration

    12 Months

  • Remote Friendly


  • Closing Date:11th Apr 2021, 1:30 pm


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