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Government Graduate Jobs Canberra
Major City: Canberra
High Demand for: arts, policy, political science, commerce, information technology, health workers, community education
Low Demand for: Engineering
Best Tertiary Institution: Australian National University (ANU) – ANU is ranked 1st nationally, 3rd in the Asia-Pacific region, and 27th in the world.
Canberra has two universities, Australian National University (ANU) and the University of Canberra. However most graduates getting into the Public Service are from universities interstate. Graduates starting work in Canberra will be given a range of support groups from their employer to make the transition into the Canberra life style. 1st year graduates in Canberra can also socialise with other graduates through the Social Network of Graduates (SNoG) that was established by graduates to meet other graduates outside of their Department of employment that have just moved to Canberra.
Graduates in Canberra can expect work similar to that of the private sector graduate programs such as administration and finance. However a lot of graduates moving to Canberra aspire to be future politicians and want to get into writing public policy.
Please refer to our Graduate Government Jobs Guide for information on the government industry for the whole of Australia.