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Department of Defence

  • #3 in Government & public services
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2022 Research and Innovation Pathway in the Defence Graduate Program

Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth
You will support the delivery of specialist scientific advice and innovative technology solutions to safeguard Australia and its national interests.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Salary
69,881 + 15.4% superannuation

Application dates

Applications Open
9 Mar 2021
Applications Close
14 Apr 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
E
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Aircraft Operation & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Studies
Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)

The Research and Innovation pathway of the Defence Graduate Program gives you the opportunity to work with Australia's brightest and most innovative scientists, engineers and IT specialists in the Defence Science and Technology Group.

You will have the opportunity to work on some of the biggest and most complex scientific endeavours in Australia and apply your mind to solving some of the greatest challenges confronting our Defence Force.

Working with our partners in industry and academia, both in Australia and around the world, you will contribute to the delivery of scientific advice and innovative technology solutions to provide our Defence force with a capability edge.

Your success is our priority and we place great emphasis on helping you to be your best. We are strong advocates of lifelong learning and offer a range of initiatives to support your ongoing development.

The Research and Innovation pathway is a dedicated science and technology pathway and can lead to ongoing graduate employment with the Defence Science and Technology Group.

If you're a high achiever and value professionalism, scientific excellence, diversity and collaboration, then a Research and Innovation placement with Defence is the place for you.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
The thing I love about working in the Submarine Domain of the Department of Defence is all the cutting-edge technologies and projects, some of which I have had the privilege to be involved in.

Yvonne Yung

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love about working in the Submarine Domain of the Department of Defence is all the cutting-edge technologies and projects, some of which I have had the privilege to be involved in.

Yvonne Yung

  • Graduate stories
Delivering a new capability to the Australian Defence Force and getting through that process is what I love most.

Namita Jose

  • Graduate stories
Delivering a new capability to the Australian Defence Force and getting through that process is what I love most.

Namita Jose

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love about working in the Submarine Domain of the Department of Defence is all the cutting-edge technologies and projects, some of which I have had the privilege to be involved in.

Yvonne Yung

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love about working in the Submarine Domain of the Department of Defence is all the cutting-edge technologies and projects, some of which I have had the privilege to be involved in.

Yvonne Yung

  • Graduate stories
Delivering a new capability to the Australian Defence Force and getting through that process is what I love most.

Namita Jose

  • Graduate stories
Delivering a new capability to the Australian Defence Force and getting through that process is what I love most.

Namita Jose


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Intake Months
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Duration
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Study Mode
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