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Department of Home Affairs

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2021 Graduate Development Program

Canberra
Our 12-month Graduate Development Program offers a range of interesting opportunities and unique experiences, contributing to Australia's future

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
50
Minimum Salary
AUD 66,443
Maximum Salary
AUD 71,667
Start Date
1 Feb 2021

Application dates

Applications Open
23 Mar 2020
Applications Close
24 Apr 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Leisure, Hospitality, Tourism & Retail
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
C
Communication
Media Studies
Fashion & Beauty
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Journalism & Writing
Music
Performing Arts
Photography
Creative Arts (all other)
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)
H
Anthropology & Geography
Classics
Criminology
Development, Migration & Gender
Archaeology
History
International Studies
Modern Languages
Literature
Linguistics
Translating & Interpreting
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Philosophy
Policy Studies
Political Science
Public Administration
Counselling
Psychology
Counselling
Psychology
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
Liberal Arts
M
Counselling
Psychology
Counselling
Psychology
Audiology & Speech Pathology
Biomedical Science
Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Dentistry & Dental Science
Exercise & Sports Science
Health Administration
Addiction Medicine
Anaesthesia
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
General Practice
Intensive Care Medicine
Medical Administration
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Ophthalmology
Paediatrics & Child Health
Pain Medicine
Palliative Medicine
Pathology
Physician
Psychiatry
Public Health Medicine
Radiation Oncology
Radiology
Rehabilitation Medicine
Sexual Health Medicine
Sport & Exercise Medicine
Surgery
Naturopathy, Acupuncture & Complementary Medicine
Aged Care Nursing
Community Nursing
Critical Care Nursing
Family & Child Health Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
Midwifery
Nursing & Midwifery (all other)
Nutrition & Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Paramedic Science
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Podiatry
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Human Movement
Indigenous Health
Occupational Health & Safety
Public Health (all other)
Radiography
Medical & Health Sciences (all other)
Medical Technology
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
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies
P
Architecture
Interior Design
Landscape Architecture
Building
Construction Management
Property, Land & Real Estate
Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Science
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)
T
Curriculum Studies
Early Childhood Education
General Education Studies
Primary Teaching
Secondary Teaching
Special Education
Tertiary Education
TESOL
Vocational Education & Training

Are you curious and willing to stretch yourself to achieve your full potential?

Are you adaptable, resilient and investigative, with a drive for continuous learning and open to new experiences?

We are looking for Australia's leading 'go-getters' to join our dynamic workforce dedicated to keeping Australia prosperous, secure and united. We offer our graduates a range of interesting opportunities and unique experiences, contributing to a culture that values diversity, respect and inclusion.

Our 12-month Graduate Development Program offers you a range of interesting and challenging work, access to professional development, excellent employment conditions, support by various diversity networks, rewarding professional relationships as well as endless career opportunities and pathways.

We provide you support through an orientation and induction program, a mentor to launch your career, a range of Graduate events, access to health and wellbeing programs, as well as a team of supervisors, mentors and program managers to assist and guide you.

This is an ongoing position, in which you will experience various workplace rotations within the Department before being welcomed to your home placement at the end of your rotation period.

Your options are not limited by your degree. Your degree has equipped you with a wealth of transferable skills that can be utilised across all facets of the Department.

We provide an exciting range of opportunities across various business areas including:

  • Policy
  • Corporate
  • Program Implementation
  • Intelligence
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Positions are based in Canberra (with a level of relocation assistance available).

Note: If you are found suitable but not offered a graduate position you may be placed in a talent pool. The talent pool may be used to fill non-graduate (similar vacancy) positions in various locations across the Department.

Chat with us on Whirlpool (Department of Home Affairs Graduate Development Program 2021).

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
To reduce the burden on industry, on the public, and on the public service, I contribute towards having these work together more cohesively rather than separately.

Jack Oliver

  • Graduate stories
To reduce the burden on industry, on the public, and on the public service, I contribute towards having these work together more cohesively rather than separately.

Jack Oliver

  • Graduate stories
I worked in the Data Warehouse as an EDW Developer and I’m currently working as a Data Scientist for the Advanced Analytics section.

Christopher Tassone

  • Graduate stories
I worked in the Data Warehouse as an EDW Developer and I’m currently working as a Data Scientist for the Advanced Analytics section.

Christopher Tassone

  • Graduate stories
To reduce the burden on industry, on the public, and on the public service, I contribute towards having these work together more cohesively rather than separately.

Jack Oliver

  • Graduate stories
To reduce the burden on industry, on the public, and on the public service, I contribute towards having these work together more cohesively rather than separately.

Jack Oliver

  • Graduate stories
I worked in the Data Warehouse as an EDW Developer and I’m currently working as a Data Scientist for the Advanced Analytics section.

Christopher Tassone

  • Graduate stories
I worked in the Data Warehouse as an EDW Developer and I’m currently working as a Data Scientist for the Advanced Analytics section.

Christopher Tassone