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Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development & Communications

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Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities & Regional Development 2019/2020 University Vacation Employment Program

Canberra, ACT
Gain valuable experience with a minimum of 8 weeks and up to 12 weeks internship at the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities & Regional Development. Apply now to launch your career.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Internship
Number of Vacancies
15 - 20
Salary
$50,449 (pro rata)

Application dates

Applications Close
23 Aug 2019

Minimum requirements

Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
B
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
C
Communication & Media Studies
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Music & Performing Arts
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Civil Engineering & Construction
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
H
Classics
Archaeology & History
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Philosophy
Politics & Policy Studies
Psychology & Counselling
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
M
Psychology & Counselling
Dentistry & Dental Science
Exercise & Sports Science
Medicine & Medical Science
Nursing & Midwifery
Nutrition & Dietetics
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Public Health
I
Computer Graphics & Animation
Data Science
L
Law
Legal Studies
P
Architecture & Interior Design
Building & Construction
Property, Land & Real Estate
S
Agricultural Science & Management
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)
T
General Education Studies

Our University Vacation Employment Program is an internship designed to provide an opportunity for university students to experience a taste of Government with placements across areas including maritime and aviation, program management, policy development, national transport systems, finance, communications, human resources, and regional development.

We encourage applications from all disciplines and you can be sure that your work will be contributing to the future productivity, liveability, and sustainability of Australia.

What can we offer?

You will gain valuable on the job experience, the opportunity to develop networking skills, contacts, and social skills required in a professional environment, and the chance to showcase your skills and knowledge in the workplace.

You will work alongside a leadership team with a vast array of subject matter expertise across a range of fields.

Who are we looking for?

To be eligible for the University Vacation Employment Program, you must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen at the time an offer is made;
  • Be completing an undergraduate degree as a minimum (applications are accepted from students at any point in their study);
  • Be available for your placement between November 2019 and February 2020;
  • Be available for a minimum of 8 weeks and up to 12 weeks;
  • Have maintained at least a credit average; and
  • Be able to obtain and/or maintain a Baseline security clearance.

Our positions are located in Canberra, ACT and any successful interstate candidates will be responsible for their own travel, accommodation and associated costs for the duration of the program.

How to apply

Applications for the 2019-20 University Vacation Employment Program is now open and will be closed at 11:59 pm (AEST) on Friday 23 August 2019.

Your application should include:

  • A CV (of no more than two pages in length),
  • The details of two referees (professional referees preferred but not mandatory), and
  • A response to the following questions (of no more than one page in length):
  1. What interests you to apply for the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development University Vacation Employment Program?
  2. What is the most valuable contribution you will make during your time on the program?

Your application must be received through the Department's online myRecruitment System.

For further information on the 2019-20 University Vacation Employment Program please contact the Entry Level Team on 02 6274 6161 or email entrylevel@infrastructure.gov.au  

Graduate Success Stories


Department of Infrastructure Transport Cities and Regional Development Chris Munro
  • Graduate stories
The Graduate Program has been fantastic. We've been kept extremely busy!

Chris Munro

  • Graduate stories
The Graduate Program has been fantastic. We've been kept extremely busy!

Chris Munro

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities & Regional Development Lauren Murray
  • Graduate stories
I chose Infrastructure because I liked the opportunity work on a mix of policy, program and regulation in both the domestic and international spheres.

Lauren Murray

  • Graduate stories
I chose Infrastructure because I liked the opportunity work on a mix of policy, program and regulation in both the domestic and international spheres.

Lauren Murray

Department of Infrastructure Transport Cities and Regional Development Chris Munro
  • Graduate stories
The Graduate Program has been fantastic. We've been kept extremely busy!

Chris Munro

  • Graduate stories
The Graduate Program has been fantastic. We've been kept extremely busy!

Chris Munro

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities & Regional Development Lauren Murray
  • Graduate stories
I chose Infrastructure because I liked the opportunity work on a mix of policy, program and regulation in both the domestic and international spheres.

Lauren Murray

  • Graduate stories
I chose Infrastructure because I liked the opportunity work on a mix of policy, program and regulation in both the domestic and international spheres.

Lauren Murray