Science & Technology Graduate Jobs

The field of science and technology encompasses a wide range of jobs, from those working in a laboratory finding a cure for cancer to those using computers to analyse the mineral content of rocks. As such, there are many exciting options available for science technology graduates.

Types of science technology graduate jobs

Common graduate roles in this field include:

  • Science technician
  • Laboratory technician
  • Researcher
  • Biologist
  • Chemist
  • Environmental scientist
  • Metallurgist
  • Meteorologist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Geologist
  • Zoologist

How to find work and apply

It's a great idea to take up internships and vacation programs while you complete your degree. This will not only give you practical experience but will also look great on your resume.

In your final year of study, start to look at what graduate programs are available. Here is a list of private businesses worth considering. Closing dates will be indicated on the information provided after you click on the company you are interested in.

  • AECOM located in a range of places throughout Australia
  • ANSTO located in NSW
  • Cochlear located in NSW and QLD
  • Honeywell located in NSW, VIC, QLD, WA and the ACT
  • CSIRO located in NSW, VIC, QLD and the ACT

Science technology graduates should also consider the following government options:

Competitiveness

Competition for graduate roles is fairly high, with opportunities limited in some regions. Graduates may have to consider moving to another location (especially WA or NSW) or accept a ‘lower’ level job and work their way up.

Location

Western Australia is a popular location for those seeking positions that relate to mining, with 50% of geologists and 41% of metallurgists working in the state. There is a range of science technology graduate jobs in the other states, with NSW topping the list for many occupations including 49% of meteorologists, 30% of environmental scientists, 24% of biologists, 24% of zoologists and 23% of science technicians.

Average graduate salaries

Starting salaries will vary depending on the position. Here's a rough guide:

  • Biologists - $39k
  • Metallurgist - $42k
  • Science technicians - $45k
  • Chemists - $45k
  • Geologists - $49k
  • Meteorologists - $53k
  • Environmental scientist - $55k
  • Zoologists - $63k

 

Find the best Science & Technology Graduate Jobs

SAS technology allow its customers to achieve results in a wide range of diverse industries.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
The role will be based in the SAS Australia Head office in Lane Cove. Training will be conducted in the Global Head office in North Carolina, USA.

The SAS Graduate Program runs for a 12 month period across the calendar year. You will start by completing SAS boot camp training whilst also familiarising yourself with SAS as a company and learning various business skills.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
The Graduate Program hires Grads into both the Melbourne office (CBD) and the Sydney office (Lane Cove).
Closing
31 July 2017

We're looking for fresh-thinking, high-performing graduates with a strong desire to shape Australia's communications and creative industries landscapes.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Starting salary from $60,182 per annum
Location
Canberra
Closing
28 May 2017

Exciting opportunities for graduates of all disciplines engaging with education policy and supporting schools from our central and regional offices. 

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Market competitive
Location
Various locations throughout Western Australia.

A wide range of opportunities are available to contribute to the management of schools and to support student learning and engagement.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Market competitive
Location
various locations throughout Western Australia

The Australian Army is a versatile and modern team that helps protect our country, our interests and our people both here and overseas. Our core values are built upon courage, initiative, respect and teamwork.

Type
Graduate Jobs

At Ericsson, what YOU bring as an employee shapes our success.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Melbourne and Sydney
Closing
21 May 2017

Our two-year training and development program provides graduates with a mix of field and policy work, exposure to research and, where appropriate, community engagement activities.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$55,160
Location
Roles within the program will be located right across Victoria
Closing
6 August 2017

IP Australia is a Government agency with a passion for bright ideas. We offer a flexible workplace and rewarding career paths in the fast-growing world of intellectual property (IP).

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Canberra - Melbourne

Right now we have graduate roles open in all our businesses. Whether it’s a career in Consulting, Digital, Technology or Operations you are looking for Accenture has opportunities in all.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Competitive
Closing
28 April 2017

The Treasury Graduate Program offers recent university graduates the opportunity to join Australia's leading economic policy adviser.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$63,259
Location
Canberra
Closing
1 May 2017

Do you want to make a real contribution to the success of Australia? PM&C offers exciting and fulfilling work at the heart of government with career development opportunities difficult to find elsewhere.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Roles are primarily located in Canberra however opportunities may also be available in our Regional Network.
Closing
1 May 2017

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sales Graduate, or experienced Sales Representative to join our team of energised employees working within a dynamic and friendly environment.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$45,000
Location
Brisbane, Queensland

Want to spend your first 5 weeks training in India?

Want $2,000 a year to spend on furthering your technical skills?

Want to change the world through software and consulting?

Then read on...

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney

Want to spend your first 5 weeks training in India?

Want $2,000 a year to spend on furthering your technical skills?

Want to change the world through software and consulting?

Then read on...

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Melbourne

Want to spend your first 5 weeks training in India?

Want $2,000 a year to spend on furthering your technical skills?

Want to change the world through software and consulting?

Then read on...

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Brisbane

Want to spend your first 5 weeks training in India?

Want $2,000 a year to spend on furthering your technical skills?

Want to change the world through software and consulting?

Then read on...

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Melbourne

Graduating this year? Already graduated? We want you!!

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$57,733
Location
Canberra
Closing
30 April 2017

This role is suited to a new business hunter who is able to instantly build rapport with senior level executives across a wide variety of market sectors.

What you'll do:

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$45000 + super + commission
Location
Sydney CBD

At Criterion Conferences , we do our own independent research to produce quality and relevant conferences and workshops across a variety of industry within Australia.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
55,000++
Location
Sydney CBD

About Allegis Group

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Competitive base salary + uncapped commission
Location
Sydney, CBD & Sydney, Baulkham Hills