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Where do you start if you want to change the world? You start right here.
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17 Feb 2020
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ASIO’s Technologist Graduate Program (TGP) is aimed at graduating university students who want a technical career with a…
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Applications Open
3 Feb 2020
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Apply now to the Victorian Government's data analytics graduate program for 2021. It's work with purpose.
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Applications Open
25 Feb 2020
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30 Mar 2020
Start Date
1 Jan 2021
Minimum Salary
$55,000
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$59,999
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Apply now to the Victorian Government's generalist graduate program for 2021. It's work with purpose.
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Applications Open
25 Feb 2020
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30 Mar 2020
Start Date
1 Jan 2021
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$55,000
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$59,999
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Apply now to the Victorian Government's economic consultancy graduate program for 2021. It's work with purpose.
Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
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Business & Management
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Applications Open
25 Feb 2020
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30 Mar 2020
Start Date
1 Jan 2021
Minimum Salary
$55,000
Maximum Salary
$59,999
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Do you enjoy solving puzzles or playing strategy games? SIG's Graduate Quantitative Trader Program is an opportunity to …
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3 Apr 2020
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Experience applying your research skills to complex research problems that will contribute to Australia's Defence and Na…
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27 Feb 2020
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4 Apr 2020
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Our Forensic & Technology Services (FTS) Graduate Program
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6 Mar 2020
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5 Apr 2020
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Science & Technology Graduate Jobs overview

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

Advice for Science & Technology Graduate Jobs


How technology is helping accountants – Q&A

Shailan Patel, Education Manager at MYOB New Zealand, talks about how technology is assisting the accounting industry.

Insider tips to get a graduate job at WorkCover QLD

WorkCover Queensland shares with you the frequently asked questions about their graduate recruitment program.

Writing your CV? Tips from Aurecon

When you complete your application online, you will also need to upload your curriculum vitae (CV).

Engineering, R&D, manufacturing and science industry overview

As the proof is in the pudding, so the profit is in the product. This is a talented industry of doers.

How to land a great job with an average GPA

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How to choose a career path when you just can't choose

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How technology is helping accountants – Q&A

Shailan Patel, Education Manager at MYOB New Zealand, talks about how technology is assisting the accounting industry.

Insider tips to get a graduate job at WorkCover QLD

WorkCover Queensland shares with you the frequently asked questions about their graduate recruitment program.

Writing your CV? Tips from Aurecon

When you complete your application online, you will also need to upload your curriculum vitae (CV).

Engineering, R&D, manufacturing and science industry overview

As the proof is in the pudding, so the profit is in the product. This is a talented industry of doers.

How to land a great job with an average GPA

Marks are important, but they aren't everything. If you have an average GPA, there are still plenty of ways you can land…

How to choose a career path when you just can't choose

So, you’ve got a few career paths you’re interested in pursuing, but you just can’t decide which one to go down.

Videos for Science & Technology Graduate Jobs


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Graduate recruiter tips - In-person assessment

Here are some tips on our in-person assessment for our Graduation and Vacation programs

Graduate recruiter tips - Digital interview

Here are some tips on digital interview for our Graduation and Vacation programs

Graduate recruiter tips - Online assessment

Here are some tips on our online assessment for our Graduation and Vacation programs

Graduate recruiter tips - What we look for

Here are some tips on what we look for when hiring for our Graduation and Vacation programs

Science & Technology Graduate Jobs Graduate Sucess Stories


  • Graduate stories
As engineers, we are making the world a better place, and that makes all the hard work worthwhile.

Yifan Qin

  • Graduate stories
As engineers, we are making the world a better place, and that makes all the hard work worthwhile.

Yifan Qin

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  • Graduate stories
I was drawn to Capgemini by the possibility of solving interesting problems using cool, innovative technologies, to contribute something positive to others.

Eromanga Adermann

  • Graduate stories
I was drawn to Capgemini by the possibility of solving interesting problems using cool, innovative technologies, to contribute something positive to others.

Eromanga Adermann

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  • Graduate stories
I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with, and see the mateship between, both civilian and military personnel.

Sarah

  • Graduate stories
I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with, and see the mateship between, both civilian and military personnel.

Sarah

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  • Graduate stories
In my first 2 months I had the opportunity to be a part of a social incubator program tackling issues of social inequity, in particular homelessness.

Miki Takashiba

  • Graduate stories
In my first 2 months I had the opportunity to be a part of a social incubator program tackling issues of social inequity, in particular homelessness.

Miki Takashiba

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  • Graduate stories
As scientific analysts, we analyse the capabilities and threats from countries of concern in the areas of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.

Emma

  • Graduate stories
As scientific analysts, we analyse the capabilities and threats from countries of concern in the areas of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.

Emma

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  • Graduate stories
As an analyst I am responsible for being a jack-of-all-trades and supporting senior staff with the finer details of business delivery.

Amelia Waller

  • Graduate stories
As an analyst I am responsible for being a jack-of-all-trades and supporting senior staff with the finer details of business delivery.

Amelia Waller

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  • Graduate stories
As engineers, we are making the world a better place, and that makes all the hard work worthwhile.

Yifan Qin

  • Graduate stories
As engineers, we are making the world a better place, and that makes all the hard work worthwhile.

Yifan Qin

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  • Graduate stories
I was drawn to Capgemini by the possibility of solving interesting problems using cool, innovative technologies, to contribute something positive to others.

Eromanga Adermann

  • Graduate stories
I was drawn to Capgemini by the possibility of solving interesting problems using cool, innovative technologies, to contribute something positive to others.

Eromanga Adermann

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  • Graduate stories
I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with, and see the mateship between, both civilian and military personnel.

Sarah

  • Graduate stories
I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with, and see the mateship between, both civilian and military personnel.

Sarah

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  • Graduate stories
In my first 2 months I had the opportunity to be a part of a social incubator program tackling issues of social inequity, in particular homelessness.

Miki Takashiba

  • Graduate stories
In my first 2 months I had the opportunity to be a part of a social incubator program tackling issues of social inequity, in particular homelessness.

Miki Takashiba

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  • Graduate stories
As scientific analysts, we analyse the capabilities and threats from countries of concern in the areas of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.

Emma

  • Graduate stories
As scientific analysts, we analyse the capabilities and threats from countries of concern in the areas of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.

Emma

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  • Graduate stories
As an analyst I am responsible for being a jack-of-all-trades and supporting senior staff with the finer details of business delivery.

Amelia Waller

  • Graduate stories
As an analyst I am responsible for being a jack-of-all-trades and supporting senior staff with the finer details of business delivery.

Amelia Waller

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Science & Technology Graduate Jobs Day in the Life Stories


  • Day in the life

Martin Fielke

Martin Fielke studied a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and is a Sustainability Engineering at Aurecon.
  • Day in the life

Martin Fielke

Martin Fielke studied a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and is a Sustainability Engineering at Aurecon.
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  • Day in the life

Amy Thomas

Amy Thomas studied Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology at The Australian National University, and is now a Graduate at National Indigenous Australians Agency
  • Day in the life

Amy Thomas

Amy Thomas studied Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology at The Australian National University, and is now a Graduate at National Indigenous Australians Agency
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  • Day in the life

Courtney Anders

Courtney Anders studied a Bachelor of Science (Geology/Earth Science) in University of Melbourne and is a Graduate Geologist at Newmont Australia.
  • Day in the life

Courtney Anders

Courtney Anders studied a Bachelor of Science (Geology/Earth Science) in University of Melbourne and is a Graduate Geologist at Newmont Australia.
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  • Day in the life

Grace Bañada

Grace Bañada studied a Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering) at The University of Western Australia and is a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer at Newmont Australia.
  • Day in the life

Grace Bañada

Grace Bañada studied a Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering) at The University of Western Australia and is a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer at Newmont Australia.
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  • Day in the life

James Waterhouse

James Waterhouse completed a Bachelor of Applied Geology and Environmental Biology and is now an Environmental Graduate at Newmont Australia.
  • Day in the life

James Waterhouse

James Waterhouse completed a Bachelor of Applied Geology and Environmental Biology and is now an Environmental Graduate at Newmont Australia.
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  • Day in the life

Niv Sarma

Niv Sarma studied a Bachelor of Engineering and Information Technology and is an Analyst at Deloitte.
  • Day in the life

Niv Sarma

Niv Sarma studied a Bachelor of Engineering and Information Technology and is an Analyst at Deloitte.
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  • Day in the life

Martin Fielke

Martin Fielke studied a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and is a Sustainability Engineering at Aurecon.
  • Day in the life

Martin Fielke

Martin Fielke studied a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and is a Sustainability Engineering at Aurecon.
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  • Day in the life

Amy Thomas

Amy Thomas studied Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology at The Australian National University, and is now a Graduate at National Indigenous Australians Agency
  • Day in the life

Amy Thomas

Amy Thomas studied Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology at The Australian National University, and is now a Graduate at National Indigenous Australians Agency
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  • Day in the life

Courtney Anders

Courtney Anders studied a Bachelor of Science (Geology/Earth Science) in University of Melbourne and is a Graduate Geologist at Newmont Australia.
  • Day in the life

Courtney Anders

Courtney Anders studied a Bachelor of Science (Geology/Earth Science) in University of Melbourne and is a Graduate Geologist at Newmont Australia.
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  • Day in the life

Grace Bañada

Grace Bañada studied a Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering) at The University of Western Australia and is a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer at Newmont Australia.
  • Day in the life

Grace Bañada

Grace Bañada studied a Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering) at The University of Western Australia and is a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer at Newmont Australia.
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  • Day in the life

James Waterhouse

James Waterhouse completed a Bachelor of Applied Geology and Environmental Biology and is now an Environmental Graduate at Newmont Australia.
  • Day in the life

James Waterhouse

James Waterhouse completed a Bachelor of Applied Geology and Environmental Biology and is now an Environmental Graduate at Newmont Australia.
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  • Day in the life

Niv Sarma

Niv Sarma studied a Bachelor of Engineering and Information Technology and is an Analyst at Deloitte.
  • Day in the life

Niv Sarma

Niv Sarma studied a Bachelor of Engineering and Information Technology and is an Analyst at Deloitte.
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Events for Science & Technology Graduate Jobs


  • Feb
  • 27

UNSW Investment Banking & Consulting Career Fair

We look forward to meeting selected students at the UNSW Investment Banking & Consulting Evening.

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