Generalist stream

Our work is incredibly diverse. As a graduate in our Generalist stream, you will get to take full advantage of this through the variety of workplace rotations.

Areas of work

Your work with us could range from:

  • the nation’s biosecurity safety
  • biodiversity conservation
  • National Parks and heritage
  • fresh produce
  • animal welfare
  • waste and recycling
  • international trade

In each rotation you will perform real tasks and responsibilities. You will be fully immersed in the work of your team.

Program highlights

  • Diverse workplace rotations
  • Question Time and Senate Estimates visits (pending COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Attending Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) graduate events (pending COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Targeted learning and development to support you in the program
  • Inclusion in our graduate network, access to a buddy and engagement with the executive
  • An opportunity to apply for a work placement within one of our portfolio agencies or regional offices (pending COVID-19 restrictions)

How to apply

Applications for the 2022 Graduate Development Program open 9 March 2021.

You will be required to submit a 1000 word statement. It must outline:

  • your reason for applying
  • what personal qualities you will bring to the role
  • how you intend to apply those qualities in a professional capacity

You must also upload a copy of your CV and academic transcript. Read more about how to apply.

Program at a glance

Degrees: All degree types

Program length: 12 months

Salary: $69,363 plus super

Intake: February 2022

Location: Canberra