Start your graduate career with DSS

21 March 2023Graduate

Do you know someone considering their career options? Are they curious, inquisitive and have a passion for learning? Do they want to make a difference and contribute to improving the wellbeing of Australians?

Applications for the 2024 Graduate Development Program are now open.

Graduates will perform 2 five-month work area placements (rotations) across the department. They will start  at the APS 3 classification and progress to APS 5 on successful completion of program.

The program offers graduates a variety of interesting and challenging work, access to professional development and on-the-job training, rewarding professional relationships and networking, mentoring and coaching from Senior Executive staff.

DSS supports an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages graduates with disability and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander graduates to apply.

Applicants need to be an Australian citizen and have completed their degree in the last 5 years, up to December 2023.

If someone you know is looking for a challenging and rewarding introduction to working in government, encourage them to apply – you never know, you might make their career!

Applications close 30 April 2023.

Find out more:

Visit the Graduate Development Program webpage for more information.

Email if you have any questions.

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