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APPLICATIONS

Applications for the next available intake of the Defence Graduate Program will open on 19 February 2018 and close on 6 April 2018.

Careers Fair Schedule

Career Fair (Location) Date Time
ACT
Australian National University Engineering and Computer Science 01 March 2018 1200 - 1400
Tertiary to Work 22 March 2018 1100 - 1500
National Security Career Australian Defence College 22 March 2018 1600 - 2130
New South Wales
University of Technology Sydney 28 February 2018 1230 - 1630
University of Woolongong 01 March 2018 1030 - 1430
University of NSW 08 March 2018 1200 - 1700
University of Sydney - Engineering & IT 12 March 2018 1200 - 1530
University of Sydney 13 March 2018 1200 - 1500
Big Meet Sydney 28 March 2018 1100 - 1400
UNSW Computer Science and Engineering 28 March 2018 1400 - 1700
Queensland
Big Meet Queensland 20 March 2018 1100 - 1400
University of Queensland 21 March 2018 1000 - 1400
Bond University 22 March 2018 1630 - 1830
South Australia
University of Adelaide 14 March 2018 1200 - 1500
University of Adelaide 15 March 2018 1200 - 1500
Flinders University 15 March 2018 1700 - 1930
Tasmania
Australian Maritime College 16 March 2018 1200 - 1400
Victoria
University of Melbourne 07 March 2018 0930 - 1230
Monash University 08 March 2018 1200 - 1600
Big Meet Melbourne 09 March 2018 1100 - 1500
Deakin Employment Expo 27 March 2018 1000 - 1200 (Geelong Waterfront Campus)
1300 - 1530 (Geelong Waurn Pond Campus)
Western Australia
University of Western Australia 13 March 2018 0930 - 1200 (STEM)
1300 - 1530 (All degrees)
Curtin University 14 March 2018 1100 - 1400
Big Meet Perth 15 March 2018 1100 - 1400

SCREENING

Screening - Intelligence streams only

Location State Date
Screening Sessions held in Capital Cities (one day only required) - Thursday 10 - Friday 18 May 2018
Adelaide SA Thursday 10 May 2018
Perth WA Thursday 10 May 2018
Canberra ACT Friday 11, Monday 14 & Tuesday 15 May 2018
Sydney NSW Monday 14 - Wednesday 16 May 2018
Melbourne VIC Wednesday 16 - Friday 18 May 2018
Brisbane QLD Thursday 17 - Friday 18 May 2018

Travel assistance may be provided if you reside in a regional area further than 150km from the venue.

Please note: if you are currently living overseas, regrettably you will not be eligible for any travel assistance.

ASSESSMENT CENTRES

Assessment Centres for recruitment of graduates to the following streams will be held on the dates listed below. Invitations to assessment Centres will be released progressively.

Assessment Centres for Naval Civilian Engineers (CEDP) will be held in ACT only.

Assessment Centres for Research and Innovation will be held in SA only.

Streams

  • Defence Policy
  • Engineering (Defence Capability)
  • Maritime Engineering and Naval Construction
  • Estate & Infrastructure
  • Finance
  • Generalist
  • Human Resources
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Logistics
  • Naval Civilian Engineer Development Program (ACT Only)
  • Procurement and Contracting
  • Research & Innovation (SA Only)

ASSESSMENT CENTRE LOCATIONS

ASSESSMENT CENTRES WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE WEEKS OUTLINED BELOW IN EACH STATE, EXACT DATES WILL BE CONFIRMED AFTER APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED.

If you are invited to attend an Assessment Centre, you will be requested to undertake an online written task in the week 2-6 May 2018.

Location State Date
Canberra ACT Tuesday 15 - Friday 18 May 2018
Sydney NSW Monday 21 - Friday 25 May 2018
Adelaide SA Wednesday 30 - Thursday 31 May 2018
Melbourne VIC Monday 4 - Friday 8 June 2018
Brisbane QLD Wednesday 13 - Friday 15 June 2018
Perth WA Tuesday 19 - Wednesday 20 July 2018

Travel assistance may be provided if you reside in a regional area further than 150km from the venue.

Please note: if you are currently living overseas, regrettably you will not be eligible for travel assistance.

ASSESSMENT CENTRES - INTELLIGENCE STREAMS

  • Assessment Centres for the Intelligence streams comprising DIO, AGO and ASD will be conducted in the ACT only.

Assessment Centre Locations

If you are invited to attend an Assessment Centre, you will be requested to undertake an online written task in the week 11-15 June 2018.

Location State Date
ASD 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 18 - Friday 22 June 2018
AGO/DIO 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 25 - Friday 29 June 2018
ASD 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 2 - Friday 6 July 2018
AGO/DIO 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 9 - Friday 13 July 2018
ASD 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 16 - Friday 20 July 2018
AGO 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 23 - Friday 27 July 2018

Day 1 - Meet & Greet 5.30 - 7pm at The Vibe Hotel Canberra

Day 2 - Assessment Centre (all day)

Day 3 - Psychological Assessment (if required)


For interstate candidates, accommodation will be provided for two nights at The Vibe Hotel, Canberra Airport. Domestic flights or travel assistance will be provided if you reside in a regional area and/or further than 150km out of Canberra.

Please note: if you are currently living overseas, regrettably you will not be eligible for any travel assistance.

OFFERS

Position offers to be made progressively during July - September 2018