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A career where you may reveal their secrets, protect our own or inform national security strategy?

In one of the Defence Intelligence and Cyber Streams, your training and development will be tailored for you to kick off your career in one of the three Defence Intelligence Agencies. We seek applications from graduates of all disciplines, because it is ultimately the combination of your skills and qualifications, in conjunction with your diverse experiences and aptitude for analysis, technology, innovation, critical thinking and/or problem solving that will propel you into your future career in the national security environment.

Our graduates will undertake training in one of the following three pathways leading to work in a Defence Intelligence Agency.

Which development program is right for you?

Graduates undertake work that contributes to Australia’s national security from day one with entry through any of the following three challenging and unique graduate training paths:

Quick Details

  • Degree types: All degree disciplines, with a particular focus on IT, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Salary: APS 4; $67,100 pa + 15.4% superannuation. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will advance to $73,256 pa + 15.4% superannuation.
  • Program:
    • 12 months - 3 x 4 month rotations
  • Eligibility: View eligibility requirements
  • Intake: February (AGO/ASD/DIO); June (ASD and AGO)
  • Location: Canberra (interstate rotations outside of Canberra are available)
  • Benefits: Why Choose Defence
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