Are you seeking a career that offers unparalleled exposure to innovative technical expertise, diverse learning opportunities and unique development experiences? Regardless of your specialisation, Defence needs engineering graduates to work across a wide spectrum of projects around Australia, and the world that will offer constant exposure to new and exciting challenges.
When applying to work as a graduate in Defence, you can choose from the following development programs, designed to prepare you for an exciting and diverse career in Defence or the wider APS.
From working on the Joint Strike Fighter, Navy ships or soldier protection systems, our Engineering Pathway will see you involved in cutting edge projects supporting the Australian Defence Force that are of national importance. This Pathway is professionally recognised by Engineers Australia.
The Maritime Engineering and Naval Construction job stream will provide university graduates an exciting and unique opportunity to be a part of the future ship and submarine projects, both of which will be a significant contribution to Australian Navy capability.
The Estate and Infrastructure stream is seeking professional and innovative team-players to help design, manage, maintain and develop one of Australia’s largest and most diverse real estate portfolios to keep pace with Defence’s changing capabilities.
The Intelligence and Cyber streams have almost insatiable demand for technical specialists to keep our unique systems on the cutting edge. As a graduate in the Defence Policy and Intelligence Pathway, your work will directly support national intelligence priorities of Government and support our military operations regionally and beyond. We are looking for people with strong people skills and expertise from a range of engineering disciplines to work in the following pathways:
The Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group provides specialist scientific advice and innovative technology solutions to create and maintain Australia’s defence and national security capability edge.