In response to COVID-19, the Department of Defence has amended our 2021 Graduate Program recruitment schedule. The health and safety of Defence employees and our applicants is our priority.
27 February 2020
18 April 2020
23 June 2020 - 29 July 2020
DIO and AGO from 28 September 2020, ASD to be confirmed
ASSESSMENT CENTRES - INTELLIGENCE & ICT
28 September 2020 - 11 December 2020
From July 2020
INTELLIGENCE & ICT STREAM OFFERS
From November 2020
START THE DEFENCE GRADUATE PROGRAM
Applications are now closed for the 2021 Defence Graduate Program. The 2022 Defence Graduate Program applications will open in early 2021.
|Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO)||28 September 2020 to 9 October 2020|
|Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO)||28 September 2020 to 9 October 2020|
|Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)||To be confirmed|
Assessment centres will be held digitally for streams other than ASD, AGO, DIO & ICT. In person assessment centres for ASD, AGO, DIO & ICT will be conducted pending the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Invitations to assessment centres will be released progressively.
Assessment centres for recruitment of graduates to the following streams will be held on the dates listed below.
If you are invited to attend an Assessment Centre, you will be requested to undertake an online written task. Dates of the online written task are to be confirmed.
|Digital Assessment Centres||Dates|
|Commercial||23 June 2020 to 3 July 2020|
|Generalist||23 June 2020 to 28 June 2020|
|Logistics||6 July 2020 to 10 July 2020|
|Research and Innovation||6 July 2020 to 17 July 2020|
|Engineering||6 July 2020 to 21 July 2020|
|Maritime Engineering and Naval Construction||13 July 2020 to 16 July 2020|
|Finance||20 July 2020 to 28 July 2020|
|Policy||29 June 2020 to 9 July 2020|
|Estate and Infrastructure||22 July 2020 to 24 July 2020|
|Naval Civilian Engineer Development Program||24 July 2020 to 29 July 2020|
|In Person Assessment Centres||Dates|
|Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO)||26 October 2020 to 6 November 2020|
|Information and Communication Technology||28 September 2020 to 2 October 2020|
|Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO)||28 September 2020 to 6 November 2020|
|Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)||28 September 2020 to 11 December 2020|
In person assessment centres will be conducted pending the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
For interstate candidates, accommodation in Canberra will be provided for two nights. 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 travel assistance.
Position offers for: