Type of Organisation

Federal Government

Employer Profile

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is home to Australia’s nuclear science and technical expertise. More than 1000 scientists, engineers and experts work at ANSTO and use nuclear science and technology to answer the big questions in the world around us – improving health outcomes, increasing our understanding of the environment and climate change and identifying new opportunities for Australian industry.


We operate much of our country’s landmark science facilities including one of the world’s most modern nuclear research reactors (OPAL). Importantly, ANSTO is helping to improve our health with one in two Australians benefiting from the nuclear medicines produced using the OPAL research reactor while being treated for serious illnesses such as heart disease and cancer.


Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 

Southern Sydney NSW


Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens Only

Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

Science, Engineering, Business and Marketing

Employer Website


GradConnection Website


Quotes from Current Graduates in response to the question "What are the positives of the job and employer?"

"Excellent work life balance. Opportunity for advancement through personal merit. Opportunity for work between different divisions. Flexibility. Undergoing positive change."


"Great work life balance, great people, amazing opportunities for personal development e.g. conferences etc, ability to undertake future study."


"Great work-life balance with the opportunity to play social sports during lunch breaks. Also the unique work is a positive working at the country's only nuclear reactor."


"Very unique and specialised skill set within the country. Huge about of potential."


" Work/life balance. People are laid back (but still within a productive work environment). Location of work (in the bush with lots of fresh air). The HR Grad Program coordinators have done a great job to provide personal development oppurtunities."





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