Bureau of Metetrology

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Type of Organisation

Australian Government department

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We are Australia’s national weather, climate and water information agency and one of the

few organisations that touches the lives of all Australians and all Australia, every day.


The Bureau makes a very significant contribution to economic prosperity, public safety

and community wellbeing. We are proud of our heritage, who we are, what we do and

where we are headed. Our determination, resilience and deep commitment to our nation’s

well-being underpin everything that we do.


Our products and services include observations, forecasts, warnings, analysis and advice

covering Australia’s atmosphere, water, oceans and space environments.


We are looking for graduates who will help us transform the way that we provide services

to the Australian community.


Do you have a record of strong academic achievement, an interest in working with the latest technology—from supercomputing to ever-evolving modelling software— and a passion for weather, water, climate, the ocean and space weather?


The Bureau currently offers graduate opportunities in the following programs:

• Graduate Diploma in Meteorology

• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Program (including internships for students currently studying)

• Indigenous Australian Government Development program


Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 

Vacancies across Australia


Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens Only


Roles available for Graduates 

Sciences, Engineering, Maths, IT & Computer Sciences, Finance, Accounting, Economics and Business, as well as Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences for our Indigenous programs.

Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

Undergraduate or postgraduate degree, with a major in a physical science or mathematics, and enough mathematics and physics to be a basis for the study of physical and dynamic meteorology, i.e. completion of study in both these subjects to second-year university level


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What do recent graduates say are the best things about working with us?

"The people have a great work ethic and are really helpful. The employer consults with staff about changes and improvements."


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