Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
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Type of Organisation
Australian Government Department

 

Employer Profile

As a graduate within the department you will be working with the best in the agricultural business.

 

From the Chief Plant Protection Officer and the Chief Veterinary Officer, to scientists and policy developers, to our front line staff protecting our country’s biosecurity at the airports and ports - everyone is at the top of their game.

 

We are looking for creative minds and future leaders to help shape our story. Our graduates are responsive, collaborative and compassionate individuals looking to make a real difference.

 

Our comprehensive 12 month program will equip you to become an effective policy or program officer at the forefront of innovative solutions for our agriculture and water industry.

 

Highlights of the program include a five day industry visit with stakeholders, workplace rotations, a suite of targeted training, and leadership and career development through Executive engagement.

 

In 2020, we're offering this vibrant graduate program across various streams including:

• Veterinary Sciences

• Legal

• Finance and Accounting

• Information and Communication Technology

• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

• Human Resource Management

• Generalist

• Science

• Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, Entry Level Professional Program

 

Positions are also available with some of our portfolio agencies.



Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 
Canberra
 

Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens Only

 

Roles available for Graduates 

In 2020, we're offering this vibrant graduate program across various streams including:

• Veterinary Sciences

• Legal

• Finance and Accounting

• Information and Communication Technology

• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

• Human Resource Management

• Generalist

• Science

• Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, Entry Level Professional Program



Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

All degrees are eligible​



Employer Website

http://www.agriculture.gov.au/about/jobs/graduate

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

"The culture, the people, the support you receive from your teams and supervisors, the opportunity to shape the direction of Australian agricultural exports and biosecurity."



 

 

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