Department of Social Services
Type of Organisation
Australian Government Department
The Department of Social Services has responsibility for families, housing, social
services and disability services. The Department aspires to be Australia’s pre-eminent
social policy agency. Our mission is to improve the lifetime wellbeing of people and
families in Australia by responding to needs across people’s lives, encouraging
independence and participation, and supporting a cohesive society.
Our Graduate Programme provides you with diverse career opportunities across the
Department and gives you the chance to make a difference to the lives of some of the
most vulnerable people in our society. The ten-month programme offers graduates
training and networking opportunities and a permanent position within the Department
with a competitive salary, excellent working conditions and broad opportunities for
Locations where there are vacancies for graduates
Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply
Australian Citizens Only
Roles available to graduates
Data and Analysis
Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply
(Graduates must have completed last tertiary study less than three years prior to commencement).
Comments from Current Graduates
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