Graduate program

Our graduate program starts in February each year and is based in Canberra. It is a full-time, 10-month development program open to recent university graduates.

Health graduate program – make a difference

Applications are now open for the 2022 Graduate Program – apply today

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As a graduate you will help to develop and implement health policy, programs and services. We are looking for people to work in policy and corporate roles.

  • The graduates we are looking for
    We look for highly motivated graduates who are prepared to tackle complex issues. 
  • What we offer our graduates
    Benefits include challenging work, a competitive starting salary, and a permanent role upon successful completion of the program, training and development.
  • Graduate program information
    Find out who can apply and learn about the application process. Understand graduate employment conditions and the types of work they do.
  • How to apply for our graduate program
    Check our eligibility requirements, application dates and learn about the recruitment process.
  • Diversity and inclusion
    Health offers opportunities for everyone. Discover the range of activities and programs we have to promote diversity and inclusion.

Departmental Entry Level Program enquiries

Contact to find out more information about our entry level programs.

Select option 2 for Entry Level Programs
entrylevelprograms [at] health.gov.au

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Last updated: 
12 April 2021

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