We provide graduates with support and professional development to give them the tools and confidence to transition from graduate to IT or digital professional.
Our graduates will contribute to helping the Queensland Government deliver public services like health, education, transport, infrastructure, police and emergency services.
As the largest employer in the state, working for the Queensland Government provides graduates the opportunity to tailor their career development and enhance their career opportunities.
When we asked our new employees the top 5 reasons they wanted to work for us, they said: to be the difference, be challenged, be rewarded, balance work and life, to be embraced, and to be me.
What we offer
- A starting salary of $66,540 per annum plus superannuation and temporary 2-year contract
- Flexible work-life balance opportunities, with a 36.25 hour working week
- Generous leave provisions and salary packaging
- A structured 2-year leadership development program
- Career development guidance and a supportive graduate team
- Networking opportunities and social events
- A mentor and connection to a supportive graduate cohort
- A wide variety of Graduate roles to choose from
Participating government agencies
Our top employing agencies are Queensland Health; Department of Education; Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy; Queensland Police; and the Department of Transport and Main Roads.
Our most in-demand roles are:
- Cyber security
- Business analyst
- Software developer
- Project support
- Data analyst.
Due to their experience and training, our graduates can progress their careers very quickly. Eighty-seven percent of graduates completing the program stay on to be employed by the Queensland Government post-program. Our graduates’ salaries increase up to $22,000 or more after completing the 2-year program.
'I just want to say how grateful I am to have been a part of the graduate program it set an incredible foundation for me to strive further in my career.' Imran Thaggard
On the job learning and development
The program provides great learning and development opportunities to ensure you have the tools and confidence to bridge the transition from graduate to digital professional.
Our award-winning learning and development program is considered one of the best graduate programs in Australia. We expect you to come with some knowledge from university but will teach you about government and help you develop the soft skills required to succeed.
We promote a respectful and inclusive workplace and are committed to building a Queensland public service that promotes human rights and diversity. We strongly encourage everyone to apply for our advertised positions irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, language, sexual orientation, and disability or family responsibilities. We recognise the value of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
Support and reasonable adjustments can be provided to applicants throughout the selection process as required. Email our graduate manager at email@example.com discuss further.