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About the graduate programs

You must apply with Queensland Health for the registered Nursing and Midwifery Graduate Program.

Join Queensland's largest and most diverse employer and make a difference to the people and communities of Queensland.

We work together to deliver public service including health, education, transport, infrastructure, police and emergency services, environment, tourism and community services.

Our graduate programs provide valuable learning and development opportunities to launch your career and make a difference to the lives of Queenslanders. Join us to #BeHere4QLD.

The Graduate Excellence Program offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to a department that works to capitalise on Queensland's resources for sustainable economic prosperity and just outcomes.

Disciplines we recruit

We recruit graduates from a range of disciplines including earth science, economics, environmental science, environmental management, geology, geoscience, law, policy, planning, property, spatial information, and spatial science.

Key dates

July–August 2022 Applications open
August–September 2022 Interviews and screening
October 2022 Offers made
February 2023 Program commences

Contact

Email recruitmentHR@resources.qld.gov.au

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The Department of Transport and Main Roads graduate program is a 2-year program that provides graduates with at least 2 work rotations, professional training, and career development. Graduates will work on exciting projects across South East Queensland and a number of Queensland locations.

Disciplines we recruit

Engineering (civil), environment procurement, spatial science and survey.

Key dates

2 August 2022 Applications open
29 August 2022 Applications close

Contact

Email tmr.graduates@tmr.qld.gov.au

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The Digital and ICT graduate program is your opportunity to get a head start on your career. During your 2-year placement, you will contribute to a digital Queensland and work on exciting and innovative digital and ICT projects that deliver positive changes for Queenslanders.

It's not just technical IT. We're looking for graduates in all aspects of IT development, design and delivery of services to Queenslanders.

Disciplines we recruit (disciplines may change)

Information technology, cloud computing, cyber safety, computer science, data analytics, robotics, telecommunications, information management, mathematics, business, marketing, procurement, project management, law, creative industries, web and multimedia design and user experience design.

Key dates

1 July 2022 Applications open
31 July 2022 Applications close

Contact

Email ictgradprog@qld.gov.au or phone 0448 540 470 or 0439 403 090

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Policy Futures graduate program is a 2-year program that provides graduates an opportunity to make a positive difference to Queenslanders through the implementation of effective government policies.

Disciplines we recruit

Policy is a diverse field that requires input from all degrees and disciplines. Whatever you studied—from law to accounting, creative industries to social work—it's likely that your insight and expertise will be of value.

Key dates

1 March 2022 Applications opened
11 April 2022 Applications closed
Mid-June 2022 Offers made
February 2023 Program commences

Contact

Email policyfuturesgraduaterecruitment@premiers.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3003 9021 or (07) 3003 9165

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Queensland Audit Office provides independent assurance on how state and local government public sector entities are performing and identifies opportunities for best practice. Graduates apply their analytical and accounting skills to deliver audit and assurance engagements, investigations into fraud, waste, or mismanagement, and provide advice to parliament. This is a 12-month program.

Disciplines we recruit

Accounting, commerce, data science, information systems, mathematics and statistics.

Key dates

12 April 2022Applications open
1 May 2022Applications close

Contact

Email graduate.recruitment@qao.qld.gov.au

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Queensland Treasury is the government's expert on state finances and the economy. Graduates work on a variety of projects and contribute to solutions which have a lasting impact on Queensland's prosperity.

Treasury’s GRADStart program enables our graduates to achieve their career goals and provides a pathway for future leaders of the department and the public sector.

Our 12-month graduate program offers you:

  • a permanent AO3 role
  • full-time starting salary of $66,744 per annum (which increases after 12 months) plus up to 12.75% superannuation
  • the opportunity to:
    • participate in a variety of training programs
    • rotate through different work areas
    • participate in other activities that aim to build on your skills
    • create valuable networks to assist you in your career.

Disciplines we recruit

Economics, finance, accounting, commerce, data science or public policy

Key dates

Applications open 31 March 2022.

Applications close 30 June 2022.

Contact

Email gradprog@treasury.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3035 1467

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West Moreton Hospital and Health Service is committed to growing its workforce and creating a workplace where staff and others are valued and excel. The Allied Health graduate program is a 2-year comprehensive work-based program for allied health graduates to develop and apply their skills in mental health.

Disciplines we recruit

Occupational therapy, psychology and social work.

Key dates

15 August 2022 Applications open
7 October 2022 Applications close

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Allied Health Graduate Program - Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, Social Worker
Allied Health Graduate Program - Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, Social worker (Identified)

Contact

Email wm_mhss_alliedhealthgraduate@health.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3813 6156

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The Queensland Cultural Centre First Nations graduate program is a joint initiative across Queensland Performing Arts Centre, the Queensland Museum, the State Library of Queensland, the Queensland Art Gallery/Queensland Gallery of Modern Art and Arts Queensland.

This 2-year graduate program allows First Nations graduates the opportunity to achieve their professional development as they rotate between 5 exciting agencies. They'll be exposed to challenging and rewarding opportunities while building a strong network within the Cultural Centre Precinct.

Graduates will be provided with a First Nations mentor at each placement, in addition to the mentor for the overall program, providing a robust support network throughout this 2-year program.

Disciplines we recruit

Accounting, arts, business analysts, communications, collections management, data analytics, informatics, event management, finance, human resources, information technology, marketing, programming and policy.

While this program will endeavour to provide experience in a graduate's discipline, it is important to note that they may not always be placed in their chosen field throughout the entire program.

Key dates

Our current program runs until the end of 2023. Expressions of interest or enquiries are welcome for our next intake at the beginning of 2024.

How to apply

Apply through our Graduate portal

Contact

Email recruitment@caa.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3003 2397

The Department of Environment and Science offers a 12-month program giving graduates the opportunity to develop a meaningful career in environmental regulation as an Environmental Officer. In this position, you will complete rotations and projects across diverse work streams throughout the state in the Environmental Service and Regulation division. While building your capacity in the disciplines of compliance and assessment, you will be fully supported through a comprehensive development program.

Disciplines we recruit

To be eligible for this position, you must hold a university degree (undergraduate or postgraduate) from a recognised tertiary institution in one of the following disciplines: environmental management; chemical, forensic, physical, geological, hydrological, environmental, applied or biological sciences; or environmental engineering. Other closely related disciplines may be considered.

Key dates

Applications close 27 July 2022.

Contact

Email capabilityandsafety@des.qld.gov.au

The future of Queensland is happening right now, and we want you to help us shape it.

Disciplines we recruit

  • Graduate Business Support Officer
  • Graduate Economic Development Officer
  • Graduate Engineer
  • Graduate Ethics Officer
  • Graduate IT/Data Officer
  • Graduate Planner
  • Graduate Policy Officer
  • Graduate Project Manager

Key dates

17 August 2022Applications open
14 September 2022Applications close

Contact

Email hr@dsdilgp.qld.gov.au

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