Safe Work Australia Graduate Program

About the 2018 program

Safe Work Australia is now recruiting for the 2018 Graduate Program. The 2018 program offers:

  • placements in a range of different work areas best suited to your skills and qualifications
  • professional development including structured learning and development activities
  • opportunities to establish networks with fellow graduates across the Australian Public Service (APS)
  • buddy/mentoring program
  • opportunities to be involved in a range of networks, social and fundraising events
  • an attractive remuneration and conditions package
  • relocation assistance (if required).

We offer career opportunities for highly talented and motivated graduates who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, personal drive and enthusiasm, show initiative and flexibility.

We engage graduates from a broad range of disciplines including but not limited to:

  • law
  • policy
  • economics/econometrics/applied statistics
  • research and data analysis
  • work health and safety and related disciplines
  • human resources and workplace relations
  • strategic communications which may include specific skills such as website design, website management, graphic design
  • chemicals related qualifications such as occupational hygiene.

How to apply

Visit Current vacancies to apply for the 2018 Graduate Program.

Graduate profiles

Click on each graduate to read what say about the program!

Heather - Bachelor of International Relations. One of the best things about Safe Work Australia is its small size. It's collaborative and personable. Work health and safety is a crucial component of Australians’ lives and it’s an exciting space to be in. Stephanie, Bachelor of Communication, Juris Doctor Canberra is a great city. Easy to get around, bushwalks at your doorstep, and great places to go at night. Luke, Masters of Social Policy, Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Criminology There’s always something going on, from lunchtime leadership talks and seminars, to trivia and social gatherings. Pui-Chi, Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce Jon, Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science. All the work we do here directly affects the health and safety of workers in Australia I was really interested to work in a field where legislation and policy intersect with health. Jasmine, Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Health Sciences You’re joining a committed team who all come from a range of skilled professions. 
Cassie, Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Arts, 2016 Graduate Program
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