Our University Vacation Employment Program is an internship designed to provide an opportunity for university students to experience a taste of Government with placements across areas including maritime and aviation, program management, policy development, national transport systems, finance, communications, human resources, and regional development.

Opening Date: 16 August 2018

Closing Date: 31 August 2018


  • Year of Study: First Year; 2nd year; 3rd year; Final/4th year
  • Ethnicity:  Aboriginal; Torres Strait Islander
  • Gender: Any

Eligibility Criteria: 

To be eligible for the University Vacation Employment Program, you must:

  • be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • be an Australian Citizen at the time an offer is made.
  • be completing an undergraduate degree as a minimum. Applications accepted from students at any point in their study.
  • be available for your placement between November 2018 and February 2019.
  • be available for a minimum of 8 weeks and up to 12 weeks.
  • have maintained at least a credit average.
  • be able to obtain and/or maintain a Baseline security clearance.

Selection Criteria: Please refer to website for further information