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Digital Stream

Digital Stream

Find out about entry-level programs for apprentices, cadets and graduates.

The Digital Graduate Program gives you an opportunity to excel in a digital or technical career after you’ve graduated from university. As a recent graduate, you’ll have an opportunity to further develop your skills while working. 

The Program is for Australian citizens undertaking a university degree in a digital or technical field who are passionate about digital technologies, have a knack for problem solving and want to work on things that matter with a digital or technical career in the Australian Government.

AGGP Digital Stream Career

A career with the Australian Government can give you valuable industry experience while working on projects that help everyone. From technical problem solving and analytics to digital design and development, you can find an opportunity to suit your level of skill and experience.

The Program offers graduates:

  • Full-time permanent employment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A cross-government digital development program including a post-graduate university qualification in digital technology
  • Career coaching and mentoring
  • Competitive salary and superannuation

Support and coaching

 AGGP Digital Stream Support

You will have support from your supervisor and a dedicated career liaison to give you the best chance of success.

Your supervisor will provide guidance and feedback on day-to-day work and help you understand how your work is contributing to the agency’s goals.

Your career liaison will help you with your studies and job skills. They will help guide your professional development towards a successful and rewarding career.

You will also get to network with other participants and develop professional relationships that will support you throughout your career.

What will I do?

Government agencies have many different digital and technical roles. These roles support the core functions of each agency and are always changing. Past graduates have worked in the following areas:

  • cybersecurity
  • digital media
  • user research
  • programming
  • interactive media
  • software engineering
  • big data
  • networking
  • systems analysis and design
  • web development
  • data analytics
  • systems testing
  • infrastructure support
  • networking
  • applications development

To learn more about how the skills you have gained at university apply to digital roles in government please access the Australian Government Career Pathfinder tool.  The tool allows you to explore digital roles based on your skills and/or interests. You will be able to see the skills required for roles and identify possible skill gaps.

Please access the Australian Government Career Pathfinder tool at: https://www.dta.gov.au/our-projects/aps-career-pathfinder-public-alpha-prototype

Enjoy a balance

Enjoy a balance

"My experience on the digital graduate program was awesome, really enjoyed the working rotations within my agency" — Igor, 2018 Graduate