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Statutory Authorities Vacancy N.N. 10757131
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Closing date: Monday, 2 September 2019
Job Title: ASIO Corporate Graduate Program 2020
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $74,981 - $88,333
Location: Parkes - ACT
Agency Classification: ASIO Employee Level 4/5
Agency Employment Act: ASIO Act 1979

Job Description


Our Corporate Graduate Program is for university graduates seeking a career in our corporate areas. You need to have completed your university degree in the last five years, be willing to relocate to Canberra and able to commence work in August 2020.

The 12 month program offers on-the-job training and development enabling you to put your tertiary education into practice and learn from experts in the field. We will guide and mentor you enabling you to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence. As ASIO Graduates, you will be given opportunities and encouraged to broaden your professional networks and interact with graduates from across the intelligence community.

We are seeking motivated graduates seeking a career in one of the following areas. We are looking for a range of disciplines, including but not limited to:

• Law;
• Human resources;
• Information management;
• Graphic design and interaction design;
• Accounting/commerce/finance;
• Economics;
• Learning and development; and
• Public relations and communications.

During the program you will develop a broad knowledge and understanding of ASIO’s corporate environment. You will complete structured rotations, giving you first-hand experience across a range of corporate priorities and you will gain an appreciation of how each area contributes to the ASIO’s mission. The program is open to undergraduate and postgraduate university students in their final year of study in 2019 as well as those who graduated in the last five years.


To be eligible for the ASIO Corporate Graduate program you must:

• Be an Australian citizen;
• Be assessed as suitable to hold and maintain a Positive Vetting security clearance;
• Have completed an Australian-recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree (minimum requirement is a bachelor degree) by 30 June 2020;
• Have completed your degree in the discipline you are applying for no more than five years ago; and
• Be willing and able to move to Canberra for placement in the duration of the program.

To be eligible for the Legal stream you must also:

• Have gained a Bachelor of Laws or a Juris Doctor from an Australian tertiary institution (or a comparable overseas qualification), completed no more than four years before the program starts; and
• Be eligible to enrol in a practical legal training course that leads to admission in Australia, eligible for admission in Australia, or admitted to practice in Australia.


ASIO provides a number of benefits to its employees including:

• A competitive salary, including a 7.5 per cent service allowance to compensate for the requirement to maintain your Positive Vetting security clearance;
• Employer superannuation contributions up to 15.4 per cent;
• A positive and modern approach to flexible working arrangements supporting work-life balance;
• Study assistance, including financial support and study leave for tertiary education;
• Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
• Four weeks annual leave per year; and
• A variety of leave options to assist maintain your work-life balance and more.

ASIO is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, where all staff are valued and respected, in order to build a highly capable, innovative and adaptive workforce to achieve our purpose. We welcome and value applications from all eligible candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious affiliation, age or disability. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

About Australian Security Intelligence Organisation 

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) provides advice to protect Australia and its people from threats to national security.

To Apply

Position Contact: Recruitment, 02 6257 4916
Agency Recruitment Site:
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS33-Mon - 12 Aug 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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