We provide support for professionals starting a new digital career in the APS.
Starting your digital career
We've designed this section for those who are:
- new to the Australian Public Service and/or
- new to working in a digital career or role and/or
- looking for a career change to digital.
- have been a digital professional for under 2 years
- or are exploring the idea of a digital career, and whether it is right for you.
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Day in the life of an Automation Tester
Sarah shares a day in her life as an automation tester. As part of our work to define digital career pathways, we asked Digital Profession members to provide a short ‘day in the life’ story about their role. Sarah shares a day in her life as an automation tester…
Giving back – rejoining WITEM™ as a mentor
Past WITEM™ mentee Sarah Polhill (Chief Information Officer, ACCC), shares her experience as a mentor, and her desire to give back to the program. The Dell Women in IT Executive Mentoring (WITEM™) is a 12-month mentoring and coaching program for talented Executive Level 2 (…
Digital Graduate Program
The Digital Graduate Program gives you an opportunity to excel in a digital or technical career after you’ve graduated from university. Image…
Digital Cadet Program
The Digital Cadetship Program gives you an opportunity to practise and develop your skills while you’re still studying. You’ll get to work in the industry while you finish studying and get a leg-up for a successful digital or technical career with the Australian Government…
Digital Traineeship Program
Start your new digital career in the Australian Government Applications for the Digital Traineeship Program are now closed. Register your interest to receive updates on the program and future opportunities.
Listed degrees for cadetships and graduates
We accept applications for our cadetships and graduate program from those who are studying or have completed the qualifications below. We accept applications for our cadetships and graduate program from those who are studying or have completed the qualifications below…
Join the Digital Profession
Connect, learn and collaborate across all levels of government. Connect, learn and collaborate across all levels of government.
Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program
Your cyber-related studies could lead to a career in the Australian Defence Force – with a generous subsidy given for your study costs. Applications for the 2023 ADF Cyber Gap Program are now closed.