Starting your digital career

We provide support for professionals starting a new digital career in the APS.

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.

If you:

  • 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.

We think you will find this content useful.

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. Your cyber-related studies could lead to a career in the Australian Defence Force – with a generous subsidy given for your study costs…

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. The Digital Graduate Program gives you an opportunity to excel in a digital or technical career after you’ve graduated from university. As…

Retrospectives

This guide shows how to get started with a retrospective (retro) meeting. This guide shows how to get started with a retrospective (retro) meeting.

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…

Associate membership

Explore what's on offer as an Associate member Explore what's on offer as an Associate member

Join the Digital Profession

Connect, learn and collaborate across all levels of government. Connect, learn and collaborate across all levels of government.

Digital Cadetship 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 Apprenticeship Program

The Digital Apprenticeship Program is for people looking for a career change or finishing year 12. You’ll get to work with digital technologies and solve problems for things that matter. No degree necessary. Our apprenticeship program is for people looking for a career…

Practitioner membership

As a Practitioner, you will have an account on our Member Management System. As a Practitioner, you will have an account on our Members' Community Platform (MCP).