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.

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…

Emerging talent programs

With emerging talent programs, we help build digital skills in government. Work on things that matter with a digital or technical career in the Australian Government.

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…

Digital Traineeship Program

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

Digital Fundamentals training course

Digital Fundamentals (facilitated by Deloitte Digital) are introductory and beginner-level training courses for Digital Profession members to uplift their digital capability. Digital Fundamentals (facilitated by Deloitte Digital) are introductory and beginner-level training…

Eligible qualifications for the ADF Cyber Gap Program

This is a list of qualifications which are eligible under the Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program. Check to see if your degree or qualifications qualify you for the ADF Cyber Gap Program.

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…