Graduate program

Want to start your career in a diverse and dynamic organisation? The Greater Graduate Program offers you a unique opportunity to influence outcomes and grow personally and professionally with the Queensland Government.

The program provides recent university graduates the opportunity to work with:

    Want to join our Graduate Program?

    We are currently looking for people who have studied:

    • Analytics
    • Applied Science
    • Business
    • Business Analytics
    • Economics
    • Environmental Management
    • Environmental Science
    • Geographical Information Systems
    • Law
    • Engineering
    • Public Policy
    • Science.


    Eligibility requirements for the 2020 program, are:

    • an Australian citizen or permanent resident at the time of submitting your application, or
    • a New Zealand citizen who is currently residing in Australia, and
    • completing your university qualification by December 2019 or have completed your relevant university qualification within the past two years (since December 2017). Please see disciplines as listed above.

    If you hold overseas qualifications you will need to undertake an assessment from Overseas Qualifications Services to include with your application.

    Find out more about the Greater Graduate program.

    How to apply

    To be considered for the 2020 Greater Graduate Program, register your details in the Queensland Government Graduate Portal by 5pm, Friday 20 September, 2019. If you have already registered your details in the Graduate Portal in 2019, there is no need to register again.

    Eligible candidates will be contacted by the Program Coordinators by Monday 14 October, 2019 with details on what roles and locations are available.

    Greater difference

    Are you committed to the management and protection of Queensland’s unique environment, working collaboratively with First Nations communities?

    Our work is developed and implemented through a lens of cultural, economic, social and environmental considerations. You will work with and learn from experts who give advice, develop policies and programs to meet the needs and expectations of the Queenslanders.

    We are seeking graduates who are:

    • innovative
    • energetic
    • resilient and embrace change
    • team players.

    Greater development

    The Greater Graduate Program is a structured development program with exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunities with real responsibility and accountability. Our learning and development program includes a mix of on-the-job experiences and formal training workshops. The program has been developed to complement and expand on what you are learning in your daily work and assist you in your transition from study to full time employment.

    In addition to the formal learning and development, you will receive coaching and mentoring from a robust support network of leaders and graduate alumni from across the business.

    Greater careers

    Be part of something big! The Greater Graduate Program is aimed at people seeking a career, making a difference to the lives of Queenslanders. Our graduates have a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines, and life experiences. We seek First Nations and non-indigenous graduates in helping us build greater connections across the communities in which we work.

    Start your graduate career with one of Australia’s Top Graduate Employers

    Our grads are transforming the department into an organisation that's ready for whatever the future holds. The Greater Graduate Program is doing the same for their careers.

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