What degrees or qualifications are you looking for?

We are looking for students with experience or knowledge in one or more social and health science disciplines, including health economics, health information management, public health, epidemiology, humanities, sociology, psychology, and computer science.

Due to the technical nature of our work, we have some highly specialised roles which focus on statistical analysis, data science and web content design and development. To be considered for these roles, you will have well developed subject matter knowledge in areas including statistical methodology, information architecture, data linkage, machine learning, metadata, coding (SAS, Python, SPSS and/or STATA etc.), classifications and terminologies, SNOMED-CT or XML data analytics, computer science, or programming. You will also be able to manipulate and interrogate complex datasets using a range of software and be able to assist with the preparation of reports and publications.

When do applications open?

Applications for the 2025 Graduate Program is now open.

What is required in the application/recruitment process?

Applicants will be required to submit an application addressing each of the selection criteria in the job pack.

Applicants will also be required to include a copy of their academic transcript with their application. This must be an academic transcript, not just evidence of completion of study.

Applicants who are successful with progressing to the next round will then be invited to complete an online assessment.

Following the online assessment applicants who are successful in progressing will then be invited to attend an interview (either fact-to-face, via Teams or over the phone). During the interview stage, we will also contact your nominated referees so please ensure they know they have been listed as your referee.

When will interviews occur?

Interviews for the 2025 Graduate Program will likely take place in May 2024.

Am I eligible to apply?

Qualifications: To be eligible for the 2025 Graduate Intake, applicants must have completed a Bachelor degree or higher between 1 January 2020 and their commencement on the program by no later than February 2025.

Citizenship: To be eligible for the 2025 Graduate Intake, applicants must be an Australian citizen (applicants who have Permanent Residence status may be offered employment pending the granting of citizenship) by their commencement on the program by no later than February 2025.

When does the program commence?

The commencement date for graduates is flexible, however, graduates must commence no later than February. Graduates will be able to negotiate their start dates based on their availability and the availability of suitable work and office accommodation within their placement Unit.

Specific graduate program activities will commence in February, once all graduates have commenced at the Institute.

How long does the program run for?

The program runs for 12 months.

What is included in the program?

To ensure graduates get exposure to the broader work of the Institute and are able to build their professional networks graduates are given the opportunity to:

  • participate in a short-term placement in the communications units
  • run the AIHW Social Club
  • participate in internal and APS wide graduate events

access to specialist technical training

  • shadowing opportunities with members of the Senior Executive Service.

When will offers be made?

It is anticipated that offers will be made in late August/September 2024.

What area of the AIHW will I work in? How will my placement be determined?

Applicant’s Unit/Group preferences will be used to help determine placements. 

How do I get further information?

If you have a question we haven’t answered, please contact [email protected]