Our graduate program is unique

Our award winning interagency graduate program is exciting and unique.

The lead Western Australian Government departments involved in the graduate program are:

  • Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

  • Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation

  • Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Our program offers an amazing start to your career in the Public Sector with the opportunity to be part of projects that help develop our State. Benefits of the program include:

  • A structured 18 month program

  • A starting salary of $69,896 pa (plus 9.5% superannuation)

  • Great work/life balance through flexible working arrangements and leave options

  • A permanent position based on successful completion of the program

  • A dedicated senior sponsor and mentor, and the opportunity to network with skilled and diverse professionals

  • Three month rotations tailored to build your professional expertise

  • Rotation opportunities in your home division/agencies and other government departments

  • Targeted and comprehensive learning and development (both formal and on-the-job)

  • An award-winning Health and Wellbeing program, including access to an affordable gym in East Perth

  • Metropolitan based locations

The graduate program works towards developing future leadership and management capability for the public sector.

Top Graduate Employers 2018

Graduate Employers 2018
Top 75 Graduate Employers list for Australian Association of Graduate Employers

In February 2018, the interagency Graduate Program was voted the fifth Top Graduate Employer in Australia, making the Top 75 Graduate Employers list for the Australian Association of Graduate Employers. The graduate program was also recognised as the top government agency for graduate programs in Western Australia.


Graduate program post card 2018 - 1645 Kb

Download the graduate program post card to find out more.