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Victorian Government graduate program

Start your career as a graduate with the Victorian Public Service and find work with purpose.

Application open Monday 8 July 2019

We want Victoria to be innovative and progressive.

So we’re on the lookout for people with a range of skills, backgrounds and lived experiences.

Our graduate program has 5 streams tailored to what you studied at university.

Plus, we’ve got pathways you can opt into, if you’re an applicant with disability or identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

As a graduate, you’ll:

  • have diverse roles
  • work in several departments
  • get a competitive salary
  • be guaranteed a job at the end of the program

We’ll help you learn and grow with mentors, peer networks and training.

You’ll do real work that shapes the role of government and improves the lives of Victorians.

Register your interest

How it works

Participating departments

There are 8 departments in the Victorian Government. They all do interesting and amazing things.

They all have various agencies and entities attached to them, and some of our graduate positions are in these agencies.

It’s important that you consider the various departments available to you. Our graduates are offered an ongoing position in a home department. This is where you will do your first rotation and where you return at the end of the graduate year.

If you’re applying in the generalist stream will be asked to indicate your first and second preference of the department you want to work for.

Graduate stories

Don't take our word for it, hear what our graduates have to say.

Reviewed 21 May 2019

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