With more than 5,500 experts based in 55 local and international centres, extensive local and international networks, and a burning desire to get things done, we are Australia’s catalyst for innovation and a global force in transforming imagination into reality. But, have you ever wondered what it’s like at CSIRO behind the scenes and what you can expect as one of our team members?

Do meaningful work that makes a difference

At CSIRO you will help solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to the future of Australia and the planet. This is challenging, invigorating and immensely satisfying. Our projects are innovative, exciting and with global implications. Almost uniquely, we operate at a point of intersection between different disciplines and bring together government, research organisations, universities and industry.

By directly working on science that delivers or in a crucial support role you will be able to make a positive impact on the future for our organisation, your peers and the wider public respect.

Access everything you need to shape a better tomorrow

There are three elements to what we do: we solve the biggest challenges facing our nation and the world; we manage national state-of the-art research facilities and scientific infrastructure on behalf of all Australians; and we deliver innovation-enabling services to Australia and the world.

As a valued member of the CSIRO community you will be part of a supportive and rewarding environment where we provide what you need to achieve great things. We foster inclusivity, openness and genuine diversity to encourage creative solutions. A dynamic, stimulating environment, you will be able to immerse yourself in your work or seek out people who are going to challenge your thinking. This best of all worlds feeling flows throughout CSIRO – big yet friendly, cutting edge yet warm, well-resourced yet savvy, varied yet bound together by a common purpose.

Enjoy genuine flexibility

At CSIRO we take a human approach to everything we do. We value you as an individual and as somebody who has commitments beyond work. You will be able to take advantage of initiatives that create genuine workplace flexibility so you can achieve big things while still enjoying a balanced life. Our people also travel internationally to collaborate with partners, and foster science through internal mentoring, external education and community outreach. Importantly, throughout your time at CSIRO you will be able to develop your career and yourself as a person.

Collaborate with talented people

You will get to work with some of the most talented minds in their fields, not just in Australia, but in the world. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate closely to achieve more than we could individually. Our focus is on team achievement, but not at the expense of individual satisfaction. There are plenty of opportunities to make your mark and build long lasting, valuable networks within CSIRO and with leaders and experts globally.

Discover inspiration. Discover pride in what you do. Discover how you can make a positive impact on today and tomorrow. 

Discover CSIRO

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Male 1: CSIRO is Australia’s national science, engineering and digital research agency.

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Male 1: We do innovative, exciting and socially impactful work.

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Female 1: We solve the world biggest challenges through science.

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Female 2: It’s great to feel like I’m contributing to science in Australia, and we know that what we do will change the world.

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Male 2: People join CSIRO for the work,

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the people, the environment and the experience.

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Female 1: It’s a really embracing culture.

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Female 3: There’s a real diversity of views.

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Female 2: We get to work across different teams; I get to meet some exciting people every single day.

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Male 3: Being able to exchange ideas with them is pretty special.

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Male 4: It makes CSIRO just a great place to work.

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Male 5: So as a researcher the facilities you have access to at CSIRO are world class,

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whether they be our laboratories, our digital platforms or access to the national research infrastructure.

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Female 4: We have everything you need to bring ideas to life.

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Male 6: I was going to say, it’s a place where you can dare to dream.

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Female 5: There are so many amazing career development opportunities.

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Male 1: The mentoring program is really fantastic; you get to learn from some of the greatest minds in the country.

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Male 3: It’s pretty awe inspiring.

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Female 5: And it’s great that our efforts are truly rewarded, there’s a genuine work life balance and flexibility.

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Male 6: It’s a good organisation to come to, they really think about their people and they really try to train and encourage them and mentor them through into future leaders.

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Male 7: Making a difference in the world is so important at CSIRO.

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Male 8: Even in a service support role, we can all feel like we’re contributing to science in Australia.

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Female 2: It’s nice coming to work knowing that you are actually doing something good.

Male 9: It’s a very exciting place to be really, and we’re all proud just to be part of it.

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Female 2: Makes me feel like I’m part of something bigger, and when people ask me where I work I’m really proud to say that I work at CSIRO.

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