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Applications for Virtual Work Experience are now open.

This form is intended to be completed by a parent or guardian of a Year 10 or 11 student wishing to participate in one of the current opportunities available for Virtual Work Experience.

Please note: There are limited positions available and unfortunately CSIRO cannot guarantee participation for all students wishing to be involved. Preference will be given to students in regional and remote locations. Opportunities advertised are for the Defence Industry Stream and CSIRO STEM professionals.

Please read the fine print first and complete ALL fields. Submit one application only.

Student details

This could be that you speak another language other than English at home within your family.

Student preferences

Please select up to three preferred options that the student is available to attend from the list on the virtual work experience website. Unfortunately, CSIRO cannot guarantee participation for all students wishing to be involved.

Preference A

Preference B

Preference C

Privacy Statement

CSIRO is committed to your privacy and will handle any personal information you provide to us in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and CSIRO’s privacy policy.

CSIRO is collecting personal information of participants including name, contact details and school and employment details for the purposes of the Virtual Work Experience Program and Virtual Work Experience Program – Defence Industry Stream.

CSIRO is also collecting sensitive information including but not limited to: gender, racial or ethnic origin for the purpose described above.

CSIRO will disclose this information to third parties including the Department of Defence for students in the Defence Industry Stream . This program uses third party service providers including CISCO Webex and Success Factors (SAP Jam). These service providers use overseas servers in the United States and other countries. This means participant personal information may be transferred to servers located outside of Australia.

For further information on how CSIRO handles your personal information and our access, correction and complaints process please read our privacy policy available on our website or by contacting us at

If you don't agree then please close now and no information will be recorded.

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