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Many of our iconic innovations were once considered impossible. Fast WiFi, Aerogard insect repellent and the plastic Australian banknote, to name a few. 

Until someone, just like you, joined us and took on the challenge. 

We’re recruiting the next generation of inventors, innovators and change makers.

We have career opportunities for researchers, professionals, leaders and graduates.

Join Australia’s national science agency and be part of a collaborative team working to solve the greatest challenges.

Ending plastic waste. Achieving net zero emissions. Quantum technology. This is just some of our mission driven science.

We’re solving Australia's greatest challenges through innovative science and technology – it's what we've been doing for more than 100 years.

CSIRO is offering two new graduate pathways and applications are open now. 

[Image appears of two females sitting on the banks of a river and enjoying the sunset and the camera zooms in on them, and text appears: Impossible Without CSIRO]

Narrator: Ah beautiful! But did you know that this would be impossible without CSIRO? Mosquito free sunsets;

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Also super-fast Wi-Fi:

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Protecting these little waddlers;

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Predicting bushfires;

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Flexible solar panels;

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Restoring our reefs;

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3D printed medical parts;

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Can you believe all of this was impossible without people just like you?

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So join us and make the impossible happen.

[Image shows the Earth morphing into the CSIRO logo and text appears: Join Team CSIRO, CSIRO.AU]

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Indigenous Graduate Program

Our graduate program will match Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander university graduates with science or enterprise services projects that relate to their field of study and career aspirations. Graduates will commence the 18-month program in 2023.

Enterprise Services: Candidates with career aspirations to work and become leaders in enterprise services or professional fields including finance, human resources, law and IT. 

Research Development: Candidates who have an interest in pursuing a research or scientific career and/or undertake an honours degree in a STEM field with CSIRO.

Research Fellow: Candidates who have career aspirations to become independent researchers and pursue an MPhil or PhD. The Research Fellowship program will be for 3-5 years.

Find out more about our Indigenous Graduate Program or apply now.

Applications close 16 April 2023.

Enterprise Services Graduate Program

We have graduate opportunities across our Enterprise Services portfolio. Professional service areas include finance, IT, marketing and communications, HR, management, law and governance.

You will be provided with support, a structured learning and development program, and mentoring. You’ll rotate between different service areas that align with your skillset and career aspirations.  

Graduates will commence the 18-month program in February 2024.

After completion of our graduate programs, you will be equipped to focus on an area of specialty and continue your career with CSIRO.   

Find out more about the Enterprise Services Graduate Program or apply now.

Applications close 30 April 2023.

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