Graduate Program 2020 - Generalist

Department of Jobs and Small Business 2020 Graduate Program is a ten-month program, giving you the opportunity to work in a range of areas across the department. If you want to challenge yourself, have access to cutting-edge learning and development through formal workshops, seminars, virtual programs, and on-the-job learning, then this is the program for you.

You will be part of an energetic social club, organising a range of fundraising events such as happy hours, bake sales, and an annual trivia night, giving you plenty of opportunity to network with other graduates and other employees.


The Department of Jobs and Small Business is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces. We offer career opportunities for highly talented, enthusiastic and motivated graduates who have excellent team work, interpersonal and communication skills and personal drive.

What our graduates do

As a generalist graduate, you will find yourself working in various roles that may include policy development and advice, project and contract management, program implementation, finance and governance, human resources and communications.

For further information on the policies and programs the Department of Jobs and Small Business delivers please see the Department of Jobs and Small Business website.