NSW Government Graduate Program - Public Service Commission
NSW Graduate Program - One choice endless opportunities

NSW Government Graduate Program

The NSW Government Graduate Program gives you the opportunity to shape and change the future of NSW.

With three rotations across government agencies, the 18-month program offers an incredibly diverse experience that allows you to build your own career, no matter what degree you studied.
The Program also offers:

  • Competitive salary from day one
  • A personal mentor and executive sponsor
  • Networking events to connect with your cohort and colleagues
  • Opportunities to complete further study
  • Permanent (ongoing) role offer on successful completion of the program

For the 2020 program, graduates can apply to be considered for two streams: the Primary Stream, and a new Legal Stream.

About the roles

Learn more about the streams, work and locations.

Find out about the role

Who should apply?

Find out more information about eligibility criteria and desired attributes.

Find out if you're eligible

Participating agencies

See which NSW public sector agencies are participating in the program.

Find out who they are

The recruitment process

Find out more about our recruitment process and read our tips for success.

About the recruitment process

Our graduates

Meet some of our recent graduate employees and read about their experiences.

Meet the grads

Frequently asked questions

Discover answers to commonly-asked questions about the program.

Read the FAQ's

NSW Government Graduate Program - Overview

2020 Program
Key Dates

15 July 2019: Applications open

1 August 2019: Information evening

12 August 2019: Applications close

September 2019: Assessment days

November: Offers of employment

February 2020: Start your career in the NSW public sector

Australian Network on Disability - Disability Confident Recruiter - March 2019-20



2020 NSW Government Graduate Program Information Evening

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