Discover opportunities waiting for you in the Victorian Public Service. Try different roles, learn new skills and tap into your potential.

Our program offers you the chance to work in roles across industries, access professional development opportunities, make great connections with fellow graduates, and gain a permanent role upon completion.

About the graduate program

Depending on your qualifications and experience, for round 2 you can apply through one of two employment streams:

  • generalist
  • law
  • project delivery

If you're an applicant with disability or identify as Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander, then check out our pathways you can opt into.


Applications are open to anyone with an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or a minimumof a level 7 on the Australian Qualifications framework.

You don't need any previous work experience in a similar role to apply. All training is provided.

When you apply you must:

  • have completed your undergraduate or postgraduate degree or the same as level 7 and above of the Australian Qualifications framework between 1 January 2020 and 1 January 2023
  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident or have unrestricted working rights for ongoing work
  • not be on a temporary graduate visa
  • not have taken a voluntary redundancy from the Victorian public Sector in the 3 years up to the program start date of 23 Janurary 2023.

Personal Qualities

If you think a career in the public service is something to be proud of, then we want to hear from you. We want people who are creative, curious, have a drive to learn and live our shared values of integrity, respect and human rights.

For all applicants, we look for strengths in:

  • verbal and written communication
  • problem solving and analytics
  • adaptability
  • teamwork and stakeholder engagement.

For more information and to apply, visit grads.vic.gov.au

Applications close at 9:59am Monday 29 August 2022.