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ANSTO

4.0
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees
  • Government & Public Service
  • R&D and Manufacturing
  • Technology

ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes. We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits. Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.

At ANSTO you will work with some of Australia's brightest minds and have the opportunity to shape a career that matches your talent, goals and interests. We are a unique organisation, offering a significant breadth and variety of job opportunities within science, engineering, corporate services and trade disciplines.

Graduate Development Program

ANSTO aims to nurture the next generation of Australian graduates and provide strong foundations for exciting and fulfilling careers through our Graduate Development Program. Our highly-regarded two-year Graduate Development Program provides the best and brightest graduate students with amazing professional development opportunities and hands-on experience.

Internship Opportunities

Internships at ANSTO offer the opportunity to apply theory and practice, in your chosen field, to enhance the value of your remaining study. Students bring fresh ideas and the latest in theory and practice to the workplace, challenge and sometimes improve processes and contribute in a meaningful way to the projects and activities. Individuals are encouraged to discuss this directly with their University Careers Centre.

Scholarships

Each year, ANSTO and the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) offer scholarship opportunities to the best and brightest emerging scientific minds.

Further information available on our website www.ansto.gov.au/careers

Recruitment Process

ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians.

ANSTO's Graduate Development Program recruits every 2 years; applications for our 2023 Graduate Development Program open in April 2022. Our recruitment process starts with the online application and concludes with an assessment centre.

As part of the ANSTO online application process, you are required to respond to a series of specific questions and this information will be used by the panel to determine your suitability. Shortlisting will commence soon after the closing date for applications however the completion of this may take several weeks, depending on the number of applications received. Only those who demonstrate the strongest claims will be selected for an interview. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified by email.

To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment. Citizenship requirements must also be met. As a Commonwealth Statutory Authority, ANSTO follows best practice recruitment procedures.

Remuneration & Career Growth

ANSTO Graduates gain invaluable hands-on experience and professional development opportunities.

Features of the program include:

  • Two-year tailored rotation program
  • Investment in professional development
  • Networking opportunities
  • Support structure

Graduate Reviews

Overall Score
4.0
Overall score based on 11 reviews
They Score Best in…
9
Work Hours
8.8
Diversity
8.4
Management
8.2
Corporate Social Responsibility
9
Work Hours
8.8
Diversity
8.4
Management
8.2
Corporate Social Responsibility
What Graduates Say About Them
  • A lot of training opportunities and good pay for a graduate position. Great support and team culture. I have had good opportunities to get involved with events and projects.
  • Flexibility, technological and research infrastructure, high level of responsibility
  • Great research facilities, good work-life balance and flexibility, good amount of responsibility
  • Haven't found that yet!
  • Location is far away from almost everything, commute to work is tedious.

Jobs & Opportunities

Locations With Jobs & Opportunities
  • Lucas Heights, NSW; Clayton, VIC
Hiring candidates with qualifications in
B
Business & Management
E
Engineering & Mathematics
H
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
I
IT & Computer Science
L
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
M
Medical & Health Sciences
S
Sciences
T
Trades & Services
Current Jobs & Opportunities

Graduate Job

Lucas Heights
With the support of NSW Government, ANSTO offers FutureNow scholarships to graduates or early career researchers working on industry-focused research projects that support developments in health, defence, aerospace engineering and nuclear technologies.
Applications Close
5 Dec 2021
Start Date
Ongoing
Salary
$7,500 top-up stipend and more

Graduate Job

Lucas Heights
With the support of NSW Government, ANSTO offers FutureNow Plus scholarships to graduates or early career researchers working on industry-focused research projects that support developments in health, defence, aerospace engineering and nuclear technologies.
Applications Close
5 Dec 2021
Start Date
Ongoing
Salary
Stipend of up to $35,000 and more

A Day In The Life Of


  • Day in the life

Alex Boyd

Alex Boyd studied a Bachelor of Pre-Medicine, Science & Health at the University of Wollongong and is now a Graduate at ANSTO.
  • Day in the life

Alex Boyd

Alex Boyd studied a Bachelor of Pre-Medicine, Science & Health at the University of Wollongong and is now a Graduate at ANSTO.
  • Day in the life

Krystal Sharan

Krystal Sharan studied Masters of Business (HR Management) & Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Science (Majoring in HR Management & Psychology) at the University of Wollongong and is now a Graduate at ANSTO.
  • Day in the life

Krystal Sharan

Krystal Sharan studied Masters of Business (HR Management) & Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Science (Majoring in HR Management & Psychology) at the University of Wollongong and is now a Graduate at ANSTO.
  • Day in the life

Alex Boyd

Alex Boyd studied a Bachelor of Pre-Medicine, Science & Health at the University of Wollongong and is now a Graduate at ANSTO.
  • Day in the life

Alex Boyd

Alex Boyd studied a Bachelor of Pre-Medicine, Science & Health at the University of Wollongong and is now a Graduate at ANSTO.
  • Day in the life

Krystal Sharan

Krystal Sharan studied Masters of Business (HR Management) & Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Science (Majoring in HR Management & Psychology) at the University of Wollongong and is now a Graduate at ANSTO.
  • Day in the life

Krystal Sharan

Krystal Sharan studied Masters of Business (HR Management) & Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Science (Majoring in HR Management & Psychology) at the University of Wollongong and is now a Graduate at ANSTO.

Upcoming Events


  • Jul
  • 12
  • ANSTO
National Graduate Innovation Forum - open to PhD Students
9:00am to 5:00pm Australia/Sydney time | ANSTO
The first National Graduate Innovation Forum, developed through a partnership between the Australian Council of Deans of Science (ACDS), the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) and ANSTO, will be held in November to connect PhD students with representatives from four of Australia's leading industries to apply scientific thinking to current industry challenges.