NSW Government Graduate Program

One choice, endless opportunities.

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

From day one, you’ll work on projects that contribute to making our state a great place to live, work and visit.

With a competitive salary, support to complete post-graduate study, extensive mentoring and networking activities and a permanent role upon completion of the program, make one choice for endless career opportunities with NSW Government.

Watch this video to hear more about the Graduate Program structure.

Applications for the 2025 program will be open from 17 July to 14 August 2024. You can register your interest now to be the first to know when applications go live.


Program information

Find out more about our award winning graduate program before you apply.

About the graduate program

What you’ll do, where you’ll work and who can apply for the NSW Government Graduate Program.

The application process

Information about each stage of the application process from online application to offer.

Virtual internship program

Our virtual internship program gives students an “internship-like” experience...


Meet our graduates

Take an inside look at the experiences of our NSW Government graduates.

Information for graduates with disability

We’re committed to providing more opportunities and welcoming more students...

Information for Aboriginal graduates

We’re committed to growing career paths for Aboriginal students to join the NSW...


Our award winning program

In 2024 the NSW Government Graduate Program was ranked the most popular government and defence graduate employer in Australia.



Contact us

The Graduate Program Team at the Public Service Commission (PSC) is coordinating graduate recruitment for the NSW Government Graduate Program.

If you can’t find the answer to your question on this site, email the team on nswgraduateprogram@psc.nsw.gov.au.

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