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Your career at ASIS

ACTIVATE is ASIS’s 12 month Graduate Program designed to launch your career through rotation-based on-the-job experience and training.

ASIS graduates gain experience through corporate and operational work placements as well as the opportunity to travel and undertake specialist training. The Program provides you with a broad overview of ASIS.

Graduates who successfully complete ACTIVATE will be offered an ongoing position within ASIS, based on performance, skills and career goals.

Applications are currently closed.

A community of people

ASIS Officers form a dedicated, hard-working, innovative and talented workforce.

The ACTIVATE Graduate Program will provide a broad overview of the Service as you rotate through a variety of job roles. Each rotation will provide you with an opportunity to establish and extend your network with employees who are experienced in a range of operational and corporate areas.

Who are we looking for?

Areas of study for the following streams may include, but are not limited to:

Intelligence Support

  • Asian Studies
  • Governance and Public Policy
  • International Development
  • International Relations
  • Languages
  • Political Science
  • Research
  • Security Studies and Counter Terrorism
  • Social Science


  • Computer Science
  • Data Science and Analysis
  • Engineering
  • Graphic Art and Design
  • Information and Technology
  • Information Systems and Management
  • Publishing
  • Software Engineering
  • Statistics


  • Accounting
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Education - Learning and Development
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business

  • Law
  • Master of Organisational Psychology
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Performance Management and Career Planning
  • Records Management
  • Strategy and Workforce=20 Planning

Who can apply?

Your participation in the ACTIVATE Graduate Program will be based on the following:


To be eligible for the Program you must be an Australian citizen.

Security Assessment:

Applicants for the Program will be required to undergo security assessment to obtain a high level Security Clearance.


The Program is open to Undergraduate and Post-graduate university students in their final year of study in 2018 or students who have graduated in 2017 or 2016.

Your success in ASIS is up to you!

One of the benefits of working at ASIS is that our employees receive a highly competitive base salary plus an allowance that recognises the unique work undertaken.

ASIS graduates are also eligible for 22 days annual leave per year and a broad range of leave entitlements to support family and personal responsibilities. ASIS will make employer superannuation contributions as required by the applicable legislation and fund requirements.

As a graduate at ASIS you will be offered interesting and diverse career opportunities based on your performance in the Program.

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