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Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

4.2
  • #5 in Government & public service
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Data or STEM Graduate Program null

Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth
At the ATO, you'll do work you can't do anywhere else. Work that is meaningful, diverse and makes a difference to all Australians.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
5-10
Salary
AUD 70,280 / Year

Application dates

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
C
Communication
Media Studies
Fashion Design
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Creative Writing
Journalism
Music
Performing Arts
Photography
Creative Arts (all other)
Animation, Visual Effects & Post Production
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Studies
Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)
Spatial Science

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights

Australia

  • Australian Citizen
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What we provide 

  • a full-time, 12-month, award-winning graduate program
  • a competitive starting salary of $70,280 (plus 15.4% super) as an APS3
  • an excellent social and networking base with fellow graduates
  • inspiring work rotations to develop your skills and explore different areas of interest
  • work-life balance including flexible working from home arrangements and generous leave entitlements
  • career progression to a permanent APS 4 level role of more than $86,800 ($75,279 plus 15.4% super), relevant to your stream, when you complete the program.

What you’ll do   

At the ATO, we take pride in being a data-driven organisation as we continue to use data in smarter ways to improve decisions and our services – and we want you to be a part of our pioneering approach. Your work will optimise services that in turn help your community.  

You’ll be part of a globally recognised, leading data capability. Your work will contribute to our design solutions that turn problems upside down and build cutting-edge systems. You could:   

  • develop models to understand risk and opportunity by applying the latest techniques
  • use analytics and leverage data to provide valuable analysis and insights
  • design the system around verifiable data and manage data through its lifecycle, from creation, to discovery, to matching
  • manage external strategic data relationships and provide advice on governance, ethics, and best practice.

You’ll receive tailored training and mentoring from subject matter experts to enable you to reach your full potential.    

Who you are  

We’re looking for people with curious minds, who can demonstrate a passion for Australian Government initiatives, enjoy outside the box thinking, sharing ideas and building relationships. If this sounds like you, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. 

Who can register

To be eligible to register, you must have completed your university degree within the last five years or be in your final year of study. At the time of commencing our program, you must have completed all your course requirements.  

The program starts in February 2026. You must be an Australian citizen and willing to undergo police, character and health checks as required.

Next steps    

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity to you, we encourage you to register your interest today. 

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
I
IT & Computer Science
S
Sciences

Work rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

country
eligibility

Australia

Australia

Australian Citizen


Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
The thing I love most about ATO is that the work we do has real-world implications and impact on the community. I had the opportunity to speak to the employees and hear their stories firsthand and achieve meaningful results for them.

Zoe Penson

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love most about ATO is that the work we do has real-world implications and impact on the community. I had the opportunity to speak to the employees and hear their stories firsthand and achieve meaningful results for them.

Zoe Penson

  • Graduate stories
Meeting new people and thinking outside the box to find the most innovative and effective approach is a daily occurrence in my role.

Liam Bangay

  • Graduate stories
Meeting new people and thinking outside the box to find the most innovative and effective approach is a daily occurrence in my role.

Liam Bangay

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love most about ATO is that the work we do has real-world implications and impact on the community. I had the opportunity to speak to the employees and hear their stories firsthand and achieve meaningful results for them.

Zoe Penson

  • Graduate stories
The thing I love most about ATO is that the work we do has real-world implications and impact on the community. I had the opportunity to speak to the employees and hear their stories firsthand and achieve meaningful results for them.

Zoe Penson

  • Graduate stories
Meeting new people and thinking outside the box to find the most innovative and effective approach is a daily occurrence in my role.

Liam Bangay

  • Graduate stories
Meeting new people and thinking outside the box to find the most innovative and effective approach is a daily occurrence in my role.

Liam Bangay