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Graduate recruitment - Grads Growing Queensland

Graduate recruitment - Grads Growing Queensland

Looking forward to our 2024 intake!

Applications have now closed for the 12-month Grads Growing Queensland program starting in January 2024. Applications for graduate recruitment were open during August 2023.

Thank you to all of our applicants. You will be contacted during the selection process. More details about our process timeframes are included in the 2024 applicant guide ( 404.0 KB).

Building bright futures for grads and for Queensland

We’re setting up Queensland for a better tomorrow and grads are a valued part of our team!

Nowhere else offers grads the chance to work on such a great scope of projects - renewables and decarbonisation, biotechnology, infrastructure for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, local communities, liveability and more.

Hear from some of our 2023 grads about what it’s like to work with us.

Why the Grads Growing Queensland program?

It’s an opportunity to join the Queensland Government and work on projects that make a difference to Queensland’s future.

  • Grow your career

    Grads Growing Queensland is a 12-month program that helps you transition from study to full-time employment. You’ll gain on-the-job experience, learn from mentors and colleagues and participate in tailored training workshops.

  • Have impact

    We are driven by our purpose which is to think ahead and act now to secure responsible economic development and develop liveable communities. Start your career with unique, interesting, and rewarding work that supports the prosperity of Queensland.

  • Workplace benefits

    We offer competitive salaries, 12.75% super, flexible working arrangements including some days working from home, fantastic CBD offices, opportunities to visit regional offices and generous leave options. We have a genuine focus on strength-based professional development, employee health and wellbeing and a work environment that values diversity and cultural capability.

Why us?

We’re a team that believes in thinking ahead and taking action.

The department is all about securing responsible economic development and creating communities where people love to live. We make sense of the economic road ahead and proactively plan for growth in industries and communities. Queenslanders rely on us to make positive change happen now, and in the future. Come be a part of it!

Want to know more?

To find out more about the department and future opportunities, contact us at

For more information about the 2024 intake (now closed for applications), see the Grads Growing Queensland role description ( 291.2 KB) and applicant guide ( 404.0 KB).

Last updated: 09 Feb 2024