There are jobs and then there are careers. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade can provide you with the opportunity to do the kind of work that adds up to something meaningful. The chance to challenge yourself and learn new skills. The prospect of working with a motivated, experienced and visionary team in Australia and overseas.

We are looking for people who share our values and who are as diverse as the community we serve.



General recruitment

Whether you are experienced or just getting started, learn more about our generalist and specialist careers.

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Current opportunities



Graduate and Indigenous programs

Our programs for recent university graduates and Indigenous Australians will give your career a head start.

Graduate programs

Indigenous programs



Local engagements

Are you overseas and looking for a role? Find out more about our local engagements.

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Last Updated: 17 January 2018