ASD Careers

The Co-Lab aims to boost domestic STEM capacity with new opportunities for career-oriented education in cutting-edge research that uniquely serves Australia's security mission. 

The ASD Graduate Program

If you're about to finish your degree at ANU or at another Australian tertiary institution, consider a graduate program at ASD as your next step.

  • Unique, challenging and rewarding work that contributes to maintaining Australia's national security
  • Develop and expand your skills with dedicated mentoring, learning and development opportunities
  • Diverse career paths with a great salary and benefits package including study assistance, generous leave and flexible working arrangements

Further career opportunities

In addition to graduate roles, ASD has a range of entry-level opportunities including apprenticeships, internships and cadetships. 

ASD seeks to recruit and develop a diverse workforce who are curious, imaginative and not deterred by difficult challenges. Learn about their journeys and roles at the ASD careers website.

Want to know what is like to work at ASD? Check out these videos and get some insights about the type of work ASD does.  

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ASD Code Breaker

At ASD, we are looking for people with curious and creative minds, who will bring new ideas and skills to our organisation. If you like decoding hidden messages and cracking codes, try this fun game that will test your problem solving skills.

ASD Code Breaker


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Read this article by the ABC: "Licence to hack: using a keyboard to fight Islamic State"

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