Vacation employment

Undergraduate Vacation Employment Program


The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure offers exciting paid work placements for tertiary students over their summer break through its Undergraduate Vacation Employment Program.

This program is specifically designed to provide tertiary students, who are undertaking an undergraduate degree, with the practical experience to develop skills in their chosen discipline.

Applications are currently open for this year’s program will occur over an eight to twelve week period between Monday 1 December 2014 and Friday 27 February 2015.

Students who are currently studying in one of the following disciplines are encouraged to consider a placement with the Department:

  • Engineering (civil, structural, transport, electrical/communications, general)
  • Mathematics (science/modelling)
  • Planning
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Construction Management (surveyor/architect)
  • Business/HR
  • Information management
  • Education
  • Statistics
  • Environmental Science
  • IT/Service delivery.

On occasion, opportunities may exist for further employment.

To apply for the program please submit the following:

Undergraduate Vacation Employment
Learning and Development
Corporate Human Resources
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001