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Vacation employment

Undergraduate vacation employment program

The department 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.

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.

NOTE: Applications for the 2015/16 program are now closed

Applications will re-open for 2016/17 in September 2016. 

Enquiries to the following address: Email: