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Applications for the 2022 mid-year Graduate Program are open!

The DHS Graduate Program gives you opportunities to make a difference in the lives of South Australian individuals, families and communities.

From day one, you will work on a range of projects, policies and services to support either our frontline staff, or in turn some of the most vulnerable people within the community. The DHS Graduate Program is a challenging and rewarding way to kick-start your career.


You will either have completed a minimum three-year degree within the last three years (2019–2021), or will complete your degree by July 2022 from a registered university in one of the following career streams:

  • Behavioural Sciences / Social Sciences
  • Communications
  • Computer Science / Data and Statistics
  • Economics / Health Economics / Population Science
  • Social Policy / Public Policy
  • Human Resources
  • Commerce / Business
  • Law / Legal Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social work.

Deadline for applications

Applications for the Graduate Program close on 30 May 2022.

Get more information and apply to the DHS Graduate Program

Employment will start in August 2022

Employment will be for 12 months with a competitive salary, extensive development opportunities and networking activities, and the possibility of further employment upon completion of the program.

Page last updated : 09 May 2022

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