2016 DST Cadetship Program

DST Group Cadetship Program

DST Group is committed to providing entry level employment opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The DST Group Cadetship Program is designed to support high performing Australian undergraduate students during their degree by providing:

  • Ongoing (permanent) employment with a salary of $31,180 pa (plus 15.4% superannuation) during your cadetship;
  • Payment of compulsory university fees (i.e. course fees) during your cadetship;
  • $500 per semester book/resources allowance;
  • 60-days (minimum) DST Group work placements per annum; and
  • Guaranteed employment with DST Group with a salary of approximately $63,000 pa (plus superannuation) on successful completion of the cadetship.

Why choose the DST Group Cadetship Program?

Put your studies into practice and your practice back into your studies

  • As a DST Group Cadet, you will have the opportunity to apply your academic knowledge and research skills to contribute to DST Group’s research programs. And similarly, you will be able to apply the practical skills and knowledge that you learn from DST Group back to your studies.

Get a head start in your research career

  • With the DST Group Cadetship Program, you won’t have to wait until the final-year of your degree to start looking for a job. Upon successfully completing your Cadetship, you will have guaranteed employment with Australia’s leading Defence Science organisation.

Learn from the best

  • Not only will you be supervised by a senior scientist, you will participate in DST Group’s mentoring program to help gain and expand your skills and knowledge from Australia’s brightest and most innovative scientists, engineers and IT specialists at the forefront of international defence research.

Work Content. More than π in the sky

  • At DST Group, you will have access to leading edge technology and experience a stimulating and dynamic environment that fosters innovation and creativity. You will be proud to know that your research will contribute to Australia’s future defence and national security capability.

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Application closing date

30 May 2016
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