First listed on: 03 January 2017

Registration of Interest - Indigenous Traineeships


  • Learn while you earn
  • Great opportunity to start a new career
  • Be a part of Australia’s leading science and research organisation

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world. We seek to have a profound and positive impact on the most significant challenges and opportunities facing Australia and humanity.

We believe that Indigenous Australians have extraordinary contributions to make across cultural, economic and scientific domains.  The CSIRO Indigenous Traineeship Program is an initiative of the CSIRO Indigenous Engagement Strategy which seeks to significantly increase Indigenous employment nationally within CSIRO.  Through this strategy, CSIRO aims to enhance the educational, employment, training and career development opportunities for people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

The CSIRO is actively seeking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in working in an exciting dynamic and supportive organisation.  Our one to two year traineeships offer exciting work environments for people starting their careers by combining employment with structured formal training from a TAFE or similar training provider. Indigenous Traineeships are available across a range of disciplines and locations. Upon successful completion of the Traineeship, Trainees will be encouraged to apply for positions in CSIRO relevant to their qualification and skills.

Locations: Various - CSIRO has sites located all around Australia
Duration: 1 to 2 years (depending on the course of study)
Trainee Salary: $22,329 to $24,749 plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Reference No: 4401

Applicants must be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and prepared to undertake study towards a nationally recognised qualification.

To register your interest in upcoming Indigenous Traineeships at CSIRO, please apply below. Please note that you will be required to attach a resume/CV of your work experience and education to date. CSIRO will contact you if any traineeships which match your profile below available.




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