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Applications for our 2021 ABS Graduate Development Program closed on Monday 18th May 2020.

Information for applicants - our recruitment process

We use a five stage process to assess your application:

Stage 1: Submit your application

Complete your application online. We’ll ask you to provide your personal details, resume, answer ten multiple choice and one technical question and upload a copy of your most recent academic transcript.

Stage 2: Video Interview

If you are successful at the application stage, you will be invited to undertake a video interview.

Stage 3: Live video or face-to-face interviews

Successful applicants are then invited to participate in a live video or face-to-face interview.

Stage 4: Referees

You will be asked to provide two referees so we can confirm information about your employment history, qualifications and experience.

Stage 5: Offers and suitability

Our recruitment team will be in touch via email to confirm your suitability or verbally offer successful applicants a position in our team.

2021 Graduate Development Program key dates

Applications open27 April 2020
Applications close18 May 2020
Initial assessments and video interviewsJune to July 2020
Live video or face-to-face interviewsJuly to August 2020
Applicants advised of outcomeLate August to September 2020
2020 Graduate Development Program startsFebruary 2021

2021 Graduate Development Program key dates

We expect that the selection process for our 2022 graduate recruitment will follow a similar timetable as above, with applications opening in April 2021. You can register your interest here to keep up to date with all the latest information as we confirm details regarding time frames and the selection process.

More information about the program

For more information on the ABS Graduate Recruitment Program you can email us at recruitment@abs.gov.au or phone: 1800 249 583.

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