Careers 17/11: News Bulletin

Careers at Council Current Vacancies

Local Government is a great place for students and school leavers to start their career. A huge range of traineeships, apprenticeships and cadetships are available in councils across NSW. See website for more information:


Australian Federal Police – Entry Level Recruit

We are always on the lookout for candidates with sound academic performance and strong critical-thinking skills. You must be over 18 to apply for a job at the AFP, but you can still register your interest in joining if you’re under 18.


To be a police officer or protective service officer in the AFP, you must: 

  • Be 18 years of age or over (you can still register your interest if you’re under 18) 
  • Be an Australian citizen 
  • Hold a valid full, provisional or automatic-only driver’s licence 
  • Have at least a Year 10 certificate with a Cert IV/Diploma level qualification or Trade Certificate. University-level qualifications are welcomed.


To apply, complete and submit the AFP Employment Suitability Questionnaire and provide:

  • Your traffic history
  • Undergo security vetting 
  • Undergo drug and alcohol testing
  • Meet character standards – if you have a history of breaking the law (even as a juvenile) or associating with people who are well-known to law enforcement, you may not be able to work for the AFP.

See website for more information:


Professional Internship Program – Start planning once you’re at Uni

The Professional Internship Program offers candidates an opportunity to gain professional work experience and improve career opportunities in almost all academic fields and a wide range of industries.


It is aimed at candidates seeking work experience / internship positions in Australia. An internship is a great way to gain exposure into the professional work environment and develop professional workplace skills. It includes:


  • Tailored training related to your skills and academic background
  • 6 – 26 weeks, full time, non-paid training positions
  • Access to over 7,000 companies Australia wide


See website for more information:

All the Christmas casual jobs in Australia in one place! As we move into summer and the school term comes to an end it’s the perfect time to get a summer job. Even though we can’t travel there’s no reason we can’t save for a trip!


To make it easy we’ve found all the current open positions for Christmas Casuals in New South Wales. Check it out! Have a browse of our blog designed specifically for first-job seekers.