Careers

​​Join ABARES - Australia’s first–choice provider of integrated scientific and economic research and analysis

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The ABARES 2017 Entry Level Professional Programme intake
is composed of graduates ​from around Australia in sciences
and economics.

Are you looking for a career in science and economics research? Would you want to be part of a team committed to excellence, innovation and creativity in research, which delivers rigorous, independent, high-quality, accessible scientific and economic analysis and data to inform policy and decision makers in government, industry and the communities we serve?

At ABARES, we look for highly skilled people who are able to work creatively and constructively with stakeholders and clients. The bureau is an ideal workplace for those who want to develop their research and analytical skills, build strong relationships, and work across a range of fields relating to the agriculture, fisheries and forestry portfolio.

We value professionalism, integrity, great minds and practical thinking. We offer rewarding working conditions and excellent remuneration. We encourage continuous learning and provide a wide range of development opportunities.

As a valued member of our team, you'll enjoy a rewarding work program, tailored to suit your skill set and career aspirations while meeting our program delivery needs. Your work will directly contribute to the evidence base for future policy development by the Australian Government.

Positions are advertised on the Department’s jobs centre.

2018 Entry Level Professional Programme application

The application period for the 2018 ABARES Graduate Programme has now closed. All applications will now go through a short-listing process before selected applicants are contacted to go through to the next stage of the selection process.

Register for temporary employment

If you are interested in working for the bureau on a short-term or casual basis, you can register your interest on the Department’s temporary employment register.

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Last reviewed:
19 Apr 2017