Inclusion Scholarship Program

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

APS Level 2 - $52,438 - $58,493

Non-ongoing (Temporary), Casual

Canberra - ACT

Closing date: Sunday, 1 April 2018

71 days to apply

Job description

Duties


The Inclusion Scholarship Program (ISP) is a 12 month program offered to students in their final year of university study. The ISP is aimed to encourage and assist university students who identify as a person with disability and/or a person from an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background to pursue their career goals and provide alternate pathways to gain experience and employment in the following fields of study:

• Law
• Economics
• Commerce
• Science
• Business Management
• ICT

The successful participants will work in areas that align with their studies.

We are seeking candidates who want to enable growth of Australia’s economy. We want people to contribute to the countries innovation agenda and scientific developments! WE WANT YOU!

Successful participants will experience work in areas that align with their field of studies. Work undertaken will contribute to our goal of enabling growth and productivity for globally competitive industries and contribute to the economic wellbeing of all Australians. Your work commitment will take place during your semester breaks.

The scholarship involves a one-off payment of up to $5,000 to be used towards your educational costs. The expense must be incurred during the scholarship period (contract period) and is paid on production of a receipt(s) and successful completion of the program.

Please refer to the departments Careers pages for further information about these roles.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the ISP, applicants must be enrolled in their final year of university and demonstrate a commitment to the pursuit of a career in the APS in one of the fields mentioned in the program.

The applicant must identify either as a person with disability and/or from an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and meet the normal APS engagement requirements.

To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.

These positions require a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.

Notes

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for an irregular/intermittent term

The Inclusion Scholarship Program is for 12 months.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 27 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner’s Directions 2016. This vacancy is open only to people with disability.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: http://www.apsc.gov.au/priorities/disability/recruitability.

For more information:

Renaye Watchirs, 02 6102 8183

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10717617

Agency website:

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science website

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