Information for agencies

Delivering talented graduates to support Queensland’s digital future

Seeking agency interest for 2023 Intake.
Contact the ICT Graduate Team at ictgradprog@qld.gov.au - phone 0448 540 470 or 0439 403 090

Graduates for 2022

Access the latest digital skills

Technology is advancing rapidly. More and more government services are moving online meaning our workforce needs digital skills in analytics, design, user experience, security, programming, and system evaluation. Developing us as leaders in agile and innovative digital solutions for Queenslanders.

You need to ensure your team has the right skills to meet current and future workforce needs. The Digital and ICT Graduate Program can build your team’s capability and knowledge to support digital shifts.

All Queensland Government departments are invited to participate, we can support both your business and digital needs.

Recruiting a graduate is easy

For a small one-off fee of $6000+GST per graduate, this award-winning program ranked in the Australian Financial Review top 20 most popular graduate employers in Australia for 2021, offers complete program administration including the assessment of high calibre candidates, training, and on-going support. Successful graduates are appointed by you at an A03 level (or equivalent) on a two-year temporary contract. We have a wide variety of Graduate roles to choose from.

Graduates are supported and equipped to succeed


We provide each graduate with support, networking opportunities and professional development to give them the tools and confidence to bridge the transition from graduate to ICT/digital professionals and leaders.

The Digital and ICT Graduate Program provides graduates with an opportunity to enter a leadership program and jump start their careers — with 87% of participants going on to establish their careers in the sector, filling the critical roles that are usually hard to fill and retain.

You will be assured of:-

  • A professionally managed and cutting edge recruitment process
  • Initial screening of candidates
  • A nationally recognised leadership development program
  • Ongoing program administration and support for agencies and graduates
  • Continuous improvement of the program based on feedback from departments.

Steps to employing a graduate

  1. Download Participation guide outlining the recruitment process and key dates.
  2. Seek internal Executive Officer approval for vacant FTE # and budget spend.
  3. Download the Nomination form and email it to ictgradprog@qld.gov.au.
  4. Send Nomination form and receive confirmation from graduate team by 31 July 2022.
  5. Receive an official Agreement to be signed by the delegated Executive Officer.
  6. We give you a password for the GradSift Extra recruitment platform - you can review all candidates and all role types.
  7. Follow your agency internal recruitment process, create an interview panel, review introduction video, all candidate information, and develop a short list
  8. Conduct face to face or virtual interviews
  9. Post interviews, form an order of merit, complete the recruitment report, and seek approval to proceed with appointment
  10. Make formal offer/s to graduate/s
  11. Advise the graduate team of successful applicant/s and start date for employment
  12. Graduate starts the formal program in March 2023 (to be confirmed), or earlier if required by agency business areas.

Looking for more information?

Check out the feedback from our employing agencies!

Email us at ictgradprog@qld.gov.au or phone us on 0448 540 470 or 0439 403 090.


Last Reviewed: 18 May 2022