Episode #11 – APS Graduate Program 101 (Part 2)

Do you have questions about the APS Graduate Programs? Are you wondering how to pick the right Graduate Program for you? What skills are currently in demand in the APS? How do you make the most of your rotations? We have more answers to questions we received from our listeners over the past few months.

In this episode, we continue our conversation with the expert of APS Graduate Programs – Craig Smith, Assistant Director – Career Pathways at Australian Public Service Commission. Craig shares his own career story from coming out of university and reminds us that Graduate Programs are not the only way into the APS. He discusses the range of career pathways there are into the APS, and tips for graduates about to finish their APS Graduate Program this year.

Craig also provides some insights about what the future of the APS, and APS Graduate Programs might look like. Notably, some upcoming announcements that will come regarding the APS Academy Campus initiative. While waiting for these announcements, anyone looking for career guidance can contact [email protected] or visit the APSC’s Career Pathways Portal.

3 things discussed in this episode:

  1. APS Graduate Programs and other pathways into the APS
  2. Tips for graduates after finishing their Graduate Programs
  3. The future of APS Graduate Programs

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