Jacobs, in partnership with AFL SportsReady, are now seeking applications from Indigenous university students to undertake a paid Cadetship. Opportunities are open to students of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEM) related fields as well as Business, Law, IT, HR, Planning, and Design.
What is a Cadetship?
The Indigenous Cadetship Program provides opportunities for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander university students to attain work skills aligned with their qualification and professional employment aspirations. This is offered as an identified training position, in a fixed term temporary part time position as a Jacobs Employee.
To complete the program, a Cadet will undertake 12 weeks (60 days) paid employment over the university year. The employment is flexible and is managed around university commitments and operational requirements of the host department. For example, some Cadets may like to work one day a week during university semester or full time during the holiday period.
Cadetship opportunities are available in a range of fields including but not limited to:
- Engineering (all areas)
- Project Management
- Urban Planning
- Human Resources
- Environmental Science
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- Professional and practical paid industry experience
- Opportunities to establish an industry network
- Access to an Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander mentor
- Cadet receives up to $12,000 Study Allowance paid in fortnightly instalments over the university year
- Cadet receives up to $500 in funding for Book and Equipment each semester
Am I eligible?
To be considered for a Cadetship you must meet the following criteria:
- be of Aboriginal Australian and/or Torres Strait Islander descent; identify as an Aboriginal Australian and/or Torres Strait Islander; be accepted as an Aboriginal Australian and/or Torres Strait Islander in the community in which they live, or has
- be enrolled for full-time study (defined as at least 75% of the full-time study load) occurring on campus at a university located in Australia;
- be enrolled for their first undergraduate degree course;
- be an Australian resident.
Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.
Contact information and how to apply
Please click “apply now” to submit your application.
For further information please contact:
Email: [email protected].com.au
Phone: 0457 772 600