Enter a career in Australia’s defence industry and help lead innovation in a growing industry.
Australia’s civilian defence industry employs around 28,000 people in a wide variety of occupations and is critical to supporting Australia’s strategic defence capabilities.
There are exciting new opportunities for employment in Australia’s rapidly growing defence industry among the thousands of small, medium and Prime companies.
The South Australian Government is making it easier for university students to enter a career in the state’s growing defence industry with the Premier’s Defence Industry Scholarship.
Eligible students can earn a scholarship to support a research or work placement with a South Australian defence industry host company.
A grant of up to $10,000 will be made available to each student for the duration of the placement and can be used to support expenses associated with your placement.
Enrolled and undertaking third-year or honours year study in an eligible higher education degree
Be enrolled in a related credit-bearing topic to during the placement
Eligible degrees include science, engineering, technology, maths and business majoring in logistics and project management
Must be resident in South Australia
Must be an Australian citizen (a requirement to obtain an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency security clearance)
Must not have been convicted of a criminal offence
Must attend Flinders University, University of South Australia (UniSA) or the University of Adelaide
Note: Students must NOT have accepted, started, or be on placement already. AiGroup will work with any successful applicants and their University to facilitate a suitable Host placement.