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Broad range of experience

Our staff come from a range of academic and professional backgrounds—including teaching, nursing, mathematics, journalism, nuclear physics, sports science, history, linguistics, engineering, IT professions and trades professions. Our diversity is invaluable when collaborating on the security problems we face, bringing fresh thinking and new ideas to often challenging and always rewarding roles in ASIO.

A career at ASIO starts at different times for different people. Both graduates and mid-career professionals will have opportunities for professional development through graduate-entry and leading intelligence and management training programs, within our career management frameworks.

You can select from, and move between, a variety of jobs in ASIO, always growing and developing new skills during your career in security intelligence.

ASIO Careers


ASIO hosts a range of visitors to speak to us on topics such as innovation, diversity and inclusion, and leadership.

We recognise that having a healthy career is more than just having access to workplace development and includes access to diverse experiences and opportunities. We host presentations by, and discussions with, dignitaries, respected academics and specialists—people who educate us, inspire us, challenge us and offer us a range of perspectives.

Our staff have opportunities to attend seminars to build upon specialist learning as well as presentations on subjects outside their current job role or area of expertise.