The two-year program exposes engineering graduates to many disciplines through working closely with ASC’s senior engineers from a variety of different career backgrounds.
Why choose ASC?
Working at Australia’s hub of submarine expertise means you will learn from some of the nation’s most highly-skilled and experienced specialists, and work on an established, operational submarine fleet providing world class sustainment services to the Royal Australian Navy.
ASC’s workplace culture, friendly team environment and comprehensive benefits package will support you to thrive in your career.
About our program
ASC offers its graduate engineers a comprehensive, two-year program consisting of rotations across a range of departments, allowing graduates to expand their skill sets. Graduates are offered a permanent contract upon entry into the program.
Opportunities are available across the electrical, structural, materials, mechanical naval architecture and software engineering streams at ASC’s sites in Osborne, South Australia and Henderson, Western Australia.
The number of vacancies and disciplines will differ year to year, and will be referenced in our Graduate Program advertisement.
Comprehensive mentoring and support is provided throughout the life of the Graduate Program and beyond.
Applications have closed for ASC’s 2023 Graduate Program. Applications for 2024 are expected to open in March 2023.
Who can apply?
Students who have recently graduated, or are due to graduate in the year of applying in the following disciplines:
- Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, or Mechatronic Engineering.
- Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering or Marine Engineering.
- Bachelor of Naval Architecture, Civil Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.
- Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Materials Engineering or Chemical Engineering with laboratory experience.
- Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering or Bachelor of Science (Computer Science).
- Bachelor of Naval Architecture.
If you are not graduating this year, please refer to ASC’s undergraduate opportunities.
The recruitment process for ASC’s Graduate Program involves an initial telephone interview, after which successful applicants will be asked to undertake an assessment. Where possible, these take place in person at an assessment centre. After passing the assessment, applicants will attend a face-to-face interview.
Assessments involve a range of carefully selected tasks. Please ensure you are aware of the location and time of your assessment and follow any dress instructions. Always dress to impress. Ensure you bring a notebook, pen and prepare plenty of questions.
At the assessment, ASC will consider your level of engagement, communication skills and how you interact in a group setting. This can be an
intimidating and unusual setting for many people. Its important to relax as
much as possible and let your personality and strengths shine through.