ASD 2024 Internship Program

Date Posted: 6 May 2024
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ASD Level 2
Salary: $60,171.00 (plus Super)
Locations: Canberra – ACT, Melbourne – VIC, Brisbane – QLD, Perth - WA

The Role

Students will be engaged on a non-ongoing short-term intermittent contract for 3 months from 18 November 2024 to 14 February 2025 at an ASD2 level salary. Continued work may be offered depending on performance and work/project availability. 

The majority of positions for the Internship Program are based in Canberra but consideration may be given to placements in other ASD locations.

Diversity powers our mission. Our work is challenging, and our history shows that the best teams contain a diverse range of people. To achieve our mission, we require people with strong integrity and a mix of skills, passion, adaptability, resilience, curiosity and creativity.

We support our people to bring their best selves to work. Whether this is through our diversity and inclusion initiatives, flexible working arrangements or learning and development opportunities.

We are committed to the growth of our most important resource – you. 

Corporate Stream

Corporate Interns will support the day-to-day activities that enable ASD mission, such as:

  • Development and design of education and training materials including creative messaging to increase workforce engagement, awareness and behaviour in security.
  • Research and development of cyber security guidance for small businesses and home users.
  • Stakeholder engagement to deliver collaborative cyber security outcomes for Australian small businesses and home users
  • Apply project management and problem solving skills to support the delivery of complex cyber security capability.
  • Conduct asset and finance management activities including procurement functions, through strong data management skills
  • Perform service management and general business support functions across a breadth of challenges.

Analyst, Cyber, Data & Technologist Streams
Analyst, Cyber, Data and Technologist internships are usually project-based and relate to current programs or future initiatives such as:

  • Research, development, design and testing of tools and programs for cyber security analysis, development and exploitation.
  • Software vulnerability analysis and auditing, including code analysis, static analysis, fuzzing, reverse engineering and vulnerability research.
  • Contributing to, reviewing and testing existing and new cyber and information security policies including utilisation of SecDevOps techniques.
  • Malware analysis including binary code review both static and dynamic, web shell analysis.
  • Developing guidance, products and communication strategies to enhance cyber and information security awareness and implement best practice.
  • Design and build complex infrastructure solutions including virtualisation, data storage and user interfaces
  • Data science and analytics, including predictive and prescriptive analytics and machine learning
  • Research and investigate new directions in cryptography

About our Team

ASD is entering an exciting phase of growth, innovation and transformation. Our agency has committed to delivering REDSPICE, which is the most significant single investment in the Australian Signals Directorate’s 75 years.

ASD is seeking applications from school leavers or those looking for a career change to enter the agency during this unprecedented period of growth

Our Ideal Candidate
Your degree doesn’t define your career at ASD, we are looking for Interns from almost every discipline, with opportunities in areas including:

Corporate Stream

Analyst, Cyber, Data & Technologist Streams


All successful candidates commence the program on a salary of $60,171 plus a 4% service allowance and 15.4% superannuation.


Application Closing Date: Sunday 2 June, 2024


For further information please review the job information pack, reference ASD/00801/24 on

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