Current Employment Opportunities

Below is a regularly updated list of employment opportunities for students of political sciences and international studies.

Many of the opportunities are in locations or with organisations where graduates of UQ have found work. Check out the UQ website for additional information on job searching

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact

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2021-22 DFAT Temporary Employment RegisterDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade30 June 2022
2021-22 DFAT Executive Assistant Temporary Employment RegisterDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade30 June 2022
Casual RegisterAustralian Council For International Development (ACFID)Ongoing
Meta-List ofJob Resources in the Social Change/Social Impact SectorsVariousOngoing
Strategic Policy AdvisorAged & Community Services AustraliaASAP
Strategic Policy Adviser and ResearcherAustralian Financial Security AuthorityASAP
Operational Policy OfficersAustralian GovernmentASAP
Policy AdvisorUnitingCare QLDASAP
Project Officer & Secretariat LeadANZSOG20 May 2022
Child Protection and Participation Lead - Asia-Pacific Regional Office (APRO)World Vision International20 May 2022
Project OfficerWomen with Disabilities Australia (WWDA)25 May 2022
Research Program ManagerAustralian Housing and Urban Research Institute26 May 2022
Manager, Strategy and PartnershipsUQ Global Engagement Division26 May 2022
Policy OfficerQueensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council26 May 2022
Strategic Policy and Research OfficerIndependent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission28 May 2022
Manager, Student FuturesUQ Humanities & Social Sciences29 May 2022
Stakeholder Information & Engagement OfficerNSW Trustee & Guardian29 May 2022
Community Infrastructure PlannerBanyule City Council29 May 2022
Programs Coordinator - Timor-LesteMary MacKillop Today30 May 2022
Information Management OfficerANZSOG30 May 2022
Research OfficerCanteen Australia30 May 2022
Supporter Services OfficerWaterAid Australia3 June 2022
Research and Development CoordinatorWWF-Australia3 June 2022
Stakeholder and Policy OfficerMeat & Livestcck Australia5 June 2022
Economic AdviserThe Centre for Policy Development6 June 2022
Principal Social Policy and Research OfficerSNAICC National Voice for our Children6 June 2022
Student Adviser, Global ExperiencesUQ Student Enrichment and Employability Development (SEED) 9 June 2022
Lead - Evaluation & EvidenceBrotherhood of St Laurence12 June 2022