Traineeship program

About the Traineeship

  • It provides practical learning and is based across Monash’s Melbourne Campuses (predominantly Clayton / Caulfield).
  • You’ll rotate through a number of areas within the University (Faculty &/or Divisions), gaining skills and knowledge, improving your understanding of the University environment, all the while being supported by a dedicated Program Manager, along with an Elder in Residence and an Indigenous mentor.
  • You’ll earn while you learn at HEW 2 ($53,896 - $56,052) level.
  • You’ll gain a Certificate IV in Business.
  • You’ll be engaged on a fixed term contract for a period of 12 months.

We’ll provide you with a culturally safe and supportive workplace. We recognise the impact we have on country and encourage best practice in conserving the environment


Hear from our trainee

"I am truly grateful to work with such a great bunch of people who are dedicated to supporting our Indigenous students, and making sure they have every opportunity to successfully graduate and become the future leaders for our next generations to come."
- Alkira Kinchela, 2020 Trainee

Read Alkira's full testimony

About you

We are looking for someone who:

  • is committed to learning and developing – and growing their career.
  • is able and willing to adapt to change.
  • enjoys working in collaborative team environments.
  • understands that success doesn’t happen overnight, but with dedication it can be achieved.
  • accepts help when it is needed.
  • wants to be a part of our Indigenous community.

Eligibility
To be eligible for our Traineeship you must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and be able to provide confirmation of this.

What's in it for you?
At the end of your Traineeship, you will be well-placed to apply for positions across the University and further cement your career in a World Class University, with a long-standing commitment to advancing Indigenous peoples.


How to apply

If this opportunity feels like it was made just for you, please contact:

Josef Tye
Program Manager, (Indigenous Employment and Engagement)
T: +61 3 9905 5000
E: wci-employment@monash.edu