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Early careers

Opportunities

Dr Madhura Manohar and graduate Keita Richardson with STAR accelerator

Launch your career.

Take a closer look at the diverse range of early career opportunities in nuclear science and technology available through ANSTO and our partners.


Find the right program for you.

Scholarships

OPPORTUNITY

WHAT'S ON OFFER

WHEN TO APPLY

FutureNow

  • One year with option to extend
  • Top-up stipend of $7,500

Applications open October

FutureNow Plus

  • One year with option to extend
  • Top-up stipend of $35,000 

Applications open October

AINSE Honours

  • One year placement
  • $5,000 one-time payment

Applications open December

AINSE Post Grad Research Award

  • Four weeks accommodation and two return flights to ANSTO campus
  • PhD timeframe ~Three years
  • Top stipend of $8,250 per year

Applications open February

AINSE Residential Student Scholarship

  • Travel and accommodation support
  • PhD timeframe ~Three years
  • Top-up stipend $8250 per year

Applications open April

AINSE Early Career Researchers Grant

  • 15 months duration
  • $10,000 one-time payment

Applications open May 2022

AINSE SAAFE (French exchange)

  • Six month placement
  • Up to $7,500 travel and accommodation funding to enable travel

Applications TBC

Graduate programs

OPPORTUNITY

WHAT'S ON OFFER

WHEN TO APPLY

Sir William Tyree Engineer Scholarships

  • Three year duration
  • Top-up stipend of $7,500

Applications open December

United Uranium Program

  • One year duration
  • Up to maximum of $6,000

Applications open December

Traineeships

OPPORTUNITY

WHAT'S ON OFFER

WHEN TO APPLY

Tyree Foundation Traineeship Programs for Indigenous Australians

  • Four year duration
  • $45,000 per year
  • Additional $5,000 available to support tertiary study

Applications closed

* Note: One-off opportunity

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

OPPORTUNITY

WHAT'S ON OFFER

WHEN TO APPLY

Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • Employment by ANSTO

View current vacancies

Internships and Apprenticeships

OPPORTUNITY

WHAT'S ON OFFER

WHEN TO APPLY

Various internships & apprenticeships

  • Employment by ANSTO

Register your interest