Do you want to be part of Australia’s space workforce? There are activities you can explore now that will prepare you for your career journey in the space industry.

Most camps happen during school holidays and are organised by groups like the YMCA Space Squad, South Australian Space School and the Australian Youth Aerospace Forum.

Get a group together and compete in coding opportunities like ‘Code like a Girl’.

Participate in school challenges like the Australian Space Design Competition, reach out to join the Kibo Robots Programming Challenge, or get your school involved with the GLOBE Program.

Work experience and internships

Work experience and internships are a great way to get a taste of a career in the space sector.


For current space industry work experience and internship opportunities visit:

  • South Australian Space Industry Work Experience Program

There are currently no work experience or volunteering positions in the Australian Space Agency or Australian Space Discovery Centre.


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Jobs at the Agency

We employ a broad range of space roles across Australia, including at our headquarters in South Australia. Job vacancies are advertised through the Department of Industry, Science and Resources website.

Key resources

Our key space career job roles and study pathways information is packaged up into downloadable PDFs that students, teachers or parents can easily browse through and keep as a handy reference.

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Space careers booklet

Our space career booklet covers all the space careers we talk about online, and can be downloaded by students, teachers or parents to read, share or use in the classroom.


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