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Queensland Health Graduate Program

Information about the exciting opportunities for graduates to kickstart their careers with Queensland Health (non-clinical) will be available soon.

Visit the Queensland Government Graduate portal for other Queensland Government opportunities.

Visit the following sites for other Queensland Health opportunities.

Your career. Our future.

Queensland Health as an employer provides opportunities to gain experience and exposure to a highly diverse and complex health care environment. Entry level program employees can apply their knowledge and skills to help shape the future of health care in Queensland.

Entry level programs

School based traineeships

The ongoing Department of Health School Based Traineeship Program offers self-funding hosts trainees in non-clinical disciplines, partnering with a Group Training Organisation.

The cost to host a high school student one day a week for 12 months approximately $5,000.

Students undertake a Certificate III qualification at school in a relevant discipline in conjunction with their traineeship.

If you would like to continue shaping the future workforce of Queensland Health through hosting a trainee, please contact

We will be looking for trainees who are self-motivated, adaptable, resilient and community-minded, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an enthusiasm for delivery of high-quality health services across the state.

Entry level health careers

The following health career sites include recent career pathways, personal stories and case studies of former Department of Health trainees.

Work experience and placement programs

Coming soon: Student work experience and Work Integrated Learning placement programs

The Department is partnering with select universities for unpaid non-clinical student work experience and Work Integrated learning (WIL) placements to benefit students. More information will be available on these initiatives soon.

Last updated: 16 June 2021