Applying for a Cadetship

Why apply?

  • Build relationships with peers while further developing your organisational, leadership, and public speaking skills.
  • Develop workplace-specific skills, knowledge and experience aligned to your studies.
  • Earn a competitive salary with a benefits package for up to 2 years while you study.
  • Apply for the School Infrastructure (SINSW) Graduate Program or roles across School SINSW after completing the cadetship.
  • Join an organisation committed to your wellbeing which offers work-life balance and flexible work arrangements.
  • Boost your career in the booming infrastructure industry which offers a variety of career opportunities.
  • Engage in meaningful social infrastructure projects which impact growing communities across NSW.
  • Participate in career development workshops and mentoring activities with experienced supervisors.


To be eligible for this program you must be:

  • under 25 years old at the time of applicationin the second last year of an undergraduate university degree or in the last year of a diploma
  • undertaking studies in Engineering, Project Management, Planning, Property, Information Technology/Computer Science, Sustainability, Procurement, Business or related areas
  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or have a valid working visa for the duration of the program.

Key Dates

Applications Open: 1 August 2023

Applications Close: 30 September 2023

Interviews: October 2023

Offers Released: November 2023

Program Commencement: March 2024

Application Process

Apply online via the iWorkforNSW. By clicking on ‘Apply today’ you will be redirected to the job advertisement on iWorkforNSW.

If you would like to discuss the position, please call or email the contact officer stated in the advertisement.

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Business Unit:

  • School Infrastructure NSW
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