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STEM Careers

Choose a STEM career in Defence and you will have the opportunity to work on science and technology that enhances the defence and security of our country.

You will work with highly skilled people both across Defence, industry and academia, in Australia and internationally, to harness Australia’s Science & Technology enterprise to deliver impact to Defence.

If you are passionate about the future, value professionalism, agile teaming, innovation and discovery, diversity and collaboration, then DSTG is the place for you.

STEM Stories

Renée Webster

Renée Webster’s chemistry background helps fuel Defence aircraft.

Brad Baker

Meet Brad Baker, a University of Queensland Masters Graduate, now working as a food technologist at DSTG Group.

Huon Bornstein

Huon Bornstein created his own personalised STEM Program: from Uni to Defence Science, then PhD research – read more.

Tristan Goss

Research Jobs, Australia-wide in Defence – read profiles of staff members and their STEM careers.

Long Nguyen

Science jobs within Defence – Long Nguyen forges suits of armour for a modern day army - read more.

Joshua O’Brien

Explore the apprentice pathway into STEM Careers at DSTG - follow Joshua’s journey.

Natalie Stevens

Natalie Stevens is one of many women scientists at DSTG, developing their careers both on and above the planet!

Yi Rye (Jireh) Choi

Yi Rye (Jireh) Choi fell in love with physics in Year 12. Little did she realise that, years later, she would develop that passion into a successful career as one of Defence's women in science.

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Student Opportunities

DSTG runs scholarship and placement programs to provide industry experience to students looking for a career in science and technology.

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