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STEM Careers

Be your future

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 DST 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 DST Group.

Huon Bornstein

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

Madeleine Burchill
Read about Madeleine’s exciting and challenging career in Defence and how a STEM career in Australia can lead the world.
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.

Joanne Culpepper

Joanne Culpepper’s work at DST Group reveals remarkable insights through science - read about our Research Jobs

Stefan Kiss and James Kennedy

Swinburne and RMIT students navigate STEM Education opportunities, supported by DST Group, learn more.

Joshua O’Brien

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

Natalie Stevens

Natalie Stevens is one of many women scientists at DST Group, 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.

Key information

STEM vision strategy

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