Australian National University


The Australian National University (ANU) is one of the world’s foremost research universities. Distinguished by its relentless pursuit of excellence, ANU attracts leading academics and outstanding students from Australia and around the world.

The primary educational objective of ANU is to become the “university of choice” for talented students locally, nationally and internationally by offering a unique range of research-led degree programs.

The university offers undergraduate and graduate courses with many interdisciplinary programs as well as the opportunity to enrol in combined courses leading to two degrees.

ANU Careers Centre

Location: JB Chifley Building #15, Arts Centre Lane ANU (opposite the God’s Cafe)
Postal Address: JB Chifley Building #15, Arts Centre Lane ANU, Canberra ACT 2601
Telephone: +61 2 6125 3593
University Switchboard: +61 2 6125 5111
University Homepage:

Services and Programs
Careers fairs ■ Social media advertising ■ College/Faculty liaison ■ On-campus interview and assessment facilities ■ Coordination of employer information sessions/ presentations ■ Free online vacancy advertising ■ Display of promotional brochures in the Careers Resource Centre and throughout campus.

Audiovisual equipment ■ Catering ■ Interview and assessment facilities ■ Lecture theatres ■ Videoconferencing ■ Equity groups. We are able to assist with recruitment of candidates from various equity groups.

Fields of Education 
Arts (including Archaeological Practice, Art History & Curatorship, Development Studies, Digital Arts, European Studies, International Business (Europe), International Relations, Languages, Music, New Media Arts, Policy Studies,  Visual Arts), Asian Studies (including International Business, Security Analysis, Translation) Business & Economics (Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Commerce, Economics, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Statistics) Engineering (Digital, Electronics, Environmental, Manufacturing & Management, Materials & Mechanical, Mechatronics, Photonics, Software, Sustainable Energy, Telecommunications), Information Technology (Computer Science, Computer Systems, Information Systems, New Media Arts, Software Development), Law, Medicine, Science (including Biotechnology, Computational Science, Forestry, Genetics, Global & Ocean Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies (Sustainability), Medical Science, Photonics, Psychology, Resource & Environmental Management, Science Communication).

It also offers an exciting research focused undergraduate degree, the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) known as the PhB – in Arts or Science. ANU has particular strengths in its combined degrees and graduate programs.

Since 2013, ANU has offered a set first-of-its-kind ‘vertical’ double degree programs, combining undergraduate and graduate study. This means students will complete a bachelor and masters degree in reduced time. For a complete outline of degree programs and courses please refer to

Looking to 2017 the ANU has a growing focus on work integrated learning through internship programs offered to students. These are run on a college basis with a number of contacts across the university.

Number of Graduating Students (approximate) 
Undergraduate 2300+, including: Economics & Commerce (inc Accounting) 500+, Engineering 100+, IT/Computer Science 100+, Law 250+, Science 250+, Arts 500+

Graduate: 2500+ including: Doctorate 300+, Masters by coursework 1400+


Head of Careers Service, Manager (Acting):
Tempe Archer
T: +61 2 6125 3593

Graduate Recruitment Contact:
Samuel Guthrie
T: +61 2 6125 3938

2017 Dates 

Semester 1, 20 February to 17 June

Semester 2, 24 July to 18 November

Vacation 18 June to 23 July

Employer Visits
Employers are welcome to participate in the Employer Visits Program (EVP) by presenting an on-campus information session at any time during the academic year. The EVP commences with a dedicated three week period of employer information sessions beginning late Feburary.

Careers Fairs 2017
Tertiary to Work, Canberra’s premier jobs fair is slated for 22 March, 2017. Additionally fairs focused on the disciplines of engineering, law, commerce and finance, and the sciences are all ready for scheduling in semester one 2017. For more information, please enquire with Careers about other discipline specific fairs and about targeted access to both our undergraduate and postgraduate cohorts.