Intern Opportunity

Department of Social Services Casual Intern Positions Now Available

The Department of Social Services is looking for 3 interns for a general Office Admin role.

The aim is for students to gain exposure and experience in an office environment.

Ideally they would like someone based in their Tasmanian office and the other 2 interns are open Australia wide.

The Internship Position

  • Paid internship – market casual rate
  • 6 week internship
  • Normally 9-5pm, will accommodate Reasonable Adjustment for what the candidate can work.
  • Reasonable Adjustment throughout the recruitment process.
  • No specific background / degree
  • Close date Friday 11th June

Key Duties

Duties performed by interns may include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with administrative support to work area
  • Respond to routine enquiries or straightforward matters from stakeholders
  • Gather basic information and respond to written and telephone requests
  • Undertake basic data entry and retrieval
  • Create, update and maintain files and records
  • Work collaboratively to assist in the resolution of minor operational issues
  • Maintain knowledge of procedures and tasks relevant to own work
  • Some roles may require undertaking preliminary information and data gathering work for research tasks

Skills Required

  • Love working in a team environment
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Administration or assistant experience is desirable but not necessary
  • General understanding of office management systems and procedures
  • Time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Enthusiasm and motivation to communicate new ideas
  • Eager to learn

*For more information, including how to apply, please contact Edward Osano from GradWISE at:

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