Australian Taxation


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Type of Organisation

Australian Government department

Employer Profile

The ATO is the Australian Government’s principal revenue collection agency and administers Australia’s tax system and significant aspects of Australia’s superannuation system. It administers legislation governing tax, superannuation and the Australian Business Register and supports the delivery of government benefits to the community.

Locations where there are vacancies for Interns

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide, Townsville, Newcastle, Gosford, Wollongong, Geelong and Albury.

Residency requirements for Interns wishing to apply

Australian Citizens Only

Roles available for Interns

The University Partnership Employment Program (UPEP) is designed to offer talented students (undertaking tertiary study at Bachelor level or above) an interesting and flexible experience, working for a large government agency.


If you are interested in applying for the UPEP, register your details on our UPEP register.

Degree Subjects Required for Interns wishing to apply

The following degrees are considered: Accounting, Business, Commerce, Economics, Finance, Law, Criminology, Maths and Statistics, Actuarial studies, Science, Project Management, Information Technology, Human resources, Communication/Media, Design, Engineering, Psychology

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What do recent interns say are the best things about working with us?

"Training opportunities are great, support from my Manager has exceeded my expectations, challenging and diverse workload, plenty of opportunity to learn new skills and further develop my career."

"I have a high level of responsibility and involvement with work for my position, i feel trusted and supported by my team, and I feel that the work I do benefits the community. I am also supported in my studies with flexible work arrangements."

"Great working environment, flexibility offered between balancing uni and work hours, support & mentorship provided is valuable."

"Great work culture, good work-life balance, immense support from manager and team, interesting and varied work."

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