Graduate programme

The GCSB’s graduate programme takes applications each April/May

We look for people with strong technical skills and an interest in one or more of these areas:

  • software, systems, or network engineering
  • computer science
  • data science
  • telecommunications
  • network analysis
  • cyber security.

Some years we also look for people with a liberal arts background for work in our intelligence area.

You’d view a wide range of our work

As a member of the programme, you’d learn and experience the wide range of work we do. Over 16 months you’d spend time working in different parts of GCSB on rotation.

What we look for in applicants

We look for graduates with:

  • a strong desire to keep New Zealand and New Zealanders safe
  • strong critical and analytical skills
  • a team-player attitude
  • excellent communication skills – speaking and writing
  • a commitment to integrity.

Email us to find out more

Email  to find out more about our graduate programme.