Aboriginal* Employment

As one of Western Australia’s largest single site employers, and most successful graduating University for Aboriginal students, Curtin is uniquely positioned to influence and drive positive long term employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

* wherever the term Aboriginal is used, it applies to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Learn more about our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander commitment

Indigenous artwork

Indigenous acknowledgment

Curtin University reinforces a commitment to recognise, respect and value the diverse cultural, social and spiritual beliefs systems of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We acknowledge and honour Nyungar traditional ownership of the land on which our largest campus, in Bentley Western Australia, is situated.

Aboriginal employment opportunities

Curtin University is committed to increasing the number of Aboriginal employees across the Campus in positions ranging from entry level traineeships to administrative and professional positions to senior level Academic appointments.

If you are interested in registering your interest in employment at Curtin send an email to FirstNationsCareers@curtin.edu.au outlining your areas of interest and attaching your current CV.

Student placement opportunities

Curtin’s Aboriginal Student Placement Program (ASPP) is an excellent opportunity to get an insider’s experience in the heart of the University. The program runs year-round and there is a variety of casual, part-time and full-time roles available across different areas of the University. The program will help to build your professional skill set and allow you to make valuable career decisions.

Please take time to understand the eligibility requirements for our Aboriginal Student Placement Program.

  • Applicants must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Applicants must be a student at Curtin University

Expressions of interest for the 2019 Aboriginal Student Placement Program are now open through the Curtin Careers & Employment Centre. Please contact us at ASPP@curtin.edu.au for more information.