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Applications closed

Applications for the 2023 Work Experience Program at Questacon are now closed.

What you’ll do

Our work experience program covers a bit of everything! As part our our work experience team, you’ll learn how to:

  • create positive and meaningful experiences at Questacon from our Visitor Service and Programs staff
  • engage with the public through work in our gallery and retail spaces
  • take part in developing and demonstrating STEM-related activities
  • engage the public in questions about science and technology.

What you’ll get from us

As part of our work experience team, you’ll receive:

  • training and support
  • a certificate of completion
  • discounts at the Atomic Café and the Questacon Shop.

Key dates

The 2023 work experience program will take place in October.

Please contact for more information.


To be eligible, you must be in year 10, 11 or 12 and be participating in a school-sponsored work experience program. You must also be at least 16 years old.

How to apply

Thanks for your Interest in work experience with us. Unfortunately, our 2023 program is full!

If you’re keen to apply next year, get your application in as early as possible.

You can also consider applying to our Student Training Program through your careers counsellor or science supervisor in 2024. This program is open to year 11 and 12 students in the Canberra region.

Find out more

To ask questions about our work experience program, please call our information desk on (02) 6270 2800 or email us at We will put you in contact with someone who can answer your questions.