Careers & Innovation Trail

Take a look at some of the positions achievable and innovative projects being completed through the study of all things STEM.
Our 2023 event was brought to you by the following teams:


Make sure to download and print a copy of the passport for each of your students so they can follow the trail at STEM Day Out.

To enter the competition to win a drone, your students must answer the questions on the passport and submit the completed form at the information desk at STEM Day Out.

The student passport will be available closer to the 2024 event date

Department of Defence

Our workforce is incredibly varied and includes intelligence analysts, engineers, policy advisors, IT specialists, graphic designers, social workers, lawyers, accountants and administrative support. Discover where you best fit and find out what Defence has to offer.

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Department for Energy & Mining

The Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) leads the global transformation economy, overseeing the responsible mining and production of the minerals, metals and fuels of the future, to safely and sustainably generate the energy and low carbon products of the future.

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Department for Health & Wellbeing

The department supports the delivery of public health services, formulates health policy, facilitates public and consumer consultation on health issues, and monitors the performance of South Australia’s health system by providing timely advice, research and administrative support.

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Australian Space Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre aims to inspire the next generation of the space workforce with stories of innovation, curiosity and technology. There’s much more to space than being an astronaut. There are many exciting learning opportunities and career paths to follow right here on Earth.

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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Australia invests in partnerships with Australia’s research and industry communities to support our global supply chains, providing opportunities for technology transfer, innovation, local skilled jobs and sustainable business growth.

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Whether your role is in shaping the future, bringing your ideas to life, designing solutions to technical challenges or getting a buzz from selling a great solution ... you will have anything but an every day career. Your experience will be stretched, your technical skills tested, you’ll need to bring along everything you’ve learned, then be prepared to change. Be comfortable with the unexpected, it’s never straight forward.

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SA Water

SA Water is a successful, modern water utility that is wholly owned by the Government of South Australia. We employ more than 1,400 South Australians across a broad range of disciplines who operate over $14 billion of assets. We deliver essential water and sewerage services to more than 1.7 million South Australians. We operate in a geographically and climatically diverse service area, with sites and locations from Ceduna through to Port Augusta, the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands, across to the Riverland and down to Mount Gambier, and most places in between.

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Babcock Australasia is a global defence and aerospace company. Engineering is in our DNA.

Babcock provides critical complex engineering services which save lives, support national defence and protect communities. Focusing on three highly regulated markets: defence, emergency services and civil nuclear - Delivering vital services and managing complex assets in the UK and internationally.

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Bresser is responsive and understands and develops products to improve the quality of life or to gain scientific knowledge. A company based on cooperation, intending to impart knowledge to young people, bring them closer to nature to broaden their horizons and of course inspire the ‘young scientist’.

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Fleet Space

Fleet Space is an agile space company based in South Australia. Our mission is to Connect Everything using cutting-edge communications and space technologies to enable the next giant leap in human civilisation.

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SA Power Networks

Our business sees truly diverse people coming together to drive our innovation, and you’ll work alongside some of the most talented and motivated people in the state.

It’s about more than simply keeping the power on – you’ll be joining one of South Australia’s key innovators, helping to build a sustainable and renewable future that our people, our customers, and our community can all be proud of.

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At Enerven, we want our work to make a difference. By connecting ideas, people and technology, we're constantly learning, adapting and designing solutions that are safer, more sustainable and more cost-effective.

We offer award-winning training, an outstanding culture of safety and a supportive environment that fosters and recognises achievement.

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Her Tech Path

So girls can see what they can be. To celebrate and inspire girls and women in tech, cyber and STEM careers.

We nurture a welcoming and safe community for women working in the tech sector to support and inspire each other to progress our careers and make a difference; and we give back by volunteering as visible role models in classrooms to show high school girls that they can aspire to a career in tech.

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Adelaide Crows

The Adelaide Football Club recognises that part of being an elite sporting organisation is a duty to give back to the community. In partnership with the Principal Partner Optus and the Crows Foundation, who both exist to support children in need through health, education, wellbeing and leadership, the AFC has developed STEMfooty.

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Green Adelaide

A statutory board established in July 2020 by the Government of South Australia, with a vision to create a cooler, greener, wilder and climate-resilient Adelaide that celebrates our unique culture.

We are Adelaide’s first dedicated urban environmental specialist organisation. We are focusing on guiding the people of Adelaide’s love of and connection with nature, and will practically create a cooler, greener and wilder capital city.

Our mission is to encourage activities and policies for Adelaide that enable pro-environmental behavioural change. This will be achieved by facilitating partnerships, investing in aligned initiatives, educating about nature, and delivering iconic on-ground environmental projects.

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