Cadets are rotated through areas such as general news, court, parliament, sport, finance and entertainment.
Successful applicants also gain a grounding that is specific to news agency work through a week in Canberra reporting from Parliament House.
Many past cadets have lauded the Australian Associated Press‘ program as a worthwhile and enriching experience.
In addition to a CV, applicants must provide a body of published work showcasing their news writing skills.
Applications for this program close on 10 April 2015.
You can view the prerequisites, read testimonials from previous participants and apply for the position here.