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Australasia graduate programme

Infinite possibilities

We fully understand that when you're starting out, you're hungry to explore possibilities. That's why the Graduate Development and Summer Vacation programs we run in Australia, Singapore and New Zealand are filled with opportunities to discover all that Arup has to offer: a fantastic launch pad for your career!

From day one you will have the opportunity to deliver high quality, valuable work for our clients, working on innovative and challenging projects, large and small.

Responsibilities vary depending on position but generally include:

  • Working closely with senior engineers on multiple projects
  • Assisting in design, analysis, research and report writing
  • Participating in interdisciplinary meetings
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Hear from some of Australasia's graduates on what they love about working at Arup.
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The Graduate Development program is a two-year program covering a mix of formal and on-the job-learning, designed to ensure you have the skills for a successful career, and to build your professional network. The program launches each year with Graduate Connexion - where we bring all of our graduates in the region together in a mystery location for a three day learning and networking extravaganza. Applications are open to candidates who have completed their studies, or will be completing their studies in the year they apply.

We hire great people, a few characteristics we look for include:

  • Studied/studying in a field relevant to the team you are applying for

  • Meet work rights requirements for chosen country – for Australia and New Zealand roles we accept applications from Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents

  • Prior project and/or internship experience

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team

  • Self-motivated, innovative thinker and willing to take on new challenges

  • Well-rounded people, with extra-curricular interests and most importantly a passion for the work we do

Looking for internship opportunities?

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Meet some of our graduates

Alexandra Duggan

I love that I can feel proud of what I do each day and sleep easy knowing that I am contributing to a brighter future.

Mohammad Muzaffer

The opportunity to join a workplace that has people who are “proud” of their work and “share a general enthusiasm” to my own ideals has been a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Amelia Tomkins

Being a grad at Arup means working alongside change-makers – people who inspire, challenge and support you every step of the way!

Taking your career forward with Arup

Our aim to provide fulfilling and rewarding careers demonstrates our commitment to our people. From your first day, you’ll join an unrivalled community of experts in a supportive culture where everyone’s happy to help and genuinely wants to see you succeed.  

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Our recruitment process is both comprehensive and confidential, designed to make sure we’re a good fit and that you’ll get the most from the Program you’re applying for.

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