Unconventional graduates and interns at Aurecon
Aurecon Graduate and Intern recruitment campaign 2019

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Graduate and internship programmes to design a better future 

A better future belongs to the bold who step forward. 

The dreamers, the believers, the curious, the resourceful, the unconventional thinkers. 

Join us, and we’ll give you flexibility, choice, and the freedom to be you to make an impact.

From designing the future of Auckland’s transport to reduce crippling congestion in New Zealand’s largest city. To advising on the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia to store renewable energy. To bringing to life one of the world’s largest mass-engineered timber buildings in Singapore, where sustainability and innovation are at the heart of the design.

Together, we can reimagine engineering and design a better future for humanity. So, step up, step out and start exploring your future with us today.

This year, Aurecon was honoured to win the Australian Financial Review’s (AFR's) Top 100 Graduate Employers ‘Most Popular Engineering and Resources Employer Award’ for the second year in a row, and ranked #10 in the Top 100 Most Popular Graduate Employers list. In 2019, we ranked #4 on the AFR's Most Innovative Companies Professional Services list, and were also listed in LinkedIn's Top Companies for the second year in a row, the only engineering consulting firm to make the list.

Start your engineering journey with us! Apply today.

Our recruitment process

The Aurecon Attributes are the qualities we look for in our people and continue to develop throughout their careers. They are: Inquisitive; Fearless; Engaging; Resourceful; Co-creative; Commercial; Sense maker and Unconventional thinker. Learn more about the Attributes and discover your strongest Attribute.

If your application is successful, you’ll collaborate with others on some of the most complex projects around the world. The work may be challenging, but the recruitment process isn’t.

If you recognise at least one of our Aurecon Attributes in yourself, here’s how to apply:

  • 1

    Send in your resume and cover letter

    Make sure you include details about:

    • Work experience
    • Education
    • Extracurricular activities
  • 2

    Screening process

    Our team of recruiters review each application form, cover letter and resume thoroughly. They consider a variety of aspects such as academic achievements, relevant work experience, extracurricular activities or volunteer work as well as evidence of the Aurecon Attributes.

    Recruiters narrow down the selection of applicants and provide a shortlist of resumes to hiring managers for review.

  • 3

    Interview and assessment

    If you are successfully shortlisted, depending on your location, you will be invited for an interview and / or an assessment centre.

    At this point, it’s a good idea to start thinking about:

    • The reasons you want to join Aurecon
    • Which sector or business unit you’re most interested in and think you’re most suited to
    • Any work experience or previous study you’ve done that is relevant to that sector
  • 4

    Offer of employment

    If you are successful – congratulations!

    You will receive a telephone call from our recruiters to talk you through everything you need to know about joining Aurecon. You will then receive all relevant documentation, including a visual contract, via email.

We keep in touch with all our applicants throughout the process, so you’re up to date on your application’s progress.

If you have any queries, send us a direct message via our Facebook page and one of our recruitment team will get back to you. You can also follow us on InstagramLinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date with announcements around our graduate and internship campaign, including key dates, tips and career fairs near you.

Key application dates in Australia


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Graduate programme applications
Open 24 February 2020
Close 05 April 2020
Internship programme applications
Open 24 February 2020
Close 09 August 2020

Visit us at these career fairs

Career fairs are a great opportunity to speak with some of our recruiters, as well as current graduates, to find out more about how you can be part of bringing ideas to life at Aurecon.

University of Newcastle 17 March
University of Sydney 04 March
UNSW 05 March
UNSW – Civil and Environmental Open Day 10 March
University of Wollongong 13 March
Big Meet Adelaide 13 March
University of Adelaide 18 March
University of Melbourne 04 March
Big Meet Melbourne 27 March
Big Meet Brisbane 23 March
University of Western Australia 12 March
Curtin University 11 March

Instagram Live Sessions

Each session in our Instagram live sessions for graduates and interns will provide useful information to boost your confidence and help you stand out from the competition to land your dream role.

Simply follow us on Instagram to be notified when we are live on the below dates. You can also sign up to our intern and graduate news for reminders of upcoming sessions and other useful content.

Date Session
22 July
11am AEST

What is life like at Aurecon for an intern?

Who is Aurecon? What makes Aurecon unconventional?

What projects could you be working on?

Join us to have your questions answered.

What are we looking for?

Due to the wide breadth of services that Aurecon offers, we organise our work and our people across several multidisciplinary and diverse teams. 

Each of our teams provide exciting career possibilities and the opportunity to work with internationally recognised experts — meaning you get to work with and learn from the best in the business whilst delivering complex and innovative projects in a collaborative peer group spread across the world.

AREA OF STUDY Aurecon Teams
Built environment
Energy & Resources



Land infrastructure




Mechanical engineering
Electrical engineering
Civil engineering
Structural engineering
Chemical / Process engineering
Geotechnical engineering
Environmental engineering
Project management
Creative industries*
IT and related*
*These degrees accepted in conjunction with an engineering degree.
**Advisory roles may not be available in all locations in Australia & New Zealand. Your preferred location will be discussed as part of the application process.

Hardwired in our DNA are engineering, design and the deep need to leave a legacy

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What's your Aurecon Attribute?

The Aurecon Attributes help us stand out from the crowd. Watch the video, then take the quiz below to discover your strongest Attribute.

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Your development at Aurecon.

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