Telstra's Graduate Program in Australia

Telstra's Graduate Program in Australia

To kick start your career, we offer 18-24 month programs with rotations so you can explore different areas of the business and uncover the endless options available to you.

Learn more about the program

One of the greatest benefits of the program is how flexible it is. You have a real say in where you want to take your career and how you see it shaping up.

Career streams

Career streams

You can explore your career as a graduate at Telstra in a variety of disciplines.

Telstra's International Graduate Program

We're looking for the next team of high performing graduates to join the Telstra family in Hong Kong and Singapore in 2016

About Telstra outside of Australia

Telstra’s heritage is proudly Australian, but we have a longstanding international business. Today, we have around 3,000 employees based in 22 countries outside of Australia providing services to hundreds of business and government customers.

Key dates

Applications for our 2016 international program open on November 2, 2015.


Development opportunities

There are many elements in this 24-month structured program that can help you develop, both personally and professionally. 

Eligibility FAQ's

Are you elgible? Find out more about our eligibility criteria here.

About the program FAQs

Got more questions around the program? Read on... 

Recruitment process FAQs

Find out more about our recruitment process here.

For more info

Check out our Graduate careers website- OPTIONCITY

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Our current grads talk about the program, and why they think it's awesome

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Latest job listing

Data Scientist

  • Job Number: 563287
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, Flexible
  • Location: INTERNATIONAL: Hong Kong

The Global Sales Operations team within Telstra Global is looking for a high performing individual with an interest in joining a dynamic Sales Process and Business Intelligence team within Sales Strategy and Operations. This role involves the management of systems and databases that are required to enable analytics and reporting to take place. You will achieve this by reviewing and expanding on the existing information sources, reports and analytics within Telstra Global and Telstra Corporate. The successful candidate will engage with a number of stakeholders across the Telstra Global business to understand the business intelligence and analytics requirements and to be able to develop and present actionable trends.

Job alerts

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Telstra's International Graduate Program

We're looking for the next team of high performing graduates to join the Telstra family in Hong Kong and Singapore in 2016

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My experience as an IT Graduate at Telstra

I’m pretty chuffed to say that I’ve recently (and just officially!) completed Telstra’s Graduate Program. Looking back it’s amazing how much my life has changed. In 18 months, I’ve participated in a Future Ways of Working workshop at the Google offices in Sydney, sat down for a discussion with our CEO, owned five different mobile phones, worked in six different buildings, bought a bright orange Ford Fiesta, hung out with the BigPond sponsorship team at the Bathurst 1000, attended countless functions...

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LIVE CHAT with Telstra Graduates from IT, Engineering & Finance 11 - 13 March 2014

The Live Chat sessions are rolling out thick and fast, with sessions scheduled for 11 – 13 March!

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LIVE CHAT with Telstra Graduates – Marketing, Business & Commerce 18 – 20 March

Chatting with Telstra Graduates is your opportunity to get a personal insight into their career experience at Telstra.

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Last Telstra Graduate Live Chat! Gain valuable insight from Lauren, HR Graduate – Tuesday 25 March

Don’t miss your chance to get an inside view into a graduate career at Telstra – our last Live Chat is scheduled for Tuesday 25 March with HR Graduate extraordinaire, Lauren Solly.

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Learning to ‘think big’ and what ‘great’ looks like in Telstra Global

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Generation Success: A national discussion on youth employment

We caught up with Tracey Gavegan, our Group Executive of Human Resources, to talk about Telstra’s involvement and what we are doing to help young people enter the workforce.

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Mentoring this year's M2M Uni Challenge competitors

As part of my role in the Machine to Machine (M2M) project team I’m a mentor to the competitors in this year’s M2M University Challenge. It’s been a great opportunity to engage, support and provide guidance to these young minds.

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Telstra Grad Recruitment - Final Interviews

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Scholarships engineered to attract cream of the crop - second year running!

For the second year running, we’ve awarded scholarships to two students from Monash University as part of the Leadership In a Technological Environment (LITE) program.

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Going Corporate

Growing up I knew exactly what I didn’t want to do; I didn’t want to be tied to a routine, a dress code, or work in an office. It has therefore come as quite a shock to me that I am now sitting in such an office, wearing a blazer, looking at one of the best views of Melbourne City I’ve ever seen.

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Summer Vacation Program - Application Process

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Game on – today we launch Job Jam

Today we launch Job Jam – a playful way to learn about careers at Telstra.

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LIVE CHAT with Telstra Graduate Managers Wednesday 11 March 2015

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Faces of Telstra - Introducing Nimita, graduate turned technology specialist

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A summer at Telstra – my experience interning

In my last week as a summer intern at Telstra I had the opportunity to sum up my experience and present it to Jason, my program guide – giving me a chance to step back, exhale, and reflect. So, what was it like?

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So you want to be a Change Management Specialist?

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