About the Telstra Graduate Program

About the Telstra Graduate Program

We offer a structured graduate program with rotations so you can explore different areas of our business and uncover the endless options available to you. Find your edge with a career at Telstra.

Telstra's Graduate Program in Asia

Telstra's Graduate Program in Asia

Want to work with Australia’s number one telecommunications company and a world-class business that is fast growing internationally?

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Networks Technology Program

Our new 12-month Networks Technology Program offers top university technical graduates an ideal environment to learn, grow and build your career as an emerging technology specialist.

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Find your edge

Start your career at the leading edge

Hear about how our graduates found their edge on Telstra's Graduate Program.

Why Telstra?

Why Telstra?

Telstra is rapidly evolving into a world-class technology leader. Our commitment to innovation and international growth means our graduates get real-world experience through complex and challenging work that helps millions to connect.

How we innovate

How we innovate

We’re finding ways to expand globally, and to help people connect in new and different ways. Here's how we’re growing to help create a brilliant connected future for everyone.

Our careers streams

You can explore your career as a graduate at Telstra in six different program streams.

Key dates

Key dates

Here are the important dates to mark in your calendar for our Telstra Graduate Program activities.

 

Our development program

Our development program

At Telstra, we believe in you and your potential. That's why our on-the-job learning is complemented by a formal development program that is second to none.

Business and Commerce stream

The Business and Commerce team plays a central role in supporting our business planning, strategy and operations to deliver and evolve the services our customers need. Find out what you'll do as a Telstra Business and Commerce graduate.

Engineering stream

Engineering is essential for the design, maintenance and construction of the world-class communication networks that keep millions of customers connected. Find out what you'll do as a Telstra Engineering Graduate.

Finance and Strategy stream

Our Finance and Strategy team is responsible for Telstra’s financial support, strategy development and corporate policy functions. Find out what you could do as a Finance and Strategy graduate.

Human Resources stream

Our HR team is responsible for building world-class talent across our business - and creating the systems to support, reward and develop them. Here's what you could be doing as a Telstra HR graduate.

Information Technology stream

IT systems are at the core of every part of Telstra’s operations and are crucial to meet the needs of our customers. Find out what you could be doing as a Telstra IT Graduate.

Marketing stream

Alongside our strategy division, our marketing team develops plans for everything from brand positioning  campaigns that support sales channels and drive sales growth and ultimately, shareholder return. Find out what you could be doing as a marketing graduate.

I make tech accessible for everyone

I make tech accessible for everyone

Will

Business & Commerce graduate

I help look for new opportunities and focus on providing our customers with efficient and accessible solutions.

I write code that connects the nation

I write code that connects the nation

Isha

IT graduate

You never know where you’re going to go here and you never know how your work might impact the future.

I shape how our business operates

I shape how our business operates

Verity

Finance & Strategy graduate

Telstra is one of the best places for a young professional because the only way is up. Better still, the program is structured to give you everything you need to be able to make a difference to the business and learn as much as you can.

I turn ideas into innovation

I turn ideas into innovation

Serina

Engineering graduate

Every day I find out that we’ve been involved in an amazing project, and I’m just so proud of that. Proud to say this is where I am now because of the things we do. 

I create better value for our customer

I create better value for our customer

Shiv

IT Graduate

I’m passionate about the customer and love that Telstra gives me the opportunity to forge my own way. I can explore my strengths and give the best of myself.

I'm trusted to deliver

Lee, IT Graduate

As an IT graduate, Lee has the chance to truly help businesses in a constantly changing environment.

It’s the ultimate environment to develop and grow

It’s the ultimate environment to develop and grow

Bianca

Business & Commerce graduate

Where I started is so far removed from where I am now. That's what the graduate program is all about – opening yourself up to new opportunities and seizing the ones that present themselves to you.

I'm part of a really exciting culture

Shari, Finance & Strategy graduate

Graduates' fresh insights and ideas are welcomed and valued at Telstra. Shari explains how she's been able to contribute to her teams.

I feel like I won the lottery

I feel like I won the lottery

Brad

Engineering graduate

I’ve always been interested in sustainability and saving the environment, but I never thought I’d get the chance to do that as my day job.

I'm at the forefront of technology

Josh, Business & Commerce graduate

At Telstra, we're at the leading edge of innovation. Hear what that means for business and commerce graduate Josh.

I'm finding my passion

I'm finding my passion

Molly

IT graduate

As an IT graduate, I can see how we're really making a difference to people's lives.

We're evolving - and I'm right in the thick of it

Deanna, HR graduate

At Telstra, we're creating a global footprint and finding innovative new ways to help our customers connect. HR graduate Deanna tells how she's helping to shape our future.

This is my chance to stand out

This is my chance to stand out

Deanna

HR graduate

As graduates, we're valued and supported, and given a range of opportunities that I feel are unparalleled. 

The sky's the limit when it comes to opportunity

Jaron, Engineering graduate

Our graduates get broad experience and a development path that's second to none. Hear what exciting projects Jaron's been working on as a Telstra engineering graduate.

I’m encouraged to bring a new way of thinking

I’m encouraged to bring a new way of thinking

Matt

Marketing graduate

The Telstra Graduate Program is a strong foothold to start my career, with customer advocacy as a central pillar. 

I can make a real difference to so many people

Erin, Marketing graduate

We offer our graduates a wealth of meaningful real-world experience. Hear how marketing graduate Erin has started her career with an edge.

I'm fulfilling my career ambitions

I'm fulfilling my career ambitions

Keaton

Finance and Strategy Graduate

The experiences and development opportunities I’ve had as a graduate, I wouldn’t be able to find anywhere else.

What we look for in a graduate

We're looking for graduates who live and breathe our values and who want to make a real difference to help us realise our vision of being a world-class technology company.

Our graduate recruitment process

Once you've submitted your application, we'll keep you posted on its progress. But here's what you can expect during our recruitment process.

FAQs

Got a question? Find out more about the Telstra Graduate Program.

Networks Technology Program

Graduate Program not for you? If you're looking for technical pathway that focuses wholly on designing and building world-class networks then consider our accelerated Networks Technology Program

Join our graduate community

When you join Telstra, you’ll join an incredibly open, supportive graduate team. And you’ll have plenty of opportunity to get to know and learn from each other throughout the 18-month program.

Information for international students

If you're an international student, you can submit an application for our graduate program. Here's what you need to know.

Telstra's Graduate Program in Asia

Telstra's Graduate Program in Asia

Want to work with Australia’s number one telecommunications company and a world-class business that is fast growing internationally?

About Telstra outside of Australia

Telstra’s heritage is proudly Australian, but we have a longstanding international business. Today, we have about 33,000 employees based across 20 countries, including Australia, providing services to hundreds of business and government customers.

Development on our International Graduate Program

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

Key dates for our Program in Asia

Key dates for our Program in Asia

Here are the important dates to mark in your diary for our Graduate Program in Asia.

Graduate Program in Asia FAQs

Got more questions around the program? You're in the right place.

Our recruitment process

Find out more about our recruitment process here.

Networks Technology Program

Our new 12-month Networks Technology Program offers top university technical graduates an ideal environment to learn, grow and build your career as an emerging technology specialist.

About our Networks team

Our Networks team look after the planning, design and construction of our world-class network and products across fixed, wireless and media technologies.

Networks FAQs

Got a question? Find out more about our Networks Technology program.

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