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Graduate Program FAQs

How do I apply for a graduate position?
Online applications open every year around March. Check out this link. You’ll need your CV, a cover letter and your current academic transcripts. If successful, you must have the right to live and work in Australia, hold a full clean driver licence and have completed your degree before your start date.

What degree disciplines are required?
We generally look for graduates who've completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in:

  • Acoustics and Audio Engineering
  • Civil Engineering–including an interest in land development, water, structural, transportation and geotechnical
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Geology
  • Engineering Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Network Engineering
  • Power Network & Power Protection Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

We also consider students who have completed TAFE diplomas.

Where can I work?
We have 34 offices throughout Australia. If you have a location preference, let us know. For 2023, we consider graduates for all locations.

If I’m successful, when will I start working?
For 2023, start dates are from March onwards.

What will I get paid at Stantec as a graduate?
Stantec offers a market rated and competitive remuneration package.

What do you consider when reviewing applications?
In addition to your academic achievements, any paid and voluntary roles you have undertaken to date are also important–like leadership roles in school or university, or volunteering for your local sports club or community groups. We also consider how you express yourself in a cover letter, and the professionalism of your CV.

What does the Graduate Development Program involve?

It combines on the job, informal and formal learning for the first two years of your time at Stantec. Please refer to the diagram on the previous page to see how the program is structured.

Does Stantec have a career development group?

Yes, we do. The Developing Professionals Group (DPG) give employees in the early stages of their career the chance to develop both technically and professionally; to meet their colleagues and really be part of our global organisation. It’s a truly international network that, in addition to planning regional and local activities, really gives a voice to our DPs.

Does Stantec have undergraduate and internship opportunities?
Yes, we have opportunities throughout the year. Check out this link for the latest information.

Note: more information will be provided to you if you are shortlisted for an interview.

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