Graduate Program 2024


Location: Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Southport, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining, and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. We are more than 36,000 people across 70 countries that work together to deliver world leading sustainable design, engineering, digital innovation, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Are you looking for a career as an engineering consultant working on city-shaping projects? The Arcadis Graduate Development Program will open doors to the infrastructure and consulting world and kick start your career. Positions are available across our business in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.

Please apply to our Graduate Program if you are studying:

  • Civil

  • Structural

  • Electrical

  • Rail

  • Geotechnical

  • Environmental science/engineering

  • Data Science

  • Geology

  • Sustainability

  • Urban regeneration

  • Project management

  • Quantity surveying

  • Construction Management

  • Business management

  • Power Systems

  • Hydrogeology

From day one, you will be working on real projects that improve quality of life. Further to regular development supported by our active Graduate Group and learning opportunities through our Roots of Arcadis community, you will join our regional Graduate Development Program, delivered in partnership with Engineers Education Australia, which focuses on accelerating your behavioural skills development. Our Graduate Rotation Program also enables you to gain experience across several different industry sectors, disciplines and areas of the business, to help accelerate your career and build a depth and breadth of personal and professional experience. Applying for Arcadis’ Global Shapers Program could give you the opportunity to join 100 young professionals in one of our global offices and collaborate on improving Arcadis, creating international connections and sharing knowledge.

Qualifications & Experience:

First and foremost, you share our passion for improving quality of life. You will also have:

  • Passion for the work that we do in engineering design, environmental science, planning, business advisory, sustainability, and digital innovation;
  • An adaptive and agile attitude to different environments;
  • Innovative thinker, self-motivated and enthusiastic about driving your own career development ;
  • Ability to develop enduring working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders; and
  • Confidence communicating and presenting to peers, clients, and stakeholders.

Why Become an Arcadian?

With experience working on flagship, city shaping projects - such as Sydney Gateway, Melbourne Metro, Inland Rail, Westconnex, North East Link, Suburban Rail Loop & Metronet – Arcadis is your employer of choice as you embark on your consulting career. 

We are an award-winning company that offers flexible work arrangements, attractive salaries, global growth opportunities, mentorship and both formal and informal career development training.  As an equal opportunity employer, we value and promote diversity at Arcadis.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value and promote diversity at Arcadis and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Arcadis Australia is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180

Application Instructions:

If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career ambitions, we encourage you to apply via the link below, including a CV and academic transcripts. Please note that without these documents we cannot consider your application.

The application process will consist of an online behavioual assessment before proceeding to Arcadis Virtual Experience and interviews days being held in May.

All applications will be reviewed and you will be notified of the outcome of your application and next stages in the process by 21st April.

Visit our careers page for more information: Arcadis Australia Early Years.

Watch this video to see what to expect while working at Arcadis as a Graduate.

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