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nbn Graduate Program Network Engineering


Location: Melbourne, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Job Expectations

At nbn, graduating is just the start

Are you a go-getter, creative-thinker, and hands-on problem solver?

Get started on a new career with more connections and mentorships.

More flexibility, more professional growth, and more meaningful work in a way that works for you.

From a graduate program, to a career connecting more people across Australia

Propel your career with tailored rotations, collaborating with innovators in your field and contributing to a network that presents you with a world of possibilities.

As a Network Engineering nbn Graduate, your career is important to us. Throughout the 18-month nbn Network Engineering Graduate Program, you will work within various business units, developing your technical and leadership skills while making a valued contribution and playing an important role in shaping the digital future of Australia.

In our 2023 Graduate Program you will:

  • Discover more technical career opportunities, with three rotations matched to your academic discipline and career interests

  • Join an 18-month tailored learning program for more targeted career growth in nbn’s Network Engineering team, with more value in a supportive, diverse, flexible and inclusive learning environment

  • Benefit from more mentoring and support by industry-leading experts, through your transition into nbn and beyond

  • Support nbn Engineering initiatives by working on real projects, that contribute to the future of Australia

A bit about you

More meaningful work, in a way that works for you - we recruit the brightest minds to help us pave the path unpaved for Australia’s digital connectivity. Minds that thrive with problem solving, creative thinking, agility, and innovation – for those that are ready to grow and be challenged in a supportive learning environment.

We nurture a culture where integrity, inclusion, and personal development are celebrated. Enriched through professional development allowances, with access to a range of global learning libraries and ongoing development opportunities.

To be eligible for the nbn 2023 Graduate Program you will have completed your degree in the last 2 years (or be due to complete it by January 2023) in one of the following disciplines: Engineering (Computer Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Network, Software, Telecommunications), Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, IT and Telecommunications, Cyber Security, Data Science or Analytics, Mathematics.

Ideally, we are looking for Engineering Graduates who have excellent interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic and a solution-motivated approach with a proven track record of consistently achieving results. Someone who loves rising to a challenge – passionate Engineering Graduates who want to contribute in high-performing and collaborative teams that are shaping the future of Australia.

Life at nbn

Our team comes from all walks of life. Every mind is different, and it’s our differences that enable us to lift Australia’s digital capability and help even the playing field for people right across Australia. Creating more opportunities for the nation, and for you.

At nbn you’ll be joining a team that believes there is strength in diversity and opportunity through inclusion. We’re building an inclusive and diverse workplace where different perspectives, thinking and skills are valued, and people are supported to achieve their potential.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace. We strive to ensure that any barriers that may exist are removed to allow everyone equal opportunity to thrive and succeed, regardless of factors such as gender, those who identify as First Peoples, LGBTI+ status, cultural background or disability. We actively focus on encouraging diversity and ensuring that all our people have fair opportunity to reach their career aspirations and potential.

Get Started

The selection process will commence in November, and we will keep in touch with regular communication along the way.

Are you ready for more? We’d love to hear from you. Upload your resume and course transcript, no cover letter is required.

When uploading your files, please ensure:

  • Your attachments are under 5MB (total).

  • File type is either: DOC, DOCX, HTML, PDF, or TXT

  • A maximum of 5 pages can be uploaded

You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian Permanent Resident to be considered for this opportunity

Applications close Sunday the 20th of November.

At nbn, health, safety and wellbeing will always be our highest priority and we are committed to protecting our employees, families, partner workforces, and the customers and communities we serve. nbn recognises that vaccinations against COVID-19 are critical and necessary for our future. As such certain workers are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a valid medical exemption is provided. For further information please refer to our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

Worker Type


Time Type

Full time