As Australia's largest Council, Brisbane City Council runs a one-year graduate pathway development program for recent university graduates who have completed a degree-level qualification from a recognised tertiary institution within the last two years.
We offer graduate opportunities in the following industries:
- engineering (civil, mechanical, environmental)
- business and data analytics
- change management
- human resources
- planning and environment
- procurement/contract management
- project management
- finance and accounting
- information and communications technology programming and development.
The program commences in January through to December yearly. It includes tailored training, networking opportunities, cohort camaraderie and work rotations to develop your area of study, as well as benefits that matter and generous employment conditions.
Whilst you are developing of your skills and exploring different areas of interest, we provide a team dedicated to support you throughout the program. We offer work-life balance, weekly pay, flexible working arrangements, and an inclusive and diverse workplace culture.
How to apply
Council recruits for graduates around August-September each year.If you are interested in a Council graduate pathway program, join our talent community. You'll be able to view current vacancies and employment programs via the job opportunities web page and Council's LinkedIn account.
To apply for the graduate program, you must:
- hold a recognised degree or postgraduate degree from a recognised tertiary institution an Australian university which was completed within the last two years; or be completing a recognised degree or postgraduate degree from a tertiary institution and have graduated prior to the designated commencement date of the program
- have a visa/work rights that allow this type of activity (if applicable).
When submitting a graduate program application, include:
- you current resume
- a cover letter that addresses:
- why you are interested in a graduate program with Council and how your suited to it
- any related subjects you studied at university
- transferrable skills you've developed through work experience, or university/community/volunteer projects you've been involved with.
For more information on graduate programs in Council:
- email the Employment Programs team
- phone Council on 07 3403 8888.