nbn® Graduate Program FAQs

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You will need to upload your resume and a copy of your academic transcripts (which can be obtained from your University) when you apply online for our Graduate Program.
nbn's 2023 Graduate Program will begin in February 2023.
Both the business and technology Graduate Programs run for eighteen months and consist of three six month rotations.
Our recruitment process consists of six steps. We will be in contact with you at the end of each step to update you with the progress of your application. 

Upon successful completion of the program you may be offered a permanent role within your area of expertise.

Offers will be made after the final stage of the recruitment process.

The 2023 Graduate Program will run from our Sydney and Melbourne offices.
Candidates must have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate (business or STEM) degree in the past two years (or be due to complete your degree prior to commencement) and must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident at the time of application.

Yes, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria you may re-apply to the next intake for the Graduate Program.

You will receive an email confirmation of receipt of your completed candidate profile.

We do not currently have a vacation employment program.
If you change your mind and no longer want to be involved, you can update your online profile and withdraw from the recruitment process.
Rotations are designed to support your academic discipline and to ensure you build the critical skills required within your areas of the business. Each experience is different and tailored to our individual graduate, ensuring we are supporting your success. 

Yes, if you match the selection criteria you are welcome to apply for other roles with nbn.

Applications are accepted for the following disciplines:

  • Engineering (Computer Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Network, Software, Telecommunications)
  • Computer Science 
  • Information Systems/Technology
  • IT and Telecommunications
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science/Analytics
  • Mathematics
  • Business/Commerce/Marketing
  • Law/Arts/Economics/Human Resources
Only if you are due to complete your university degree (or masters qualification) by January 2023.
No. To be considered for the program, a copy of your university transcript and resume must be uploaded at the time of your application.
All applicants will be contacted by the nbn recruitment team as soon as possible after applications close. If you are successful you will be advised of expected timelines to complete next steps of the recruitment process.

nbn will liaise with you primarily via email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk email folder.

Due to the large volume of applicants, please be patient if there is a delay in hearing a response. If you have any further queries, please email graduaterecruit@nbnco.com.au.