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GHD 2019/20 - Vacation Student Program - Western Australia

As a GHD Vacation Student, you will be given the opportunity to learn more about your area of interest with hands-on experience and exposure to a diverse range of projects.

    Opportunity details

    Opportunity Types
    Number of Vacancies

    Application dates

    Applications Open
    17 Jul 2019
    Applications Close
    23 Aug 2019

    Minimum requirements

    Accepting International Applications
    Degrees Accepted
    Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
    Civil Engineering & Construction
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Materials Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Petroleum Engineering
    Computer Graphics & Animation
    Data Science
    Agricultural Science & Management
    Earth Sciences
    Physics & Astronomy

    As a GHD Vacation Student, you will be given the opportunity to learn more about your area of interest with hands-on experience and exposure to a diverse range of projects. You will learn and work alongside talented professionals as part of a dynamic consultancy. The GHD Vacation Student Program is an ideal stepping-stone to join the GHD Graduate Program at the conclusion of your studies.

    The Vacation Student Program will include a thorough induction to GHD, networking opportunities and team-building activities. We provide training to facilitate skill development and knowledge transfer with regular feedback sessions. By the end of your program, you will have a greater understanding of the diversity of professional services consultancy and delivering services for a variety of clients.

    Who are we looking for?

    Our Western Australia offices are looking for enthusiastic individuals, completing degrees in the following areas:

    • Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical/I&C, Chemical, Geotechnical, Geology, ICT, Security, Hydraulics, Fire Protection);
    • Environmental, and Earth Sciences; and
    • Landscape Architecture and Interior Design.

    Vacation students can work in our Perth, Bunbury, Albany, Geraldton or Karratha offices.

    To be successful in this role you will:

    • Be in your penultimate (second last year of study before graduation) year of studies;
    • Have a genuine curiosity about your field of studies;
    • Have proficient communication skills;
    • Enjoy working in a team;
    • Have a willingness to learn; and
    • Have an interest in the consulting environment.

    Our commitment to you

    Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

    In addition to this, you will receive exposure to projects in a variety of locations, the opportunity to work with and learn from industry-leading specialists, on-the-job coaching and professional development as well as networking and development opportunities through our Young Professionals Group.

    Why GHD?

    Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee-owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

    So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

    About GHD

    As one of the world's leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

    In return, we offer remarkable career-shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.

    How do you apply?

    Please submit your cover letter, resume and most recent academic transcript via our online application form. You will be given the option to choose an area of interest through the process. Applications can be addressed to Melissa Madden, People Advisor.

    Please allow up to 20 minutes to complete the online application. Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a short video interview and attend an Assessment Centre.

    Applications close Friday, 23 August 2019.

    GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.