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Optus

4.3
  • #7 in IT & communications
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Optus 2020 Graduate Program

Our 2-year Graduate program offers career development opportunities and we actively encourage further growth within our organisation as you complete the program. 

    Opportunity details

    Opportunity Types
    Graduate Job
    Number of Vacancies
    30
    Salary
    $80,000 - $84,999

    Application dates

    Applications Open
    23 Jul 2019
    Applications Close
    19 Aug 2019

    Minimum requirements

    Level of Study
    Bachelor
    Graduation Results
    50 - 64% WAM (Pass)
    Accepting International Applications
    No
    Degrees Accepted
    E
    Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
    Civil Engineering & Construction
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Mining Engineering
    Petroleum Engineering
    Materials Engineering
    I
    Computer Graphics & Animation
    Data Science
    B
    Actuarial Studies
    Business Administration & Management
    Human Resources
    Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
    C
    Graphic Design & Visual Arts
    Communication & Media Studies
    Music & Performing Arts
    H
    Classics
    Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    Archaeology & History
    Humanities (all other)
    Philosophy
    Politics & Policy Studies
    Social Science (all other)
    Theology & Comparative Religion
    Psychology & Counselling
    Social Work & Sociology
    L
    Law
    Legal Studies
    M
    Dentistry & Dental Science
    Nutrition & Dietetics
    Medicine & Medical Science
    Nursing & Midwifery
    Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
    Pharmacy & Pharmacology
    Public Health
    Psychology & Counselling
    Exercise & Sports Science
    P
    Architecture & Interior Design
    Building & Construction Management
    Property, Land & Real Estate
    S
    Agricultural Science & Management
    Chemistry
    Earth Sciences
    Physics & Astronomy
    Sciences (all other)
    T
    General Education Studies

    Optus is on the search for the highest calibre of graduates to be our future leaders and innovators. As we move from a traditional telco to a content-driven multimedia and technology organisation, we need strong talented individuals to help move us toward the future. As a graduate, you will have the opportunity to shape the tomorrow of Optus.

    The role

    Our 2-year Graduate program offers career development opportunities and we actively encourage further growth within our organisation as you complete the program. It's a fun, rewarding experience that will accelerate your personal and professional development, providing you a platform to fulfil your goals. We want to challenge you and ensure you contribute from day one and make an impact to our business.

    You'll complete a rotational program within your business unit. Rotations help you to learn about different parts of your business area, build more connections, further develop skills, and decide where you can take your career next. You will complete 3 rotations of 8 months each.

    At the end of your graduate program, you'll be supported to transition into a role which best suits your capabilities and interests.

    What you will need to have

    People are the heart of Optus and we are looking for graduates who feel the same. This means we are looking for customer-focused individuals who rise up to the challenge and say 'Yes'. You will need to be a team-player and have a willingness to succeed.

    We are looking for graduates across a range of degree types including, but not limited to; Engineering, Science, IT/ICT, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Commence, Business, Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Human Resources.

    You will need to be a graduate that has graduated in the last two years with a minimum credit average mark to be eligible for this opportunity.

    What we will offer you

    We offer personal development, mentoring and formal on-the-job training, as well as an attractive salary and benefits package. Working on our campus in Macquarie Park, Sydney – you'll have heavily subsidised travel options to and from our campus and Sydney CBD, flexible work hours, onsite gym memberships, cafes, markets and big discounts on Optus products and services.

    Check out the video below to hear from our amazing Wazma (Waz) Rawan, Graduate Manager and our current graduates sharing their experience of the program

    Find out more on our careers page.

    At Optus, we know tomorrow is ours to create. Are you with us? Applications close Monday, 19th August 2019.

    Optus believes in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.

      Graduate Success Stories


      • Graduate stories
      I love being a part of the graduate program at Optus and want to share with you my top four tips for easing into your first ‘real’ job.

      Amy Ward

      • Graduate stories
      I love being a part of the graduate program at Optus and want to share with you my top four tips for easing into your first ‘real’ job.

      Amy Ward

      Read full story
      • Graduate stories
      I feel so lucky to be in a role where I am constantly being put under a healthy amount of pressure to push myself and strive to deliver outcomes as there is always work to be done.

      Abbey Vines

      • Graduate stories
      I feel so lucky to be in a role where I am constantly being put under a healthy amount of pressure to push myself and strive to deliver outcomes as there is always work to be done.

      Abbey Vines

      Read full story
      • Graduate stories
      I love being a part of the graduate program at Optus and want to share with you my top four tips for easing into your first ‘real’ job.

      Amy Ward

      • Graduate stories
      I love being a part of the graduate program at Optus and want to share with you my top four tips for easing into your first ‘real’ job.

      Amy Ward

      Read full story
      • Graduate stories
      I feel so lucky to be in a role where I am constantly being put under a healthy amount of pressure to push myself and strive to deliver outcomes as there is always work to be done.

      Abbey Vines

      • Graduate stories
      I feel so lucky to be in a role where I am constantly being put under a healthy amount of pressure to push myself and strive to deliver outcomes as there is always work to be done.

      Abbey Vines

      Read full story