Fast moving, challenging and always exciting, the aviation and travel sector is one the Qantas Group is proud to be at the heart of. An Australian icon and one of the world’s most recognisable airlines, we’ve come a long way since our beginnings in rural Queensland in 1920.

Today, 35,000 people work in Australia and overseas across our airline, freight, catering, ground service and loyalty arms. They’re the people who continually drive our success and maintain our position as a world class organisation. As we engage our next generation, we continue to look for the passion, drive and commitment that have always set the Qantas Group apart.

Wherever you work across the Qantas Group, you’ll quickly discover that a role with us is much more than a job. In this uniquely dynamic environment, you’re encouraged to embrace a challenge and build your experience everyday.

Why Qantas?
The values we display each day make Qantas a unique place to work and grow your career:

  • Together - At Qantas we know how to work as a team, and always come together as a united force to support our customers and each other
  • Genuine - We're known for being friendly, easy going and extending a warm welcome
  • Inventive - Our world class safety, professionalism and product are the result of constant invention, including and adaptation of the world's best ideas
  • Optimistic - It's a word synonymous with Australia, and at Qantas it's this optimism that drives us
  • Experienced - With 96 years of aviation experience under our belt, you know you couldn't be in safer hands

But to stay ahead in such a competitive and constantly changing landscape, we need to keep pushing ourselves to new heights. We're aiming to be more than just a great airline - we want to be a great business, too.

We're committed to delivering a fantastic experience for our customers each and every time, and our people share a passion for safety and service.

Visit the video section to hear from Engineer Rachel on what she loves about her job and making sure that her customers get back to their loved ones safely. 

As a Graduate, you'll play an integral role in supporting a wide range of projects and business functions, many of which have a direct impact on our front line operations and the end-to-end customer experience.

Hear from Andrew David, CEO of Qantas Domestic, about why Qantas could be the place for you, in our video section. 

Which Graduate are you?

General Graduate
Our General Graduates hold all types of degrees and generally have a keen interest in working in the Aviation industry. You'll have the opportunity to work across diverse business areas such as Customer, Operations, Commercial and Corporate Strategy. All rotations are designed to build broad knowledge and skills and form professional networks to fast track your success as a future leader at Qantas. This program is really what you make of it!

Finance Graduate
As a Finance Graduate you'll have the opportunity to work in our Centre of Finance Excellence, business partner with our Domestic or International Teams and our specialist teams such as Treasury and Tax. We're looking for individuals who have an accounting or finance degree who are wanting to kick start their finance career. During your time on the Finance graduate program not only will you have the opportunity to work across the Group, we will pay for you to undertake your CA or CPA qualification.

Technology Graduate
Technology is at the core of driving our vision to always be first choice for customers, from our market leading inflight wifi connectivity, to our faster, smarter check-in solutions, right through to fitting out our brand new 787-9 Dreamliner fleet. As a Technology graduate at Qantas you will be at the forefront of new technology, designing and implementing solutions that will have real customer value. You could find yourself designing our latest app features, building out artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms, investigating applications of blockchain, or testing out new technology deployed onto our aircraft. We're looking for individuals who share our passion for technology-driven innovation and are willing to seek out the next wave of solutions that will fuel our growth. If you've graduated with an IT degree, or with an IT major, and are ready to kick start your career as a game changing technologist this is the opportunity for you.

What development and support will you get as a Qantas Graduate?
Your ongoing development will be a focus throughout the Program. Our Development Program integrates on the job experience, coaching, formal classroom learning, performance planning and feedback to support a 70:20:10 approach to learning where:

  • 70% of learning & development takes place from real-life and on-the-job experiences, tasks, and problem solving
  • 20% comes from feedback and from observing and working with mentors
  • 10% of learning and development comes from formal training.

So are you ready to strap yourself in and take off with Qantas?
You’ll start with us in February and over the two years and four rotations you'll work on real projects that allow you to shape the future of Qantas' culture, product, network and service. These rotations will help you learn about the diverse areas of our business and shape where you end up.

Areas of specialisation: 
Aviation & Aerospace