Graduate Jobs in Adelaide

Known as the city of firsts in Australia, Adelaide was the first city to abolish racial and sexual discrimination, the first to abolish capital punishment, the first to recognise Aboriginal land rights and the first to grant women voting rights. You could say that Adelaide is a city renowned for its free-spirited, free-thinking mindset.

Small and medium-sized businesses make up a large portion of Adelaide’s economy, though there are a few large businesses that have opened headquarters or expanded operations in the city due to the comparatively low cost of doing business here.

Major industries in Adelaide

The Adelaide economy is in a transitional period, moving away from a manufacturing based economy, and as a result, the government has implemented a number of initiatives to increase growth in other areas.

Industries that are beginning to play an increasingly significant role in Adelaide are:

  • Food and wine
  • Tourism
  • Niche technology
  • Property and construction
  • Bio-science
  • Education
  • Minerals and energy
  • Agriculture and aquaculture
  • Aerospace and aviation

Biggest graduate employers

Oz Minerals moved their head office from Melbourne to Adelaide in 2015 and now runs a two-year graduate program for students in fields including, geology, mining, environmental specialities, and metallurgy.

Ingham has also significantly expanded its business in Adelaide, offering a graduate program for Business, Engineering and Agriculture students.

The South Australian Government runs a Graduate Program as part of the Jobs4Youth initiative, providing up to 200 positions across a number of different agencies and disciplines.

Other major graduate employers in Adelaide include:

Living in Adelaide

Adelaide is a highly accessible city and most places can be accessed within 20 minutes. The centre is a grid system and is surrounded by parks, which has earned Adelaide the nickname of ‘city in a park’.

Adelaide is the country’s most affordable big city, with a low cost of living and inexpensive housing, however residents have less disposable income compared to other state capitals.

 

Find the best Graduate Jobs in Adelaide

At ALDI, our people are the key to our success. Our comprehensive 18 month Graduate Program will kick-start your career and fast-track your path to retail leadership. ALDI - Where the CHALLENGE is as big as the REWARD.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$85K -$152K package including superannuation + Car*
Location
NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, SA, ACT - Both Regional and Metro Areas
Closing
31 March 2017

We recognise that our future success as an industry leader depends on a constant supply of highly trained, highly capable technical talent. We need people like you to help shape our bright future.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Competitive
Location
Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne
Closing
31 March 2017

If you are passionate about developing your career in the construction industry, have strong communication and interpersonal skills, and are committed to safety then we want to hear from you!

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Townsville
Closing
20 April 2017

We provide support, mentoring and development opportunities to each and every one of our employees to ensure that their experience with us is rewarding, enjoyable and fun.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide
Closing
20 April 2017

Working in one of our care homes across Australia, you will complete a structured graduate program over a 12 month period. This will enable you to build your knowledge, skills and career as a leader and Registered Nurse within an Aged Care setting.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Closing
16 April 2017

Start your career as a BDO Graduate.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Cairns, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne
Closing
10 April 2017

The Australian Army is a versatile and modern team that helps protect our country, our interests and our people both here and overseas. Our core values are built upon courage, initiative, respect and teamwork.

Type
Graduate Jobs

The ACCC/AER Graduate Program is an intensive program that combines on-the-job learning with formal training.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$59,104 - $67,667 (plus 15.4% superannuation)
Closing
2 April 2017

Our Graduate Program is a two-year accelerated development program designed to support our organisation's longer term talent needs. Graduate roles are available nationally and commence either August 2017 or February 2018.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Regional QLD, Regional NSW, Regional VIC.
Closing
28 March 2017

Welcome to Honeywell, a Fortune 100 company, that invents and manufactures a range of new technologies, products and solutions that address tough challenges across diverse industries.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
North Ryde-Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart.
Closing
11 April 2017

The Australian Army is a versatile and modern team that helps protect our country, our interests and our people both here and overseas. Our core values are built upon courage, initiative, respect and teamwork.

Type
Graduate Jobs

In 2018 we are offering graduate positions in Site Engineering, Environmental, Health & Safety, Engineering Design, Community Relations and Stakeholder Engagement, Estimating and Pre-Contracts and Surveying/BIM.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Closing
4 April 2017

As South Australia's electricity distributor, SA Power Networks is a vital part of everyday life and a great place to develop your career.
We offer award-winning training, an outstanding culture of safety and a supportive environment that fosters and recognises achievement.
If you've got the energy, put yourself in power at SA Power Networks.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Adelaide
Closing
14 April 2017

Your career is yours. You choose it. You live it. You make it happen.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Adelaide
Closing
2 April 2017

AEMO's hugely successful three-year Graduate Development Program (GDP) is designed to empower employees to actively shape their future and build a rewarding career in the energy industry.

Type
Graduate Jobs

Our Operations Graduate program is a unique fast paced two year development program accelerating Graduates into our next generation of senior operational leaders. There are 3 streams in the Operations Graduate program, Supermarket Operations, Coles Express Operations and Distribution Centre Operations. You will develop your people and commercial leadership skills as well as enjoying plenty of support to turn big ideas into memorable customer experiences.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Closing
14 April 2017

Aurecon has challenged the traditional approach to graduate programmes, creating an environment where you can pursue your personal career interests, instead of being locked into a rigid rotation schedule where you spend several years in different areas of the company.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Multiple locations in Australia apart from Tasmania. Additional locations: New Zealand South Africa
Closing
28 May 2017

Westpac's vision is to be one of the world's great service companies, helping our customers, communities and people to prosper and grow.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide
Closing
31 March 2017

As a graduate at our firm, we'll help you become a respected and trusted adviser to Australia's mid-size businesses and organisations. We'll equip you with the tools and skills you need to develop unique insights and tailor innovative strategies.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Cairns and Adelaide
Closing
31 March 2017

We'll provide you with experiences that'll shape your career for years to come. Because when you grow, we do too. With EY you can influence the future of your career, the businesses you work with and even the world you live in.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Closing
31 March 2017

After years of study, you're looking to launch your career with a company that supports your ongoing development, and makes the world a better place. Make amazing happen at AECOM.

Salary
Competitive
Location
Multiple Office locations across Australia and New Zealand.
Closing
29 March 2017

Analytics is recognised as a key pillar in our digital transformation. As an organisation we continue to use data in smarter ways to improve decisions, services, and compliance using a wide range of analytic capabilities and technologies.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$58,000
Location
Adelaide, Albury, Brisbane, Canberra, Gosford, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney, Wollongong and Townsville
Closing
12 April 2017

Our Marketing and Communication capability designs, develops and implements high-quality communication products and services for a wide range of audiences using multiple channels.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$58,000
Location
Adelaide, Albury, Brisbane, Canberra, Gosford, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney, Wollongong and Townsville
Closing
12 April 2017

Our professionals provide technical leadership for our organisation and promote certainty of law interpretation for taxpayers, their advisors, Department of Treasury and government.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$58,000
Location
Adelaide, Albury, Brisbane, Canberra, Gosford, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney, Wollongong and Townsville
Closing
12 April 2017

Enterprise Solutions and Technology (EST) business group are tasked with ‘running the business’ and supporting our workforce in the tools and systems they use, as well as providing the systems and information used in the community.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$58,000
Location
Adelaide, Albury, Brisbane, Canberra, Gosford, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney, Wollongong and Townsville
Closing
12 April 2017

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