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

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
Location
Australia

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
Location
Australia

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
Location
NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, SA

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