Graduate Jobs in Perth

Mention the graduate job market in Perth and images of hard hats, mine shafts and herds of graduates with engineering degrees often come to mind…

Perth has played its part in the largest mining boom in Australia’s history, but it’s now in the midst of transformation. The world's most isolated city is increasingly forging a contemporary persona similar to that of its eastern counterparts, with cultural depth and an eclectic job market. Industries such as IT, business consultancy, digital marketing and technology have crept into Perth and began to revolutionise the economy, bringing with it a range of opportunities for graduates.

Perth’s graduate job market is minuscule in comparison to Sydney and Melbourne, but this should not deter potential graduates from applying for the growing number of internship positions and graduate vacancies. Companies like AIG, Glencore and CSC are recruiting marketing and finance graduates, whilst almost anyone with IT qualifications can expect to find a huge array of opportunities, as the Perth economy looks to digitalise and keep pace with its counterparts.

Another major draw for graduates is the housing affordability. While average housing prices across Australia’s capital cities are on the up, Perth’s housing prices have dropped in tandem with the mining boom, thus making it one of the most affordable cities to live for young professionals. The liveability is only bolstered by a solid transport system, offering free bus and train trips around Perth’s city centre. Perth is also Australia’s sunniest city, with an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day. Perfect for a lazy afternoon at Fremantle or Cottesloe Beach!

Graduate jobs applications in Perth tend to follow the usual cycle of opening for applications in March/ April. However, be prepared to get your application in early – because the WA O-week and campus year usually kick off a week or two before eastern states, some employers looking to hire in Perth can close their applications earlier than expected. Register for job alerts to make sure you don’t miss out!

Find the best Graduate Jobs in Perth

The Department of Defence is one of Australia's largest organisations and has a key role as part of the Federal Government. We are seeking graduates from all university disciplines for work across the career spectrum.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$63,236 + 15.4 % superannuation
Location
Canberra (other locations include Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Newcastle)
Closing
27 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

At the ATO, our HR staff make things happen.  We think outside the square and we create solutions. We work as partners with our employees, with our managers, with our business areas, and together we create conditions that drive achievement.

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

Graduates play an important role in providing world-leading financial advice on the management of the ATO resources and accounting systems.

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

If you have a degree in economics you will be exposed to a wide range of business lines in the ATO

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

The ATO has a strong service design capability that offers exciting opportunities for design graduates.

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 accounting area undertakes a major program of activities to support the community to meet their tax and super obligations.

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

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 -$99K package including superannuation + Car
Location
NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, SA, ACT - Both Regional and Metro Areas
Closing
31 March 2017

The Probuild Graduate Program has been developed to provide a unique industry experience, providing Graduates with a solid understanding and grounding in the construction business.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Closing
31 March 2017

Joining a full-time Graduate Development Program with AIG is a great way to enhance business acumen and to gain insight into the Insurance industry.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Competitive
Location
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane & Perth
Closing
1 February 2017

Your program kicks off with an induction and education program where you’ll meet your peers in one location, giving you the chance to build your networks across the nation.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra