Real grads, real opportunities

Our Downer Graduate Programs offer unique opportunities for you to build a solid foundation for your career.

The program ranges from two-three years in duration. By undertaking this program, our graduates enjoy a number of benefits, including:

Rotations through the business
We aim to develop well rounded, highly skilled professionals by exposing you to the wider business before you specialise in one area.

Dedicated mentor program
Downer has an established network of mentors across the business. As a graduate who joins Downer, your manager will identify and engage an experienced colleague who has time to meet with you on a regular basis.

Young Professionals Conference
For our New Zealand graduates, there is opportunity to participate in our Young Professionals Conference.

To join Downer's graduate program sign up for a job alert here.

Bring your A Game to Downer - become an Apprentice

Are you energetic, ambitious and keen to learn?

An apprenticeship with Downer is a great way to secure a pathway into our large and diverse workforce. You can combine paid work and training on some exciting projects, developing many of the practical skills that we require of our teams.

To apply to be an apprentice at Downer, sign up for a job alert here.

Begin your cadetship or traineeship today

Put yourself on the path to success.

We offer cadetships and traineeships at various projects across Downer, providing the support and skills and you'll need to master the basics, grow your practical experience and begin a successful career.

To join Downer on a cadetship or traineeship, sign up for a job alert here.


Meet some of our graduates and apprentices below: