Graduate and
student programs

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At Ausenco we offer undergraduate students and new professionals the opportunities to make real contributions to project outcomes. Globally we support and grow them through structured development programs. 

Programs are run on a regional and office-by-office basis depending on numbers. Below are some of our current programs.

Australia/New Zealand graduate and student opportunities

Student opportunities

In Australia we offer undergraduate employment to kick start your career.

We give you practical experience and genuine responsibility which complement your studies and help you transition from student to professional.

Placements (when available) are in Brisbane and Perth, Australia, for third and fourth year students in the design and project work areas. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside our leading engineers to deliver some of the world’s most interesting and challenging projects.  

We offer flexible work arrangements and can work around your university breaks and timetables.  Our aim is to develop our undergraduate students through third and fourth year of university and then into our new professionals program.

Some of the discipline areas included in our program are:

  • Process Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Civil/Structural Engineering 
  • Electrical Engineering.

Thank you for your interest in vacation work with Ausenco. Please search our careers opportunities regularly to view any available opportunities.

Graduate opportunities - New Professionals program

Ausenco’s New Professionals program provides Australian-based graduates with broad-based, hands-on experience led by experienced managers and mentors in a collaborative and supportive environment. 

Our team members are passionate about working on diverse and interesting projects and sharing their expertise. 

Our two-year program offers places for graduates with a degree from recognised tertiary institutions. Discipline areas include:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Process Engineering
  • Construction Management.

As an Ausenco New Professional, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Get hands-on experience, coaching and feedback as part of a high-achieving team
  • Network, socialise and share experiences with senior leaders and other graduates from across our global organisation
  • Be part of a growing, global company that cares about its people and the communities in which we work
  • Receive industry recognition as a professional from a world-leading, truly global organisation.

The New Professionals program includes structured development programs and work experience to help graduate gain the competencies required to become a successful professional at Ausenco. These include:

  • Comprehensive induction
  • Professional development sessions relating to work practices, software usage, task and job management
  • Participation in formal training programs
  • Rotational experience aimed at giving a general appreciation of the work of other disciplines, and the roles of other professions and organisations within the engineering industry
  • Experience in a professional working environment
  • Development pathway structured towards gaining chartered status with Engineers Australia.

Applicants must possess a degree in engineering from a recognised tertiary institution and have the right to work in Australia. 

Please visit our Careers page regularly to view any available opportunities.

Vancouver, Canada graduate opportunities – Ausenco Emerging Professionals (AEP)

Young professionals based in Ausenco’s Vancouver office with less than 10 years of industry experience have the opportunity to join the Ausenco Emerging Professionals (AEP) group. The group aims to identify and nurture professional development opportunities for graduate to intermediate level technical staff through activities such as mentoring, 'lunch and learn' presentations, professional networking, social events and community outreach.

To find out what career opportunities may be open to you at Ausenco, please view the job postings on this site or contact

South American graduate and student opportunities


Our office in Belo Horizonte offers internships for placements in all areas of our business in conjunction with sponsorship legislative requirements. For more information on placements available or to send an expression of interest, contact


We support students seeking internships to complete their university qualifications through hands on experience with high achieving teams. Depending on positions available, interested candidates can search for current opportunities or contact a member of the Peru People & Performance team.


Ausenco Chile offers a one year trainee program to engineering graduates. Inducted into the company, trainees will be assigned a mentor to guide and support the trainee during the program. Trainees will receive direction from a lead engineer in their area of speciality. 

Internship opportunities are also available for students during the summer months, December to February. Please contact a member of our People & Performance team in Chile for more information about our trainee program and internships.