Success starts here

CIMIC Group invests in future leaders and provides graduates with exposure to a world of experience and expertise.

Use your experience, stretch your skills, strive for excellence and achieve exceptional outcomes for our clients, shareholders and communities – taking you from today to a brighter future.

Our global graduate program provides the opportunity to learn, develop and gain exposure to some of the world’s most iconic asset, infrastructure and resources projects.

Be part of something bigger.

Applications open March 2022.


How it works

Participants enter the program by working at one of our companies: UGL, CPB Contractors, Broad, Leighton Asia, Thiess and Sedgman. Over the course of the program, rotations and industry exposure activities are also available at CIMIC, EIC Activities and Pacific Partnerships.

With support for your transition from student to professional from technical experts and mentors, we’ll challenge you with exciting projects and genuine responsibilities. We’ll expand your knowledge with professional development sessions to build your strengths, leadership skills and business acumen. And you’ll be exposed to a variety of projects and companies within CIMIC Group.

What you get

You receive structured on-the-job training, guided learning plans and leadership mentoring. Over the two-year program, you will undertake up to three eight-month rotations with placements in various roles, projects or CIMIC Group companies. Having the opportunity to rotate across companies as well as projects provides you with greater opportunities to build your career.

Graduate program opportunities are available across disciplines including:

  • electrical
  • mechanical
  • mechatronics
  • health, safety & environment
  • human resources
  • finance (accounting)
  • commercial

CIMIC Group graduates:  

  • Achieve technical, professional and personal growth through a structured program
  • Participate in leadership development and networking sessions to accelerate their careers
  • Have opportunities to work on large complex projects across CIMIC Group’s portfolio of work
  • Learn from a globally-recognised organisation with exposure to industry leaders and technical experts
  • Secure access to an exciting career path supported by a strong culture of internal recruitment and progression
  • Operate within a global network including engaging with other graduates
  • Work in challenging, diverse and inclusive environments
  • Meet CIMIC Group executives at induction and graduation.

Important dates

Applications for the 2022 intake are now open, apply now!

Applications close on 7 May 2021.

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Join an award winning program

CIMIC Group is recognised as a top graduate employer by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers.

We create pathways for you to succeed, and we create the space for you to carve your own journey.

Read about some of our graduates' journeys through the CIMIC Group graduate program and the advice they would give to current and future cohorts:

As we win and deliver, we want you to win too. Whether you want to move across disciplines or deepen a specialisation, or move across regions or stay within a sector, there’s not just one place for you here…there are many.


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