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. 

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 two 12-month rotations with placements across the various lines of business. Having the opportunity to rotate across sectors as well as projects provides you with greater opportunities to build your career.

Graduate program opportunities are available across disciplines including:

  • commercial
  • finance (accounting)
  • health & safety
  • environment
  • sustainability
  • engineering:
    • civil
    • electrical
    • mechanical
    • mechatronics
    • control systems
    • communications
    • telecommunications
    • process

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 2024 cohort are open - apply today! 

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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.

CIMIC Graduate program award badges

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



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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