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Deliver a Better World with AECOM’s early career opportunities

Our work in infrastructure creates opportunities, improves lives, and strengthens communities. Early career professionals at AECOM contribute to impactful projects, from enhancing commutes to ensuring clean water access. Embark on a career that matters—where your work not only shapes skylines but also supports a sustainable future. 
Work with us. Change the world.

Why choose AECOM? 

AECOM stands out as a beacon of excellence and ethics in the global infrastructure sector, honoured as both the “World’s Most Admired Company” and the “World’s Most Ethical Company” by Fortune and Ethisphere, respectively. Our unwavering commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive work environment is at the core of what we do. Here, integrity and innovation aren’t just valued—they’re celebrated. At AECOM, you’ll join a team where your ideas contribute to our shared mission of delivering a better world. 

Our Early Career Programs

Join the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm and take advantage of our endless opportunities. AECOM, the World’s Most Admired Company in the industry (as recognised by Fortune for two consecutive years) and the World’s Most Ethical Company (as recognised by Ethisphere for six straight years), is looking for talented individuals to join our team.

  • 2025 Graduate Program: Applications open 7 March 2024 - 7 April 2024.
  • 2025/2026 Summer Internship Program: Applications open July 2024

2025 Graduate Program

We’re trusted advisors — planners, designers, engineers, consultants and program and construction managers — delivering professional services spanning cities, transportation, buildings, water, new energy, and the environment. Working throughout the project lifecycle, we’re one team driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Explore a diverse selection of over 150 graduate Role available across Australia and New Zealand. 

Recruiting graduates from the following disciplines:

  • Civil / Structures Engineering
  • Construction Managment / Project Management
  • Commerce / Finance / Economics
  • Digital Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • ICT
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Transport Planning
  • Urban Design / Planning

Our Growing Professional Skills (GPS) graduate program is designed to help you bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace. 

The program is spread across two years, drawing on a range of personal development activities, exposure to other graduates and business leaders, and a range of topics designed to grow your business and professional skills.

Along with local site visits, technical seminars, mentoring, and internal and external training, AECOM connects you with leading local and global networks that help you learn, grow, and develop.

As an added incentive, your involvement in the GPS program is fully endorsed for those seeking Professional accreditation. If you decide to do additional studies, we will help you examine your options and identify areas of specialisation to support you in your career. 

We value diversity

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and our Australian business is one of 106 organisations to receive a citation from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as an employer of choice for gender equality. We have also made a public commitment to help close the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and other Australians through our Reconciliation Action Plan.

Application Process

  1. Application

    Initial application will be required, where you will upload your resume, academic transcript, cover letter and complete some questions asking for basic information. Make sure you download our opportunities document ( when completing this step - it will be useful later in the process

  2. Create an account with Cappfinity

    Next you will be required to create an account with Cappfinity and complete a more in-depth application form including selection of preferred role. You will be sent an email with instructions.

  3. Situational Online Assessment

    If you meet our basic criteria following the completion of the Cappfinity application form, you will be invited to complete an online assessment which has been designed for AECOM. (You will be provided approx. 4 days to complete)

  4. Interviews

    If successful, you will be invited to participate in either an in-person or virtual 45min interview. This is a chance to meet the Manager for your role and answer behavioural based questions about your work / Uni / extracurricular life. This is not a test, it is a chance for you to meet us and find out more about AECOM and for us to find out more about you!

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