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GHD Australia

4.1
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2020/2021 Undergraduate Opportunities

Sydney CBD, Parramatta, St Leonards
Be part of a global professional services company that provides a unique opportunity to work on iconic projects in a multidisciplinary environment.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Number of Vacancies
17

Application dates

Applications Open
14 Aug 2020
Applications Close
14 Sep 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
Yes
Qualifications Accepted
E
Civil Engineering & Construction
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Marine Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
H
Anthropology
Geography
Classics
Criminology
Gender Studies
Indigenous Studies
International Development
Peace & Conflict
Refugees & Forced Migration
Archaeology
History
International Studies
Modern Languages
Literature
Linguistics
Translating & Interpreting
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Philosophy
Policy Studies
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
Liberal Arts
M
Counselling
Psychology
P
Architecture
Interior Design
Landscape Architecture
Construction Management
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning
T
Building
S
Earth Sciences
Environmental Studies
Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management
Geology
Sciences (all other)

GHD is one of the world's leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental services to private and public sector clients across five continents. Passionate about building lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10,000 people deliver projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

Who are we looking for:

We are looking for students currently completing a Bachelor qualification in the following disciplines:

  • Agricultural - Economics or B. Agricultural Science / Agribusiness
  • Architecture - Landscape
  • Civil Engineering - All disciplines
  • Civil Engineering – Geotechnical Engineering or Geophysics
  • Civil Engineering – Project Management
  • Civil Engineering - Structures major
  • Civil Engineering – Transportation
  • Electrical Engineering – Building Services
  • Electrical Engineering - Power/renewable energy/transmission distribution background desirable
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Graphic design, Planning, Social research, Urban design / architecture, Communication or media
  • Hydraulic interest/focus/experience
  • Project Management

To be successful in this role you will:

Be passionate about your field, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a high attention to detail, enjoy building networks and working with others and have a willingness to learn and experience new opportunities in a multidisciplinary environment.
Within our encouraging environment, your initiative and desire to learn will result in outstanding career opportunities.

What we offer:

Undergraduate roles will commence from 22nd November 2020 (start date can be flexible). We are passionate about the development of our students with ongoing opportunities for

  • Networking, training, mentoring, and exposure to different business areas and career paths.
  • Entry-level professionals are actively involved in a variety of challenging projects that will develop their technical and professional skills.
  • Long-term career prospects include Graduate opportunities, supervisory and management responsibilities, leading major projects, or technical specialisation depending on your interest.

We offer an opportunity to join a diverse and dynamic employee owned company, a professional working environment with career development potential, flexible hours and a competitive salary package based on qualifications, skills and experience in a privately held, quality driven and client focused company.

Why GHD

Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride. Our ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

So, do you have: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

How do you apply?

  1. Select the "Apply Online" button below.
  2. Please allow up to 10 minutes to complete the questions included in the application form.
  3. Upload a copy of your current cover letter, CV and academic transcript/s.

Applications close Monday 14th September 2020

The recruitment process:

We want you to have a positive experience, and at GHD we do this by utilising technology to keep the process timely and easy to complete. We know you are busy, so we may use processes such as video interview (pre-recorded) . If your application passes the initial shortlisting stage, then you will invited to complete this with a set deadline. We will give you the instructions at the time, but as a guide, you will have approximately 72 hours to complete these from when the invite is sent. As most communication is via email, we recommend that you use an email address that you check regularly. We expect to hold final interviews in September & October, with offers confirmed by late October.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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