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KPMG Australia

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2020 Foundations Week

Remote work
Apply to 2020 KPMG Foundations Week (Open to Penultimate and Pre-penultimate Year Students)

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Number of Vacancies
250

Application dates

Applications Open
7 Sep 2020
Applications Close
25 Sep 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Economics
Human Resources
Leisure, Hospitality, Tourism & Retail
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
C
Communication & Media Studies
Fashion Design
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Journalism & Writing
Music & Performing Arts
Photography
Creative Arts (all other)
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
H
Anthropology & Geography
Classics
Criminology
Development, Migration & Gender
Archaeology & History
International Studies
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Philosophy
Politics & Policy Studies
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
Liberal Arts
M
Psychology & Counselling
Audiology & Speech Pathology
Biomedical Science
Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Dentistry & Dental Science
Exercise & Sports Science
Health Administration
Medicine & Medical Science
Naturopathy, Acupuncture & Complementary Medicine
Nursing & Midwifery
Nutrition & Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Paramedic Science
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Podiatry
Public Health
Radiography
Medical & Health Sciences (all other)
Medical Technology
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Law
Legal Studies
P
Architecture & Interior Design
Building & Construction
Property, Land & Real Estate
Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning
S
Agricultural Science & Management
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Science
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)
T
Curriculum Studies
Early Childhood Education
General Education Studies
Primary Teaching
Secondary Teaching
Special Education
Tertiary Education
TESOL
Vocational Education & Training

Kick Start Your Career

The KPMG Foundations Program is your first step in shaping a career full of meaningful work that will help shape our collective futures.
It's with this common purpose you could join the KPMG Australia team to help organisations plan sustainable pathways to value and growth.
We foster a diverse, inclusive and forward-thinking culture, with our people giving their time and specialisation to help communities grow and prosper.

Foundations Week

Our Foundations Week allows you to explore the endless career possibilities offered at KPMG. The program is a 2-hour insight session designed to provide you with the knowledge to make the right career choices.

Foundations Week will be open to students from any degree discipline and is a great opportunity for you to get the chance to find out more about what we do, the different career choices available and how to nail your application to our Graduate and Vacation programs. You will have the opportunity to learn from our very own industry experts, current Graduates, learn more about KPMG and participate in a number of sessions to help you understand what life at KPMG has to offer.

A career with KPMG can take you further than you ever imagined. With so many career options available, the KPMG Foundations Week is a great place to discover your career.

About us

Our people are focused on creating a dynamic environment that embraces differences. We value the variety of unique experiences, qualities and characteristics our people possess and we share and learn from each other.

We apply these values through

  • Pride@KPMG – a network for employees of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
  • Jawun – a not-for-profit that works with Indigenous communities which our people have the opportunity to work with
  • Bird-Walton Program – a program designed to empower high potential women.

We are proud to be consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and for our achievements in LGBT+ workplace inclusion.

When & Where

Foundations Week has been designed to virtually immerse you into KPMG Australia from the comfort of your own home, no matter where you are located around Australia!

Each session has been carefully designed to assist you gaining the most value based on the year of your studies and your area of interest to launch your career. In order to provide everyone with the opportunity to learn about KPMG, each applicant will only be allowed to register their interest to attend one Foundations session during the week so please select wisely!

  • Pre-penultimate year sessions: 12:00pm – 2:00pm AEST
  • Penultimate year sessions: 2:30pm – 4:30pm AEST

19 October 2020 - KPMG Audit & Finance Consulting Foundations

Are you looking to build a fundamental understanding of business? Learn how we undertake work that affects investment decisions, inspires confidence in public sector expenditure and supports our economic growth. Some of the world's biggest companies rely on us to provide independent insight and high quality audit, assurance and advisory expertise.

20 October 2020 - KPMG Tax Consulting & Compliance Foundations

Interested to learn how tax can play a part in shaping business strategies and projects? At KPMG our tax expertise coupled with deep industry knowledge help our clients realise planning opportunities and meet their compliance responsibilities in an automated efficient way using data analytics and other technologies.

21 October 2020 - KPMG Foundations

Not sure where you want to launch your career at KPMG? Being a firm with many service offerings to our clients, we understand that it's not always easy to decide which team you would like to join so early in your career. If you're passionate, curious, innovative and committed, you will find your feet very quickly at KPMG and this session is designed to help you discover in which team exactly.

22 October 2020 - KPMG STEM Foundations

Curious to see where a STEM degree can take you at KPMG? The answer is many places! Understand how technology plays a part in shaping our disruptive world and how we work with clients to re-invent and re-imagine their organisations. Also learn about how Engineers can solve complex asset problems and manage risk within large infrastructure projects.

Eligibility requirements

  • Pre-penultimate year: first year of a 3-year degree, second year of a 4-year degree or third year of a 5-year degree
  • Penultimate year: second year of a 3-year degree, third year of a 4-year degree or fourth year of a 5-year degree
  • This program is only open to Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents

Our Selection Process

You can apply online by visiting current opportunities. You'll receive a confirmation on submission of your application. If you do not receive this, please email the Graduate Talent Acquisition Team. We will then review your application and determine your suitability for the program.
Our Graduate Talent Acquisition team will contact you after the closing date for the Foundations session in which you've applied to advise you if you've been successful in securing a position to participate in the program.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
Just because you’ve started full-time work, this does not mean you need to give up what you love. Work and/or study are just one part of what we do – take the opportunity to pursue whatever else may motivate you.

Matthew Roberts Clifton

  • Graduate stories
Just because you’ve started full-time work, this does not mean you need to give up what you love. Work and/or study are just one part of what we do – take the opportunity to pursue whatever else may motivate you.

Matthew Roberts Clifton

  • Graduate stories
My whole team, regardless of level, is incredibly supportive of professional development in terms of ability to deliver, but also in coaching me on how to be a professional.

Unity Patterson

  • Graduate stories
My whole team, regardless of level, is incredibly supportive of professional development in terms of ability to deliver, but also in coaching me on how to be a professional.

Unity Patterson

  • Graduate stories
Just because you’ve started full-time work, this does not mean you need to give up what you love. Work and/or study are just one part of what we do – take the opportunity to pursue whatever else may motivate you.

Matthew Roberts Clifton

  • Graduate stories
Just because you’ve started full-time work, this does not mean you need to give up what you love. Work and/or study are just one part of what we do – take the opportunity to pursue whatever else may motivate you.

Matthew Roberts Clifton

  • Graduate stories
My whole team, regardless of level, is incredibly supportive of professional development in terms of ability to deliver, but also in coaching me on how to be a professional.

Unity Patterson

  • Graduate stories
My whole team, regardless of level, is incredibly supportive of professional development in terms of ability to deliver, but also in coaching me on how to be a professional.

Unity Patterson