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KPMG Australia

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  • > 100,000 employees

KPMG 2021 Foundations Program

Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Hobart, Darwin, Canberra, Parramatta, Sydney, Wollongong, Adelaide
KPMG Foundations Program allows you to explore the endless career possibilities offered at KPMG with a 1-day virtual session.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Number of Vacancies
500
Salary
Unpaid program
Start Date
29 Sep 2021

Application dates

Applications Open
3 Aug 2021
Applications Close
27 Aug 2021

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
E
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Aircraft Operation & 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)
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
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies
M
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Human Movement
Indigenous Health
Occupational Health & Safety
Public Health (all other)
P
Construction Management
Property, Land & Real Estate
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Studies
Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)
T
Building

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights

Australia

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident

New Zealand

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
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KPMG Foundations Program allows you to explore the endless career possibilities offered at KPMG. The program is a 1-day virtual session designed to provide you with the knowledge to make the right career choices.

The Foundations Program 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. What's even better? Candidates attending the Foundations Program will also have the opportunity to submit their interest to be fast-tracked to our Vacation Program.

A career with KPMG can take you further than you ever imagined. With so many career opportunities available, the KPMG Foundations Program is a great place to get a head start in your career.

Which session?

Audit & Finance:

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

Service Line Showcase: Mergers & Acquisitions, Transaction Services, Valuations, Audit & Assurance, Enterprise - Audit & Assurance, CFO Advisory, Finance Strategy & Performance, Restructuring Services

Tax & Legal:

Interested to learn how tax and law can play a part in shaping business strategies and projects? At KPMG our tax and law 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.

Service Line Showcase: Legal, Research & Development Tax, Tax & Accounting

Strategy & Operations

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.

Service Line Showcase: HR Advisory, People & Change, Operations Advisory, Sourcing & Procurement Advisory, Transformation Program Management, Health, Ageing & Human Services, Policy, Programs & Evaluation, Strategy, Brand & Marketing, Customer Brand & Marketing Advisory, Clients & Markets, Market Insights & Analytics

Technology & Digital:

Curious to see where a career in Tech & Digital 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.

Service Line Showcase: Cyber, Forensics Technology, Technology Risk, Audit Data Analytics, Digital Delta, Innovation, Solutions & Ventures, Risk Assurance Data & Digital Deployment, Strategy, Growth & Digital, Technology, Data & Innovation, Salesforce Advisory, Technology Implementation, Enterprise -Technology Solutions Integration, Technology Advisory

Risk:

Does Risk, Compliance & Sustainability sound like areas of interest to you? KPMG provides a holistic approach to risk and helps drive sustainable growth into an environment where trust and credibility are critical to success. Learn how risk management can enhance innovation, build credibility and achieve sustainable growth.

Service Line Showcase: Actuarial Services, Financial Risk Management, Superannuation Advisory, Forensics, Enterprise - Risk Consulting & Internal Audit, Governance, Risk & Controls Advisory, Risk Management, Compliance & Conduct, Contract Assurance Performance - Vendor Performance, Risk Strategy & Technology, Banarra, Climate Change & Sustainability

When and Where:

Our Foundations Program will take place on 29th September 2021.
The program 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!

This 1-day program will commence with a partner welcome, followed by learning more about our firm and what we have to offer you. You will also have a chance to hear from our graduates and what they love about working at KPMG. You will then break out into your area of interest to then rotate into different sessions to learn about 3 teams of your choice. Each session has been carefully designed to help you gain the most value based on where you are at in your studies and your area of interest. We are here to help launch your career through a variety of our programs.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students in their pre-penultimate year completing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in 2023
  • This program is only open to Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents

Our Selection Process:

Applications open on 9th August.

You can apply online by visiting Current opportunities. You'll receive a confirmation on the submission of your application. If you do not receive this, please email the Graduate Talent Acquisition team at gradrecruiting@kpmg.com.au. 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 Program in which you've applied to advise you if you've been successful in securing a position to participate in the program.

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Minimum Grade
  • 50 WAM or Percentage
Study Field
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
E
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Aircraft Operation & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies
M
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Human Movement
Indigenous Health
Occupational Health & Safety
P
Construction Management
Property, Land & Real Estate

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
Australia
New Zealand

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