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Optus

4.8
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2021 Graduate Program – Commerce & Business

Sydney
At Optus, we know tomorrow is ours to create. Are you with us? Please apply now and submit your application to our 2021 Optus Graduate program.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job

Application dates

Applications Open
21 Jul 2020
Applications Close
16 Aug 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Economics
E
Mathematics & Statistics
L
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
S
Sciences
T
Teaching & Education

Optus is on the search for the highest calibre of graduates to be our future leaders and innovators. As we move from a traditional telco to a content-driven multimedia & technology organisation, we need strong talented individuals to help move us toward the future. As a graduate, you will have the opportunity to shape the tomorrow of Optus.

The role

Our two-year Graduate Program offers career development opportunities and we actively encourage further growth within our organisation as you complete the program. It's a fun, rewarding experience that will accelerate your personal and professional development, providing you a platform to fulfill your goals. We want to challenge you and ensure you contribute from day one and make an impact to our business.

You’ll complete a rotational program within your business unit. Rotations help you to learn about different parts of your business area, build more connections, further develop skills, and decide where you can take your career next. You will complete 3 rotations of 8 months each.

At the end of your graduate program, you’ll be supported to transition into a role which best suits your capabilities and interests.

What you will need to have

People are the heart of Optus and we are looking for graduates who feel the same. This means we are looking for customer-focused individuals who rise up to the challenge and say ‘Yes’. You will need to be a team-player and have a willingness to succeed.

We are looking for graduates who wish to work with in the Optus Business and/or Commerce related departments.

Commerce and Business

In the Commerce team, you’ll be responsible for managing the fundamental areas of business such as commercial decision making, marketing and management, and developing an applied understanding of business concepts and practices.

You may even be involved in data-driven analytical projects and partner with our sales departments providing financial and business assistance relating to specific product launches.

Ideally you have a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (or a related discipline) and have a genuine interest in partnering with a variety of stakeholders, and you will need to be a 2018, 2019 or 2020 university graduate to be eligible for this opportunity.

What we will offer you

We offer personal development, mentoring and formal on-the-job training, as well as an attractive salary and benefits package. Working on our campus in Macquarie Park, Sydney – you’ll have heavily subsidised travel options to and from our campus and Sydney CBD, flexible work hours, onsite gym memberships, cafes, markets and big discounts on Optus products and services.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
Don’t be afraid to ask for help – the world is not going to end if something goes wrong, it may just take a little bit more time to bounce back. Having the courage to ask for help will keep you calmer than trying to figure things out on your own.

Hansika Vats

  • Graduate stories
Don’t be afraid to ask for help – the world is not going to end if something goes wrong, it may just take a little bit more time to bounce back. Having the courage to ask for help will keep you calmer than trying to figure things out on your own.

Hansika Vats

  • Graduate stories
I love that I am creating a better experience for customers. I enjoy designing customer journeys to create seamless service experiences.

Lorraine Hui

  • Graduate stories
I love that I am creating a better experience for customers. I enjoy designing customer journeys to create seamless service experiences.

Lorraine Hui

  • Graduate stories
Don’t be afraid to ask for help – the world is not going to end if something goes wrong, it may just take a little bit more time to bounce back. Having the courage to ask for help will keep you calmer than trying to figure things out on your own.

Hansika Vats

  • Graduate stories
Don’t be afraid to ask for help – the world is not going to end if something goes wrong, it may just take a little bit more time to bounce back. Having the courage to ask for help will keep you calmer than trying to figure things out on your own.

Hansika Vats

  • Graduate stories
I love that I am creating a better experience for customers. I enjoy designing customer journeys to create seamless service experiences.

Lorraine Hui

  • Graduate stories
I love that I am creating a better experience for customers. I enjoy designing customer journeys to create seamless service experiences.

Lorraine Hui