At Jacobs, we deliver impactful global solutions to create a more connected, sustainable world — from intelligence to infrastructure, cybersecurity to space exploration. Our 55,000 employees across 40 countries work every day, challenging the expectations of today to reinvent the way we'll all live tomorrow.
We're solving the world's most critical problems, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. Partnering with clients to deliver innovative scientific, technical, professional and program-management solutions, we're creating thriving cities, resilient environments, multi-purpose and smart infrastructure for all.
From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we're committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.
With safety, accessibility and flexibility always top of mind, we've gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You'll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to delivering ever more innovative and sustainable solutions for clients.
'We live Inclusion' is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.
Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
Ready to Join Us? Read on to learn more about our application process and some tips to ensure your best chance of success.
1. Decide What Role(s) to Apply For
Your interests, skills and career goals should align with the requirements of your chosen role.
If you are in your penultimate year of study, you are best suited to our Summer Internship Program. If you are in your final year of study, you will be eligible for our Graduate Program.
Make sure that you are eligible to work in your chosen role's location (we will require evidence of your working rights).
2. Online Application
Now that you've determined which role(s) to apply for, it's time to submit your application! Click through to the position's online application form. You will need to complete some questions and attach a number of documents, including:
Your CV –showcase your previous work experience, extra-curricular activities, academic history, volunteer experience and any other qualifications –we're looking for future leaders, so anything that demonstrates your motivation, proactivity and interest in your chosen discipline will go a long way!
A cover letter –tell us about yourself, which specific discipline you are passionate about and where you see your career developing. Remember to proofread for typos!
Your Academic Record.
Evidence of your working rights –attach a scan/copy of your birth certificate, passport or Visa (VEVO check if applicable).
Please note that your application cannot be considered without these documents.
3. Online Video Interview
If your online application is successful, you will be invited to complete an online video interview. This is a chance for us to find out a bit more about you, your experience and what makes you tick. The interview can be completed anywhere you have a reliable internet connection, and we recommend setting aside half an hour in a quiet location so that you have time to set up and practice. Be prepared to answer some behavioural questions and showcase your passion for the role.
4. Face to Face Interview
If all goes well, you will be invited in for a face to face interview with one or more members of the team that you have applied to. Come prepared to answer a variety of questions, and don't be afraid to ask us some too!
5. Offer Extended
Once interviews for the role have been completed, someone will be in touch via a phone call with the outcome of your application.
We look forward to reviewing your applications –good luck!
You want to create real impact in making the world better, more connected, more sustainable. At Jacobs, you have the means of amplifying that impact every single day.
As a Graduate or Intern at Jacobs you'll work on real projects, bids and tenders from the get-go. Under the guidance and mentorship of our experts and industry leaders you'll have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and the everyday. From gaining hands-on experience to participating in networking events and structured learning sessions, you'll find new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you'll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.
Our ANZ Graduate Development Program runs for up to two years and is designed to equip graduates to become exceptional consultants. Graduates will learn about our organisation, business operations, project management and teamwork, at the same time as developing their business and consulting skills. The Program is designed to develop a core set of professional competencies in graduates of all disciplines through varied work-based experience and on-the-job learning which is linked to, and supported by, a process of accreditation and recognition for professional achievement.
Our Summer Internship Program offers students the opportunity to work with us for 12 weeks during the Christmas period break. This is a great opportunity to get some real-world experience that will help you make an informed decision about the direction of your post-university career. Many of our interns go on to become Jacobs graduates and enjoy a long and successful career with us.
Our Jacobs GO (Global Opportunities) Program is a six-month secondment program which is available for our early-career employees with two to five years' experience. The Program facilitates inter-regional and international short-term secondments across our business, providing the opportunity for you to work, adapt and thrive in a different location and culture.
Bring your curiosity, collaborative spirit and strong communication skills, and we'll help you grow, pursue and fulfil what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.