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From a graduate program, to a career connecting more people across Australia

Find out more about the nbn® Graduate Program today.

The nbn Graduate Program

If you're a graduate looking for a chance to explore exciting opportunities with us, then the nbn Graduate Program is perfect for you.

You’ll get to be part of teams and work on real projects that will help lift the digital capability of Australia. The rotation-based program will allow you to learn and grow with us.

We want to make sure that you have a great experience learning and advancing in your career. We focus on creating a positive environment that helps you identify your strengths and gain valuable experience.

nbn Graduates with Trevor Granger

What you gain from the program

At nbn, we are passionate about helping people enhance their skills and experiences. We believe in developing a diverse range of capabilities to meet the digital needs of people across Australia.

As a graduate, you’ll have the chance to work for a thriving national company and learn from highly regarded professionals in a dynamic environment.

We celebrate integrity, innovation, inclusion and personal growth. Our team comprises people from all walks of life, each with their unique perspective. Our differences enable us to help level the playing field for people nationwide to participate in Australia’s digital future, no matter where they live.

We offer our teams benefits including professional development allowances and discounted study opportunities so you can explore what works best for you. You’ll also play an integral part in connecting streets, corners and businesses across Australia.

It’s the perfect platform for future innovators, creative thinkers and hands-on problem solvers.

When you finish the program

Once you complete the 18-month program, you will have worked in three different roles across various teams.

Each rotation will last six months and align with your academic discipline, career interests and future skills. This will allow you to develop your skills, build your network and gain experience in diverse environments.

By the end of the program, you’ll have valuable knowledge about the nbn network and business, which will come in handy for your future endeavours.

Three participants in nbn's Graduate Program

Graduate support and mentorship

We’re excited to work with you and help you achieve your goals.

Our team is dedicated to ensuring you have an amazing experience with the nbn Graduate Program, and that you can thrive and succeed at nbn.

Once you start the program, you’ll be paired with a senior business leader who will be there for you every step of the way. They’ll act as your mentor, helping you grow and develop your skills, and providing valuable insights and knowledge. They’ll help you build your network and ultimately help launch your career at nbn.

You’ll also be matched with a graduate buddy who will be there to help you get up to speed and feel at home at nbn. And throughout the program, you’ll have rotational leaders who will be your go-to experts for advice and guidance on your day-to-day responsibilities.

Your mentors are here to support you throughout the entire 18-month program and beyond. We’re confident that you’ll build strong relationships with your fellow graduates and leaders, and that you’ll be well on your way to success at nbn.

Graduate learning and development

Working with your mentor and rotation manager, you can create a Personal Development Plan to help you enhance your skills and become more effective at your job.

This plan is tailor-made to support your learning while working with nbn, and it will guide you towards potential future opportunities that align with your career aspirations.

As a graduate, you’ll get to attend purpose-built workshops and socialise with other graduates, which will give you a chance to sharpen your skills outside of work.

At nbn, we value your learning and development and are dedicated to supporting you with a clear career plan once you’ve completed the Graduate Program.

Are you ready to start your new career?

If you relish taking on new challenges and are passionate about your work, we’d love you to apply for the nbn Graduate Program. To qualify for this program, you must:

  • have completed an undergraduate degree in the past three years or be due to complete your degree prior to commencement
  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident when you apply

In addition, you’ll be able to demonstrate your ability to:

  • be a self-starter
  • collaborate and actively champion our inclusive environment
  • communicate effectively
  • deliver results and operate in an environment of pace and change
  • demonstrate self-awareness and a growth mindset
  • think creatively and problem solve with an enterprise mindset
  • consistently demonstrate our values