When do applications for the 2025 Graduate Program open and close?

Applications for Ventia’s Graduate Program open on 1 July 2024 and close 31 July 2024. 


How long is Ventia’s Graduate Program?

Ventia’s Graduate Program is a two-year program consisting of 2 x 6-month rotations and 1 x 12-month rotation.


Am I eligible to apply for Ventia’s Graduate Program?

To be considered for this program, you must be an Australian / New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or have full Australian / New Zealand working rights.

You will have successfully completed (at minimum) a bachelor’s degree within the last 24 months or graduating in 2024 and available to commence in January 2025.


What locations do you recruit for?

Ventia operates across Australia and New Zealand.


Do you have any tips for completing my application?

  • Be yourself – We want to get to know you and learn about your interests, career aspirations and what motivates you.
  • Do your research – Learn more about Ventia and what we do. Our website is a valuable source of information.
  • Keep an open mind to possibilities – Ventia is a large and diverse organisation operating in over 400 sites across Australia and New Zealand. Take the time to do some research about what we do, what industries we work in and the services we provide. The opportunities are endless!
  • Keep your resume clear and concise – your resume doesn’t need to be longer than two pages. Use the space to describe your experience, attributes and responsibilities relevant to the pathway that you’re applying for.
  • Prepare – Practice the STAR method (situation, task, action, result) to prepare for behavioural based interview questions to structure your answers.


What support will you have throughout the application process?

We’re committed to making the application process as smooth as possible so that you can demonstrate your full potential. If you require additional support or adjustments, please let us know when you apply.


What benefits do you receive as a Ventia Graduate?

  • Professional development designed to build your capability and bridge the gap between university and work, including emerging talent programs, technical and soft-skill development.
  • Mentoring opportunities with senior leaders to provide you with long-term career support.
  • A current or former graduate buddy to help you navigate your first-two years with us.
  • Innovation challenges to bring out your creative side.
  • Rewarding work with a purpose. You’ll be contributing to projects and providing essential services that keep infrastructure working for our communities.