Launch your career with our graduate program

We believe in our free thinking students and their ability to make a positive impact, so we created our graduate program to help you turn your Murdoch degree into a rewarding career.

Commencing in 2020, our two-year graduate program available only to Murdoch students provides a unique opportunity for you to benefit from a future-ready professional learning experience. The program can help you launch your career by providing a range of benefits, including:

  • structured learning and development and on-the-job training specific to your course
  • professional development, mentoring and networking opportunities
  • opportunity to gain relevant post-university work experience in a Global Top 100 University*
  • competitive salary and great staff benefits.

*Murdoch University is a nationally recognised institution, ranked as one of the top 100 young universities (under 50) in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.


We invite six Murdoch graduates to join the team in these areas:

  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • People and Culture (Human Resources)
  • Property, Development and Commercial Services
  • Legal
  • Marketing and Communications.


To be eligible to apply, you will:

  • have completed, or will be completing, an undergraduate degree at Murdoch in 2019
  • demonstrate a keen interest in pursuing a career in a related industry
  • be available to participate in our selection process in October 2019 and start full-time work in February 2020
  • be able to obtain and maintain working rights in Australia.

View the positions

You will find the graduate program positions in the professional section of our current vacancies page. Click on the position you’re interested in to view the position descriptions, including the full selection criteria and application instructions.

Applications for the 2020 graduate program close Sunday 13 October 2019.

View current vacancies

Next steps

After we receive your application, we will let you know if you are shortlisted to progress through to the next stage.

1. Assessment centre

If your application is shortlisted, you will be invited to participate in an assessment centre where you will join other shortlisted applicants to learn more about the details of the graduate program.

We will also have the opportunity to learn more about you while you complete assessments within a group environment.

2. Interviews

If you’re successfully shortlisted from the assessment centre, you will be invited to tell us more about yourself in a structured interview setting.

You will meet your potential future colleagues, learn more about the profession and the opportunities available.


Depending on the role you are applying for, other requirements may include psychometric and functional and technical assessments. You may also be asked to provide your academic transcript.

All shortlisted applicants who participate in the recruitment process will have the opportunity to receive feedback.

We’re here to help

Career support services

Looking for interview tips or advice on how to write a great job application? Our Careers and Employability team provide a range of services and resources to help current students and recent graduates plan and develop their careers.

Check out the career support services available, including our online portal myMurdoch Career, to kick-start your future career.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student support

We are committed to providing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates with the chance to be a part of this exciting opportunity and strongly encourage students/graduates to apply.

In partnership with the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre, our Equity Officer (Carmel Penny) will provide dedicated support for eligible applicants through the application process.

Got a question?

Contact our graduate program team on