Amazon Graduate Programs & Internships

What unites all Amazonians (across teams and locations) is that we are all striving to delight our customers and make their lives easier—whoever that customer may be (e.g., consumers, business owners, content creators, employees, etc.). In pursuit of delighting customers, Amazonians have developed many products and services that have transformed the way our customers live their lives and run their businesses.

You'll also hear us say that at Amazon, it's always "Day 1." What do w…

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What unites all Amazonians (across teams and locations) is that we are all striving to delight our customers and make their lives easier—whoever that customer may be (e.g., consumers, business owners, content creators, employees, etc.). In pursuit of delighting customers, Amazonians have developed many products and services that have transformed the way our customers live their lives and run their businesses.

You'll also hear us say that at Amazon, it's always "Day 1." What do we mean? That our approach remains the same as it was on Amazon's very first day - to make smart, fast decisions, stay nimble, invent, and focus on delighting our customers.

Why Join Us?

Amazon is an innovation company, where it's always "Day 1". We live our 14 leadership principles every day and everything we do is framed by these principles. If you are looking to grow professionally at a fast pace, this is a great place to be!

  • You’re surrounded by innovation: Whether it’s delivering packages in under 24 hours, enabling entrepreneurs to grow their businesses with AWS, or creating great shows to binge watch on a Sunday afternoon, we know that delighting customers requires a lot of innovation. Sometimes that innovation takes the form of small incremental improvements on existing processes, and sometimes it starts with a blank white board and a random idea. When Amazonians see an opportunity to make a process or product better or create a new one from scratch, if it would have a positive impact on our customers, we love figuring out how to make it happen.
  • You’re empowered with a lot of ownership: One of the most common things we hear from Amazonians is that they love how much ownership and responsibility they have from the very beginning. The size and scope of what they work on is bigger than they expected coming in. The degree of ownership does differ from role to role, but Amazonians consistently report having much more ownership of their work here than at their previous employers.
  • Your growth is accelerated: Many people say that they learn more at Amazon in their first six months than they learned in the first two years at other companies. This is due to the scope, scale, speed, and impact of the projects that people are a part of, as well as the remarkable colleagues that they work with every day. Amazonians are also encouraged to experiment with new possibilities, take risks, learn quickly, and manage constraints by looking for ways to accomplish more with less.
  • The work is challenging: The scope and scale of what we do to delight customers is pretty challenging. It requires Amazonians to be resourceful and embrace a high degree of change and ambiguity, while still meeting the high standards that we set for ourselves. Building and delivering things that were never thought possible isn’t easy and Amazonians often find themselves trying to figure out the right path forward without a playbook to tell them what to do.
  • You have a voice here and are encouraged to use it: Put very simply, we want to hear what you have to say. Good ideas can’t lead to great products, services, or solutions if you don’t vocalize them. And we strongly believe that the best outcomes come from embracing a variety of perspectives, so at Amazon, we really embrace individual expression, show respect for different opinions, and work together to create a culture where each of us is able to contribute fully. Our unique backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our ability to achieve Amazon’s mission of being Earth’s most customer-centric company.
  • Your experience and career development is in your hands: Amazonians are required to chart their own path by driving their own development, career, and future at Amazon. The possibilities you explore, opportunities you take advantage of, and the impact you have are driven by your own ideas, interests, and initiative. There is an endless number of career paths at Amazon, so your path can really be tailored to you, with the expectation that you are the one navigating the right path forward and utilizing all of the resources and people available to make that happen.

Graduate Program

Amazon graduate roles are typically based in technical, engineering, research, and business areas. Whether you’re graduating with an undergraduate degree, Masters degree, MBA or PhD, across Australia and New Zealand. Building the future is inspiring and fun, but it’s not easy. In these roles, you’ll challenge yourself to meet high standards, deliver constant improvement in everything you do, and embrace the high degree of change and ambiguity that comes with inventing and delivering things that were never thought possible.

Examples of Technical, Engineering, and Research job categories we hire for most frequently include:

  • Software development
  • Solutions Architects
  • Technical Account Managers
  • Professional Services
  • Technical Trainers
  • Data science
  • Cloud support

Business: These roles offer undergrad, Master’s, and MBA students the opportunity to contribute to the company’s overall growth by creating strategic project plans, working with key business groups, and using data and analytics to solve complex problems for Amazon customers.

Examples of Business job categories we hire for most frequently include:

  • Accounting and finance
  • Retail/Consumer leadership
  • Operations management
  • Product management
  • Marketing and sales

Tech U is one of the Graduate Programs as AWS which is a 48-week structured graduate program across Australia and New Zealand. Residents have the opportunity to participate in project-based learning, creative real-world problem solving, and on-the-job training. Supported and supervised by AWS experts, this residency program offers these new AWS professionals time and space to develop technical expertise in AWS Cloud computing. They are also taught the soft skills required to launch a successful career. AWS Tech U graduates are prepared to serve as solutions architects, technical trainers, and professional services consultant roles within AWS.

Interested? Come build the future with us.

There are two graduate (FTE) intakes : March and August every year.


Amazon interns play an important role in building the future for our customers. The possibilities you’ll explore and the impact you’ll have are driven by your ideas and initiative. You will chart your own path and own your development, career, and future. In other words, your experience and trajectory at Amazon is in your hands.

Amazon interns work on a variety of projects that accelerate their career growth and delight Amazon customers. Our interns have been involved in projects like writing customer-facing content on the Echo devices, launching Prime pricing, creating real-time feedback systems, identifying and implementing ways to improve our fulfillment process, and building new features on Intern projects can range from working on products for customers to creating behind the scenes unreleased features, and span roles in software development, retail, product management, and finance.

Our Summer Internship will begin from December to February every year.

Other Opportunities

Application Process

Online Application -> Assessment -> Phone Interview -> *In-person Interview (2-4 interviews)

*In-person interviews are now replaced with virtual interviews due to covid-19. Number of interviews is dependent on the role you have applied for.

Employee Profiles

Social Responsibility

We are committed to and invested in sustainability because it’s a win all around—it’s good for the planet, for business, for our customers, and for our communities. 

The Climate Pledge
This is Amazon’s commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040. In addition, we are on a path to powering our operations with 100% renewable energy by 2025.

Sustainable Operations
From reducing water usage in data centers to using sustainable aviation fuel, we are committed to building a sustainable business for our customers, communities, and the world.

Our Supply Chain
We are committed to ensuring that partners around the world in our supply chain are treated with fundamental dignity and respect. 

Improving Packaging
We’re working to invent packaging that delights customers, eliminates waste, and ensures products arrive intact and undamaged.

Perks & Benefits

The perks of being an Amazon employee don't stop at collaborating with great people on exciting and innovative projects. Amazon’s benefits support the needs of our diverse workforce and their family members, no matter what stage they’re at in their life or career. Depending on your location, country, job status and other requirements, some or all of the following benefits may be available to you.

Applicable to all employees

  • Central modern offices
  • Nibbles and snacks in the kitchen
  • Competitive market salary
  • AWS certifications

Only Applicable to full time Employees

  • Internal transfers opportunities and expanding career development programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Subsidized health insurance
  • Subsidized commute to work
  • Subsidized mobile phone bill
  • Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)
  • Employee Discount

Diversity and Inclusion

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Diversity and Inclusion are core values for Amazon. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Amazon has 13 affinity groups, also known as employee resource groups, which bring Amazon employees together across businesses and locations around the world. Some examples include the [email protected], Amazon Women in Engineering (AWE), [email protected], Glamazon, [email protected] to name a few! 

  • We bring varying backgrounds, ideas, and points of view to inventing on behalf of our customers. Our diverse perspectives come from many sources including gender (cis, trans, identity, expression), race, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, culture, education, professional and life experience, age, and the intersections of these and other factors. 
  • Our Affinity Groups bring employees together across businesses and geographies. With executive and company sponsorship, these groups play an important role in building internal networks for career development, advising Amazon business units, leading in service projects, participating in policy discussions, and reaching out to communities where Amazonians live and work. Since 2016, enrollment in Amazon’s affinity groups has more than doubled in more than 90 chapters worldwide. Visit our Diversity & Inclusion page to learn more
  • We believe that every Amazonian should feel comfortable sharing their unique perspectives, and every Amazonian should seek out the perspectives of others. This is ingrained in our leadership principles that guide our company. For example, Are Right, A Lot notes that leaders must seek diverse perspectives and work to disconfirm our own beliefs. This kind of inclusive behavior increases the likelihood that we will be right (a lot) and have the information and insights needed to invent on behalf of all of Amazon’s customers—rather than just a limited subset. 
  • At Amazon, we don’t sacrifice long-term value for short-term gain. Promoting inclusion and diversity is both a short and long-term investment, which is why we are committed to hiring the best talent of all backgrounds, creating a culture of inclusion at Amazon every day, and growing the next generation of leaders by providing young leaders in underrepresented communities with training in science, technology, engineering, and math. 
  • Amazon organizes events and programming to celebrate the importance of diversity and inclusion. Grace Hopper Conference (the world's largest technical conference for women in computing) and AmazeCon, the annual conference to learn, be curious, and accelerate understanding around gender diversity at Amazon

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