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GHD Summer Internship 2022 - South Australia

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation.

As an undergraduate in GHD, you will be provided with practical, on the job experience within a field aligned to your studies and where possible, to your aspirational career path.  Because a career is more than just the job, you'll be able to connect with our broader Young Professionals and Women in GHD networks, to learn from their experiences and help develop broader social networks across the company.

To help facilitate transitions into our Graduate program, our internship experience is designed for students in their penultimate, or second-to-last year of studies, however, is open to students from earlier years as well.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for Engineers & Scientists of all types and Project Management students to join our program in 2023 with a range of opportunities across the following business groups. If you have a preference for one or more of these areas, you’ll be able to highlight this in your application.

  • Energy (Transmission & Distribution, Substation Engineering, Traction Power, Renewables)
  • Resources (Materials Handling, Tailings & Dams, Mining Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering)
  • Environmental (Contaminated land, Ecology, Flora & Fauna, Aqualab, Approvals & Planning, Sustainability)
  • Transport (Roads, Rail, Bridges, Materials Engineering, Tunnels, Traffic & Transport Planning)
  • Water (Hydrology, Surface Water, Infrastructure & Design, Stormwater, Waste Water Treatment & Process Engineering) 
  • Property & Buildings (which includes Architecture, Interior Design, Urban Design, Landscape Design, Mechanical, Electrical & Hydraulic Building Services, Building Structures, Civil, Waste Management)
  • Project Management (Controls & Contracts Management, External PM services)
  • Engagement, Communications & Communities

All our summer internship positions commence in late November / early December (depending on your exam timetable) and will run across the summer break in a full time capacity until late February. If your university runs a Trimester schedule, we will work around your dates to ensure you can participate as much as is possible during your break.

What happens after you apply?

Once we receive your application, it will be reviewed by one of our Talent Acquisition team members who manage each of our regions. If your application is shortlisted, we will get in touch with you for a Video Interview, where you’ll get the chance to introduce yourself and make another positive impression on both our TA team and hiring managers.

How do you apply?

  1. Select the "Apply" button
  2. Please allow up to 10 minutes to complete the questions.
  3. Upload a copy of your updated cover letter, CV and academic transcript/s.

Interested? Apply now.

GHD is an equal opportunity employer and we want everyone to be able to fully participate in our recruitment process. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities. 

Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.  

We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

All our employees are expected to be able to attend a GHD office. In Australia you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to access any GHD controlled office or project site in all states and territories except WA, unless you have been granted an exemption.

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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical, Engineering Chemical Processing,

  • Work rights:

    Australian Bridging Visa, Australian Working

  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:

    Adelaide, Regional South

  • Start Date

    November/December 2022

  • Closing Date:14th Aug 2022, 7:00 pm


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