Nestlé Graduate Programs & Internships

We are Nestlé – the Good food, Good life company.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to unlock the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone, today and for generations to come – this is why we exist, and what inspires us to make a positive contribution to society – for individuals and families, communities and our planet.

Guided by our values rooted in respect, we work alongside partners to contribute to society while ensuring the long-te…

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About Us

We are Nestlé – the Good food, Good life company.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to unlock the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone, today and for generations to come – this is why we exist, and what inspires us to make a positive contribution to society – for individuals and families, communities and our planet.
Guided by our values rooted in respect, we work alongside partners to contribute to society while ensuring the long-term success of our business. We call this Creating Shared Value, and we embed it in everything we do.

Our scale

With around 4,000 people across offices, factories, distribution centres and retail boutiques in Australia, we believe that the different backgrounds, ways of thinking and cultural experiences of our people at every level of our business make for a richer workplace and give us the insight and innovation to grow and continually delight our equally diverse consumers.

Our Brands:

It’s a thrill to walk through a supermarket or shop online and see our iconic brands and products in almost every aisle and category. Nestlé has an unrivalled portfolio of international and local brands like NESCAFÉ, KIT KAT, MAGGI, UNCLE TOBYS, NESPRESSO, PURINA, SUSTAGEN and MILO.

Discover a career where you can Be a force for good with the world’s largest FMCG company!

 

Why Join Us?

In your chosen area, we'll support you to:

  • Learn in a practical, hands-on environment with real ownership of what you do
  • Grow and develop your leadership abilities
  • Gain the knowledge and business acumen to set you up for long-term success

Your experience with us may cover different brands, different business areas, and even different countries. You'll have the chance to learn from some of the brightest minds across our organisation as you grow your career – through your ideas, energy and expertise.

Graduate Program

What streams are available?


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Business- Category & Sales

Start your career bringing the best value to our customers and our consumers

Why do people and customers buy and how can we maximise the success of our promotions?​

As you gain insights into consumer and shopper behaviour, you’ll help create compelling sales offers and develop integrated shopper campaigns that excite and entertain. The 2-year rotation program is a vibrant and strategic experience that gives you a platform to start your career within a Nestlé sales team.​

​In Business we have 3 streams:​

Category – Shopper Marketing​

  • Using shopper, consumer and channel trends, deliver data-driven and actionable insights to shape the long-term strategies of our brands.

Corporate Sales – Customer Planning​

  • Manage key customer accounts and support our nation-wide field team with the latest technology and tools to drive efficiency and sales.

Nestle Professional – Business to Business​

  • From pubs and clubs to healthcare, help a diverse range of business customers grow with the help of creative food and beverage solutions from Nestle’s trusted and loved brands.

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Marketing

Start your career meeting the changing needs of our consumers​

How does a global brand meet the needs of consumers? How do we innovative, and bring fast and agile to our new product development?​

​Through the 2-year rotation program you will learn about project management and working with sales teams, supply chain, digital marketing, eCommerce, brand communications and more. Learn how to work together to delight our customers! ​


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Finance

Start your career making sure it all ‘adds up’!

Across their 2-year rotation program, our Finance Graduates experience the breadth of Nestle’s financial activities. Starting with new product development and going all the way through to costing, ensuring that everything we do is measured and understood.​

For one of your rotations you’ll be based in a factory, where you’ll get a hands-on understanding of our manufacturing process as this relates to the costing of our products.​

As a CPA Recognised Employer Partner, your path to achieving a CPA qualification is streamlined. We provide financial support and study leave for you to complete each module.


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Technical & Production

Start your career keeping our product lines running smoothly​

If the thought of seeing our products come to life from the very beginning excites you, then the Technical & Production stream is for you. Through the 2-year rotation program you’ll be based in one or more of our factories. You’ll work across different areas including Quality, Environmental Sustainability, Engineering and Production. You will also experience managing employees as a Factory Line Manager.​

Qualifications in Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering will be highly regarded.

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Supply Chain

Start your career ensuring our popular brands reach shelves across Oceania quickly and reliably

Can you help us add real value to our supply chain? Develop your analytical skills, forward thinking and planning capabilities to help us solve the challenges of getting raw ingredients at the right time and place, and products to our customers. ​

During the 2-year rotation program you’ll experience physical logistics, customer service, demand and supply planning and procurement, and work in both office and DC locations. You’ll work on exciting projects with colleagues and customers alike to tackle daily challenges and deliver best practice. ​


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Business Information Systems

Start your career by driving and enabling the achievement of business goals and objectives!

The 2 year program will include 3 rotations where you’ll be exposed to all the day-to-day value added by our information systems teams: business partnering, training & knowledge transfer, change management and project work. You’ll learn skills in problem-solving, communication and team work, data analysis & integration and leadership.

Qualifications in Business, Information Systems, and Data & Analytics will be highly regarded.

Learning & Development

Through all of this it’s important to know that you’re not alone. Throughout the program you’ll be coached and supported by the amazing teams behind our iconic brands. You’ll also have your own tailored learning and development program and work in teams of inspiring people.

How can you grow here?

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Fresh thinking and new ideas: these two qualities are the fabric that make up the NextGen Nestlé graduates who’ll go on to be a future force for good.

From day one, you’ll have real responsibilities on real projects in different areas across the business. You’ll be encouraged to grow through continuous on-the-job learning, and our diverse and fast-paced environment will stretch and build your expertise daily.

With real ownership of your work, we’ll help you grow and develop your leadership abilities. You’ll also have your own tailored learning and development program and be working in a team of inspiring people.

With a sound platform of business knowledge, experience and well-developed networks, you will be ready to move into the business – your future career at Nestlé is in your hands.

What impact you can have here?

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Joining a company with a history that goes back over 150 years and operations all over the world does sound pretty monumental. Here at Nestlé, we believe that everything we do across the business is interconnected.

Depending on the stream you will be joining, you will see the work you do contribute to our business vision. You will play a role in enhancing the lives of our many consumers that trust and believe in our great products.

We might have started over 150 years ago, but without our people, like you, we would not be this global company today.

Diversity & Inclusion

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At Nestlé, we drive diversity & inclusion through our impact on:

Culture

by building an inclusive culture, leveraging the differences of our employees when working together

Innovation

by thinking about the needs of diverse consumers and customers in our products and services and being inclusive in their accessibility – whenever, wherever, however they need them

Society

By acting and engaging with society and stakeholders in our diverse business environments across the entire value chain.

A diverse workplace challenges and inspires the ways we think, innovate and create. At Nestlé, we constantly seek new and better ways to work together, building from our past success into the future.

We believe that the many different backgrounds, ways of thinking and cultural experiences of our people at every level of our business, make for a richer workplace and gives us the insight and innovation to grow and continually delight our equally diverse consumers.

Respect for diversity means respect for other ways of thinking, other cultures, and all facets of society, and requires openness and inclusiveness in all our interactions both inside and outside our company.

We aim to provide a workplace culture that generates equal opportunities for everyone, where people are treated with dignity and respect, where voices are listened to, valued and have genuine impact.

Our global and local initiatives on diversity include:

  • Development opportunities: mentoring and coaching programs
  • A flexible and supportive work environment
  • Role model events, round tables and network discussions
  • Leadership development training and unconscious bias workshops

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