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Applications for our 2021 Graduate Program close on Sunday, 16 August. Be sure to submit your application on time so you don’t miss out.

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Past Optus Graduate Hiring Statistics

If you’re interested in working at Optus, understanding when they have opened up applications for their graduate programs, graduate jobs and internships is helpful knowledge to have so you know when you might need to apply. Use the below information to see when Optus hires graduates, but more importantly what graduate degree’s and other student attributes they target for their jobs.


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Job types

  • Graduate Jobs (100%),

Disciplines

  • Accounting (20%),

  • Actuary (20%),

  • Administration (67%),

  • Arts and Humanities (27%),

  • Banking and Finance (20%),

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Locations

  • Sydney (100%),

  • Regional Victoria (13%),

Work rights

  • Australian Citizen (100%),

  • Australian Permanent Resident (100%),

  • New Zealand Citizen (100%),

Past Optus Graduate Programs

Check out some of Optus's past jobs they have posted on GradConnection over the last 12 months. Understanding the details about what a graduate employer is looking for well before applications have opened can sometimes be the edge you need to secure your first graduate program.


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Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Computer Science

and 24 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Engineering Petroleum
  • Engineering Software
  • Environment
  • Food Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Medical and Biomedical Science
  • Project Management
  • Research and Development
  • Science
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Our 2-year Graduate Program is specially designed to equip you with the experience, knowledge and networks that will empower you to succeed!

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Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Business and Commerce

and 5 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Business and Commerce
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Government
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Media and Advertising

Our 2-year Graduate Program is specially designed to equip you with the experience, knowledge and networks that will empower you to succeed!

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Graduate Jobs

Regional Victoria

and 1 other

Available locations

  • Regional Victoria
  • Sydney

Accounting

and 11 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Actuary
  • Administration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Commerce
  • Compliance
  • Consulting
  • Economics
  • Funds Management
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Management

Our 2-year Graduate Program is specially designed to equip you with the experience, knowledge and networks that will empower you to succeed!

Hybrid remote
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Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Accounting

and 14 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Actuary
  • Administration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Commerce
  • Compliance
  • Consulting
  • Economics
  • Funds Management
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Law
  • Management
  • Recruitment

Our 2-year Graduate Program is specially designed to equip you with the experience, knowledge and networks that will empower you to succeed!

Hybrid remote
Closed

Graduate Jobs

Regional Victoria

and 1 other

Available locations

  • Regional Victoria
  • Sydney

Computer Science

and 24 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Engineering Petroleum
  • Engineering Software
  • Environment
  • Food Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Medical and Biomedical Science
  • Project Management
  • Research and Development
  • Science
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Our 2-year Graduate Program is specially designed to equip you with the experience, knowledge and networks that will empower you to succeed!

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Administration

and 15 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Administration
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Commerce
  • Consulting
  • Customer Service
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Design and User Experience
  • Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Advertising
  • Project Management
  • Retail
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Accounting

and 14 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Actuary
  • Administration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Commerce
  • Compliance
  • Consulting
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Funds Management
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Administration

and 10 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Administration
  • Business and Commerce
  • Communications
  • Consulting
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Human Resources
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Recruitment
  • Statistics

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Customer Service

and 3 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Customer Service
  • Law
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Administration

and 24 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Administration
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Commerce
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Consulting
  • Customer Service
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Defence
  • Economics
  • Engineering Software
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Government
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Intelligence
  • Journalism
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Media and Advertising
  • Operations
  • Project Management
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Administration

and 18 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Administration
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Commerce
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Consulting
  • Customer Service
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Design and User Experience
  • Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Advertising
  • Project Management
  • Research and Development
  • Retail
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Computer Science

and 21 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Engineering Petroleum
  • Engineering Software
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Project Management
  • Research and Development
  • Science
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Administration

and 19 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Administration
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Commerce
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Consulting
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Design and User Experience
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Software
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Advertising
  • Project Management
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Administration

and 25 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Administration
  • Business and Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Consulting
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Engineering Petroleum
  • Engineering Software
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Project Management
  • Research and Development
  • Science
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Administration

and 17 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Administration
  • Business and Commerce
  • Communications
  • Consulting
  • Customer Service
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Mathematics
  • Operations
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Retail
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you.

About Us

Optus


As one of the largest telecommunications companies in Australia, Optus provides mobile, telephony, internet, satellite, entertainment and business network services to more than 10 million customers each day.

Our mobile network reaches 98.5 per cent of the Australian population and we are committed to constantly delivering new technologies that will connect more Australians to their friends, families and businesses. We offer a range of pre- and post-paid mobile plans allowing customers to choose a plan that best suits their data and price needs for themselves and their families.

Optus is more than just a telco, providing exclusive premium entertainment and sport content across a range of platforms. Whether at you’re at home or on-the-go, you can catch up on the latest TV shows and movies, get closer to the games and players you love with Optus Sport or be the first with tunes on your favourite streaming service and score backstage access to artists with Optus Music.

As we move into the next generation, Optus will continue to invest in our people, our communities, our networks and a sustainable future to help create and better more connected future for Australia.

Our Culture

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We aren’t just a Telco anymore; we are a company of innovation, we have moved to the forefront of technology and entertainment. We are a part of the digital disruption, changing the way we deliver media services and content to you; continuing to create experiences that move you.

We love to work with people who provide ideas that differentiate, disrupt and deliver amazing services for our customers.

Optus believes in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.

Our head office, Optus Centre Sydney set on seven hectares of beautifully landscaped grounds in Macquarie Park. This is where all the action happens - and where we’ve been working to deliver outstanding customer experience since 2007. Optus Centre Sydney can accommodate more than 6,500 people and welcomes over 500 visitors every day. That makes us one of the largest corporate campuses in Australia.

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Our Graduate Program

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It’s an exciting time to be at Optus. By expanding into new technology and relentlessly improving every day, more career pathways and development opportunities have been created across a broader range of business streams for graduates.

Our two-year Graduate program offers career development opportunities and we actively encourage further growth within our organisation as you complete the program. It's a fun, rewarding experience that will accelerate your personal and professional development, providing you a platform to fulfill your goals. We want to challenge you and ensure you contribute from day one and make an impact to our business.

Within your business area you’ll complete a rotational program. Rotations help you to learn about different parts of your business area, build more connections, further develop skills, and decide where you can take your career next. You will complete 3 rotations of 8 months each.

At the end of your graduate program, you’ll be supported to transition into a role which best suits your capabilities and interests.

Our accelerated program provides new university graduates with an in-depth knowledge of Optus, the Singtel Group and the broader industry. The options are endless from (but not limited to) Marketing, Finance, Networks and Data Analytics, Sales and IT.

FAQ

How long is the program?

This is a two-year accelerated growth and development program.

What month does the program start?

April.

What degrees types are Optus looking for?

We offer a range of graduate opportunities for a wide variety of degree disciplines, including, but not limited to: Business, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Network Engineering, Marketing, Arts, IT, Computer Science, Design, Human Resource Management, Psychology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics and Science.

Who is eligible to apply for the Optus Graduate Program?

  • Visa requirements
    You must have Australian/New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency at the time that you submit your application.
  • Minimum credit average
    To be considered you’ll need a minimum of 65% grade point average.
  • Graduate applications
    To be eligible, you must be in the final year of a university undergraduate or postgraduate degree or have completed your university studies in the last 2 years.
  • Postgraduate applications
    We accept applications from undergraduate or postgraduate students.
  • What locations are you recruiting for?
    Currently, we are only recruiting for graduate roles in Sydney.

What does the application process involve?

Begin by submitting your application through our careers page. Successful applicants will then be asked to complete an online psychometric test to learn about the way you think. The next stage involves a video interview, which you can do from the comfort of your own home. The final stage is an in-person group interview, also known as our Assessment Centre, which includes group activities and one-one-one interviews with hiring managers.

What is the starting salary for graduates?

Our starting salary is competitive with the graduate market. We will discuss details of remuneration and our bonus structure throughout the recruitment process. We also offer rewards and benefits that do not make up the cash component of your salary, but still offer cost savings to you.

Can I travel overseas with Optus?

While we do have offices around the globe, our graduates are based in Australia. However, in some cases our graduates will have the opportunity to work overseas.

Here from one of our Graduate alumni:

How we give back

Optus


Optus is serious about its social and environmental responsibility and giving our people the opportunity to help make a positive difference in the community. Since Optus began, we have contributed over $79 million through funding, time and resources to various community partnerships and programs. Our people have volunteered over 130,000 hours in company time and we provide matched workplace giving, skilled and unskilled volunteering including the unique opportunity to volunteer overseas. We have a huge range of opportunities for our employees from volunteering in Australia and overseas to matched giving, fundraising and mentoring.

Learn more about our community initiatives here.

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Diversity & Inclusion

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Optus


We believe in the inherent strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce. Our varied backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences help us forge strong connections with our customers, innovate, and make better decisions for our business.

To achieve game-changing customer experiences, we know the importance of creating an inclusive culture where our people can ‘be themselves at work’. This brings diversity of thought and innovative ideas, ultimately leading to ‘yes’ moments for our customers.

To achieve our business goals we have four focus areas:

Gender diversity

Our goal is to create gender balance by increasing our female representation in leadership and key technical roles. We continue to foster a culture where LGBTIQ+ employees are confident expressing themselves.

Multigenerational workplace

Building a truly inclusive workplace where people at different life and careers stages feel valued and supported.

Cultural Diversity

Understanding and harnessing our varied cultural contributions and increasing our Indigenous workforce.

Differing Abilities

We are focused on creating a workplace that is welcoming, inclusive and accessible for everyone; a disability confident employer.

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