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Water Corporation Graduate Programs & Internships

We’re recognised worldwide for our performance and innovation to secure water supplies for Western Australia in a changing climate. We’re driven to make our state a great place to live and we have career opportunities to help make it happen.

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Past Water Corporation Graduate Hiring Statistics

If you’re interested in working at Water Corporation, 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 Water Corporation 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 (67%),

  • Internships (33%),


  • Accounting (33%),

  • Banking and Finance (67%),

  • Business and Commerce (100%),

  • Computer Science (33%),

  • Data Science and Analytics (33%),

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  • Perth (100%),

Work rights

  • Australian Citizen (100%),

  • Australian Permanent Resident (100%),

  • New Zealand Citizen (100%),

Past Water Corporation Graduate Programs & Internships

Check out some of Water Corporation'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.

Water Corporation Graduate Program 2021

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Graduate Jobs


Accounting, Banking and Finance,





Australian Citizen, New Zealand


Water Corporation Vacation Program 2020

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Banking and Finance, Business





Australian Citizen, New Zealand


Water Corporation Graduate Program 2021 - Expression of Interest

Job type:

Graduate Jobs


Business and Commerce, Engineering,





Australian Citizen, New Zealand


About Water Corporation

Water Corporation

Top Intern Programs 2018 Top Graduate Employer 2019

Water Corporation is the principal supplier of water, wastewater and drainage services in Western Australia to hundreds of thousands of homes, businesses and farms, and also provide bulk water to farms for irrigation. Our services, projects and activities span over 2.6 million square kilometres.

Our Vision is the sustainable management of water services to make WA a great place to live and invest. One of our areas of focus currently is to increase the liveability of the people of WA while continuing to provide world class water and water water services.

We have 79 Water Treatment plants, 113  Wastewater Treatment Plants, two Desalination plants across the state and one cutting-edge groundwater replenishment scheme in the metro area.

We employ over 2700 staff and participate in alliances to manage an asset base worth more than $15 billion. Graduates have the potential to work with alliances (partnerships with the private sector) or in a private sector company as part of a Graduate Exchange Program.  

We are owned by the Western Australian Government and are accountable to our sole shareholder, the Minister for Water, for delivery of our services in a commercial manner. Most of our surplus is returned to the government as a dividend to contribute to the development of the state with major infrastructure projects, with the balance reinvested into capital projects required to meet our challenges with the drying climate.

Our Company Values

Our values are a key component of our culture. They guide the way we work, drive our behaviour and help us to achieve our goals.

  • One Team
  • Think Safe, Act Safe
  • Customer Focussed
  • Value Every Dollar
  • Future Thinking
  • Take Personal Ownership

Graduate Program

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Top Graduate Employer 2018

Think of your future.

Join the only graduate program in WA that is working towards providing water for all, forever.

As a graduate with the Water Corporation you'll have the opportunity to work on key water infrastructure projects.

The Program offers a three year Graduate Development Program that includes extensive on-the- job training and provides a range of personal and professional development opportunities

We have a strong focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines, and are looking for graduates who want to share our commitment to the future provision of sustainable water services.

Some of the disciplines we are looking for graduates include:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Data Science
  • Commerce
  • Finance

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Learn from experts through our mentoring program
  • Ongoing learning and development
  • Involvement in real community engagement activities
  • Opportunities to work across the State
  • Supported by an active graduate committee


Our Graduates

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What our Grads Say

“It has been hugely satisfying to work on projects that not only build the resilience of our state, but consist of multi- million dollar capital projects that will accelerate my career development.” “My colleagues provide an exceptionally supportive and flexible working environment that produce tangible outcomes for the community and industry.”

The 10 Big Questions

How are employees recognised?

Annual increments, regular feedback and a positive working culture that fosters achievements. What training and development do you offer your grads? Self-awareness and management, communication, building relationships, business improvement, teamwork.

How would you describe your facilities?

Our offices and depots provide a professional, comfortable and safe working environment.

What is the social life like at your company?

We value regular informal graduate networking events along with a vibrant social program.

What do you offer to promote work/ life balance?

Flexible working hours where you can tailor your hours to suit your individual needs.

What kind of things do you have in place that promotes health and wellbeing?

Corporate Health Program, Staff Social Club and on-site gym at head office.

What kind of holiday scheme can I expect as a graduate?

Four weeks annual leave with the ability to purchase additional leave of up to 12 weeks.

How does your company promote corporate social responsibility?

We proudly contribute too many community initiatives including Water wise Programs, Scitech, and Art Festivals.

What does your company do better than your competitors?

We provide water and wastewater services across WA in a time of drying climate. Our graduate program has consistently featured in the Top Graduate Employer List

How can a graduate stand out in your application process?

By answering all pre-screening questions and being enthusiastic about what you want to achieve with us.

Undergraduate Vacation Program

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Top Graduate Employer 2018

Voted one of the top intern programs of 2018, the Water Corporation's Undergraduate Vacation Employment Program is a great opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience. We offer 12 weeks of hands-on, paid work in various parts of the business. With a large number of roles available, we are seeking undergraduates who are in their penultimate year:

Our vacation programme will be open around June/July 2018 across some of the below disciplines:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Double Degree Finance/Engineering
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Human Resources
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Environmental Science

Our roles are located primarily in Perth with some regional locations.

Applications are welcome from students undertaking an undergraduate degree who are Australia Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Our Recruitment Process

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Our potential candidates will be required to undergo some or all of the following recruitment steps:

  • Online application
  • Online psychometric testing
  • Video Interview
  • Assessment centre
  • Face-to- face interview 
  • Site visit
  • Offer/contract

Our commitment to Diversity

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A strong focus within the Water Corporation is ensuring that we create a diverse and inclusive workplace of the future.

We understand that unique perspectives, ideas and contributions only strengthen our workforce and are recognised and valued.

We encourage applications supporting our key priority communities - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women and people with disability.

For people with disability, we are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment enabling full participation in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments.


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