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Water Corporation Graduate Programs & Internships

Join Water Corporation’s graduate talent community today.  This is an opportunity to express your interest in future graduate programs and join other grads who’ve grown their careers with Western Australia's principal supplier of water, wastewater & drainage services.

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You’ve graduated. What’s next?

At Water Corporation, you’d be joining the principal supplier of water, wastewater and drainage services across Western Australia.

As someone with an engineering or commerce qualification, you’d get the opportunity to work on projects and activities on a 3-year graduate program. This means you’ll be able to put your degree to good use by gaining hands-on experience across regional and metro-based projects. You’ll be looked after with the full support of experienced professionals, as well as ongoing development through training and a series of additional courses. 

After that?

There are currently 79 water treatment plants, 113 wastewater treatment plants and two desalination plants across the state, and one cutting-edge groundwater replenishment scheme in the metro area. Which means you’ll be busy with a variety of ongoing interesting and challenging work. 

You’d join over 3,000 colleagues, who care for our environment, community and State.

Our company values

Having a clear set of values helps you understand what you’ll stan for. Our values are a key component of our culture. They will guide the way you work, help you take the best course of action and help you achieve both personal and work goals. 

  • One team
  • Think safe, act safe
  • Customer focussed
  • Value every dollar
  • Future thinking
  • Take personal ownership

Graduate Program

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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

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Undergraduate Vacation Program

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Voted one of the top intern programs of 2018, Water Corporation's Undergraduate Vacation Employment Program offers you a great opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience. You can experience 12 weeks of hands-on, paid work in various parts of the business.

If you're an undergraduate who's in your penultimate year, you are welcome to join our vacation program - open around June/July 2021 - across some of the following 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

Roles are located primarily in Perth with some regional locations.

If you are an Australia citizen or permanent resident who's undertaking an undergraduate degree, you are welcome to apply.

Our Graduates

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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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