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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About Water Corporation

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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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Locations where there are vacancies for Interns

We have 22 Summer Vacation roles based in the Perth Metro Area.

We also have Vacation roles in Northam, Geraldton, Karratha and Bunbury. Regional roles will be Perth based until after Christmas, then we will set you up in the area with flights, accommodation and meaningful, hands on site work.

Residency requirements for Interns wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

Intern Vacancies on offer

Our paid 12-week Undergraduate Vacation Program is designed to give you real world experience in line with your University studies and will kick start your future career opportunities. You’ll be given full support from experienced Water Corporation professionals, our current Graduates and your peers in other disciplines.

Our Program will run from 29 Nov 2021 – 18 Feb 2022

What's in it for you?

  • Immersive development, challenging work with real life learning opportunities
  • Social Connections with other Vacation Students and a large Co-hort of Graduates
  • Paid, meaningful, hands-on work in your field
  • Meet University requirements while gaining professional experience
  • Fast track opportunities to our Graduate Program, set up your future career
  • Collaborate with people who make a difference to the Sustainability of WA water supply
  • Site visits to see what we do to sustain fresh water for future generations
  • Do work that matters and have a lot of fun on interesting projects
  • Opportunities to engage with each other and graduates in a friendly social environment too

Degree Subjects Required for Interns wishing to apply

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Data Science
  • Commerce
  • Health Science
  • Media

Employer Website

We are currently recruiting for our Undergraduate Vacation Program, please visit our careers page today and apply now!

What do recent interns say are the best things about working with us?

"The organisation has many different sectors and because of this it allows exposure to different work environments and backgrounds."

"I get to work on a range of interesting projects in a well supported environment."

"Great exposure to other all aspects of the role and other areas of the organisation."

Our Graduates

Our Recruitment Process

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

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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