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Vacation Program 2022 / 2023

Where can water take you?

Advancing your career will advance our community too.

Climate change is the biggest challenge we face today, use your degree to help accelerate a sustainable water future for WA.

We are looking for bold, creative thinkers to join our 12-week Program and help solve the big issues affecting our planet. We are making progress to reduce the impacts of climate change, work with Aboriginal people and communities to prosper and adopt innovative ways of working. You’ll be given full support from experienced Water Corporation professionals, our current Graduates and your peers in other disciplines.

We have 25 Vacation Student roles in the Perth Metro area as well as 4 Vacation roles based in Northam, Karratha and Geraldton. You can express your interest in the regions during the application process.

Our Program will run from 28 Nov 2022 – 17 Feb 2023.

What’s in it for you?

  • Feel valued, be included in meaningful projects
  • Immersive development, challenging work with real life learning opportunities
  • Do work that matters and have a lot of fun on interesting projects
  • Exposure to cutting-edge water technology
  • 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
  • Opportunities to network in an inclusive environment
  • Join an organisation that values diversity and inclusion
  • Flexible working arrangements, we have a sincere Work / Life Balance culture
  • On-site gym and amazing social club
  • Free weekly meditation classes
  • Onsite Pilates and yoga classes
  • Convenient onsite café in Leederville

We currently have graduate positions in the following areas:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (including Mechatronics / Control Systems / Electronics)
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Computer Science / Information Technology / Cyber Security
  • Data Science or Analytics
  • Geospatial Science or Analysis or GIS
  • Commerce
  • Health Sciences or Health and Safety
  • Project Management (Health and Safety)
  • Indigenous Studies or Native Title Law

Who is eligible?

  • If you are due to finish University in 2023 in the listed disciplines, apply now.
  • Applications are open to those who are an Australian citizen or Australian Permanent resident only, we verify this in our recruitment process. If you have an alternate Visa with work rights, we encourage you to apply to other roles at Water Corporation

How to apply

  • Please visit our careers page and apply now!
  • Only a basic CV is required, we have a few questions we would like you to answer in your application.
  • Police Clearance, Drug and Alcohol, Work rights and Medicals will be part of our pre-employment checks.
  • Only apply One time to the Water Corporation Graduate Program to ensure your main discipline is the application we proceed with.
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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering, Environment, Utilities

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen

  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:

    Perth, Regional Western






    Nov 2022 (approx)

  • Program Duration

    12 Weeks

  • Closing Date:24th Jul 2022, 3:59 pm


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