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Telstra

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  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Telstra 2021 Corporate Graduate Program

Melbourne, VIC
At Telstra, our purpose is to build a connected future so everyone can thrive.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job
Start Date
1 Jan 2021

Application dates

Applications Open
3 Mar 2020
Applications Close
23 Mar 2020

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
Yes
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
H
Counselling
Psychology
Counselling
Psychology
M
Counselling
Psychology
Counselling
Psychology

At Telstra, our purpose is to build a connected future so everyone can thrive.

The telecommunications industry is experiencing enormous growth; network traffic is growing faster than any other period of time and digital technology is changing our world.

Our people are at the heart of this change – and as Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company, we’re helping to make it happen by connecting people together and to their devices.

The Telstra Graduate Program

Our 13-month program will help to launch your career as we provide you with incredible opportunities to learn, develop and grow. 
Through our specifically designed Accelerator Programs, you’ll be provided with the learning, experiences, coaching, mentoring and support you need for your career today and in the future. Plus, you’ll get the tools, flexibility and volunteer opportunities to help you thrive, your way. 

We also value diversity and are committed to creating inclusive experiences for all our graduates. 

What you’ll be doing as a Finance and Accounting graduate

You’ll provide high-level financial support to the many areas of our business, help with decision making, work with data, develop insights and manage stakeholder relationships.

What skills and experiences do you need?  

We’re looking for people who are just about to or have recently completed a degree like Business Commerce, Finance, Economics or Accounting.

You’ll apply finance and accounting expertise to prepare and interpret financial plans and reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable financial rules and regulations, including internal financial controls, to mitigate risk for the company. Finance professionals may also shape and execute client deals to maximize the use of Telstra's capital and resources, manage cash and/or liaise with the investor community. They may also interpret and manage contractual obligations and identification of chargeable work in relation to large client contracts.

You’ll need to be a great communicator, a team contributor and someone who likes to solve complex problems. We’re also looking for graduates who have experience in: 

  • Data analytics
  • Systems thinking
  • Maths

What you’ll be doing as a HR graduate

You will develop and execute HR strategies, programs and services across one or more parts of the employee lifecycle to attract, develop and retain a highly engaged and differentiated workforce that enables the execution of human capital and business strategies. 

What skills and experiences do you need?  

You’ll need to be a great communicator, a team contributor and someone who likes to solve complex problems. We’re also looking for graduates who have experience in: 

  • Human Resources
  • Psychology  
  • Data analytics
  • Stakeholder management

Customer orientation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

Program eligibility

You will need to have completed your most recent tertiary education qualification within the last two years, and up to the commencement of the Telstra Graduate Program in January 2021 with a minimum Credit Average. Weight Average Mark of 60 and above.

You must be an Australian or NZ citizen or Australian permanent resident.

International students with visa subclass 500, 573 or 574 are eligible to apply for the IT and Engineering Streams only. International Students studying a Masters must complete a minimum two-year master’s course at an Australian University.

If you identify as someone living with disability please let us know so we can discuss how we can support you through the recruitment process and beyond.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
I firmly believe that the Summer Vacation Program at Telstra was the ideal place to start my professional career.

Michael Te

  • Graduate stories
I firmly believe that the Summer Vacation Program at Telstra was the ideal place to start my professional career.

Michael Te

  • Graduate stories
We’re always involved in developing solutions across teams and with our vendors, and while this can be challenging it’s very exciting to be involved in projects that shape the future of this industry.

Daniel Rebellato

  • Graduate stories
We’re always involved in developing solutions across teams and with our vendors, and while this can be challenging it’s very exciting to be involved in projects that shape the future of this industry.

Daniel Rebellato

  • Graduate stories
I firmly believe that the Summer Vacation Program at Telstra was the ideal place to start my professional career.

Michael Te

  • Graduate stories
I firmly believe that the Summer Vacation Program at Telstra was the ideal place to start my professional career.

Michael Te

  • Graduate stories
We’re always involved in developing solutions across teams and with our vendors, and while this can be challenging it’s very exciting to be involved in projects that shape the future of this industry.

Daniel Rebellato

  • Graduate stories
We’re always involved in developing solutions across teams and with our vendors, and while this can be challenging it’s very exciting to be involved in projects that shape the future of this industry.

Daniel Rebellato