2020/21 Civil Engineering Vacation Student Program - Perth

Hands-on experience on a range of project work, The opportunity to secure your place in GHDs Graduate Development Program, 12 weeks experience during 30th November - 5th March.

As a GHD Vacation Student, you will be given the opportunity to learn more about your area of interest with hands-on experience and exposure to a diverse range of projects. The GHD Vacation Student Program is an ideal stepping-stone to join the GHD Graduate Program at the conclusion of your studies.

The Vacation Student Program will include a thorough induction to GHD, networking opportunities and team-building activities. We provide training to facilitate skill development and knowledge transfer with regular feedback sessions. By the end of your program, you will have a greater understanding of the diversity of a professional services consultancy and delivering services for a variety of clients.

Who are we looking for

Our Perth office is looking for enthusiasticCivil Engineering students in their penultimate year(second last year of study before graduation). Applications from Structural and Geotechnical Engineering students also welcome.

Key features of the Vacation Program:

  • 12 weeks work experience (30^th November 5^th March, including holiday break);
  • the opportunity to work with and learn from industry leading specialists;
  • hands-on experience on a range of project work;
  • networking and development opportunities through our Young Professionals Group;
  • on-the-job coaching and professional development and
  • the opportunity to fast track into GHDs Graduate Development Program.

If you are in yourpenultimate year of studies; possess strong academic performance; participate in extracurricular activities; have a genuine curiosity about your field of studies and an interest in the consulting environment, we encourage you to apply.

Our commitment to you

Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

How do you apply

  • Upload a copy of your cover letter, resume and most recent academic transcript.
  • Applications can be addressed to Adrian Bertram, People Advisor.
  • You will be given the option to choose an area of interest through the process.

Applications closeSaturday, 15 August 2020.

The recruitment process:

To assist us with shortlisting we may ask you to complete a short pre-recorded video interview and online psychometric assessment. Communication will be via email, please apply with an email address that you check regularly.

We expect to hold final interviews mid-October, with offers confirmed by late-October/early November.

GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.


Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own

About GHD

As one of the worlds leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.

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