Australia’s top STEM employers

Australia’s top STEM employers

Here are some amazing places to take your STEM degree in Australia.

Australia’s top STEM employers aren’t just science and tech organisations. They include finance, consulting, transport services, construction and more. Australia’s Top STEM employers are some of the best hirers in Australia’s fastest growing sectors. Read the list of Australia’s Top STEM employers here.

Finance and accounting

FirstStep

LOCATED IN MELBOURNE

DID YOU KNOW? FirstStep is an app that makes investment accessible for everyone, allowing users to round up their everyday expenses and use the change for investment. 

Optiver

LOCATED IN SYDNEY

DID YOU KNOW? Optiver has a thriving summer trading internship program that allows interns to work on a real-world research project with top traders.

Commonwealth Bank

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA (SYDNEY HQ)

DID YOU KNOW? Commonwealth Bank has 52,000 employees who bring their different backgrounds and unique perspectives to their jobs.

National Australia Bank

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND (MELBOURNE HQ)

DID YOU KNOW? NAB’s five core values are: passion for customers; will to win; be bold; respect for people; do the right thing.

IMC Financial Markets

LOCATED IN SYDNEY, CHICAGO & AMSTERDAM

DID YOU KNOW? IMC Financial Markets is 500+ people working together to build software and trade financial products in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney.

EY 

LOCATED IN SYDNEY

DID YOU KNOW? EY is involved in the Kickstart Accelerator program to help international early start-ups.

IT and technology

Atlassian

LOCATED IN SYDNEY

DID YOU KNOW? Since its establishment 15 years ago, Atlassian has grown from being a software startup to a multinational tech company. There are graduate and intern programs, where participants are trained up during their first week in Atlassian’s ‘HackHouse’ induction program.

Envato

LOCATED IN MELBOURNE

DID YOU KNOW? Envato is a fast-growing online marketplace that sell tools for web developers. Its company ethos has a strong emphasis on diversity, fair opportunity and inclusion. 

Salesforce

LOCATED IN SYDNEY & MELBOURNE

DID YOU KNOW? Salesforce is an award-winning cloud computing company which leverages 1% of its technology, people and resources to support non-profit organisations. 

Telstra

LOCATED GLOBALLY & ACROSS AUSTRALIA

DID YOU KNOW? Telstra is looking for people who will give it the edge as it works towards the company’s vision of becoming a world-class technology company that empowers people to connect.

SAS Analytics

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA (SYDNEY HQ)

DID YOU KNOW? Through innovative analytics software and services, SAS helps customers make better decisions faster.

Google

LOCATED IN SYDNEY

DID YOU KNOW? Google hires bright, curious people from many different fields who are all united in wanting to do cool things that matter.

Microsoft

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA (SYDNEY HQ)

DID YOU KNOW? Microsoft looks for a strong desire to learn, high intelligence, a passion for technology, willingness to work hard, rock-solid skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to be the best.

Engineering services, design and manufacturing

Boeing Australia

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA

DID YOU KNOW? From commercial airplanes to military helicopters, Boeing has played a major role in Australia’s aerospace history for more than 80 years. The 12-month Graduate Program with Boeing Defence Australia, gives graduates the opportunity to work on real-world projects for the Australian Defence Force and international clients.

Nova Systems

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA

DID YOU KNOW? Nova Systems specialises in the engineering and management of projects in defence, energy and utilities, communications and transport markets. The engineering firm offers work experience for students in their final year of university, which may lead to full-time employment upon completion.

Lockheed Martin Australia

LOCATED IN CANBERRA

DID YOU KNOW? Lockheed Martin Australia works on a wide range of major programs spanning the aerospace, civil and defence sectors.

Civil engineering, building services and construction

Lendlease

LOCATED IN SYDNEY

DID YOU KNOW? Lendlease’s core values are respect, collaboration, integrity, excellence, innovation and trust.

ARUP

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA

DID YOU KNOW? Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists who work on a variety of projects worldwide.

Consulting

Deloitte Australia

LOCATED IN 14 OFFICES ACROSS AUSTRALIA

DID YOU KNOW? Deloitte was recognised as Australia’s most popular employer for STEM graduates in 2015.

Aurecon

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA

DID YOU KNOW? Aurecon has worked on the Kashimbila Dam and Hydropower Project in Nigeria and the Clandeboye Lactose Evaporator Project in New Zealand.

KordaMentha

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA

DID YOU KNOW? Advisory firm KordaMentha manages complex forensic, real estate, turnaround and restructuring assignments. The company offers a range of graduate roles in accounting, finance, property and information technology.

PwC Australia

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA (SYDNEY HQ)

DID YOU KNOW? PwC’s core values are teamwork, excellence and leadership.

Accenture

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA

DID YOU KNOW? Accenture Australia offers a range of grad careers and a quiz that identifies your career persona and where it best aligns with them.[/vc_column_text]

Science, research and development

ANSTO

LOCATED IN SYDNEY

DID YOU KNOW? ANSTO aims to deliver excellence in discovery, innovation and insight through its landmark infrastructure, nuclear expertise, partnerships and people.

Bureau of Meteorology

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA AND IN ANTARCTICA

DID YOU KNOW? BoM aims to employ people who strive to be the best at what they do and are passionate about providing world-class services to the Australian community.

Cochlear

LOCATED IN SYDNEY

DID YOU KNOW? Cochlear is a global leader in implantable hearing products to address different types of hearing loss. The Australian company participates in more than 100 research projects worldwide and now operates in 20 countries. Cochlear offers a Summer Student Program for engineering undergraduates where participants are given the opportunity to enter the three-year graduate program.

CSIRO

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA

DID YOU KNOW? CSIRO is home to more than 5000 experts and 55 centres with extensive international connections. Globally, its research is in the top 1% in 15 out of 22 fields and is at the forefront of Australian innovation. 

Logistics, transport and supply chains

SEKO Logistics

LOCATED IN MELBOURNE, BRISBANE & SYDNEY

DID YOU KNOW? SEKO is an award-winning logistics and supply chain company spanning a wide range of industries from aerospace to retail. In 2016, SEKO’s Omni-Channel Logistics division was awarded top Start-Up Disruptor in PwC’s Aspire Awards.

QANTAS

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA (SYDNEY HQ)

DID YOU KNOW? Qantas was founded in 1920 in the Queensland outback and now employs more than 30,000 people.

Public services and utilities

TasNetworks

LOCATED IN HOBART

DID YOU KNOW? TasNetworks delivers power to homes and businesses in Tasmania through a network of transmission towers, substations and powerlines. The organisation’s Graduate Program offers hands-on experience for business and engineering grads, including the opportunity to rotate in different teams.

Australian Secret Intelligence Service 

LOCATED IN CANBERRA

DID YOU KNOW? ASIS obtains and distributes secret intelligence about the activities, capabilities and intentions of individuals or organisations outside Australia.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

LOCATED IN CANBERRA

DID YOU KNOW? DFAT helps make Australia safer, stronger and more prosperous by protecting and promoting its interests internationally and contributing to global stability and economic growth.

Mining, energy, oil and gas

Santos

LOCATED IN ADELAIDE, BRISBANE, PERTH & SYDNEY

DID YOU KNOW? A leader in natural gas production in the Asia-Pacific region, Santos’s grad program incorporates hands-on technical training as well as career development opportunities for geoscience and engineering graduates.

Woodside

LOCATED IN PERTH

DID YOU KNOW? Australian oil and gas company Woodside offers a variety of graduate programs for both domestic and international graduates. In addition to the Graduate Development Program, Woodside also offers the Indigenous Cadetship Program to help Indigenous students from a wide range of disciplines develop their professional skills.

BHP Billiton

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA (MELBOURNE HQ)

DID YOU KNOW? Grads voted BHP Billiton as the Australian mining, oil and gas company for which they would most like to work.

Shell

LOCATED ACROSS AUSTRALIA (PERTH HQ)

DID YOU KNOW? Shell Australia is looking for future energy experts, leaders and strategists to join its grad program.

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