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Ericsson Australia Graduate program

Invent the future. Re-invent yourself.

Ericsson Graduate Positions are available starting in February of each year.

  • We believe the power of you defines the power of us. We’re 100,000+ people with diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. It is our diversity that brings us closer together and helps us make a difference.
  • For more than 140 years, our ideas, technology and people have created monumental impact: real turning points that have transformed lives, industries and society as a whole.
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Australia and New Zealand Graduate Program

Are you ready to take on enterprise and industry challenges at a global level? Are you excited to innovate in ways that are only beginning to become possible? Does the idea of being at the forefront of the ICT industry seem like an ideal career? If so, then at Ericsson, we strive to connect everyone, wherever they may be.

We’re building the first 5G networks across the world, evolving core networks into 5G, and creating revolutionary new approaches to prepare businesses for the next generation of mobile technology.

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks.

We are truly a global company, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential every day. Our employees live our vision, core values & guiding principles. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.

Ericsson Australia provides excellent career development opportunities, including education, training, national and international travel and has a number of positions for graduates based at the company's offices in Melbourne and Sydney.

We are seeking Graduates with Degrees including:

  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Business
  • Data Analytics
  • ICT / Computer / Software Engineering
Ericsson Graduate Program

Our program. Your career.

Currently the Ericsson Graduate Program runs for 12 months. The initial 2 weeks is an introduction to the business and key stakeholders. The Graduates will subsequently complete 2 rotations across the business, in various areas, suited to their ambitions and skill set, each lasting around 6 months. The rotations undertaken during the program provide Graduates with the opportunity to diversify their skills, meet new people and utilize their knowledge across various areas of the organization.

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.  Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities.

From day one, Ericsson will partner with you to identify and develop your skills. You will work on challenging projects with some of Australia’s most prominent companies, under the guidance of an expert, and develop your career in the area you are most passionate about. Our Graduates have the opportunity to work with any one of our world-class customers and projects, including: Telstra 5G Implementation and rollout, Telstra 4G network implementation, National Broadband Network (NBN), Optus 5G rollout, Vodafone Core Virtualization and many more.

How do we select:

  1. Online Application
  2. Resume Review
  3. Self-Managed Video Interview
  4. Group Interview
  5. Psychometric Testing
  6. Final Manager Interview

Important elements of the selection criteria are:

  • Must be an Australian citizen or have permanent resident status
  • High level academic achievement (academic transcripts or summary of results to date must be included)
  • Evidence of leadership roles and achievements at school, University or in outside interests would be highly regarded
  • Candidates must be completing their initial degree or honours level qualification by the end of 2020. Candidates completing higher-level qualifications will also be considered

Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.

We do not discriminate based on race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law, as applicable, and/or Ericsson’s policies.

If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability in the US or Canada, please contact Ericsson at for further assistance.