The McConnell Dowell graduate program will put you on a path to career success - providing you with opportunities to learn, grow and fulfil your potential.

We offer graduate opportunities in Engineering, Construction, Finance, Commercial, Human Resources, New Business & Strategy, and Environment & Sustainability.

Strengths of the McConnell Dowell graduate program

Our program has been carefully developed to provide the best graduates with the chance to put their skills to work. It is a practical program with an emphasis on learning and development. 

Key program features include:

  • Two-year program with flexible rotations
  • Backed by a multi-national organisation with a 60 year history of Creative Construction
  • Opportunities to work on small, meduim and large-scale multi-disciplinary projects across multiple industries and locations
  • Learn and grow in a values-based company that prioritises safety, cares about its people, and is focussed on its purpose of 'Providing a Better Life'
  • Opportunities to build a broad network across our business and our wider industry
  • Mentoring by senior leaders who are accessible, available and approachable.

We believe this is what sets our graduate program apart.

Meet some of our recent Graduates

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Alistair Lim

Ashlee Othen graduate

Ashlee Othen

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Su Kuganathan

Tom Moody graduate icon

Tom Moody


Key Dates

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Graduate applications close


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Online Assessment/Video Interview

April to May 

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Assessment Centre/Interview


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Offers made

May to June 

Applications for the McConnell Dowell Graduate program are currently closed, please click here to register your interest for next year's intake