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When can I apply?

Applications for our 2021/2022 Vacation Program and 2022 graduate opportunities open on Monday, 22 February 2021 and close on Sunday, 28 March 2021. Check out our application timeline here.

How do I apply?

Applying is simple!  Find out more about each stage of the recruitment process here.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for our New Associate roles, you must be:

  • in your final year of study, or have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree within the last 2 years
  • a) an Australian or New Zealand citizen or b) a Permanent Resident of Australia

To be eligible for our Vacationer Programs, you must be:

  • in your penultimate year of study (i.e. 2nd year of a 3 year degree, 3rd year of a 4 year degree, etc.)
  • a) an Australian or New Zealand citizen or b) a Permanent Resident of Australia
Can I apply to more than one location or service line?

We accept one application per candidate. We recommend that you apply to the location and service line that you are most interested in pursuing once you graduate.

Not sure what service line you’re interested in? Click here to discover what career options are available to you at Grant Thornton.

I’ve previously been unsuccessful, can I apply again?

Yes, you’re welcome to reapply however you will be required to complete a new application form.

Before re-applying, we encourage you to review your previous application and take time to reflect on how you can improve your application. Make sure you submit the most recent copy of your academic transcript and describe any skills and experiences on your resume that you’ve gained since you last applied.

I need an adjustment to the recruitment process, what should I do?

If you require any reasonable adjustments to progress through the recruitment process, please contact Kate Medlen, Graduate Recruitment Senior Consultant at 03 8663 6436 or at to discuss your application and your individual needs.

Do I need to be CA eligible?

The majority of our service lines (excluding Consulting) either require or prefer that candidates are eligible for entry into the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand CA Program upon completion of their degree.

Do I need to complete my CA if I join the graduate program?

If you are planning to join the Audit & Assurance or Private Advisory, you will be required to complete your Chartered Accountants qualification. If you are joining on of our Tax teams, you may be required to complete either your Chartered Accountants or Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) qualification If you are joining the Financial Advisory team, the requirement to complete the CA or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) will depend on the requirements of each location and you will be provided this information when you meet us at the assessment centres.

Do you have any graduate placement for business support functions?

Unfortunately we don’t have any formal student and graduate programs for non-client facing roles.  However, from time to time entry level will become available across our business support functions. We recommend that you set up a Job Alert for roles that you may be interested in so that you can be notified as soon as an opportunity becomes available.

Can I apply for a role outside of Australia?

Absolutely! You can apply for open positions in more than 135 countries in which we have member firms. Your eligibility will depend on what the role requires, as well as qualification and visa restrictions in the hiring countries. You can find out more about working with Grant Thornton International member firms here.

I have another question. Who can I speak to for further information?

We’d be delighted to hear from you and answer any questions you might have about the recruitment process and working at Grant Thornton. Please email the Grant Thornton Talent Team at with your enquiry.

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