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What program am I eligible for?

To be eligible to apply for our graduate opportunities or our vacation program, you’ll need to meet the following requirements.

2025 graduate opportunities

You must be:

  • planning to complete your studies by mid-2025 or have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree within the last two years
  • an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, a Permanent Resident of Australia or a visa-holder subject to the below conditions.

Vacation students

You must be:

  • in your final or penultimate year of study
  • an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, a Permanent Resident of Australia or a visa-holder subject to the below conditions.

International students and graduates

To be eligible to apply, you will need to demonstrate that you have full time working rights within Australia at the time of your application. Please refer here for more details.

When can I apply?

Our applications open at various times throughout the calendar year. You can find our next scheduled application opening dates here.

How do I apply?

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

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. Multiple applications will not be progressed.

Not sure what service line you’d like to apply for? 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.

Do I need to complete my Chartered Accountants (CA) qualification if I join the graduate program?

If you are planning to join the Audit, Private Business Tax & Advisory or Tax teams, you will be required to complete your CA qualification. If you have not completed all of the required subject to gain entry into the CA program, you may be required to complete some bridging units. For more information on the CA program, please visit the Chartered Accountant Australia and New Zealand website.

If you are joining the Financial Advisory team, the requirement to complete the CA or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program varies between our office locations. You will be provided with more information regarding the relevant post-grad qualification you will be supported to complete if you are invited to progress through the meet us at the assessment centres.

If you are joining the Consulting team, you will be supported to undertake the CA program if you are eligible and wish to do so, but you will not be required to undertake this qualification. Associates in our Consulting team may be supported in a range of post-grad qualifications relevant to their specialisation.

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

We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible for anyone who wishes to apply, and we warmly welcome applications from students who have a disability or identify as neurodiverse.

Should you require any adaptations to the recruitment process or need any additional support from us to help you perform at your best, we encourage you to select the option when prompted in your application form. A member of our Early Careers Team will then be in touch with you to discuss your preferred method of communication, how we can support you in your application and your individual circumstances.

Alternatively, you can get in contact our Early Careers team at any stage of the recruitment process on 03 8663 6436 or

I’m a first year or pre-penultimate student, what program(s) can I apply for?

Sit tight. Something exciting is coming soon!

Do you have any graduate placement for business support functions?

We don’t presently have any formal student and graduate programs for non-client facing roles. 

From time to time entry level 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.

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

Please reach out to our Early Careers Team at with your enquiry.

Want to get in touch with our team?

Kate Minns

Early Careers Manager (on parental leave until Jan 2025) | +61 3 8663 6436

Contact Kate

Liam Brown

Early Careers Talent Advisor – Melbourne enquiries | +61 3 8663 6124

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Harry Dilena

Early Careers Talent Advisor – Sydney/Brisbane enquiries | +61 2 9286 5557

Contact Harry

Nadia Chung

Early Careers Talent Advisory – Adelaide/Perth/Cairns enquiries | +61 3 8663 6217

Contact Nadia