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Graduate Program – Information and Cyber Security

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Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
AUD 65,000 - 75,000
Start Date
31 Jan 2024

Application dates

Applications Open
15 Feb 2023
Applications Close
22 Mar 2023

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science

Hiring criteria

Entry Pathway

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Working rights


  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
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We’re on the lookout for the next generation of passionate and enthusiastic graduates who are willing to challenge their thinking, apply their skills, and develop their careers in a fast-paced technological environment.  

Our 14-month Telstra Graduate Program will help to launch your career as we provide you with incredible opportunities to learn, develop and grow.  

Through our specifically designed Accelerator Programs, you’ll be provided with the learning, experiences, coaching, mentoring and support you need for your career today and in the future. Plus, you’ll get the tools, flexibility and volunteer opportunities to help you thrive, your way.  

We value diversity and are committed to creating inclusive experiences for all our graduates. To learn more about what diversity and inclusion means to us please visit our website. 

We care about our communities and the environment, which is why we have set climate, energy use, and resource efficiency goals, which we have already started achieving. Kindly visit our page to see more about our goals and progress.

What you will bring

We’re looking for graduates who are just about to or have recently completed a degree like Computer Science, Information Security, Information Business Systems, Cyber Security or Security Engineering. We’re also looking for graduates who have a security mindset, good communication skills and interests in:

  • Coding or networks
  • Security / Software Engineering
  • Security Fundamentals
  • Information Security Management
  • Cyber & Product Service & Design

Why Telstra? 

With one of the largest cyber security teams in Australia, as a graduate you’ll be able to learn from the best people in their field as our teams work to design, implement and manage our industry leading networks and, when required, respond to security incidents for our customers. You’ll be working on projects that are essential to Telstra, and have a real effect on our business. You can learn more about this pathway and the projects you could be working on by visiting our page. 


  • Permanent Position, job security and promotion opportunities on completion of your 14 month program
  • Unlimited learning, continued access to accredited online and on-the-job learning opportunities, level up your skills and stay up to date and future ready
  • Mentoring from industry experts, supportive Leaders who will help guide your early career journey
  • Social connection, connect with your 2024 Graduate Cohort prior to starting your program, and get a 2023 Graduate buddy who will prepare you for the program and support you throughout
  • Work/Life balance, additional leave options (parental, volunteer, cultural, gender-affirmation, purchased leave), flexible work options and hybrid working where we will set you up with what you need to make Hybrid working suit you
  • Support for your wellbeing through our EAP Benestar, including mental, physical and financial coaching and resources
  • Exclusive discounts from over 240 brands, including Telstra products and services

Are you eligible to apply? 

In order to be eligible for the 2024 Program intake, you will need to have completed your most recent tertiary education qualification within the last three years up to the commencement of the Program in February 2024. (i.e. graduating 2021, 2022 or 2023). Qualification must have been completed at an Australian University.
You must have also completed a minimum of an undergraduate degree within this timeframe and must be an Australian or NZ citizen or an Australian permanent resident. International Students who have a valid visa that enables them to work in Australia without any work restrictions are also eligible to apply.     

What’s next

To assist us to deliver a smooth experience, please ensure you upload your CV, Academic Transcript (unofficial is accepted) and Right-To-Work documents (Australian Passport/ Birth Certificate or relevant Visa) when you submit your application. Our process after you submit your application looks like this:

  • After submitting your application, our team will confirm you are eligible for the program. 
  • Eligible candidates will be sent a link to complete a HireVue recorded video interview and assessment task. 
  • Our team will assess all video applications. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a final day interview. 
  • If you are successful, we’ll complete final background checks and you’ll be sent your offer. 

Applications close at 11.59pm AEDT, Wednesday 22nd March 2023. 

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce in all its forms. We encourage applicants from diverse gender, cultural and linguistic backgrounds and applicants who may be living with a disability. We also offer flexibility in all our roles, to ensure everyone can participate. 

To learn more about how we support our people, including accessibility adjustments we can provide you through the recruitment process, visit our page and check how we hire. 

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Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry Pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Associate Degree or higher
Study Field
Computer Graphics & Animation
Data Science

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights