ADP Graduate Program

Start your career in a fast-growing, fast-paced and dynamic engineering consultancy by being part of our two-year Graduate Program.

Working alongside industry-leading professionals, our program blends technical knowledge and hands-on experience.

You will experience a number of rotations through chosen disciplines and be exposed to projects from day one. Under the guidance of our team of experienced engineers, you will learn all about designing engineering solutions, project management and ensuring a positive client experience in a multi-disciplinary practice that works across sectors.

Professional development opportunities will be available to you and you will receive mentoring from experienced engineers. We will work with you to understand your professional aspirations.


We provide short-term work experience placements to engineering undergraduates. Interns work on engineering projects with our team for a specified period of time


  • Active social program
    Enjoy at least one complementary social event per quarter
  • Attractive remuneration
    Graduates will start on a competitive salary which will be increased every six months for the 24-month duration of the ADP Graduate Program
  • Career progression and tailored Individual Development Plan (IDP)
    We will work together to develop an individual development plan that meets your professional aspirations. You will meet with your Team Lead every eight weeks to manage your goals
  • Professional accreditations
    Access generous financial support for professional accreditations and chartership
  • Fitness classes
    Join a weekly complimentary fitness class, ranging from pilates to personal training
  • Paid parental leave
    Up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for primary and secondary carers
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Access to our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program for you and your family is. There are also trained mental health first aiders in each office.

Personal attributes

To be considered for a graduate opportunity, you should possess:

  • A relevant tertiary degree in Engineering;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong relationship building and teamwork skills
  • A willingness to take on new challenges
  • A flexible attitude, and ability to adapt to project requirements.

Recruitment process

1. Online application form
This will take approximately 3–5 minutes

2. Video screen
This will be a 5 minute exercise that will include 5 questions

3. Group engagement session
A 2.5 hour engagement session, hosted by Office Leads

4. Testing
DISC, Verbal, Abstract 7 Numerical 60–90 minutes

5. Final assessment
2 hours on site assessment with senior leaders

6. Reference checks

7. Verbal offer

8. Formal offer

Applications for our 2025 Graduate Program are now closed.

“The Grad Program is an authentic experience that will prepare you for the real world, while providing you with a great network of support and mentorship. You will be challenged, but you will also have fun, learn a lot along the way and be provided with many opportunities to develop professionally and personally.

I’ve been able to shadow different people in meetings where I could see how they approach problems and communicate with clients. I’ve gained exposure to different disciplines and parts of the business which has broadened my perspective and understanding of the industry.

I genuinely feel proud to be part of a company and team that is making a difference and taking care of one another.”

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Max Anderson, Sustainability Graduate