GHD often has opportunities for undergraduate students at the
end of their third year to gain work experience in the following
- Environmental/earth sciences
This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical
experience in your chosen profession and gain insight into what
your career will really be like. Many students enjoy their
experience with us and often choose to work at GHD after
GHD also employs trainee/cadet drafters and
specific work experience can be arranged for technical college
students in drafting, CAD or GIS applications.
To join GHD as a cadet drafter, individuals should
have attained satisfactory high school technical drawing and
mathematics results and have a desire to complete technical
training (eg. TAFE Certificate IV).
We will give you time to attend training, and
complement that with on-the-job training and mentoring by
To apply please complete your application
via our online recruitment system. Please ensure that
Vacation/Work Experience is selected as the application type and
that you your covering letter, resume and current academic
transcript are attached.
Due to high demand for placements, all applications
for secondary school students wishing to undertake general work
experience placement should be made with the support of a GHD staff
member who is well known to you. This GHD person will liaise with
their local manager for an available placement.
GHD encourages its people to attain professional
accreditation status in their relevant discipline. There are many
external accreditation programs available to staff both in
Australia and in the global locations GHD operates in. Becoming an
accredited or registered practitioner in your chosen field, in your
country, further recognises your professional competence. GHD
supports its people in gaining accreditation as part of their
Professional Development Plan.
To find out more about these professions – what
they do, and what and where to study – we suggest you explore the
following links to relevant professional associations: