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Powering Ambition: APA Bright Sparks Graduate Program

The APA Graduate Development Program is a two-year learning journey, designed to develop our future leaders and technical specialists. As a Graduate, you will gain valuable industry experience and learn about our business. You will complete four structured rotations in line with your discipline and interests. Working collaboratively across teams is important at APA and you will have the opportunity to work on a range of challenging projects across our business. Alongside gaining valuable on-the-job experience is the chance to build networks that will last a lifetime.

Your graduate development program will be the start of your career at APA and we know growth and progression are important to you. During your two years, there will be opportunities to receive feedback on your performance and set goals for your future career. To help you on your learning journey, you will participate in a customised development program focusing on skills such as resilience, managing change, personal brand, communication, team work and networking.

Applications for Graduate program

Applications for the 2022 APA Bright Sparks Graduate program have now closed. Application dates for future programs will be published in early 2022.

Launching your career

The APA Bright Sparks Graduate Program provides a unique opportunity for graduates to gain valuable industry experience, learn about our business and gain insight into what a career at APA looks like. Over the two-year program, you will work across our core business areas to develop your technical knowledge and skills, and your leadership capabilities. You will work on challenging projects alongside some of the most experienced and talented people in our industry.

Over the two-year program you will experience:

  • Rotations across our core business units.
  • On-the-job training to build your technical skills.
  • Customised development workshops.
  • Mentor support from a senior industry professional to help guide your career.
  • Meaningful performance development and feedback.
  • An inclusive and collaborative work environment.

Who are we looking for?

We want you to help us shape the future of the energy industry. At APA, we continue to seek diversity of thought and experiences in our future graduates so we can tackle the new challenges that we, and our customers, face in our ever-changing world.

Our APA values are important to us and we’re looking for graduates who share these values and are keen to join a rapidly transforming business environment. We want to hear from graduates who are flexible and resilient in the face of change and who thrive in team situations. We foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and want you to bring your energy and passion to work to deliver exceptional service to our customers.

We recruit for graduates into the following streams in our business:

  • Infrastructure Development
  • Operations
  • Strategy & Commercial
  • Governance & External Affairs
  • People, Safety & Culture
  • Finance
  • Transformation & Technology

To be eligible to apply to the Graduate Development program, you will be in your final year of study and have work rights in Australia. Each year we will advertise what positions are available on our graduate development program.

Our recruitment process

We keep in touch with all our applicants throughout the process so you’re up to date on your application’s progress.

If you are applying to the APA Graduate Development Program, you can expect to be asked to complete an application form and submit your CV and cover letter with your academic transcripts. The process also involves a video interview, assessment centre and an interview.

If you have any queries, please send an email to [email protected] and one of our team members will get back to you. You can also follow APA Group on LinkedIn to stay up to date with announcements around our early talent programs and broader APA news.