First listed on: 23 February 2024

Graduate Consultant – Sustainability, Climate Change & Risk


Are you ready for the career adventure of your life? 

We’re ready to take you there! Aurecon’s early career programs help you navigate the first destinations of your career. You’ll have the opportunity to explore diverse options, contribute to projects that create a better future for the people and the planet and to bring your authentic self to work every day.

As one of our Sustainability, Climate Change & Risk Graduates, you’ll feel deeply passionate about co-creating solutions for a sustainable and liveable future.Our graduates are typicallyassigned to one of our capabilities, but have access to the full range of opportunities and expertise across our whole team: 

  • Climate transition strategy, deciding how much and how fast to act regardingsustainability and climate risks and responses. 
  • Decarbonisation, transitioning to a low-carbon future.
  • Carbon markets, understanding the opportunities available in the carbon market to organisations, helping them gain a competitive edge.
  • Climate Physical Risk & Resilience, protecting assets and communities, and build new infrastructure to last.  
  • Circular economy, working across supply chains to design out waste, keep assets and materials at their highest value and regenerate nature.  
  • Strategic, Enterprise, and Capital risk and assurance, creating end-to-end risk and assurance strategies.  

Opportunities are available across Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide. 

Why launch your career with Aurecon? 

We take your career very seriously. Our early careers programmes have been carefully designed to provide the best experience for our graduates and interns to guide them along the way.

  • Create your legacy and experience working on real-life projects at the forefront of innovation and sustainability. 
  • Harness and develop your skills through our engaging interactive learning experiences enabling you to develop critical skills that will help you to grow personally and professionally.
  • Embrace our DEI culture where each person can celebrate their uniqueness and the communities to which they belong. You really can bring your whole self to work and be confident your voice will be heard.
  • Access our Early Careers Professionals Network and mentors to learn more about our business, network with peers, innovate and explore diverse thinking to empower you in your role and Aurecon into the future. 
  • Explore future career pathwayswith up to 4team rotations throughout our 2-year Graduate Program, allowing you to take control of your own early career journey.
  • Gain feedback and support in an environmentwhere open communication and regular feedback from Leaders, peers and mentors is shared so you can hone and improve your skills.
  • Achieve work-life balance with our flexible and hybrid work set-up for enhanced productivity, effectiveness, and wellbeing.

What are we looking for from you?

First and foremost, you will be ready to make an impact. You’ll have, or will be graduating soon with a formal qualification in: 

  • Economics, Business, Finance, Law, Engineering, Sustainability, Science or related double degree.
  • Will have completed all studies and have the ability to work full time from February 2025. 
  • Passion for re-imagining engineering; changing the way we deliver carbon neutrality and championing sustainability.
  • Ability to cultivate relationships with peers and clients to push forward the boundaries of what is possible.
  • Enthusiasm and a thirst for continuous learning to help shape the future.

Please click here to understand more about Aurecon teams in correspondence to disciplines.

Think you know Aurecon? You may be surprised.

Joining Aurecon means you’ll be part of an award-winning organisation.

  • AFR BOSS 2023 Most Innovative Professional Services Company
  • AFR Most Popular Engineering Graduate Employer (GradConnection’s Top 100 Awards)
  • AFR’s Top 5 Sustainability Leaders 

Aurecon’s strength has always been our people. It’s our people who build our shared purpose and bring ideas to life. It’s our people who imagine and co-create with our clients a better future for people and the planet. Of course, you’llprobably know lots of our award-winning projects. 

So, when you join us, you’ll not only be joining an international design, engineering and advisory company but also a community working together to tackle some of the world’s most complex challenges. 

Ready to bring ideas to life?

Then please apply. Remember, it’s you and how you bring ideas to life which are important. Your background, unique needs and individuality will be valued. Visit our website to learn more at

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