Intelligent Operations Graduate Experience

Join our global team of Intelligent Operations professionals and develop market-leading skills in Intelligent Business Services across all industries.


Are you creative and digital tech-savvy with an entrepreneurial mindset? Explore our Intelligent Operations roles and help us create business value for our clients using our Intelligent Business Services. Together, we will transform transactional processing into high value end-to-end services, powered by automation, analytics and artificial intelligence.

Our global network of Operations professionals have core capabilities that range from Solution Development through to Account Leadership. Accenture Operations is Accenture's Delivery Team for the full range of Business Services offered to our client’s working across the entire range of industry sectors and Offerings. Roles available can include Solution and Offering Development, Mobilisation and Project Management, Delivery, Account leadership and a wide range of Business Excellence and Technology roles.

You’ll do transformation work on areas such as Finance & Accounting, Talent & HR, Network Operations, Supply Chain and Sourcing & Procurement across various industries. Your experience will help you build market-relevant skills.

To qualify, you need to be in your final year in uni or you have graduated in the past two years.

This program is open to applicants from all disciplines and backgrounds. You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

Our industry is driven by client demand, which means we place people on projects where our clients need them most. So, as well as being flexible and adaptable, having an open mind and patience are a real bonus.

Overall, you’ll need a real passion for Operations and a desire to grow your skills. If you’re analytical, a strong communicator and you love to solve problems within a team environment, we’d like to hear from you.

Application process


Step 1: Application

We look at your academic and leadership achievements, teamwork skills and interest in our work. We want to know why you want to join us and what you’re into. We’ll ask you to send your CV.

Step 2: Eligibility and HR review

Once we’ve received your application, we’ll review your CV for eligibility and suitability for our graduate roles, then we’ll be in touch for the next steps.

Step 3: HR touchpoint

If something about you catches our eye, we’ll reach out for a chat and let you know if we’re planning on any further discussions or skill testing.

Step 4: Virtual assessment centre

Successful candidates will be invited to an interactive virtual assessment day, which includes a team activity and case study.

Step 5: Final virtual interviews

This step of the process involves a one-on-one interview with an Accenture leader to ensure that we are mutually a good fit for each other.

Step 6: Job offer

If all goes well, we will make you an offer and work with you to agree a start date. Congratulations and welcome to the Accenture family!

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Training and Development

We’ll invest in your development from day one.

Training is a key priority for our graduates. We know that you’re keen to get up to speed, and we have a structured training curriculum to support you and this will continue throughout your career at Accenture. With a supportive community, you can also look forward to mentoring from some of our most successful leaders.

Our world-class training will help you build foundational skills, but the real-world experience of solving client problems is where you’ll really accelerate your development. We seek to give you a wide variety of project work as part of the graduate experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Graduate positions are highly competitive. We typically receive thousands of applications for a small number of positions. If you did not get offered with a position in Accenture Intelligent Operations but we think you could be a good fit for other parts of Accenture, we may offer you another graduate role.

A STEM degree is highly desirable but we welcome applicants from all disciplines, once you have a passion for technology.

Yes, we’re open to candidates applying again for our graduate experience. We strongly encourage you to take our previous feedback on board and demonstrate how you have addressed it to increase your chances of success.

Yes, in the application form you will be welcome to state your preferred Accenture office.

Please reach out to us at and we’ll do everything possible to make our process accessible to you.

Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor candidates at this time. You need to be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident to apply.

We usually receive a huge number of applications, so it’s normal for us to take several weeks to review submissions and respond to candidates. We will get back to you as soon as we can!

Pending COVID-19 developments, we will hold interviews and the group exercises virtually – usually via Microsoft Teams.

We welcome applications from those that have graduated within the last two years.

Your journey

Our Operations Graduate program at a glance:

0–3 months

  • Join a week-long classroom-based learning experience.
  • Become part of our community of consulting analysts to build skills and experience together.
  • Focus on networking, getting to know Accenture and your support networks.
  • Work on your first project—maybe remotely, maybe in person!
  • Hit the ground running as you get to know your team and client.

3–15 months

  • Develop the skills and knowledge needed to build your career.
  • Work across different projects, clients and experience a variety of roles.
  • Build relationships with different people across Accenture, locally and globally.

15+ months

  • Continue to explore ongoing learning and development opportunities.
  • Build towards accreditations in specialist tools and technologies.

Please note that this journey is illustrative; our graduate experience is constantly evolving to respond to feedback and the needs of our clients.

Rewards and benefits

At Accenture, we strive to be an employer of choice, and our rewards and benefits are designed to reflect what’s important to our people. We understand that you want to be your best self both in and out of work, so we have designed a series of rewards and benefits around this.

Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

Compensation and Recognition

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee referral program

Work-life balance

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Community service leave
  • Additional leave purchase program
  • 18 weeks of parental leave
  • Annual leave and personal sick leave

Health and Well-being

  • Holistic well-being program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free annual influenza vaccinations
  • Life Insurance

Other benefits

  • Corporate discount programs for leisure, technology, travel, fashion and more
  • AMP financial and superannuation advice
  • Annual 7.5 hours paid volunteer day
  • Employee donation matching
  • Community networks including LGBTI, Healthy Minds, etc.

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