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Hastings Deering & Sime Darby Industrial

Graduate Program

Kick-start your career by embarking on a program across a variety of streams, with one of the biggest names in the industry.

At Hastings Deering, we are committed to developing talent in all facets of our business.

Take your career to the next level with our diverse opportunities for talented graduates, opening the door beyond just Hastings Deering to the wider Sime Darby network.

With opportunities across our business streams, we can work with you to find the right program to support you to START SOMETHING BIG.

Availability for graduate opportunities in each discipline may vary year-to-year.

  • Engineering

  • Human Resources

  • Finance

  • Business

  • Health and Safety

  • Digital

  • Information Technologies

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A graduate program with Hastings Deering looks like:

  • Two year program 

  • Rotations of 3-6 months in departments relevant to your discipline 

  • Permanent placement upon program completion  

  • Hands-on experience and exposure to various areas of the Hastings Deering business 

We are looking for:  

  • Students with the curiosity to explore where their degree could take them. 

  • Students in their final year of study OR someone who has completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree no more than three years ago. 

  • Students that are Australian or New Zealand Citizens, or an Australian Permanent Resident during the application process.

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Graduate Opportunities

Graduate Opportunities Available

Hastings Deering has a diverse and exciting range of services, touching on many specialties. Currently we are offering graduate opportunities across several disciplines.


The Engineering Graduate Program places a strong emphasis on practical application, allowing graduates to pursue careers in engineering and technical services, asset and lifecycle management, project management, mining sales, and product solutions. With each challenge you complete, you will gain skills, knowledge, and confidence that will prepare you for a future full of expansive possibilities.


The Business Graduate Program provides graduates with on-the-job training and experience in critical tasks such as operations, construction and resource industries, strategy, and aftermarket solutions. Make significant contributions to the success of our organisation and build a well-rounded and foundational business acumen.


The Digital Graduate Program is organised around three main competencies, with rotations that will take you through the ever-changing digital landscape of strategy, user experience design, and delivery. As a graduate, you'll play an important part in designing creative digital solutions for our clients and workers, all while acquiring valuable experience with a variety of digital tools, skills, and frameworks.

Health and Safety

Through our Health and Safety Graduate Program, you will have the opportunity to learn about our cutting-edge safety strategy and how it applies in our company, providing you with an unrivalled understanding of the critical role health and safety plays in our business.

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