Join SRLA's graduate program

Start your career on the right track with Suburban Rail Loop (SRL).

The SRLA Graduate Program is an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to learn from industry experts and contribute to shaping a better future for our growing city and state. As graduates, you’ll be contributing to building an incredible project that will help shape our city, while you gain valuable industry experience.

SRL will connect communities across Melbourne’s middle suburbs and deliver more housing, business and job opportunities. As Graduates you’ll contribute to achieving these far-reaching outcomes, whatever your role!

Construction of SRL East kicked off in June 2022, so there’s never been a more exciting time to join our team.

About the 2024 program

During the program you will develop a wide range of skills and gain valuable industry experience as you rotate through project teams within your area of interest every 6 months. Positions are available across a range of disciplines including engineering, communications, urban design and planning, architecture, legal and more.

As well as offering learning and development opportunities, the program also provides mentoring and networking to kickstart your career in transport.

  • SRLA is a young organisation with a mature approach and commitment to building a diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive environment.
  • In line with our vision and values, we work together to be an organisation with an inclusive culture where varied perspectives are respected and valued.
  • We are committed to taking care and doing the right thing with our people. That’s why we strive to create a workplace that reflects our communities and where our people, regardless of their Aboriginality, diverse genders, sexes and sexualities, ability or disability, age, ethnicity, or faith, feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work every day.

Applications for our 2024 Graduate Program will close 11.59pm Monday 21 August.

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Graduate disciplines

  • Engineering: Civil, Mechanical
  • Communications
  • Human Resources, Psychology
  • Urban Planning
  • Sustainability Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Legal, Law
  • Finance, Economics
  • Commerce, Business

Selection process

  1. Applications open 9am Monday 17 July
  2. Applications close 11.59pm Monday 21 August
  3. Online blended assessmentsFriday 25 to Tuesday 29 August
  4. Video interviews – Saturday 2 to Wednesday 6 September. We'll ask you to record yourself answering a few questions.
  5. Assessment Centre and interview – Thursday 21 September. In some cases, we may also ask for an individual interview.
  6. Offers – before we make an offer, we will complete reference, police and qualification checks.

As we complete each stage of the selection process, we'll notify both successful and unsuccessful candidates.

About you

To be eligible to apply, you must have:

  • Australia Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand Citizen
  • Completed a relevant university undergraduate degree in 2021, 2022, 2023 or graduate by February 2024.

For more information about the SRLA Graduate Program please contact us.

Note: Victoria’s Big Build has a separate graduate program application process.