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Type of Organisation

Telecommunications and Technology

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At Telstra, our purpose is to build a connected future so everyone can thrive.

The telecommunications industry is experiencing enormous growth; network traffic is growing faster than any other period of time and digital technology is changing our world.

Our people are at the heart of this change – and as Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company, we’re helping to make it happen by connecting people together and to their devices.

Locations where there are vacancies for Interns
Most of our roles will be based in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Residency requirements for Interns wishing to apply

Open to Australian and New Zealand residents. 

International Students on Visa 500, 573, 574 may be eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria: 

  • Are due to graduate in 2022 and are applying for our network engineering, software engineering, information and cyber security and tech consulting pathways.

  • If studying a Masters’ degree, the duration must be a minimum of two years of study at an Australian University. 12 or 18-month masters are not accepted. 

  • Provide a copy of your English Test Scores – minimum benchmarks apply.  


Roles available for Interns

If you’re curious about technology, have an entrepreneurial spirit, are an innovator, a problem solver and a critical thinker, we’re looking for you.  In particular we’re looking for students who are studying or have experience in:

  • Network Engineering

  • Product and Service Design

  • Software Engineering

  • Data Analytics and Management

  • Information and Cyber Security 

  • Technology Consulting and Solutions

  • Finance

  • HR

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What do recent interns say are the best things about working with us?

"A positive aspect of working at Telstra is the work community and the amount of support that everyone provides for you at the workplace. There is a high level of trust between colleauges which enables everyone to work better together."

"Amazing support system, great projects to work on, supportive teams, opportunity to connect with people from all different areas of the company, numerous learning opportunities, amazing culture that fosters organic human interactions and collaboration. I just love Telstra so much!"

"Great culture, great work-life balance and they give you a lot of responsibility (not just normal intern work). The people are very supportive and welcoming."