Graduates and Students

Our people are our most valuable assets.  To ensure sustainable business success each year we recruit some of Australia’s brightest graduates and students to inject new ideas and energy into the company.


The Clough Graduate program is designed to provide a challenging, interesting and rewarding career start. It is a three year structured program supporting the development of core competencies and capabilities through relevant experience and training. Professional and technical training complements practical hands on experience to ensure all of our graduates can achieve personal and professional success.

The five key components of the Clough Graduate program are:

  • On the job and off the job development
  • Buddying and mentoring
  • Professional development
  • Personal development 


Clough also offers an Engineering Summer Internship for penultimate year students.  This provides an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience in your field of study and prepare for graduate employment.

The Clough Summer Internship runs for 12 weeks during the university summer break and involves real work situations, giving you hands-on experience in your chosen discipline.   If you perform well during your Summer Internship, you could automatically qualify for graduate employment with Clough. 

How to Apply

To apply for a Clough Graduate position, you must be a permanent resident and in your penultimate or final year of study or have graduated within the last two years.

To apply for a Clough Summer Internship position, you must be a Permanent resident of Australia and in your penultimate or final year of study.

Your application must include a covering letter, a copy of your CV and academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts will be accepted initially, but official copies of transcripts will be requested during the recruitment process).

Opportunities exist for talented engineering graduates and vacation students across a variety of engineering disciplines including:

  • Mechanical
  • Civil/Structural
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation and
  • Chemical/Process

If you’re a person with boundless energy, a thirst for knowledge and experience and can work well in a team, then Clough is the place for you.

For more information regarding the Graduate and Summer Internship programs, please email any queries to

To apply for a Graduate or Summer Internship position, please click here.

Shalayne Khambatta - Graduate Process Engineer