Scholarships and graduate programs

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Scholarships and graduate programs

Explore opportunities

Graduate program

Fun, challenging and hugely rewarding, our innovative graduate program provides exposure to many facets of our business and industry – helping you identify where you’d like to launch your career.

Currently finishing an undergraduate or masters degree in a relevant discipline? At United Energy you can benefit from:

  • Finding answers to big questions and challenges about energy.
  • The freedom to innovate, investigate and imagine.
  • Working on some of the biggest projects in Victoria.
  • Lessons from industry experts as well as leading research and development.
  • A company that cares about you and your community.

Graduates in electrical engineering and information technology are invited to support our industry-leading innovation and be part of Australia’s most efficient network operation. As a graduate, you’ll take part in rotations over a three-year period, providing on-the-job, professional and technical training and a broad range of unique opportunities.

Supported by an experienced business mentor as well as a 2nd or 3rd year graduate employee, you’ll build a network across the business with those who have similar interests and ideals. You’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy social and educational events with other graduates across all years of the program.

Partnering and working with teams from across our business, you’ll end the program with the skills, knowledge and direction to take the next big step in your career.

Applications for the graduate program open in May or June

Over the long term, I want to learn and implement the newest developments in technology, bringing extra flexibility to the network. In the meantime, I hope to bring an extra perspective to find new solutions to this ever changing business
Kevin Wong

Women in Engineering Scholarships

This important program encourages women to explore exciting opportunities in electrical engineering.

Developed in association with leading universities, the program offers a three-year scholarship that includes:

  • $10,000 a year in financial assistance over a three-year period.
  • 12 weeks of paid work experience a year.
  • A personal mentor throughout your work experience and scholarship.
  • Automatic inclusion as a candidate for our graduate engineering program.

Applications for scholarships are invited from students of:

  • University of Melbourne. Bachelor of Science, specialising in Electrical Systems and intending to begin the Masters of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  • Swinburne University of Technology. Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Professional) with a major in Electrical Engineering.
  • RMIT University. Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, specialising in Power Engineering.

Applications are open between August and December.

Vacation Program

This program is designed for students who are coming into their last year of undergraduate studies in electrical, mechanical or civil engineering disciplines.

Taking part in paid work experience provides genuine insight into our network. Opportunities are available over a 12-week period from November to February.

Working on live projects, you’ll gain practical skills and hands-on experience. You’ll also be fully supported by an experienced mentor who will introduce you to the business and the diversity of opportunities it offers.

Applications open in July or August.

Graduate Program

Get more information about the opportunities offered for graduates.

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