Engineer the way the world works. Fast-track your career with us.

Be a part of a fast-growing diverse team that share one thing in common – our passion to drive change. At Cognizant ANZ, our mission is simple. Conceive, foster, and implement ideas that help to transform the world around us for the better.

As a member of the Graduate program, you’ll undertake a structured six-week induction training under Cognizant Academy. Upon completion, you’ll be embedded within our Cognizant teams, have plenty of opportunities to bring your ideas into reality and build next-gen skills on the job.

Key Dates

Consulting Stream

Application will open next year for
our 2023 program

Technology Stream

Application will open early next year for our
​​​​​​​2023 program.  

Program Benefits

Join the best in the field
Work alongside a talent magnet of experienced leaders and associates with heart to solve our clients’ greatest challenges.
Cognizant Academy, buddy connects and more
State-of-the-art mentoring, learning, and training programs including regular Leadership and Practice connects to equip you with the right skills.
Become a game changer
Play a meaningful role in business transformation. You can make a meaningful impact on some of ANZ’s most influential organisations and give back to the communities where we work and live.
Be a leader at any level
Great ideas can come from anywhere. We give you flexibility in how you work because we trust you to deliver with excellence and integrity.
Build the career you want
Make your mark and control your future. With a variety of career paths, you can expand your capabilities and explore new roles, skills, and business areas. The opportunities are endless.
Join a diverse, connected community
We bring together diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences into an inclusive community where we’re accountable to – and for – each other.

What’s your passion?

Contribute to projects that deliver modern, real-world solutions by being part of one of our following service lines.
Be a part of a team responsible for delivering tomorrow’s experiences today. Leverage your data and technology skills to design game-changing experience-led solutions that transform the companies the world relies on.
Quality Engineering & Assurance
Play a meaningful role in engineering quality for some of Australia’s largest enterprises. Help deploy end-to-end ecosystem approaches with intelligent and automated QA processes to accelerate business and technology change with quality and speed.
Artificial Intelligence & Analytics
Work with some of Australia’s leading organisations to solve their business and IT challenges by uncovering insights from data to shape the products, services, and experiences they offer. 
Enterprise Application Services (Salesforce)
Work with B2C and B2B organisations in the frontline of new development and technology. Deliver cross-cloud transformational solutions and play a key role in orchestrating world-class customer experiences, enable business change, and drive tangible ROI for our clients and their end customers.
Cloud, Infrastructure & Security
Help build modern, innovative solutions that enable our clients to thrive in the digital economy. Work with some of the largest global enterprises to help them become intuitively digital by using cloud to gain fresh insights, unlock new opportunities and build new models that deliver richer customer experiences.
Our consulting team is responsible for connecting our clients’ aspirations to the art of the possible and serves as the bridge between technology and business outcomes. Help drive continuous innovation and benefits realisation across a range of industries from strategy development through execution. 

Program Eligibility

To be eligible for our Graduate Program, you’ll need to:

Be in your final year of University or graduating by April 2023, OR have already graduated within the last two years. 
Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen OR an Australian Permanent Resident
Have less than 2 years of related work experience

Cognizant Graduate Application Process

1. Online Application

To apply, please upload a copy of your latest resume/CV. Transcripts are not required at this stage however they will need to be provided prior to offer. Our Early Career Talent Team will review your details to assess eligibility and suitability for our graduate opportunities.

2. Online Assessment

Successful candidates will be invited to complete an Online Assessment which will be used to help us gain insight across your capabilities.​​​​​​​

3. HR Screening Call

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our Early Career Talent Team for a preliminary HR screening call. The HR screening call will be used as an opportunity to gain a better understanding of your current experience, aspirations, and situation.

4. Business Interview

Candidates who have made it this far will be invited to attend an interview (face-to-face or virtual) with the one of our Business Leads. This interview will seek to assess whether you, Cognizant and your prospective team are the right fit and if you share our passions for engineering impact.

5. Offer

Once all interviews and assessments are complete, successful candidates will be notified by our Early Career Talent Team. We will then closely work with you to guide you through the offer, the offer release, and the onboarding process.


2022 Top Graduate Employers
Cognizant named as one of Australia’s 2022 Top Graduate Employers as voted by Graduates and run by The Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE).

Meet our Graduates

We’re shaped by a diverse group of entrepreneurial people working together to engineer the future of modern businesses. Hear from past graduates as they share advice on what you can expect as you transition into your career in tech with us.

Virtual Experience Programs 

Gain valuable knowledge about the Agile Methodology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) through our virtual programs. 
Ready, Set, Agile!
Get ready to Agile! Gain valuable knowledge about our agile methodology in our Virtual Experience Program.​​​​​
Artificial Intelligence
Discover Artificial Intelligence at Cognizant!


Ready to make a difference? Join us.

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