Cobham’s Graduate Program has been developed to provide exceptional career opportunities for our future leaders.

2018 Graduate Program

Commencing early 2018, Cobham Aviation Services is offering graduates the opportunity to participate in a structured, closely monitored, two year rotational program. The program comprises four six month placements across the Cobham Aviation Services operational business units and functional departments. This may include Program Management, Operations, Business Development, Procurement, Commercial, Communications, Finance, IT or Human Resources. Each assignment you undertake over the two years will enable you to gain excellent experience – giving you a rounded view of our business as a whole and guiding you towards an extremely successful career.

What are the benefits?

  • access to diverse opportunities, ensuring you are able to learn as well as innovate
  • the opportunity to work closely with executives and key players within the company
  • the chance to show us what you can do
  • a dedicated mentor from the executive team who will provide personal and professional support to you over the two year program
  • regular performance and development reviews
  • the opportunity to apply for any current vacancy across the business at the end of your fixed term contract

What do I need to apply?

If you’re looking for a graduate role in the UK, please visit the Cobham plc Graduate Page.

In Australia, we are seeking highly successful 2017 graduates for our 2018 program with a Bachelors or Postgraduate degree in a variety of fields, including Business, Management, Design Engineering (Aeronautical), Commerce, and Technology. Applicants must either graduate or complete their degree in 2017 with a Credit Average or higher, to be eligible.

Candidates must hold a permanent Australian residency or an Australian passport and you will be required to submit a copy of relevant documentation demonstrating your Australian citizenship/permanent residency should you be invited to participate in the assessment centre stage.

To be eligible, applicants will need to be able to hold an Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC)*, pass a pre-employment medical, be able to reside in South Australia (at your own cost).

The most important attributes Cobham is looking for are enthusiasm, an innovative spirit and the kind of big ideas that will help shape the future of the company.

*An ASIC is required to enter airside areas at airports. The application process includes a Federal Government background check to determine that the applicant has no criminal convictions.


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