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KPMG Australia

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  • > 100,000 employees

KPMG 2020 Foundations Program

Australia Wide
Our Foundations Program allows you to explore the endless career possibilities offered at KPMG.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Internship

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
C
Communication
Media Studies
Beauty
Fashion Design
Hairdressing
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Creative Writing
Journalism
Music
Performing Arts
Photography
Creative Arts (all other)
E
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Aircraft Operation & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
H
Anthropology
Geography
Classics
Criminology
Gender Studies
Indigenous Studies
International Development
Peace & Conflict
Refugees & Forced Migration
Archaeology
History
International Studies
Modern Languages
Literature
Linguistics
Translating & Interpreting
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Philosophy
Policy Studies
Political Science
Public Administration
Counselling
Psychology
Counselling
Psychology
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
Liberal Arts
M
Counselling
Psychology
Counselling
Psychology
Audiology
Speech Pathology
Biomedical Science
Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Dentistry & Dental Science
Exercise & Sports Science
Health Administration
Addiction Medicine
Anaesthesia
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
General Practice
Intensive Care Medicine
Medical Administration
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Ophthalmology
Paediatrics & Child Health
Pain Medicine
Palliative Medicine
Pathology
Physician
Psychiatry
Public Health Medicine
Radiation Oncology
Radiology
Rehabilitation Medicine
Sexual Health Medicine
Sport & Exercise Medicine
Surgery
Naturopathy, Acupuncture & Complementary Medicine
Aged Care Nursing
Community Nursing
Critical Care Nursing
Family & Child Health Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
Midwifery
Nursing & Midwifery (all other)
Nutrition & Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Paramedic Science
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Massage Therapy
Physiotherapy
Rehabilitation Therapies
Podiatry
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Human Movement
Indigenous Health
Occupational Health & Safety
Public Health (all other)
Radiography
Medical & Health Sciences (all other)
Medical Technology
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies
P
Architecture
Interior Design
Landscape Architecture
Building
Construction Management
Property, Land & Real Estate
Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Studies
Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)
T
Curriculum Studies
Early Childhood Education
General Education Studies
Primary Teaching
Secondary Teaching
Special Education
Tertiary Education
TESOL
Vocational Education & Training

What is Foundations Week

Our Foundations Week allows you to explore the endless career possibilities offered at KPMG. The program is a 2-hour insight session designed to provide you with the knowledge to make the right career choices.

Foundations Week will be open to students from any degree discipline and is a great opportunity for you to get the chance to find out more about what we do, the different career choices available and how to nail your application to our Graduate and Vacation programs. You will have the opportunity to learn from our very own industry experts, current Graduates, learn more about KPMG and participate in a number of sessions to help you understand what life at KPMG has to offer.

A career with KPMG can take you further than you ever imagined. With so many career options available, the KPMG Foundations Week is a great place to discover your career.

Which Session

KPMG Audit & Finance Consulting Foundations

Are you looking to build a fundamental understanding of business? Learn how we undertake work that affects investment decisions, inspires confidence in public sector expenditure and supports our economic growth. Some of the world’s biggest organisations rely on us to provide independent insight and high quality audit, assurance and advisory expertise.

KPMG Tax Consulting & Compliance Foundations

Interested to learn how tax can play a part in shaping business strategies and projects? At KPMG our tax expertise coupled with deep industry knowledge help our clients realise planning opportunities and meet their compliance responsibilities in an automated efficient way using data analytics and other technologies.

KPMG STEM Foundations

Curious to see where a STEM degree can take you at KPMG? The answer is many places! Understand how technology plays a part in shaping our disruptive world and how we work with clients to re-invent and re-imagine their organisations. Also learn about how Engineers can solve complex asset problems and manage risk within large infrastructure projects.

KPMG Foundations

Not sure where you want to launch your career at KPMG? Being a firm with many service offerings to our clients, we understand that it’s not always easy to decide which team you would like to join so early in your career. If you’re passionate, curious, innovative and committed, you will find your feet very quickly at KPMG so this session is designed to help you discover in which team exactly.

When & Where

Foundations Week has been designed to virtually immerse you into KPMG from the comfort of your own home, no matter where you are located around Australia!

Each session has been carefully designed to ensure you gain the most value based on the year of your studies and your area of interest to launch your career.

Eligibility requirements

  • Pre-penultimate year: first year of a 3-year degree, second year of a 4-year degree or third year of a 5-year degree
  • Penultimate year: second year of a 3-year degree, third year of a 4-year degree or fourth year of a 5-year degree
  • This program is only open to Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents

Our Selection Process

You can apply online by visiting current opportunities. You'll receive a confirmation on submission of your application. If you do not receive this, please email the Graduate Talent Acquisition Team. We will then review your application and determine your suitability for the program.

Our Graduate Talent Acquisition team will contact you after the closing date for the Foundations session in which you've applied to advise you if you've been successful in securing a position to participate in the program.

Key Dates

2020 Foundations Week

Applications Open: 7 September 2020

Applications Close: 25 September 2020

Foundations Week:

  • 19 October 2020 – Audit & Finance Consulting Foundations
  • 20 October 2020 – Tax Consulting & Compliance Foundations
  • 22 October 2020 – STEM Foundations
  • 23 October 2020 – General Foundations

Graduate Success Stories


KPMG Rebecca Ferraro
  • Graduate stories
As a corporate tax consultant, I am exposed to a variety of clients, structures and opportunities which creates a work environment that is diverse and fluid.

Rebecca Ferraro

  • Graduate stories
As a corporate tax consultant, I am exposed to a variety of clients, structures and opportunities which creates a work environment that is diverse and fluid.

Rebecca Ferraro

KPMG Shivarnee Sitsabasan
  • Graduate stories
I love the fact that I get to meet and work so many new people.  I get to work with clients in different industries as well as team members from different walks of life.

Shivarnee Sitsabasan

  • Graduate stories
I love the fact that I get to meet and work so many new people.  I get to work with clients in different industries as well as team members from different walks of life.

Shivarnee Sitsabasan

KPMG Rebecca Ferraro
  • Graduate stories
As a corporate tax consultant, I am exposed to a variety of clients, structures and opportunities which creates a work environment that is diverse and fluid.

Rebecca Ferraro

  • Graduate stories
As a corporate tax consultant, I am exposed to a variety of clients, structures and opportunities which creates a work environment that is diverse and fluid.

Rebecca Ferraro

KPMG Shivarnee Sitsabasan
  • Graduate stories
I love the fact that I get to meet and work so many new people.  I get to work with clients in different industries as well as team members from different walks of life.

Shivarnee Sitsabasan

  • Graduate stories
I love the fact that I get to meet and work so many new people.  I get to work with clients in different industries as well as team members from different walks of life.

Shivarnee Sitsabasan