Auckland Transport

Will you be a part of Auckland's future?

At Auckland Transport we’re bringing some of the most innovative projects and thinking to our city, with a clear focus on creating a great experience for the millions of customers we support every day. Our diverse team of forward thinking, passionate people use their expertise to deliver large projects, plan our transport networks and tackle the city’s transport challenges. We work in an agile and cross-functional way, with all functions collaborating closely to save Aucklanders time and keep them moving as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible – doing worthwhile work that makes a big difference.
AT is on the move, creating infrastructure projects on a scale like nowhere else in NZ, new cycleways and walking paths to connect our communities, innovative digital apps and people programmes that are based on the voice of our people. We have a clear focus on creating “easy Journeys” for the millions of customers we support everyday.
The opportunities at Auckland Transport are endless and WE NEED YOU to help shape the future of Tamaki Makaurau. Are you ready to join us and make your dreams a reality?
Here at Auckland Transport, we know you and your families are coming to terms with Covid 19, and in these unusual times we want to reassure you that Graduate Recruitment is just on pause right now...
You are on our minds, as YOU are the fuel of Auckland Transports future. It's a tough time for all of us and by working together we will move through this and help you on your Journey of Discovery really soon!
If you've got any questions or want to register your interest for our 2021 or 2022 Graduate Programme and Internships, then send us an email.

Our Culture
AT’s culture is based on our purpose “Easy Journeys” and we deliver this purpose through our values: Auahatanga: Better, bolder, together, Whanaungatanga: We connect, Tiakiatanga: Safe with us, Manaakitanga: We care…full stop.
Our values make us who we are - they're the stuff of our DNA and make us unique and different.
They are how we do things around here.

We hire students studying

Business and Commerce
Urban Planning

Available Positions

Our Graduate Programme

Auckland Transport Graduate Programme

Auckland Transport’s graduate programme, Ngā Kaihoe, is for all graduates looking to jumpstart their careers. Our 18-month programme provides graduates with flexibility, variety and the opportunity to co-design and define your career, doing worthwhile work that makes a difference to the community, its legacy stuff!

The 18-month programme provides graduates with the freedom to explore Auckland Transport, choosing your own adventure whilst being supported by amazing leaders. You will be offered security and stability in your home function while also getting the unique opportunity to explore work in other departments across Auckland Transport, diversifying skillset and making connections cross-functionally and cross-agency.

We place a huge value on our people, seen through the value Maanakitangā, we care…full stop. You will be provided with trust and flexibility of work, learning and development opportunities that grow an individual both professionally and personally, and opportunity to do work you are passionate about. We celebrate diversity of thought, experience and opportunity, champion graduates guiding their own career pathway in partnership with the business, the opportunity to grow is real!

You can read more about the AT Graduate Programme here.

Come join us… Let’s go there!

Meet our Grads

"AT's Journey of Discovery has given me the opportunity to grow my skills and capability in different parts of the business and own my career while working alongside some of the greatest leaders in the industry. Moreover, I feel privileged to be working for an organisation that allows me to give back to my community by helping to shape Auckland and allows me to bring my whole self to work."
Pele, 2019 Graduate

"The best thing about the journey I'm on with AT is the respect and value for individual thinking. My team encourages me to speak up and give input into everything we do. This allows me to be myself at work and feel comfortable to share my opinion and ideas. I'm extremely grateful to be a part of an organisation that values diverse thinking."

Karishma, 2019 Graduate

"The best thing about this journey I'm on with AT is having a great cohort of graduates to be on this journey with, as well as having the support and tools from AT to keep upskilling myself throughout the graduate programme."
Doris, 2019 Graduate


Who are we looking for?
We look for candidates from a variety of disciplines, including: Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Business Technology, Business Management, Commerce, Marketing, Finance and Human Resources.
Within these disciplines, candidates could come from a broad spectrum of degrees and institutions; we are looking to attract the best talent irrespective of their background.
Within these disciplines, We are after people who have strong problem solving and analytic skills, lead themselves to achieve and have a passion for helping make Auckland the best place it can be! So, no, it is not just about your grades.
Within these disciplines, Our past graduate hires come from various backgrounds; they may have some prior work experience, extra-curricular activities, achievements, sports or team experience, clubs, community or volunteering involvement, strong interpersonal skills, and problem-solving ability.

What support does AT provide?
As part of the AT Early Career Programme, you are provided with a wide range of development support.
AT’s dedicated Graduate and Cadet Development pathway includes external and internal learning and development opportunities, which are available to you throughout your Graduate and Cadetship tenure. In addition, our innovative social learning platform allows you to work with a wide array of expert mentors – you get to search and select the right mentor for you and get customized professional coaching advice. 
We are also very supportive of our graduates gaining professional qualifications and you will be supported at every step of the way. If you would like to step up your learning in a certain area, we will give you the time and financial support you need. We know that if you are moving forward, we will be too.

Who is eligible?
How do you know if I am eligible for AT’s Early Career Programme?o:p>
You should be applying for AT’s Graduate Programme in your final year of university study. Applications for the 2021 intake are now open from now until end of August, 2020.
I have already graduated, can I still apply?
Yes. The programme is intended to provide you with a great start to your career journey. We are very open-minded about what this means.
I am an international student, am I eligible to apply?
You are required to provide evidence that you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand for the duration of the graduate role, which is two years. For more information on visa requirements, visit New Zealand Immigration.