Careers

Victoria Grad Program

2019 Victorian Graduate Program

Colliers International - where market leaders are made

Colliers International is the place where enterprising people who think differently choose to build their property careers.  What sets us apart is not what we do, but how we do it.  We believe in empowering our people to take personal responsibility for their success, whilst providing ongoing support, a best in class platform and career advancement opportunities that help them achieve their real estate career goals faster.

Colliers people are market leading experts because they enjoy what they do.  We support their passion and drive through the creation of productive and innovative workplaces designed to accelerate their success; and we invite you to join us.
 

Our program:

Our 9-month program commences in February and can be tailored to accommodate your university commitments from three up to five days per week.  You will learn directly from market leading experts as you rotate through advisory and transactional services in one of our core asset classes of Office, Retail, Industrial and Residential.  This approach has proven to accelerate success by providing the foundational knowledge and experience you need to become a market leading expert.
 
Throughout the program you will be working alongside an experienced team of professionals who are genuinely invested in your development, and who are committed to providing you with the right balance of experience, education, exposure and support to launch your career in property

By participating in the Colliers International Graduate Program you will benefit from:

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Hands-on learning
Our graduates tell us the best part of our program is the practical experience and exposure they gain through the inclusive nature of our teams.  Working side by side with our market experts provides the framework for you to gain the skills and knowledge you need to advance your professional capability. 

Learning and Development
Learning & Development Opportunities
Colliers is proud to promote the advancement of women within our business. In celebration of the exemplary females within our organisation, we host International Womens Day events and recognise the important role males need to play, to help drive change. We encourage all male employees to become champions of gender equality and have implemented policies and strategies to promote women into leadership roles.

Mentoring
Mentoring and Coaching by Industry Experts
Throughout each rotation, you will be mentored by an industry expert who will guide and provide you will valuable insights and skills. Your mentor brings an objective perspective to your development.  They are there to provide you with advice, coaching, support, encouragement and feedback.

Colliers University
Colliers University
Our industry leading, best in class, e-learning platform provides you with over 3,000 learning opportunities at your fingertips; and is designed to complement on the job role and local training courses to enhance your graduate experience with Colliers International.

Career check in
Career check ins
Throughout the program you will have regular career check-ins with our Careers and HR team to discuss your experience with the business and possible future career pathways. We will work together to identify your strengths, accomplish your goals and accelerate your success.


Asset classes and rotations

As a graduate you may be placed in one of the following four asset classes to learn foundational property skills:

Asset classes grad program

Eligibility

Our graduate program is best suited to final year students studying Property or a related Degree who are looking to consolidate their learning through practical, hands-on experience in a top tier commercial property firm.  To be eligible you must:

  • be in your second or final year of academic study;
  • hold (or be willing to attain) Agents Representative Certificate prior to commencement; and
  • be able to demonstrate your commitment to the property sector through extra-curriculum activities.

Application process

Applications for the 2019 Graduate Program will be open from July 9th, and will close on September 21st 5:00pm.  

All applicants must provide a copy of their most recent academic transcript and a resume addressing their professional experience and following selection criteria:

  • How have you demonstrated commitment to pursuing a career in the property sector?
  • What area of the property sector excites you the most?
  • Why Colliers?

Accelerating career success

Jordan Lipton

 
"The Colliers Graduate Program has given me the opportunity to work and learn alongside some of the industries most respected professionals. I have been exposed to a range of different service lines and asset classes which has given me the ability to understand where my interest lies and allowed me to gain the practical skills necessary to succeed in the industry." - Jordan Lipton

Mitch Bolger


"I feel privileged to be a part of the Colliers Graduate Program that has given me immeasurable practical experience in the industry. The programs flexibility was a huge drawcard with exposure to a range of property types and services that were aligned with my personal preferences. Above all else, it has been a joy to learn under true professionals and industry leaders in an environment that is both welcoming and fun.” Mitch Bolger
Stephanie Siadis

  "I completed the Graduate Program in 2015 which lead me to secure a role as Database Analyst in Office leasing team. Now I work within Retail leasing in the Project Leasing space, where my greatest achievement to date was securing one of the big four banks at Tarneit Central Shopping Centre (180sqm).  I was given the support I needed to kick start my new role which has led to continued success." - Stephanie Siadis, 2015 Graduate

James McMahon

 

"Finally, the graduate program has given me the opportunity to gain high level exposure to some of the largest clients within the commercial real estate industry. Furthermore, the ability to implement methods from my university studies into real world situations has helped to further excel my knowledge.” James McMahon

Amy Retell

   “The Graduate Program has allowed me to learn directly from industry leading property professionals. Working within my teams I have undertaken numerous tasks and met an array of clients; teaching me invaluable skills that will help shape my future career.” Amy Retell
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