Perpetual Graduate Program 2023

Perpetual is one of Australia’s leading financial institutions because for over 130 years we have been putting our clients first – and investing in our people.  That combination makes Perpetual a great place to work – a place where you can grow, thrive and make a difference in people's lives.

At Perpetual, the graduate program is designed to build a pipeline of talent and create the business leaders of the future. Because your success is important to our growth we help you develop your skills and plan your career.  A key to your success is the Perpetual culture – we are a business that demands high performance and integrity and believes that work should be challenging – and fun. 

To submit your application for either the Fordham Vacationer Program or the Fordham 2023 Graduate Program, please apply through the following links


2023 Fordham Graduate Application Form


To submit your application for the Perpetual 2023 Graduate Program, please apply through the following links

At Perpetual you’ll work with great people and do work that matters because everything we do is underpinned by our core values: 

  • Excellence

    Delivering exceptional outcomes

  • Integrity

    Doing what’s right

  • Partnership

    Succeeding together



Perpetual is an ASX-listed, diversified financial services company with a rich history dating back to 1886. Our three core businesses are Perpetual Investments, Perpetual Private and Perpetual Corporate Trust.

WGEA 2021

An Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

Perpetual has been recognised by The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for being an employer who is committed to promoting gender equality in Australian workplaces. Perpetual is proud to be a Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the fourth year running.



Working at Perpetual, you’ll partner with great people and do work that matters because everything we do is underpinned by our core values: excellence, integrity and partnership.

The Perpetual Graduate Program is an essential component in building our pipeline of talent and will support you to grow your skills to deliver exceptional outcomes in an environment of high performance and integrity. You will be provided with career development and the support you need every step of the way.

Perpetual Program (12 months)

As a Perpetual Graduate, you will complete two rotations in real roles doing meaningful work across all core business units: Perpetual Investments, Perpetual Private, Perpetual Corporate Trust, Risk and Legal and Corporate Services. Over the twelve months, you’ll complete two rotations of six months’ duration across different teams. We’ll discuss your preferences with you during the recruitment process.



  • Be available to commence in February 2022
  • Be willing to relocate to the location of the role you are applying to
  • Have a credit or above WAM/GPA



To be eligible for the Perpetual Program, we require you to meet the below criteria. You must:

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident at the time of submitting this application

  • Have completed your undergraduate or post graduate degree within the last three years of the program start date (ie 2019, 2020 or Feb 2021) Have a credit or above WAM/GPA

  • Have a credit or above WAM/GPA



While many of our past graduates have studied business, commerce, accounting or law, we welcome applications from a wide variety of disciplines.

You enjoy solving problems, aim to keep learning throughout your career and have both drive and empathy. To compete in the world we live in we want graduates who are adaptable, have high IQ and high EQ. People who enjoy hitting high targets and setting the next ones even higher.

As long as you’re smart, driven and a people person you can be anyone – we want diversity of backgrounds, attitudes, talents and thinking to help us meet the challenges of tomorrow (even before we know what they will be).

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We are proud to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander economic development through a number of business partnerships

To learn more about the Perpetual Graduate experience please visit our page on GradAustralia.



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