STUDENTS

Gain invaluable work experience while studying and build long-lasting relationships to kickstart your career.

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Unlock your potential at Forethought

If you’re in your second last year of university in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree, it’s time to join our internship program. The Forethought Internship Program offers first-hand, practical experience in one of our specialist business teams.

The internship is flexible in length, depending on your requirements. You may choose to gain work experience part-time during the semester or full-time over the summer or winter break – typically 4-8 weeks.

Internship opportunities are available in our Consulting, Marketing Science and Measurement Design and Innovation teams. Find out more about our specialist teams.

Applications for internships are open year-round, but due to a limited number of positions, opportunities are secured well in advance. Please consider submitting your expression of interest 8–12 months prior to your preferred placement period.

Please submit your application to careers@forethought.com.au. Please include:

  1. A cover letter demonstrating your knowledge of, and interest in, Forethought, as well as your ambitions to pursue a career in Consulting, Marketing Science or Measurement Design and Innovation;
  2. Your resume; and
  3. A copy of your most recent official academic transcript. Applications for academic transcripts can be made through student services at your university.

GRADUATES

Launch your career with Forethought and be rewarded with ongoing professional development and career progression opportunities.

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Unleashing brilliance, one grad at a time

Forethought Graduate Program

The 12-month graduate program has been designed to challenge, transform and empower high-performing individuals. From day one, our graduates contribute to complex marketing and growth projects for our clients, solving brand, communications, product and customer experience challenges.

You will have excellent academic performance – but that’s not all. More importantly, we value distinction in something extracurricular. If you are the president of your student society, captain of your sports team or an aspiring musician, we want to meet you.

You should also hold a distinction average or higher in a double degree, honours, masters or PhD qualification. We value diversity and look for graduates from a range of different tertiary areas, including: marketing, commerce, economics, econometrics, statistics, engineering, mathematics, psychology, science or arts.

We also highly regard:

  • Relevant work experience, including industry placements or internships;
  • Academic honours, awards, scholarships
    and prizes;
  • Study exchange programs; and
  • Leadership experience in a professional, community or extracurricular environment.

Applications for the 2019 Graduate Program have now closed. Applications for the 2020 Graduate Program will open in February 2019 for commencement in February and July of 2020.

Please submit your application to careers@forethought.com.au. Please include:

  1. A cover letter demonstrating your knowledge of, and interest in, Forethought, as well as your ambitions to pursue a career in Consulting, Marketing Science or Measurement Design and Innovation;
  2. Your resume; and
  3. A copy of your most recent official academic transcript. Applications for academic transcripts can be made through student services at your university.