Kick-start your exciting career after university and gain invaluable experiences by joining the IPART Graduate Program. Contribute towards the important decision-making process and advice that IPART offers to help make the people of NSW better off. 

What IPART offers you

As a graduate, you can accelerate your career with opportunities to work in different   projects and divisions. A mentor will help you grow your career to its fullest potential while you learn from and work with our leading experts. 

Over 18-months you will grow your professional knowledge and skills, working on a variety of teams and projects. Upon successful completion of the program, you will have a secure, permanent role at IPART and the opportunity to be fast-tracked into other roles.

IPART offers you an inclusive and diverse working environment with flexible working options to work remotely or at our centrally located office in Sydney. We value everyone’s skills, experiences and contributions and encourage learning and development. We invite challenges to our thinking to pursue better outcomes for the people of NSW. 

Hear more from our previous graduates about their experiences here

"Having access to a buddy and a mentor made the transition to IPART easy and gave me the opportunity to form relationships with colleagues and develop goals for the graduate program from my first week.”

Grace, Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Science

Your role

The Graduate Analyst role at IPART is designed for you to learn and apply a variety of skills. As you rotate through our diverse range of projects, you can develop your quantitative and qualitative skills such as analysis (research, data analytics, statistics, and modelling) and communication (written and verbal). 

Your work can involve a wide range of activities such as:

  • analysing latest industry data 
  • supporting tasks to provide strategic/policy advice, regulatory pricing or compliance work
  • helping to deliver research, technical analysis and briefings for our decision makers
  • preparing reports, publications, and presentations on your projects.

You can help us solve difficult economic and technical problems, such as how to make childcare more affordable, how to pay for the services and infrastructure provided by councils and water utilities, how to make sure that drinking water and electricity infrastructure remains safe, and how to ensure the integrity of the certificates created through the NSW Energy Sustainability Schemes.

You can find out about the different teams in IPART at our Work at IPART page.


“Every day has brought with it a combination of new and exciting challenges, opportunities, and chances to learn"

Callum, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Arts (Renewable Energy Engineering), UNSW

What IPART is looking for

We look for applicants with a tertiary education in Economics, Commerce, Engineering, Science, Data Science and Analytics, Law, Energy, Government, Communications or Sustainability. We encourage graduates in all related fields to apply.

Successful candidates to the Graduate Program are typically people who:

  • Apply lateral thinking to develop innovative solutions to complex problems
  • work well in collaborative team environments
  • apply a high attention to detail in their work
  • are clear communicators
  • manage multiple priorities and deadlines well and have strong organisational skills.

Graduates should also demonstrate:

  • appreciation of, and sensitivity towards, difference and diversity
  • an interest in continuous professional growth
  • curiosity, openness and eagerness to make a difference for the people of NSW, socially and environmentally

To be eligible for ongoing employment in the NSW Government sector, applicants must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

You must also have completed or will complete an undergraduate or postgraduate degree within 2 years before starting work with us and be available to commence full-time employment at the start of the Graduate Program.

Learn more about the Graduate recruitment process here

"I was encouraged to use my own skills and ideas and I was given the freedom to choose tasks which aligned with my strengths or interests"

Samantha, Bachelors in Commerce (Business Analytics) and Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering (Honours), University of Sydney

We are preparing for our 2025 Graduate program, the application process will begin in soon.

Kickstart your career after university and make a difference to the people of NSW by joining the IPART Graduate Program.


Hear from current and past graduates on their experiences.
Learn about our graduate recruitment process.
Graduate employee promotion guideline

Contact details

Phone: (02) 9290 8463