Jacobs Undergraduate Economist in Melbourne, Australia

Undergraduate Economist


Imagine the Possibilities

Ideas can come from anywhere that’s why we want you to join our InternshipProgram!

Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical,professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture,engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientificand consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, andgovernment clients across multiple markets and geographies.

As part of the Jacobs Internship Program, you will work on realprojects, bids and tenders from the get go. Gaining valuable work experience tobuild on your theoretical knowledge, our program provides you the opportunityto collaborate with a range of experts and industry leaders to help guide,mentor and shape your career.

About the Opportunity: UndergraduateEconomist

We have a fantastic opportunity for an undergraduate interested in applyingtheir economics training to real life problems. Forming part of the widerEconomics and Strategic Advisory team, the successful candidate will take acentral role in undertaking research and analytical tasks including market dataanalysis, economic and financial modelling and report writing.

To succeed in this role it is important that you feel comfortablewriting reports as well as undertaking the technical economic modellingincluding cost-benefit analysis. Day to day tasks include providing advice oninfrastructure projects, writing business cases to help state and federalgovernment agencies secure funding and conducting key technical aspects ofprojects with the guidance and support of our senior economists.

About you

At Jacobs our employees are highly sought after for their specialistknowledge and experience in a specific discipline, which allows you to buildupon a deep understanding of what is possible and push the boundaries in searchof ever more innovative solutions for clients. As an Intern at Jacobs you willgain exposure to a range of disciplines, allowing you to build on thespecialist knowledge you’ve gained at university.

The successful candidate will:

  • Complete your degree in 2018

  • Be technically inquisitive

  • Possess strong leadership skills

  • Have the ability to work independently and in a team to learn from another perspective

  • Communicate exceptionally well

  • Ask questions and challenge the norm

  • Be able to commence on 27 November 2017 and work through to March 2018

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident

Does this sound like you?

To be part of the Jacobs Internship Program this summer, apply today!

Please include the following documents so we are able to make aninformed decision. Incomplete applications cannot be considered;

  • Resume

  • Cover letter – tell us about yourself & in which specific discipline you have a passion in and where you see your career developing

  • Academic Record

  • Working rights - Scan/Copy of a Birth Certificate or Passport (Vevo check if applicable)

Applications close on Monday, 28th August 2017

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-Melbourne

Req ID: SOU0000NB