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The FDM Graduate Program

Our 2-year graduate program gives you the opportunity to kick-start your career in technology with some of the world’s largest and most renowned organisations in the banking and finance, blockchain, consulting services, insurance, and retail industry.

As an FDM Consultant, you will work as an integral part of our clients’ teams on exciting projects which could involve complex trade applications and fraud detection technologies, new applications to optimise payment gateways, or help develop donation portals to improve the allocation of donations that many AU citizens depend on daily.

How does it work?

The FDM Graduate Program starts with comprehensive 6-14 weeks’ training through the FDM academy, led by our expert training team, and offers the opportunity to achieve industry-recognised certifications depending on the career pathway you choose. The training will develop both your technical and professional skills and will allow you to experience an agile working environment where you will be presented with real world challenges to solve.

After successfully completing your training, you will begin your 2-year career journey and will be placed with one of our global clients as an FDM Consultant – here you will be able to gain exceptional hands-on experience and add some leading brands to your CV.

Our goal is for happy and successful placements for both our consultants and clients. We will provide you with ongoing support and guidance throughout your whole career journey, from the day you become an FDM trainee until the end of your placement as a full-fledge consultant thriving on client site – we will be there for you every step of the way.

We recruit all year round and have start dates throughout the year, allowing you much more flexibility on when you can start your career.  

We welcome candidates from all degree backgrounds and universities, and you don’t have to have studied a STEM degree to start a career in tech with us. Find out more about what’s different about the FDM graduate program here.

Our career pathways

We offer a number of career opportunities and have helped thousands of people start their careers in tech through our two distinct training pathways:

An inclusive recruitment process

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and to open up a career in tech for a wide audience. This is why:

What our consultants say

Robert Varno

Robert Varno

RPA Enablement Engineer

Monash University

“My role involves configuring and supporting the development and production environments of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) projects. I help set up and maintain the virtual machines for automated processes. I also help in assessing the viability of automation for various applications. My work is very dynamic and I particularly enjoy its broad scope, allowing me to interact with various technical teams.”

Shevon Lau

Shevon Lau

Technology Migration & Integration Consultant

University of Technology Sydney

“My role involves data migration for various clients which includes moving data from legacy systems to their new systems or helping with mergers and acquisitions. It is truly rewarding to work with such large clients where I am able to contribute to the development of real-life projects and see them come to life.”

James McCarthy

James McCarthy

Data Analyst

Macquarie University

““I can see how data is manipulated and transformed to create valuable insight for end-users, as well as apply my own logic to create stories. We are also migrating many of our assets to cloud platforms which involves a lot of development and testing.”

Application process

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Apply online

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Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start your FDM journey.

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Telephone interview

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Telephone interview

A member of the FDM recruitment team will call you to discuss the programme and your career goals. This is also a great opportunity for you to ask us any questions you might have and get a feel for FDM. Check out our blog for top tips for a telephone interview

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Online tests

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Online tests

Here you will undertake an IT aptitude tests to assess your skill sets so we can make sure you are aligned to a role that matches your strengths.

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Video interview

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Video interview

During the video interview, we will ask you a few questions to find out more about you and your career goals. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. You can find our top tips on how to ace this stage of the interview on our blog.

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Assessment Centre

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Assessment Centre

This stage involves an FDM Introduction presentation, followed by three strength-based interviews. The interview will be a strength-based interview and will focus on your ability and potential rather than previous experience. This is also your chance to meet the other graduates you could be training with and find out more about the program.

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Support and Development

Our support and development initiatives are catered to help you at every stage of your journey, from graduate to an FDM Consultant/

Wellbeing
Program

Wellbeing
Program
Our online wellbeing portal provides a range of helpful resources, including professional guidance and advice. Consultants also have support from Wellbeing Ambassadors throughout the FDM community.

Consultant
Experience Partners

Consultant
Experience Partners
Consultants can receive support and career guidance from Consultant Experience Partners while working
on-site with our clients.

Mentoring
Program

Mentoring
Program
FDM partners consultants with mentors, based on their career aspirations and helps build long term professional development opportunities.

Online Learning and
Development Program

Online Learning and
Development Program
Virtual training, webinars and discussions are available to consultants, as well as e-learning platforms, including LinkedIn Learning and Intuition Know-How.

FDM
Networks

FDM
Networks
FDM Staff Networks are designed to offer a group for discussion around shared characteristics. They are employee-led and provide support for those in the community.

Employee
Recognition Awards

Employee
Recognition Awards
FDM are proud of our consultants achievements. We celebrate with company awards, including ‘Consultant of the Month’ and ‘Consultant of the Year’.

Consultant
Experience Events

Consultant
Experience Events
We host monthly virtual events to help keep us all connected and make sure everyone feels involved in the FDM community.

Employee
Engagement Surveys

Employee
Engagement Surveys
Our partner, Inpulse, help us create employee surveys, which enable us to gain a better understanding of our people’s views and help us take positive action to accommodate their needs.

CEO
Communications

CEO
Communications
Our CEO, Rod Flavell, keeps us
up-to-date regularly through LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Check out #RodsRoundUp videos to find out more.