Skip to main content

About Tonkin + Taylor

At Tonkin + Taylor, you’ll find much more than just a graduate job. You’ll find people: over 1000 bright individuals who are committed to making a difference through positively impacting people and our environment. We’re passionate about what we do, we love a good challenge, we care about our planet and we’re fond of a good morning tea (or ten)!

We love people for who they are and want to see them achieve their goals. Our people are provided with the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally through working on a diverse range of interesting projects.

Perks of being a Tonkin + Taylor graduate

  • Learn from an array of award-winning engineers, scientists and consultants
  • Work on projects that shape the communities throughout New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific
  • Experience our people-first culture, which includes awesome social clubs and many morning teas!
  • Professional membership funding with support and encouragement to become chartered
Life At T+T

Our Graduate Pathway

At T+T we know that everyone is unique, and because of this our graduate pathway is flexible for wherever you want to take your career!

You’ll also have the opportunity to be involved in some of our great graduate development programmes, including:

  • Graduate Mentoring Programme: designed for you to develop and acquire new skills while in a supportive environment learning from a senior T+Ter
  • Graduate Rotational Programme: This gives you the opportunity to spend six months in a different sub-discipline during your second year at T+T, and is the perfect opportunity for growth and development.

To support your learning our graduate pathway includes:

A wide range of training sessions focussed on developing your expertise, strengthening relationships and best positioning you for business success

Buddy support: pairing you up with an established T+T professional to provide you with invaluable support and accelerate your development

Professional Development Goals for deciding which skills you are looking to sharpen, how fast you want to learn and where your skillset will take you

Kickstart your career with Tonkin + Taylor

Ready to embark on a journey with a leading environmental and engineering consultancy? Apply today and join us – together we create and sustain a better world.

Apply Here


Hired graduates in 2023


Hired interns in 2023


felt positive after their T+T Experience morning


Employees across New Zealand and Australia

Frequently Asked Questions

I have already graduated, can I still apply for a graduate role?

Yep definitely, especially if you have taken a gap year, are completing an overseas experience or pursuing further study. If you have more than a year of relevant work experience or currently on a graduate programme, we’d recommend keeping an eye out for experience hire opportunities instead.

At what stage in my degree do I need to be to apply for a summer internship?

Most of our interns will be in their penultimate year of study at the time of their internship but we do employ students who still have 2+ years of study to go before graduating too. If you are in your final year of study or have already graduated then check out our graduate vacancies instead.

I am an international student, am I eligible to apply?

You are eligible to apply for our graduate and summer internship roles if you are legally entitled to work in Australia on a permanent basis. For more information please visit

What are T+T looking for in graduates and interns?

We look for really well-rounded individuals (no, it isn’t just about grades!). This includes students with work experience, extra-curricular activities, achievements, sports or team experience, clubs, community or volunteering involvement, strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability.

What salary can I expect as a graduate?

We ensure that our base salaries are highly competitive with other consultancies. On top of your base salary, you’ll also receive:

  • Paid overtime as per policy
  • KiwiSaver (on top of base salary)
  • Graduate transition allowance
  • $500 annual wellbeing allowance which you can spend on anything related to Wellbeing (think yoga classes, dentist bills, new golf clubs, a spa day….anything!)
  • A whole range of other benefits including travel insurance, airline memberships, wellbeing programmes, monthly staff drinks and long service leave
  • Personal career development – courses, mentors and guides
  • A contribution towards and assistance with professional membership rewards