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Build your career with KPMG, starting with the Foundations Program. Find out here about eligibility, applications and career choices.

Build your career with KPMG, starting with the Foundations Program. Find out more here.

Foundations Program

Our Foundations Week allows you to explore the endless career possibilities offered at KPMG. The program is a 2-hour insight session designed to provide you with the knowledge to make the right career choices.

Foundations Week is open to students from any degree discipline and is a great opportunity for you to get the chance to find out more about what we do, the different career choices available and how to nail your application to our Graduate and Vacation programs. You will have the opportunity to learn from our industry experts, current graduates, learn more about KPMG and participate in a number of sessions to help you understand what life at KPMG has to offer.

A career with KPMG can take you further than you ever imagined. With so many career options available, the KPMG Foundations Week is a great place to discover your career.

Which session?

KPMG Audit & Finance Consulting Foundations

Are you looking to build a fundamental understanding of business? Learn how we undertake work that affects investment decisions, inspires confidence in public sector expenditure and supports our economic growth. Some of the world’s biggest organisations rely on us to provide independent insight and high quality audit, assurance and advisory expertise.

KPMG Tax Consulting & Compliance Foundations

Interested to learn how tax can play a part in shaping business strategies and projects? At KPMG, our tax expertise coupled with deep industry knowledge helps our clients realise planning opportunities and meet their compliance responsibilities in an automated, efficient way using data analytics and other technologies.

KPMG STEM Foundations

Curious to see where a STEM degree can take you at KPMG? The answer is many places. Understand how technology plays a part in shaping our disruptive world, and how we work with clients to re-invent and re-imagine their organisations. Also learn about how engineers can solve complex asset problems and manage risk within large infrastructure projects.

KPMG Foundations

Not sure where you want to launch your career at KPMG? Being a firm with many service offerings to our clients, we understand that it’s not always easy to decide which team you would like to join so early in your career. If you’re passionate, curious, innovative and committed, you will find your feet very quickly at KPMG, so this session is designed to help you discover which team best suits you.

When and where

Foundations Week has been designed to virtually immerse you into KPMG from the comfort of your own home, no matter where in Australia you're located.

Each session has been carefully designed to ensure you gain the most value based on the year of your studies and the area of interest for launching your career.

Eligibility requirements

Pre-penultimate year: first year of a 3-year degree, second year of a 4-year degree or third year of a 5-year degree.

Penultimate year: second year of a 3-year degree, third year of a 4-year degree or fourth year of a 5-year degree.

This program is only open to Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents.

Our selection process

You can apply online by visiting Current opportunities. You'll receive a confirmation on submission of your application. If you do not receive this, please email the Graduate Talent Aquisition team at We will then review your application and determine your suitability for the program.

Our Graduate Talent Aquisition team will contact you after the closing date for the Foundations session in which you've applied to advise you if you've been successful in securing a position to participate in the program.