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Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)

  • #2 in Energy & utilities
  • 500 - 1,000 employees

Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) Graduate Programs & Internships

  • Energy & Utilities

It is an incredibly exciting time to be in the energy sector. With the advent of new technologies, energy resources, and international climate agreements, there is never a shortage of challenges or projects to complete, and an unlimited amount of potential to positively impact Australia's energy sector and economy for generations to come.

At the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), it’s our role to design and operate electricity and gas systems that provide safe, reliable and affordable energy, today and into the future. 

AEMO has an emphasis on teamwork and co-operation. We're inclusive and supportive of diversity in all its forms, and value the strength that it brings to our organisation and regularly take the time to celebrate this.

AEMO's core responsibilities and services are:

System operations

  • Real-time operations
  • System service and security management, monitoring and review
  • Engineering analysis, support and modelling
  • Operating reserves and operational forecasting
  • Emergency and outage management

Market operations

  • Metering
  • Generator and industry registrations and accreditation
  • Settlements, prudentials and payments
  • Market monitoring
  • Retail market operations and procedures

System planning

  • Energy system forecasting
  • System modelling and planning (including Victorian planning)
  • Integrated system planning and WEM planning support
  • Network connection enablement
  • Technical analysis and resource adequacy assessments

Others services

  • Stakeholder, member and industry support
  • Technologies and data

Recruitment Process

You will need to have recently finished, or about to finish your study and have a degree aligned to disciplines including Electrical/Power Systems, Power Electronics, Chemical, Digital, Data Science, Science, Maths and Economics. 

Our recruitment and selection process includes

  • Online application
  • Online testing
  • Video interview
  • In person Assessment centers with key technical leads from AEMO. 

Final selections are communicated by July 2023, along with offers of employment with Graduates commencing in either our 2023 mid year intake (August 2023) OR February 2024. 

AEMO is a national company and has offices located in Melbourne, Brisbane, Norwest (NSW) & Sydney, Perth and Adelaide. 

Remuneration & Career Growth

AEMO offers competitive remuneration and benefits packages. You may also be eligible for some discounts and professional memberships.

We also offer our employees a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Employee Benefits Program, some of these benefits include:

  • Health-related seminars and tutorials
  • Annual health checks
  • Flu vaccinations

Career prospects

As the nation's independent market operator, we offer all graduates an unparalleled experience. This means that you will have the opportunity to advance your career across a wide range of fields, interact with some of the brightest minds in the sector, and immediately contribute to our rapidly evolving industry.

Jobs & Opportunities

Locations With Jobs & Opportunities
  • AEMO is a national business and has offices currently located in Melbourne, Sydney, Norwest (NSW), Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
Hiring candidates with qualifications in
Business & Management
Engineering & Mathematics
IT & Computer Science

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