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    Read what other STA graduates say

    “The best part of my job so far has been travelling to site inspections and seeing our designs being implemented. State transit gives you the opportunity to see your projects right through. You can stand on site and think, “I did that and I’m helping people”.
    Ian Brocklehurst - Traffic Planning Graduate
    “ As a safety graduate, I have been given numerous training opportunities, providing me the chance to develop a large array of skills. I have also been involved in many projects, which has allowed me to build productive working relationships with senior level staff. The stand out feature of the programme is the support provided so that I feel prepared to tackle any task assigned to me. This has been an invaluable experience that I would recommend to any safety graduate.”
    Laila Bassett - OHS & Safety Graduate
    "In my opinion the best aspect of the grad program is the variety of work and challenges we are faced with on a day to day basis. We are encouraged to attend a variety of training courses that are aimed at enhancing our knowledge and understanding of the business, as well as improving out written and communicational skills. I would recommend State Transit’s grad program to anyone who wants to feel part of a team and is determined to accelerate their professional development "
    Denny Bolatti - OHS & Safety Graduate
    “All my colleagues and superiors in State Transit are extremely helpful. There are many diverse IT projects going on in State Transit. Hence State Transit’s IT department provides ideal environment to kick-start your career in IT.”
    Pramod Narvekar - IT graduate
    “As an HR / Industrial Relations graduate, one of the best things about State Transit’s program is that I get to rotate within the HR department and do different work placements in areas such as Equity, Employee Relations, Workers Compensation, Recruitment and Learning and Development. I can see and experience all the kinds of work an HR specialist does, which means that I get a better idea about what areas I would like to work in future. During the program, graduates are given ‘real work’ tasks to complete and they have the opportunity to see how their work has had a positive impact on State Transit and our customers. As a graduate, I have also enjoyed opportunities accompanying colleagues out in the field whether it has been visiting depots, meeting bus operators or attending seminars, meetings or hearings. Graduates interested in working for a public service organisation with friendly and helpful employees should apply for State Transit’s graduate program.”
    Vanessa Geoghegan - HR Graduate
    “I have been really impressed with the State Transit Graduate Program. It has allowed me to apply the skills I learnt at university in a practical setting. I have received valuable exposure to the environmental and operations components of State Transit and gained experience across both these fields, working on projects that will reduce the environmental impacts of State Transit’s operations.”
    Daniel Kogoy - Business Management /Environment Graduate
    “It has been a great opportunity for me to join STA as a Finance Graduate. In the past months, I have been in the business planning and analysis section where I have assisted with the preparation of the budget for the 2009 financial year. This has given me a valuable insight into State Transit’s business focus. The working environment is fantastic and I have had the opportunity to visit a number of depots and regional offices. I regularly attend meetings with a variety of professionals involved in planning and analysing our business. State Transit has also organised a series of workshops for the graduates to attend to equip us with various skills for our relevant positions.”
    Cheuk Pow - Finance Graduate
    “Different rotations have given me a better understanding of this huge and unique organisation. The graduate program offers excellent training and on the job experience. Graduates are encouraged to make significant contributions and decisions towards the everyday functioning of the organisation. I would recommend State Transits graduate program to any graduate who wants to make a difference.”
    Srini Mandas - Engineering Graduate
    “There is never a dull moment. The opportunities forwarded to me in my assigned tasks has given me a greater understanding of public transport, the daily operational requirements and the complexities of maintaining a regular and safe bus fleet.
    State Transit has given me an opportunity to stretch my boundaries and has provided me with direction to succeed within the organisation..”
    Natalie Sawan - Business Management Graduate
     

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