Our Opportunities


Novartis strives to unleash the power of our people to reimagine how we can be on the leading edge of understanding and impacting human health. As a graduate, you will be continuously challenged and empowered to deliver transformative innovation in a rapidly evolving industry.

We are seeking graduates who are driven by our purpose and are constantly curious about new ideas that can produce better outcomes for our patients and customers. You will be an individual who is readily able to collaborate with your team. As a Novartis graduate, you will be supported to achieve your professional and personal goals and prepare yourself to be a leader who can enable their own team to reach their full potential.

As a graduate at Novartis, you will be courageous and tenacious to strive for greatness. You will embrace operational excellence each day, understanding that at the core of what we do is the combination of innovation and excellence in commercial operations that will allow us to make a difference for our society.

At Novartis, we are fundamentally guided by our values. As a graduate, it is integral that your values align with ours and these form the backbone or your career.

Our roles will commence in July 2019 and we are seeking graduates whose experience, knowledge and passion align to the following streams:

Human Resources

As a graduate in our Human Resources team, you will be able to contribute fresh ideas to drive change and improve the experience for Novartis. You’ll work in a cross-functional team aligned with our Novartis HR model of shared services, subject matter experts, and business partners. You will be responsible for building an environment that supports the creativity, collaboration and performance of our associates. Graduates in this stream will have in-depth exposure in developing our systems, processes, policies and compliance. To apply for our Human Resources stream, you will require a degree or discipline in either; Commerce, Business, Human Resources or Psychology.


At Novartis, we are reimagining medicine. As a Finance Graduate, we reimagine finance. You will be able to get behind the numbers displaying curiosity and inspiring innovation to bring value to our business partners and patients. As a Graduate in this stream, you will work alongside a variety of stakeholders to drive financial performance at Novartis. As a successful Graduate, you will be able to build effective relationships and be assertive in your position. You will be disciplined in your execution of processes, make decisions based on facts, and be able to synthesise numbers into insights.

To apply for our Finance stream, you will require a degree or discipline in either; Business, Commerce, Economics with Accounting major. It is highly desirable if you have suitable qualification in CA/CPA.


Graduates in the Economics/Statistics stream will work across a range of projects determining the economic value of products under clinical trial. As a Graduate, you will be able to broaden your network within the industry, working with both medical and regulatory bodies to ultimately prepare submissions to the Commonwealth and State governments. As a successful Graduate will have a strong ability to build effective relationships with key stakeholders. You will have an open and innovative mindset in how you approach each task which will be supported by a balance of process and analytical experiences to draw upon.

To apply for our Economics/Statistics stream, you will require a degree or discipline in either; Health Economics, Statistics, Public Health, Nursing Pharmacy or Biomedical Science.


As a Marketing Graduate, you will work on real-life projects and gain exposure into how Sales and Marketing has significant impact on the product lifecycle. As a successful Graduate, you will demonstrate curiosity and independent thinking in your team. You will have exposure to how each of our Novartis departments collaborate to deliver better marketing outcomes. Novartis has a strong emphasis on digital marketing, so as a graduate in this stream you will have the opportunity to create ground-breaking campaigns that boost and sustain the product lifecycle. To apply for our Marketing stream, you will require a degree or discipline in either; Marketing, Commercial, or Digital Marketing. It is highly desirable to have a background in Science or Health Economics, but not necessary.


Novartis is passionate about leveraging science that leads to innovative strategies. As a Graduate in the Medical stream, you will have the opportunity to implement these strategies to maximise the positive impact on patient’s lives. You will have the opportunity to join our world-leading teams in the Pharmaceutical Industry. A successful graduate will have a strong attention to detail, technical and operational excellence, and bring an open mind to our teams. Whether it’s patented medicines, generic medicines or eye care, Medical Graduates will be able to make a real difference to the health of millions.

To apply for our Medical stream, you will require a degree or discipline in either; Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences, Life Sciences or Nursing. It’s highly desirable to have or be studying towards an MBA.


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