John Deere Graduate Program

John Deere Graduate Program

Working together for a better tomorrow

As one of the most iconic brands in the world, John Deere is committed to leading the industry with technology that assists farmers to be the most profitable and sustainable in the world. At the cutting edge of technology, we are creating intelligent, connected machines that enable lives to leap forward across the globe.

To achieve these ambitions, we are dedicated to attracting the best graduates every year and developing them to become the leaders of tomorrow.

What we offer in our graduate program

With a well-established and structured rotation program, you will have the opportunity to work in various departments and functions across the business. This experience will help you develop skills that span the breadth of the organisation and providing you with the foundation for a long-term career where no day is an ordinary day!

At John Deere, we believe in nurturing our talent so they can realise their potential in a diverse and inclusive culture. You'll be supported every step of the way through a supportive network of colleagues and mentors that will ensure you reach your full potential.

Enjoy the benefits of working with a global brand and connecting with peers across multiple countries, whilst solving problems for our local farmers. At John Deere, you can have a career where you can follow your passion whilst having incredible experiences and making a difference in a company that is taking on some of humanity's biggest challenges.

Application process

Application Step One

Online application

Application Step Two

Online cognitive and emotional intelligence testing

Application Step Three

Recorded video interview (assessment for shortlisted candidates)

Application Step Four

Onsite panel interview with senior leaders

What we're looking for

  • Passion for agriculture and creating sustainable ag solutions through technology
  • Enthusiasm for machinery and advancements in machine learning
  • Adaptability, flexibility and agility
  • A proactive approach to solving problems and achieving our vision
  • High integrity and a creative, forward-thinking mindset

Eligibility requirements

  • A degree in Agricultural Business/Science, Agricultural Engineering, Business (Marketing/Commerce/International Business), or Engineering (Mechanical and Mechatronic)
  • Australian or New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency
  • A GPA of 5 or higher
  • Graduation within 24 months prior to the program start date

Join John Deere and be part of a team that's shaping the future of agriculture!

Learn about the journey of past graduates

Emma Ford - John Deere Graduate

Emma Ford

Director of Aftermarket and Customer Support
When reflecting on the defining moments of her career to date, Emma Ford recalls a time when she noticed a poster on a wall at her university. Little did she know what a profound impact it would have on her future.

Benji Blevin - John Deere Graduate

Benji Blevin

Dealer Development Manager
Soldier, wildlife protector, engineer – Benji Blevin’s life and career has been anything but predictable. But underpinning it all has been one key driver: a passion for a more sustainable future and making positive change in the world.

Max Cusack - John Deere Graduate

Max Cusack

Precision Agriculture Marketing Manager
As a boy raised on his family property near Canberra, Max Cusack spent his early years surrounded by farm equipment. So, it was perhaps no surprise the boy from the Australian Capital Territory would pursue a career with the industry, and brand, he grew up with – John Deere.

Ben Kelly - John Deere Graduate

Ben Kelly

Production System Manager
Ben Kelly always knew he wanted to dedicate his life to working in agriculture. But he didn’t want just any job – he was determined to work for the best.