John Deere Graduate Program

John Deere Graduate Program

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. We’re dedicated to attracting the best graduates every year, developing leaders of tomorrow for a brighter future for all mankind.

With a well-established and structured rotation, you will have the opportunity to experience various departments and functions of our business developing skills that span the breadth of the organisation providing the foundations for a long term career, where no day is an ordinary day. Nurturing talent, realising uncapped potential and immersing in a meaningful culture that embraces diversity, inclusion and authenticity is core to our beliefs. You will be supported every step of the way, with a buddy system in your first year and ongoing training to reach your potential. With touchpoints in over 30 countries, you can follow your passion, have incredible experiences and realise your career aspirations all at John Deere.

Working with some of the most advanced technology in the world, to make a difference for all mankind - be part of something bigger. 

Join an industry leader, working together for a better tomorrow.

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, fifteen years ago, 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

Precision Ag Product 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

Territory Business 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.

Application Process

Applications open: 14th June - 18th July 2021

Application Step One

Online application

Application Step Two

Online cognitive and emotional intelligence testing

Application Step Three

Recording video interview (for assessment shortlisted candidates)

Application Step Four

Onsite panel interview

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What successful applicants have in common?

  • Applicants with passion for Agriculture and interest in Technology and Sustainability
  • Should have passion for machines & machine learnings
  • Strong interest in creating sustainable solutions through Technology
  • You are flexible and organised
  • You are willing to work hard to achieve our vision
  • You actively seek challenges
  • Can demonstrate high integrity and an innovative mind
  • Highest degree of Agricultural Business / Science or Agricultural Engineering or Business (Marketing / Commerce / International Business Disciplines) or Engineering (Mechanical and Mechatronic)
  • Australian / NZ PR / citizen
  • Applicants with GPA of 5 or Higher
  • Applicants should be recent Graduates i.e. completed graduation up to 24 months prior to program commencement which is Jan, 2022