Graduate Program

Gain a future-proof career in data management

Join leading data consulting and training firm Robinson Ryan

Choosing a data career is setting yourself up for the future. With data growing at exponential rates, and concerns about its management, security and privacy at an all-time high, there’s never been a better time to become a data specialist. 

Robinson Ryan is a data management consulting and training company, working with leading enterprise clients such as the National Disability Insurance Agency, nib and many more. Through our training arm, the Institute for Data Management, we are one of only four DAMA Registered Education Providers globally.

About Our Graduate Program

Our Graduate Program is a development program for domestic and international graduates from any discipline who want to enter the in-demand field of data management.

We are committed to developing data leaders of the future. You’ll gain from:

"I really enjoy the supportive environment at Robinson Ryan. I’m actively taken care of and feel like my growth and wellbeing is a priority. The work is exciting and meaningful and the training is very interactive and helpful."
Anusha Bharal
Graduate Consultant

Lead the industry

We’ve worked on some of Australia’s biggest data management projects in our 15-year history. You’ll learn from and work with senior consultants who are all CDMP-certified, with 30+ years of experience and the ability ensure that data management projects deliver value across the whole organisation. Robinson Ryan is internationally recognised as a leader in data management.


Grow personally and professionally

There’s no better place to be than working in data. The career trajectory of data professionals will continue to accelerate to keep pace with technology, but also with the growing awareness of data’s importance as a business asset. We’re a ‘people-first’ consultancy, offering a great team environment, flexible work arrangements, mentoring and training opportunities – plus great client projects.


Keep learning

We’re serious about the evolving practice of data management. As one of only four Registered Education Providers with DAMA International, our graduates undertake ongoing training and certification via our Institute of Data Management. Courses cover data management, data governance, data quality, data modelling and more… We also support you to become a Certified Data Management Professional.

Frequently Asked Questions

When are you taking on graduates? 
We will have an intake in the second half of 2023. If you are still studying you are welcome to apply and indicate you’re interested in a part-time position.

What degrees are you looking for? Do I need a specific degree or any subject prerequisites?
There is no degree or subject pre-requisite.

We have graduates from backgrounds as broad as Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, Science, Medical Science, Botany/Plant Biology, Psychology and Copywriting. We look for aptitude and fit over area of study.

What qualities or skills are you looking for?
We look for people who are naturally curious, who like to solve problems, who can communicate, who like to keep learning and are interested in working with organisations that contribute to Australian society. We also love working with people who do extra-curricular activities – can be anything!

I don’t have experience working with data – is that an issue?
We believe everyone has experience working with data. It isn’t a problem if you haven’t studied data or statistics formally – we will train you and provide lots of on-the-job opportunities to learn.

English is my second language – is that an issue?
Not a problem. We welcome international students. 

What are the GPA requirements?
There are no GPA requirements. We encourage everyone to apply.

How long is the program? 
It varies depending on the graduate – there is no set length. Typically graduates stay with us for 1-2 years.

Are there job opportunities at the end of the program?
Very likely!

Can I work from home?
Yes – we operate on a hybrid model where you will have the opportunity to work from home some days in the week. We also work from WeWork, 320 Pitt Street, Sydney.

I have more questions – who can I ask?
Email any further questions to Nicole 

Profile of a Graduate Consultant

Anusha Bharal went from international student in medical science and psychology, to graduate consultant in data management.

Which data role is right for me?

In this webinar replay, we explain what data management is, why it’s a great career path, and the skills and personality you need.

Data management training

Learn about the different public training courses you can participate in: from introductory through to certification study.

Apply for a graduate position

During your studies we have options to work part time and move to full time on completion of study

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