Graduate Program

Hi Graduates,

Welcome to the new Entry Level Talent Programs site, more importantly, the Graduate Program page. I've created this page so I can keep in contact with you all more regularly, regardless of where you are located across the state!

I'll update this page weekly with program updates, upcoming events and relevant documents. I've also added a discussion board where you can post questions and have them answered by me or your fellow Graduates.

If you have any feedback on how I've set up the Graduate Program page, please feel free to get in contact with us.

Chat soon,
Gabby Puskas and Jessica Craig

Graduate Program Managers
Entry Level Talent Programs Team


Hi Graduates,

Welcome to the new Entry Level Talent Programs site, more importantly, the Graduate Program page. I've created this page so I can keep in contact with you all more regularly, regardless of where you are located across the state!

I'll update this page weekly with program updates, upcoming events and relevant documents. I've also added a discussion board where you can post questions and have them answered by me or your fellow Graduates.

If you have any feedback on how I've set up the Graduate Program page, please feel free to get in contact with us.

Chat soon,
Gabby Puskas and Jessica Craig

Graduate Program Managers
Entry Level Talent Programs Team


  • Supporting you during this time

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    The next couple of months are incredibly busy, as we welcome our new 2021 Graduates and our existing Graduates rotate into their next placement.

    To ensure you have access to the support you need, Gabby will be support Mary with the Program Manager role.

    If you have any questions, you can reach out to us via Talent Programs or Microsoft Teams.


  • Welcome and best of luck

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    A very warm welcome to our new 2021 Graduates. We wish you all the best for your first placement and hope you enjoyed the digital induction.

    All the best to our existing Graduates with their next placement across Transport.

    Gabby and Mary

  • February 2021 Placements

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    Hello All,

    I hope you had a lovely weekend despite the weather.

    Branch/ Division Profiles for the next rotation are now available for the 2020 Graduate Cohort, for the 2018/2019 Graduate Cohorts over the next two weeks, you are able to express what you would like to develop, areas of interest for your February rotation. The intention is to allocate you to parts of the business that have indicated potential vacancies for Entry Level Talents Participants.

    For 2020 Graduate Cohort over the next two weeks, you can identify 5 Branches/ Divisions where you would be interested in being placed in February. To select your preferences, please refer to initial email outlining the steps.

    Please note that all steps are to be completed by 11:59 pm Sunday 8 November 2020.

    Once we receive your submissions, the ELTP team will work the leaders in your preferred business area to assign you to a team or project. Your placement will be confirmed by Early December.

    Please note: the above process is slightly amended for participants within a Bespoke program (including PSC program) - Please refer to your email to understand the differences.

    You are welcome to contact me if you need clarification on the process.

    Warm regards,

    Mary Kaloustian

    Graduate Program Manager

    Entry Level Talent Programs

    People and Culture


    M 0466 322 811 |E mary.kaloustian@transport.nsw.gov.au(External link)
    Level 4, 2-14 Elsie Street, Burwood NSW 2134



  • AAGE Survey

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    Transport for NSW is one of the organisations that are members of the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE).

    AAGE is an independent, not-for-profit body, representing over 250 organisations who recruit graduates in Australia and New Zealand.

    We are asking that you participant in this survey to provide your feedback. The survey will take you approximately 15 minutes to complete and is anonymous.


    The survey is designed to collect your views and perspectives on a range of matters relating to your employment with us and your experiences within our Graduate Program.

    We will use this data to improve the Graduate Development Program and to maintain our position as one of the leading employers in the market.

    Please complete the survey by Friday 6th December 2019.

    Thanking you

    Mary

  • February Placement Preferences

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    Hi All,

    Branch/ Division Profiles for the next rotation are now available. In the coming week, you can identify 5 Branches where you would prefer to be placed in February. To select your preferences, please complete the steps below by 11:59 pm Sunday 27 October 2019.

    1. Review available placements

    Refer to that attached spreadsheet titled ‘ELTP – Branch/Division EOI Profile for Preferencing’ for an outline of each Branch.

    2. Connect and inform

    · Speak to the key business contact and attend available information/networking events. Please do not promise the business contact that you will preference them. You may change your mind and this can create confusion.

    3. Update your Graduate Profile

    · Your one page profile helps the business assign you to a relevant team and helps your placement manager give you meaningful tasks that build on your previous experiences. See the word template attached.

    · Save with the following naming convention: Full_Name_Grad_Profile_Feb_20.pdf and email a PDF copy to TalentPrograms@transport.nsw.gov.au by 11:59 pm Sunday 27 October 2019.

    4. Submit your preferences

    • Submit your preferences for February 2020 placement via this online survey by 11:59 pm Sunday 27 October 2019. The questions are attached to help you prepare. You must choose at least 3 out of the 5 preferences within your headquarters.
    • Late or incomplete responses will not be accepted and Entry Level Talent Programs will allocate your placement on your behalf.
    • You are not able to complete back to back placements within the same business unit/ section.
    • Preferences are taken into consideration but are not a guarantee that you will be allocated to a preferenced placement.

    Once we receive your submission, the ELTP team will work the leaders in your preferred business area to assign you to a team or project. Your placement will be confirmed by Early December.

    You are welcome to contact me if you need clarification on the process or would like to discuss preferences prior to completing the survey.

    Warm regards,

    Regards,

    Mary Kaloustian

    Graduate Program Manager

    Entry Level Talent Programs

    People and Culture

    M 0466 322 811 |E mary.kaloustian@transport.nsw.gov.au
    Level 4, 2-14 Elsie Street, Burwood NSW 2134

    We would like to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land upon which our office sits.


  • Graduate Program Manager on Leave

    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.
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    Good Afternoon all,

    Please note that I will be on annual leave from 22 July – 27 August.

    If you have any requests that can wait until I return, please wait.

    Alternatively send an email to TalentPrograms@transport.nsw.gov.au and one of our helpful team will get back to you when they can.

    For any urgent issues, please contact Ben Hooper-Matthias

    Thanks,

    Mary


  • Wishing you all a Happy and Safe Easter!

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    Hi All,

    Wishing you all a Happy and Safe Easter!

    For those who are taking the opportunity to take the extended time off during the public holidays, Enjoy!

    For those who are coming in like me, please feel free to reach out, maybe with Easter eggs :)

    Once again Happy Easter!


  • EOIs for August placement are OPEN!!!

    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    Throughout March, managers from across the cluster are able to submit an ‘expression of interest’ to host a graduate in their team in the August placement. EOIs are open from Monday 4 March 2019until Friday 22 March 2019.

    If you would like to be placed in a specific team in the August placement, please contact the relevant manager and ask them to submit an EOI.

    The link to the EOI survey will be available on the TfNSW intranet and all agency intranet sites (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/63XY7DN).

    The EOI will take approximately 15 minutes to complete – survey questions with example responses have been emailed to you for your reference. Remind the manager to include your name in their submission.

    Please remember – we cannot guarantee that you will be placed in your preferred teams. However, the manager needs to submit an EOI in order for your preference to be considered.

    Should you have any questions, you are welcome to contact me.

    Warm regards,

    Mary


  • February Placement Preferences

    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    Hi All,

    Placement descriptions for the next rotation are now available. In the coming weeks, you can identify 5 placements where you would prefer to be placed in February.

    To select your preferences, please complete the steps below by Friday 9 November 2018.

    1. Review available placements

    · Refer to the spreadsheet titled ‘Graduate_EOIs_February_2019_Placements’ for an outline of each placement.

    2. Connect and inform

    · Speak to potential placement managers and attend available information/networking events. Please do not promise potential placement managers that you will preference them. You may change your mind and this can create confusion.

    3. Update your Graduate Profile

    · Your one page profile helps the business assign you to a relevant team and helps your placement manager give you meaningful tasks that build on your previous experiences.

    · Save with the following naming convention: Full_Name_Graduate_Profile_Feb_2019.pdf and email a PDF copy to TalentPrograms@transport.nsw.gov.au by COB Friday 9 November 2018.

    4. Submit your preferences

    · Submit your preferences for February 2019 placement via this online survey by COB Friday 9 November 2018. The questions are also available on Talent HQ to help you prepare. You must choose at least 3 out of the 5 preferences within your headquarters.

    · Late or incomplete responses will not be accepted and Entry Level Talent Programs will allocate your placement on your behalf.

    Once we receive your submission, the ELTP team will work the leaders in your preferred business area to assign you to a team or project. Your placement will be confirmed by early December 2018.

    You are welcome to contact me if you need clarification on the process or would like to discuss preferences prior to completing the survey.

    Warm regards,

    Mary Kaloustian


  • Job Opportunity

    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    An exciting opportunity has been advertised within Sydney Trains, Engineering System Integrity Unit, who are looking to fill a Grade 5 position with a Graduate.

    Andrea Hensley, Assurance Reporting Manager, has made herself available to answer any questions you have about the role or her team in general and is excited about potentially adding another Graduate to her team. Andrea has previously employed five former TfNSW Graduates and enjoys helping them develop their careers within and beyond her team.

    Andrea can be contacted on;

    Tel: 02 9536 3366 Mobile 0414 607 520 e: andrea.hensley@transport.nsw.gov.au

    Further information about the role can be found via https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/assurance-reporting-coordinator-civil-structural-128205




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