Your Career at Bornhorst+Ward

Relationships are at the heart of our business. Through our training program, your skillset is continuously developing to ensure that you are up to date with best practices and emerging technologies. The result is an understanding and trust that is carried through to the project and client experience.

Undergraduate Program

Our Undergraduate Program runs between November and February each year. This is a paid program which contributes to Work Integrated Learning core competencies. Students must be in their penultimate year of a Bachelor of Civil Engineering to be eligible.

Completing our undergraduate program will give you one on one mentoring and real-world engineering experience in either civil or structural design. As an Undergraduate at Bornhorst + Ward you will have the opportunity to apply skills acquired throughout your studies, within a supportive environment.

To apply: Applications for our 2021/2022 Vacation Program have closed. Please register your interest for our 2022/2023 program by sending your resume and cover letter to

Annual Site Tour

Our Site Tour occurs each year and kicks off our recruitment program. Register your interest for our 2022 Site Tour by sending your name, major, expected year of graduation and preference of civil or structural to

2021 Site Tour recap
We were excited to welcome our annual Site Tour back as an in-person event this year! Students were given the invaluable opportunity to tour two of Queensland’s most exciting construction projects, Queen’s Wharf, and The Ambrose accompanied by our Engineers.

The group was then invited into the Bornhorst+Ward office, to speak with our recent Graduates about transitioning from university to working as a civil or structural consulting engineer.

Graduate Program

Joining Bornhorst+Ward as a Graduate will kickstart your career as a Civil or Structural Consulting Engineer. Graduate Engineers make a unique contribution to projects which shape the city we live in. You will be given responsibility across a broad range of projects within a supportive environment. An experienced mentor is assigned to each Graduate, with thorough guidance applied throughout the first few years of employment.

Graduate positions are often filled by students who have completed our undergraduate program, but we are always open to young professionals with a passion to excel in the field of engineering.

Please send expressions of interest to