Invest in your future – get paid to work and study

WiseTech's Earn & Learn program gives you a full-time, paid job as a software developer while also supporting you through a four-year university degree.

We combine university recognized coursework, real-world experience at one of Australia's most successful tech companies, and university funding to give you an unparalleled head-start on your career in tech. No prior coding experience necessary. 

Interested? Watch our Earn & Learn video to find out more.

Start your career as a paid developer

Work at WiseTech full-time as a paid software developer straight out of high school

Earn a salary and scholarship package valued at ~$300,000 over four years, including salary, university course payments, and share rights*

Gain a university degree

Complete your Computer Science degree part-time over four years

Complete accelerated coursework delivered by WiseTech

Earn & Learn is currently run in collaboration with the Bachelor of Computer Science–IdeA, at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

On the job training to set yourself ahead of your peers

Participate in our rotation program and experience technical education, training and mentoring by the industry's best developers

* Salary is on a full-time equivalent basis with actual salary based on days worked at WiseTech Global. Reimbursement of course costs is based on level of academic performance for each subject, in line with WiseTech's Further Education Assistance Scheme as amended from time to time. Each share right is a right to receive one WiseTech Global share and remains subject to our Equity Incentive Plan Rules and the conditions in the relevant offer documents for each grant.

How to apply

Applications for our 2025 intake are now open and close November 2024.

Step 1: Submit your application here from 1 May 2024

Step 2: Introduction call and testing

Step 3: Interview

Step 4: Outcome

Program start date: 13 January 2025

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We would love to hear from you if you are a high school student who:

  • is going in to their first year of university in 2025
  • is highly curious and loves problem-solving
  • either has prior coding experience or has never tried it but is eager to learn
  • has full working rights in Australia

Please contact us if you have a question about your eligibility:

Want to find out more?
Download our Earn & Learn brochure.

"I've been coding since I was 12, long before I joined WiseTech. This experience is giving me even more to learn, allowing me to take on more complex work and accelerating my development by a huge amount."

Olivia Stewart, Associate Software Engineer
Earn & Learn Program

Our Earn & Learn program has been featured across Australian media.

Why WiseTech is the right choice for you

Not only will you work with a team who are interested in the same things as you, you'll also get to work with some of the smartest mentors in Australia, helping you accelerate your career in tech. We're different to other tech companies. 

Part of a true success story

WiseTech is a true Australian success story. Founded in 1994 in a basement in Newtown, years later we're a ~$25 billion software giant taking on the world. We're proud to be one of Australia's largest and most success tech firms. Our people are the heart and soul of WiseTech and the driving force of our strategy. 

Access to company benefits

You'll have access to a huge range of benefits to support your health and wellbeing and grow your skills and career with our development programs like learning platforms, flexible work, wellness tools, employee assistance program, expert financial advice, as well as many social activities.

Positive change for the world

Technology should be a catalyst for positive change – for the people and environment around us. We're digitizing one of the world's oldest industries: international trade. We pride ourselves on our culture of learning, collaboration, and continuous development. We're making an incredible difference in the world - join us!

"What you learn at university versus what you learn here, in the workplace, is so incredibly different. At WiseTech, I'm learning entirely new programming, at a much larger scale and at a much faster pace. I feel like I'm learning so much more."

Will Crossley, Associate Software Engineer
Earn & Learn Program

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