Start something beautiful with the Xero grad program

The Xero graduate program is the first step to a fulfilling career. You'll get support, development and learning on the job. Applications for our 2025 graduate program open on 18 March 2024. Keep an eye on this page for updates, or to register your interest, send us an email to

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The Xero grad program 2025

Apply by 12 April 2024

Our grad program kicks off in February 2025, and is designed to match you with a role that aligns with your career aspirations.

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    Technical program
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    Design program
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    Summer internship

What we do

Xero makes running a small business beautiful. It gives owners accounting, admin and other tools to make running a business – from anywhere – easy.

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Who we are

Working at Xero means joining a community of thinkers, creators and educators working towards the same goal of making life better for small business.

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Technical program

If you want to embark on a career as a software engineer, the technical grad program is the place for you.

Technical graduate program
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Design program

The design program includes roles in our product design and design research teams. We’re only able to offer grad design roles some years.

Design graduate program
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Summer Internship program

We offer three-month internships from November for students in their penultimate year. You’ll do valuable work and see what it’s like to work at Xero.

Internships at Xero
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Meet us at careers fairs

Find out if Xero is where you want to start your career by coming to an event like a careers fair or send us an email at

Upcoming graduate events
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Questions about the grad program

Learn all about the Xero grad program: how to apply, application tips, and life as a Xero graduate.

Frequently asked questions: Xero grad program

Xero ranks highly as a graduate employer by AAGE

Xero ranks highly in the lists of top employers by graduates who work at Xero that are published by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE).

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    Ranked 19th in the Top Graduate Employers 2024 – Medium Program (intake of 21-70 graduate)
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    Ranked 10th in the IT and Telecommunications industry category in 2024
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    Ranked 7th in Top Intern Programs 2023
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A Prosple Top 100 Graduate Employer

Xero is ranked in the top 100 graduate employers by Prosple in both Australia and New Zealand 2024. The Top 100 Graduate Employers recognises the popularity and quality of graduate programs.

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    Ranked #1 for best technology graduate program in New Zealand
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    Ranked 14th for best technology graduate employer program in Australia
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    Ranked 16th in New Zealand and 88th in Australia overall
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Xero gives you the resources to do cool projects, all while allowing flexibility around your work hours.

Doug Barrett, Graduate Engineer

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