Graduate Careers

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Your Adventure Starts With Fonterra

The Fonterra Graduate Programme has been running for over 40 years and has seen the success of many individuals who have contributed significantly to Fonterra's achievements, including members of our Senior Fonterra Management Team.   When it comes to our graduate programme we aim to attract, recruit and select a diverse group of graduates. Embedding diversity and inclusion in our culture is crucial to our long-term success as well as being the right thing to do to support our people and our communities.

 Watch this space as we update information for our 2018 Recruitment Drive.

Business Programme in Fonterra

Business Programme

We’re re-defining the future of dairy by embracing the best in technology, innovation and new business models to unlock the power of Fonterra.  The world is changing at an exponential rate as a result of consumer preferences, technology, environmental and geopolitical shifts. This is your opportunity to play a part in the future of our cooperative.


Our Business Programme offers the choice of core streams to build your functional capability aligned to your interests or qualifications. 


Typically you will complete four 6 month rotations.  Each rotation has you moving to best experience our business which means there is the potential for you  to spend time at anyone of our sites throughout New Zealand!


Rest assured – no matter what function you join – you’ll be provided with plenty of support along the way. You’ll be working alongside experts in the field and developing skills and knowledge to give you a solid foundation to build your career.

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