Students

Applications for the 2021 IBL intake have now closed. Thanks to all those who took the time to apply. We look forward to being back in contact with you.

Find out more about GSK's IBL programme in two minutes by watching this video.

GSK’s Industry Based Learning (IBL) program is developed for undergraduate University students in their penultimate or final year of study upon commencement of the program. The program offers students an opportunity to work within a company that helps people do more, feel better and live longer.

This twelve-month, full time IBL program is the perfect opportunity for students to launch their career, offering invaluable hands-on work experience in a friendly and supportive environment. Upon completion, IBL’s will have built on their university learning and gained a competitive edge for all future career paths.

Essential Program Criteria

Before submitting your application, please ensure that you meet the essential criteria for the program and that you provide this information accurately. Please note that if you do not meet the essential requirements of the program, you will receive an automatic response, declining your application. There will be no exceptions to these criteria.

  • You must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand
  • You must be able to work full time from January 2021 to January 2022
  • Australian Roles: You must not have graduated from your Bachelors degree prior to January 2021 (unless studying honours)
  • New Zealand Roles: You must not have commenced postgraduate studies (unless studying honours), recent graduates of a Bachelor's degree are accepted 

What does the programme offer me?

Our IBL program suits students who want a career with real purpose. Participants benefit from a rich variety of structured training and individual mentoring while gaining genuine experience in your chosen field. We have designed our program to ensure that you will work closely with your manager and professionals who are passionate about their work and are eager to pass on their learning and knowledge. This way, you will get to develop great skills crucial for your future success.

You will be a part of a structured and robust program to give you the optimum opportunity for appropriate learning and development. You will benefit from:

  • Being involved in interesting work and adding value to the business
  • Opportunity to work on key projects to build core technical and business skills
  • Being actively involved in career networking forums
  • Access to various internal and external training opportunities
  • Reporting directly to a line manager
  • Involvement in GSK’s staff volunteering program to help the community

What do I need to succeed?

Our interns need ambition, commercial awareness and a self-motivated, proactive approach. We’re looking for clear, effective communicators who can quickly build rapport with a wide range of people. It’s important that you can adapt to change and keep focused. While you have the drive and confidence to trust your own judgment, you’re a real team player who actively collaborates with others.

What Roles are available?

Applicaitons for our 2021 IBL Programme have now closed, we will begin the recruitment process for the 2022 programme in July 2021.

How do I apply?

Please note that applicaitons for the 2021 IBL program closed on Sunday 9 August 11:59pm. We will begin the recruitment process for the 2022 programme in July 2021.

To hear more about the programme from our Early Talent Recruiter and current IBLs, watch our live Q&A session hosted by GradAustralia here.

Timeline & Assessment Process

In order to keep everyone safe, our inclusive recruitment process is 100% online this year. It inolves an online application, online test, pre-recorded presentation and interview, followed by a live video interview and background checks. This takes place over the course of around 8 weeks. Keep an eye on your email for updates on your application, please ensure you are checking your 'Junk Mail' regularly.

The IBL contracts will run from January 2021 to January 2022.

Sound exciting? We think this could be the best career move you ever make.