Graduate Program

RLB has been involved in the construction of many of the world’s most prominent and successful projects. The achievements and ambitions are remarkable. We are a global firm like no other.

RLB is an independent, global property and construction practice that provides cost management and advisory services. With more than 120 offices across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Oceania, we have confidence in the experience of over 3,500 people to make ideas real.

We can trace our roots back to the 18th century and pride ourselves on our heritage and the projects we have delivered to clients across the world.

Our achievements are a rich source of inspiration. From the early days pioneering quantity surveying to landmark projects like the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Park Precinct, Kurilpa Bridge in Brisbane and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Our graduate development program has been designed to assist graduates in acquiring the technical, personal and business skills needed to reach their full potential. The learning opportunities include on-the-job training and specialist technical development.

Program Structure

RLB offers a structured program:

  • Practical experience
  • In-house workshops and tutorials
  • External seminars with industry organisations
  • Mentoring
  • Networking opportunities

Why should I become a quantity surveyor at RLB?

We strive to attract the most talented graduates by offering challenging and rewarding opportunities for career development and growth.

Generally, it is recognised that students who complete their quantity surveying degree in tandem with a graduateship are more experienced, successful and sought after in the construction industry.

The graduate development program is an excellent opportunity for students to work with the ‘best of the best’ within the property and construction industry.

Our graduates work on a part-time basis in our office, with time off to attend classes and examinations, while completing their degree.


  • Practical project experience
  • Earning an income while studying
  • Working on a variety of projects
  • Flexibility around your university timetable
  • Study leave
  • Resources to support study such as library, equipment and software
  • Work opportunities interstate and overseas
  • Networking opportunities
  • Structured career progression
  • Work / life balance