Taylor Burrell Barnett

Embark on your early career with TBB

Kaya! Welcome! So, you’re considering a career path in town planning or urban design?

Grit and curiosity. It’s the ideal starting point for a career working with us at Taylor Burrell Barnett.

At TBB you can hone your technical skills and connect with experts everyday. You’ll have access to knowledge-sharing opportunities, and fit-for-purpose tools. And you’ll have dedicated support to help you build a fulfilling and exciting career for yourself.

Sound good? Great. Let’s explore what your early career journey with TBB could look like…


Still studying but looking to gain real working experience? Our Intern program offers you the chance to gain valuable insights into a potential career in your chosen role with hands-on planning and urban design experience. You’ll also get to experience TBB’s culture and work on exciting client projects. An Intern role is ideal for a 2nd or 3rd year student who is available on a permanent part-time basis. Apply below by 10 May to be a part of our interview and selection process.


Recently graduated from a planning / urban design degree? Enter our graduate program on a full-time basis to immerse yourself into a training program across a range of skills and areas. You’ll be hands on straight away, helping our senior experts develop and deliver advice for clients, attending client meetings and being a key part of client project teams. Apply now for consideration in our next round of Graduate selections.

We also offer work experience opportunities in some circumstances. Please email [email protected] to express your interest in this.

Kicking off your career as an Intern or Graduate is the first step that many members of our team took to become the highly experienced and successful planners and designers they are today. Including… our very own Managing Director. Learn a little more about Samantha’s journey here.

what we offer

  • Varied and exciting projects in an industry leading company
  • Modern office environment located in the heart of the Perth CBD and easily accessible to public transport
  • Training and development pathways
  • Professional development budget to spend as you like
  • Incentive rewards, milestone bonuses
  • Competitive salary
  • Gift day off at Christmas


  • Flexible working culture
  • Mentoring program
  • Employee Assistance Program & wellness focus
  • Regular social events
  • Community involvement
  • Industry involvement via events and committees
  • Participation in our Reconciliation Action Plan

Training – Interns and Graduates

We invest a lot of time in the training and development of our new graduates to help them progress well in their careers. We offer the same structured training and support to our interns.

We’ll provide you with all the training you’ll need for your day-to-day work. You’ll also receive plenty of on-the-job training as you undertake various tasks, which are structured to offer you the widest possible experience in all aspects of what we do.

You will be assigned a “buddy” to support you. They will typically be someone who has recently completed the graduate program. This provides you with an opportunity to ask questions and hear about their experiences with TBB – settling in, the industry, the work stuff, and the fun stuff.

learn more about what it’s like to work at TBB in the video below

submit your application below for the early career path that best suits you