Case study

WooliesX takes new approach to building a grad program

Learn how WooliesX brought student talent into their teams quickly without needing to invest time or resources into building a grad program from scratch.


Thanks to Hatch, we’ve been able to quickly ramp up the amount of young talent contributing in our teams right now, with potential to pipeline them into full time roles, all without building a formal grad program.

Cassie Soady

GM Culture & People, Woolworths Group

The need

Build a tech talent pipeline that meets teams' resource needs

WooliesX needs young tech talent to help build innovative solutions. Rapid growth and lean resourcing meant they needed an alternative solution to building a young talent pipeline.

WooliesXLooking for

Junior developers, designers, marketers and analysts.


500-1000 employees


Retail, Technology

The solution

Hatch provided easy access to exceptional student talent quickly

Only two months after launching, WooliesX has students working throughout the business when and where needs arise.

The impact


Students applied


Shortlisted by Hatch


Students placed

WooliesX students

Hatch students are working in tech, design, marketing and analyst roles.

UX/UI Design
Software Development
QA testing
Data Analysis


91% of students were rated by managers as adding great or good value across all companies.

Hatch role match

Hatch matches managers' needs with talented students

WooliesX managers raise requests for students when they need them and Hatch helps fill the roles within 3 weeks.

Woolies X · Sydney

Marketing Coordinator

We manage end-to-end marketing so if you are a quick learner with enthusiasm for a career in marketing this is a chance to use your skills.


Recruitment was a breeze - a 1 minute video and some field entry and we were introduced to several very competent students. They have been able to hit the ground running and really turn over work that we just haven't gotten to.

Alexandra - Hatch manager

Marketing Manager, Insurance


There's a really inclusive culture, supportive teams and alot of diversity across the business. We're given a lot of responsbility and opportunities to pursue our interests in our work.

Aarthi - Hatch student

Marketing Coordinator


Marketing Coordinator

Top skills
Digital Marketing
Content writing

Find a Hatch student for your team

Time to hire

2 weeks

Student availability

2.5 - 5 days

Total cost

$39.05 / hour