Graduate & Summer Intern Programs
More than a job – a career
Applications for our 2024 Graduate and 2023 Summer Internship Programs are now closed.
Here are some of our recent awards and recognition.
Prosple Top 100
AGRIAS Winner 2022
AAGE’s Top Graduate Employers List 2023
AFR Top 100 Graduate Employers 2023
Graduate program business area choices
Graduate program key dates
|Key Events||Time & Date|
|Graduate Program Applications Open||July|
|Graduate Program Applications Close||August|
|Graduate Program Assessment Centres||September – October|
|Graduate Program Start Date||February|
Graduate program eligibility and how to apply
We’re looking to fill our programs with original thinkers and innovators from all degrees of study. We embrace diversity, recognising the value people bring to us with their individual differences, qualities, ideas and insights.
To apply for our graduate program you must be in your final year of study of a university degree;
You can have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree but it must be no more than three years ago.
You also need to be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident when you apply.
Graduate program – what you can expect
When you start: You’ll start with us as a permanent employee in February each year. Your program will vary based on the business area where you choose to work. Explore the business area choices above to find out more.
Throughout the program: We’ll provide loads of learning and support to help you make the most of the experience. The program is structured to help you identify your focus areas. Tailored training sessions build and strengthen your technical and soft skills - accelerating your personal and professional career development.
The day to day: You’ll complete a rotational program to help you to learn about different parts of your business area. It’s packed full of different roles, teams and project experiences. At the end of your program, you’ll be supported to find a role that best suits your capabilities and interests.
Expect to contribute from day one and have an impact on the business.
Expect plenty of opportunities to get involved in grad life where you can build your networks and friendships with those you work with, including business leaders, project leads and program sponsors.
Expect to be able to give back. Join numerous communities, volunteering and sustainability initiatives - rounding out your whole work life experience.
Summer intern program and business area choices
Join our paid 10-week program. It’s a great way to explore a career with Westpac Group, and get a taste of what it’s like to work with us. Designed so that you get a real insight into the diverse opportunities at Westpac Group – the summer intern program gives you what you need to make an informed career decision.
The program runs from early December to February for 10 weeks and gives you the opportunity to be considered for the graduate program.
You can apply if you’re in the second last (penultimate) year of your degree. You also need to be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident when you apply.
Explore the business area choices to find out more about where you can work.