Key Facts

Industry

Government & Public Sector

Degrees/disciplines

Accounting
Economics
Engineering - Other
Finance
IT/ICT
Sciences

Position Locations

NSW

PROGRAMS & DEADLINES

Cadetship – Vacation Work: applications open March 2013.
Main campaign for graduates opens in March each year but other vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Refer to www.rba.gov.au/careers

Citizenship / Eligibility Requirements

Australian citizens and permanent residents only (including New Zealand citizens)

Additional Eligibility Information

To apply for our graduate program you must be able to demonstrate that you will complete the necessary degree program by the end of 2013. Cadets typically pursue an honours year or double degree in 2014 after their vacation-work program.

Candidates with a disability and who identify as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander are particularly encouraged to apply.

FURTHER INFORMATION

www.rba.gov.au/careers
e: graduates@rba.gov.au 
ph: (02) 9551 9649

As Australia’s central bank the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) conducts monetary policy, works to maintain a strong financial system and issues the nation’s banknotes.

 

Our Culture and values
The RBA has an intellectually stimulating and challenging work environment with a vibrant and collaborative culture. Our core values are promotion of the public interest, integrity, excellence, intelligent inquiry and respect.

 

What we offer our graduates
Our Graduate Development Program offers opportunities across most functional areas of the RBA. We recruit graduates into our economics, financial markets and financial system divisions as well as our IT, accounting, audit, banking, note issue and facilities management divisions. All of our positions are located in Sydney.

 

Our two year program includes comprehensive training and development through structured programs as well as opportunities to work with experts across all disciplines.

 

Cadetships
The aim of our Cadetship vacation-work program is to provide paid work experience and training to students we believe possess the qualities and attributes necessary to be successful graduates at the RBA. Cadets complete and are assessed on a piece of individual research: successful cadets may be offered a position on the RBA’s Graduate Program and financial support during their honours year.

 

Cadetships are offered to third-year (or equivalent penultimate-year) students who intend to complete Economics or Finance Honours in 2014 and who have attained a minimum distinction average on the core subjects of their undergraduate degree. Double-degree candidates are also considered.

 

2012 AAGE Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards
The RBA was awarded ‘Best Employer of the Year – 2012’ by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers, based on feedback from our graduates.

 

How to apply

Applications must be made online at: www.rba.gov.au/careers

Key Facts

Industry

Government & Public Sector

Degrees/disciplines

Economics
Finance

Position Locations

NSW

PROGRAMS & DEADLINES

Graduate – Cadetship: Ongoing

Citizenship / Eligibility Requirements

Australian citizens and permanent residents only (including New Zealand citizens)

FURTHER INFORMATION

www.rba.gov.au
e: graduates@rba.gov.au
ph: 02 9551 9649

As Australia’s central bank the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) conducts monetary policy, works to maintain a strong financial system and issues the nation’s banknotes. Our core values are promotion of the public interest, integrity, excellence, intelligent inquiry and respect.

 

Our Cadetship vacation-work program is designed to provide paid work experience and training to students we believe possess the skills and attributes necessary to be successful graduates at the RBA. The Cadetship provides an excellent opportunity for students to get first-hand experience working in Australia’s central bank. After being allocated to departments, cadets are supported by economists and analysts, many of whom are ex-graduates. Each cadet undertakes project work, culminating in an analytical note and research paper that is presented to peers and senior staff.

 

A successful cadet may be offered a position on the Bank’s Graduate Program and financial support during the honours year. Highlights of our Graduate Development Program include a comprehensive training and development program which has been designed to enhance each graduate’s professional career.

 

The RBA was awarded ‘Best Employer of the Year – 2012′ by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers.