Applications for our 2022/23 Summer Intern Program and our 2023 Graduate Program are now open and will close at 11:59pm (Syd/Melb time) on 15 August 2022.

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About Business Banking

Business Banking manages relationships with CommBank’s customers across Small Business, Commercial Banking, Major Client Group and Regional & Agribusiness Banking, to provide a wide range of financial services and solutions. We also support CommBank’s personal and institutional online trading customers through CommSec.

We want to become the #1 Business Bank in Australia, and we’re looking for passionate, customer focussed Graduates and Interns to help us get there.

Our areas

  • The Business Banking Graduate Program is a uniquely structured 15-month Program across four rotations that’ll allow you to develop your knowledge and expertise within a business stream of your choice. The streams include Relationship Management, Product Development and CommSec. Across each stream you’ll build diverse capabilities and an in-depth understanding of the business. Keep reading to see what each stream can offer you:

    Relationship Management

    By applying for our Relationship Management stream you’ll be working in one of our relationship banking teams across either our Small Business, Commercial, Regional or Agribusiness Banking. These teams are the face of CommBank for our customers and manage relationships with all types of businesses, from small, middle-sized to larger corporates with turnover of up to $150M.

    During your rotations, you’ll have the opportunity to develop a range of skills that’ll set your banking career up for success. This includes credit analysis, financial modelling and interpretation of customer’s financial information, delivering superior customer service by managing the end-to-end lending process, and supporting bankers to provide tailored integrated financial solutions. With roles in metro and regional locations, you can have a successful career in banking wherever you call home.

    You can expect to successfully transition into a challenging role as an Analyst, kick starting your career as a future banker and leader in our business.

    Product Development

    Rotating through our Product Development stream, you’ll develop an understanding of banking products to match our customer needs, by rotating across our teams like Product Strategy, Risk Management, and Digital, as well as spend time in one of our frontline banking teams.

    These teams are responsible for the end-to-end customer experience, as well as product and pricing management. By completing this stream, you can expect to successfully transition into a challenging role as a Product Analyst.

    CommSec

    By choosing the CommSec stream, you’ll get a behind the scenes look into how the CommSec apps, website, as well as our products and services enrich our customers’ share trading experience. You’ll dive into the world of trading through critical rotations in Product & Development, Digital Experience, Risk Management and Customer Engagement.  You can expect to successfully transition into a challenging role as a CommSec Analyst across one of these teams.

    Whichever stream you choose you’ll all come together as a broader cohort under Business Banking. As a cohort you’ll be a part of professional development opportunities including interactive masterclasses, training courses and graduate conference events. These collaborative sessions will enable you to develop leadership capabilities, enhance your presentation skills and critical thinking. You’ll be exposed to topics such as emotional intelligence, resilience and leading through change, which will prepare you for success through the Program and beyond. Find out more about a career in Business Banking.

Our programs

  • Graduate Program

    This uniquely structured 15-month program includes four rotations that will allow you to develop your knowledge and expertise within your areas of interest within the Business Banking teams. Through these rotations you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the Business Banking division and have direct exposure to clients. You’ll also develop technical skills, analytical sales and/or relationship-building capabilities. Some rotations may include state-based travel.

  • Summer Intern Program

    This 11-week program offers exposure across our diverse business as you work in your elected specialist area. You’ll receive training and networking opportunities, be supported by a buddy and have the chance to contribute meaningfully to our business.

    We are a national business, with opportunities in many states. Please check all of our graduate opportunities for the specific locations we’re recruiting in for each program. You may also be required to work in other locations within the same state as part of your rotations.

What we look for

  • We welcome Grads and Interns from all degree backgrounds. However, to be successful in your career in the Business Bank we’re looking for:

    • Critical thinkers: people who can analytically conceptualise and synthesise information.
    • Adaptive attitude: people who can discover and integrate new knowledge with current thinking to commercialise new products, services and solutions.
    • Resilient minds: stay cool, calm and collected during change and uncertainty.
    • Emotional intelligence: we value socially aware, informed, productive, and curious minds.
    • Curiosity: the use of a growth and learning mindset to explore possibilities with intensity is crucial for success.
    • Tech cred: the capability and capacity to learn and work in an online- and digitally enabled environment, while embracing new technologies that are fit for purpose.

Benefits

  • By immersing yourself in the Business Banking Graduate Program you’ll benefit from:

    • Challenging work and diverse experience: you’ll get to work on exciting and diverse projects that make a difference to our customers and communities.
    • Responsibility and autonomy: with the support of your manager and your team, you’ll be trusted to deliver outcomes that contribute to the Business Bank’s strategic priorities and goals.
    • An ever-improving Program: we're always refreshing and improving our Program so you get the most exciting and engaging experience possible. Your development and experience will be overseen by our Grad Council to ensure your experience is world class.
    • Support: Grad alumni mentoring, experienced rotation managers and a Program Manager will all help you develop and drive your own career.
    • Career success: the Program is designed to set you up for your future career and long-term success at CommBank.
    • Endless opportunity: you’re encouraged to discuss your career aspirations with your rotation manager and Program Manager, who can help make them a reality.
    • Networking: you’ll have the chance to work with talented people and form important relationships within the business.
    • Community involvement: engage the wider community beyond your day-to-day work through grad-led community projects and initiatives.

    Discover more rewards and benefits of working at CommBank here.

Meet our Grads

Tom – Alumni Intern and Graduate, Agribusiness Executive (NSW) 

Growing up on a large cropping and grazing farm in Orange, working in the country was a real no-brainer for me. It’s a place I know and love. When I go out for lunch and see people that I know it reminds me of that connection with the community.

A big part of my role is coaching customers and creating long-term strategies for them and their families. Over the past few years, my customers have faced tragic experiences – drought, bushfires, and the pandemic but coming out on the other side knowing that my customers’ businesses were ok is the ultimate form of success for me.

Victoria – Alumni Graduate, Agribusiness Executive (VIC)

As an Agribusiness Executive for the Gippsland/ Regional Vic Area, I take care of farmers who look after everything from beef, broilers, orchards, dairy farming, and wineries. I’ve been in this role for more than a year, and I’m still learning so much every day because every customer journey is unique. And seeing their journey from end to end is one of the best parts of my role. I’m supported by my manager to get involved in events within the dairy industry so we’re not seen as just bankers, but a helping hand in the community.

Abbey – Intern and Graduate Alumni, Business Banking Account Manager (QLD)

My journey at CommBank has taken me all across the Business Bank, with some of my most memorable highlights being an Intern. There’s a focus on your development from day one, and since applying for the Internship Program five years ago, to being in a permanent role, I've continued to have opportunities to work on exciting and impactful projects. The key to this is showing interest and initiative to learn every day!

Outside of work, I’m a semi-pro netballer. Something I didn’t realise before joining the bank as an Intern was the flexibility I could have in my career. This allowed me to not only commit to my teammates in the workplace but on the netball courts as well.

Awards and recognition

Award logo: Universum

Universum Student Most Attractive Employers 2021

#3 by Business, Commerce & Management Students

Award logo: The Australian Top 100 award

The Australian Top 100 

Graduate Employer 2020
#1 Banking and Finance sector

Award logo: Australian Financial Review and GradConnection Top 100

Australian Financial Review  & GradConnection Top100 Graduate Employers Ranking

Graduate Employer 2020
#9 Most popular Employer

Award logo: Top Graduate Employers 2019

Top Graduate Employers 2022