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 Corporate Affairs

Corporate Affairs at CommBank consists of Communications, Community & Sustainability and Government & Industry Affairs. Working with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, we’re focused on providing trusted insights, narrative and advice to enable the Group to protect and enhance its reputation and achieve its vision.

To learn more about what we do, read about our Corporate Responsibility Plan and Opportunity Initiatives.  

Graduate Program

  • This 18-month structured Program involves three rotations, during which you’ll have the opportunity to support the Group’s internal and external reputation.

    We have roles available in Sydney.

    Where could the Program take you?

    Our Graduate Program is designed with the flexibility to find an area of specialisation that inspires you. This could include:

    • Providing strategic communications as a communications advisor
    • Supporting our community engagement and sustainability commitments
    • Influencing our engagement with government and industry

    Whether it’s brand strategy, product marketing or market research, these rotations will allow graduates to build broader networks and gain further corporate communication skills and experience. You can find more about our Marketing Graduate Program here.

What we look for

  • You are a future-focused strategic thinker with commercial acumen and strong communication and relationship management skills. You’re passionate about brand and reputation management, strategic positioning and communication strategies.


    We consider graduates from (but not limited to):

    • Media and Communications
    • Marketing
    • Finance
    • Commerce
    • Business


  • As well as an in-depth understanding of the Corporate Affairs business unit, you’ll also benefit from:

    • Challenging work and diverse experience: You’ll get to work on exciting and diverse projects that enable you to put your skills into practice
    • The chance to make a difference: You’ll work on initiatives that benefit the wider community or directly influence our stakeholders
    • Support: You’ll be mentored by senior leaders to help you plan and drive your career, with a support buddy by your side at each stage of the Program
    • Being part of an inspirational team: Work alongside some of the industry’s most talented professionals
    • Stakeholder interaction: You’ll work directly with both internal customers from across the Group and external stakeholders to build your experience.

Awards and recognition

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