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 8 August 2022.

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About Data Science

Our Data Science people are working on solving some of the biggest strategic problems within the global financial services industry. We’re in the frontline of the AI revolution. We drive innovative, data-led solutions and approaches.

Part of the Chief Data and Analytics Office, we’re accountable for the development of a customer centric approach for managing and strengthening customer relationships. With rich data at your fingertips, you’ll be joining a team of expert problem solvers who are unafraid of the unfamiliar.

Find out more about Data & Analytics at CommBank.

Data & Analytics programs

For budding Data & Analytics professionals, we offer two distinct pathways.

If you’re interested in our technical leadership Program, with a stronger focus on software and machine learning, you can learn more about Data Science as part of our Technology Graduate Program.

Our Analytics Program is designed to build future leaders with a deep understanding of our business. This Program is part of the Retail Bank’s Graduate Program and gives grads the opportunity to build experience across a diverse range of insight teams.

Learn more about our Analytics Program.

Our Programs

  • Graduate Program

    Our Technology Graduate Program focusses on three technical specialities:

    In this Program you’ll have the opportunity to rotate between the technology streams or stay focussed in your area of specialty.

    You’ll contribute to our technology innovations within industry-leading teams while you’re supported and empowered to navigate and invigorate your career.

    Our flexible 18-month Program gives you the option to rotate between complementing or widely varying teams. So whether you want to fast track into a specialist role or discipline, broaden your expertise or simply try something on for size, you'll have the opportunity to tailor the career you want while we support you in navigating our modern technology landscape.

    If you aspire to work with strong and energetic teams who are reimaging product and services, leading Australia’s recovery from recent global events, influencing our world-leading digital experiences and technology and effecting social change, this is the stream for you. If you want to leverage and build on your strong Data Science technical knowledge, get exposure to industry leading experts and thought leadership, this is the Program for you.

    Best of all, you don’t have to have it all figured out before joining us.

    You only need to apply for the one Program, with an indication of which stream you’d like to start in. Once you start, we’ll work with you to tailor the Program to you.

  • Where could the Graduate Program take you?

    The scale of our business means you’ll be constantly learning and building upon your skillset, working on different business problems, adding further capabilities, tools, platforms and applications to your toolbox.

    Our Data Scientists have incredible knowledge and experience and are open and willing to share information and support others to build strong and energetic teams.

    The possibilities for our technology cohort is ever expanding. You could be helping to develop new products or features in our digital assets, helping us understand our customers and the market, or stopping fraud and financial crime as an Associate Data Scientist. You’ll work on projects involving:

    • Machine Learning
    • Cutting edge AI research
    • Applying advanced techniques to social problems
    • Australia’s #1 Mobile Banking App
    • Digital assets and products

    Roles available for Data Science are based in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide.

    Summer Intern Program

    During our 10-week Summer Intern Program you’ll receive training and networking opportunities, be supported by a buddy and get the chance to hone your skills in engineering (software, security, data or machine learning), native mobile, architecture, infrastructure, cloud, data science or cyber.

    Given the breadth and diversity of our technology makeup, we support you to identify a team that suits your existing capability and study interests, while providing meaningful challenges and exposure across our tech platforms.

What we look for


Our diverse teams look for many different qualities in graduates. You’re dedicated to creating a better experience for our customers and also passionate about technology, the simplification of processes and organisational change.

You’re an innate problem-solver and curious about the world around you. We believe in using the right tool for the job, so an open mind to learning new technology stacks, languages and frameworks will go a long way.


We’re open to degrees across disciplines. Most of our Data Science Graduates have completed a degree in one or a blend of the following:

  • Data science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science

If you have an underlying passion for data and an appetite to work in a highly complex and fast-changing business, we have many career pathways open to you.


  • As well as the opportunity to work with industry-leading teams on cutting-edge technologies on our best-in-class platforms, the benefits of our Graduate Program include:

    • Collaboration: Incubate and accelerate ideas to deliver products and services in collaboration with customers, partners, start-ups and industry.
    • Development: Access bespoke technical, career and personal development resources to help you expand your skills and knowledge during your grad placement and beyond. You’ll be supported to participate in hackathons, gain certifications and attend industry-leading events, face-to-face and virtually.
    • Grad-led engagement: You’ll be enabled and empowered to lead engagement across the graduate cohort. You may choose to take on a leadership role in the committee, edit the monthly newsletter, ideate and deliver a grad event – or simply participate. We partner with you to drive engagement, give a voice to grads and collaborate on the Program.
    • Innovation: Immerse yourself in cybersecurity, quantum cryptography, work on greenfield projects or any number of our technology innovations. Tap into your creative potential and set free your inner entrepreneur.
    • Mentorship and buddies: You’ll be connected with a buddy from the grad alumni and a mentor in your field in your first year, with optional additional mentoring available to support further career growth.
    • Support: You’ll be supported by the teams you work in, talent-focussed line managers, the Program team and all the way through to senior management to enable you to confidently contribute while you’re learning.
    • Volunteering: Make a difference to your world outside work through volunteering. Graduates are encouraged to participate in many volunteering opportunities as part of the Program and beyond as part of CommBank’s commitment to community.

    Discover more rewards and benefits of working at CommBank.

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