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Hear from our in-house experts on a range of topics, from innovation in banking, the continuing global journey of our Innovation Labs, a graduates’ story on making a difference and how their ideation shaped the future of banking, to career advice from former graduates and senior leaders.

Being such a large and diverse organisation, we have a vast range of career opportunities and pathways for you to choose from, no matter your degree discipline. Hear from our people with backgrounds in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Business and Finance, who will be on hand to help draw back the curtain on Australia’s most sustainable bank. They’ll answer your questions so you can leave with a greater understanding of our business and knowing which of our graduate or summer intern opportunities is the best fit for you.

  • Date: Friday 24th March 2017
  • Venue: Sydney CBD
  • Arrival and registrations: 3pm-3:15pm
  • Speaker sessions and panel discussion: 3:30pm-5:15pm
  • Networking in our sensational plaza with great food, drinks (and fairy floss!): 5:15pm-6:30pm

Speaker sessions

3:30pm – 4:15pm

With a career spanning over 20 years across so many areas of our business, Geoff Wearne, Executive Manager of Risk, Strategy & Optimisation shares his CommBank journey. Whether it be supporting farmers across regional Australia, Institutional clients in New Zealand or as a Diversity Champion and active member throughout our business, Geoff has fostered meaningful and lasting relationships that continue to support him with his career. Hear his insights on the importance of T-shape leaders and why this matters for future careers.

Hear how a Graduate’s idea was conceived, incubated and nurtured from seed funding to national roll-out, ultimately changing how we bank today. Learn how we continue to launch market-leading products and drive innovation through leading edge technology, cross-functional teaming and agile methodologies in an ever-evolving landscape.

A diverse panel of CommBank’s former graduates offer words of wisdom and candid insights on how they’ve successfully transitioned from University to professional life. Hear how they’ve successfully navigated through the challenges and opportunities presented in the early years of their corporate careers to get from where they started or thought they should be to where they are now.

4.30pm - 5.15pm

Following the recent launch of CommBank Innovations Labs in London and Hong Kong and continued success in Sydney, hear how these creative spaces where staff, customers and partners can collaborate to rapidly explore ideas, test concepts, develop solutions and together turn today’s imagination into tomorrow’s ground breaking solutions.

In an era of disruptive technologies, a former Graduate (Aerospace Engineering Hons) shares insights on CommBank’s investing strategies for experimenting with emerging technologies, design thinking, blended/augmented reality, big data and quantum computing. 

A diverse panel of CommBank’s former graduates offer words of wisdom and candid insights on how they’ve successfully transitioned from University to professional life. Hear how they’ve successfully navigated through the challenges and opportunities presented in the early years of their corporate careers to get from where they started or thought they should be to where they are now.

By invite only

The deadline for registrations is 5pm, Tuesday 21st March 2017. Please be advised that due to limited availability, successful registrants will be emailed on Wednesday 22nd March confirming attendance at what will be a popular event.

To register your interest, and choose which speaker sessions you’d like to attend: