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Applications for our 2018 Graduate Program are opening on 23 February 2017. To view all available positions and locations visit our listing page.

Risk Management Graduate and Summer Intern Programs

Risk Management Program overview

We develop strategies and risk frameworks that allow the Group to take conscious, Board-approved exposures to credit, market, operational, compliance and insurance risks. We do this by identifying, assessing and reporting risks to achieve optimal return outcomes for the Group.

This 10 week program gives you exposure across our diverse business. You’ll receive training, networking opportunities, be supported by a buddy and have the chance to contribute meaningfully to our business.

This 18 month structured Program includes three, six-month rotations. It will give you a thorough introduction to Risk Management at the CommBank Group. You’ll have the opportunity to help establish risk frameworks, including developing risk policies, principle standards, methodologies and measurements to ensure the management of risks within our agreed risk parameters.

You may also help manage the CommBank Group’s aggregate risk profile, and identity, assess and report risks to the board, audit committees, executive committee and to our large number of businesses.

After completing the Graduate Program, there are quite a few different roles you could move into. This could include:

  • Compliance Analyst
  • Risk Associate
  • Risk Executive
  • Quantitative Analyst

Many of our past graduates have moved into senior manager roles in Australia and overseas.


What qualities do we look for?

You are bright, enthusiastic, a hard worker, a team player, good at problem solving, capable of applying logical, critical and creative thinking and committed to achieving world-class standards.

We have roles available in Sydney and Perth (for Bankwest) on the Risk Management Program.

Degree types

What degree types do we look for?

In the past, our graduates have come from Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, Law, Science and Engineering disciplines. However, we are always open to welcoming new graduates with different skills.



As well as an understanding of the Risk Management area, you’ll also benefit from:

  • Industry knowledge: You’ll learn all about the current market with exciting, fast-paced work based on real-world scenarios
  • A great team: You’ll work alongside friendly, supportive and diverse people.
  • The chance to make a difference: You’ll work on new policies and Programs, which could have a big impact
  • Training and mentoring: You’ll receive plenty of training and mentoring. You’ll also be provided with a training budget
  • Flexibility: You have the flexibility to choose your own rotations.
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