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As an APRA graduate you will be given an unparalleled view of the financial services industry.

We are Australia’s prudential regulator – banks, insurance companies and most superannuation funds operate under our supervision. So you’ll be ensuring that the savings, insurance policies and superannuation nest eggs of millions of Australians are in safe hands. Find out more About APRAWhat we do and Our Mandate, Vision and Values.

We're looking for graduates with a range of skill-sets, from frontline supervisors across banking, insurance and superannuation, statistics/mathematicians gurus, policy advisors, legal professionals, risk specialists in areas such as credit, operational, market and liquidity risk to help deliver our mission. Find out more about the Divisions of APRA.

Applications have now closed for 2020

Applications closed on 31 March 2019 for the 2020 APRA Graduate Program.

Find out more about how to apply to the Graduate Program for future intakes.

What to expect

The APRA Graduate Program is one of the most in-depth and diverse in the financial services industry.

Our Graduate Program runs for 18 months. During this time you will complete three six-month rotations, across our frontline supervision, policy development, and data analytics divisions, giving you the opportunity to build the core foundations of prudential regulation. These foundations will help jump start your career as a finance professional.

At the end of your Graduate Program, you will remain an employee of APRA and have the opportunity to drive your career in any of APRA's core functions, including specialist areas.

We offer placements in both our Sydney and Melbourne offices.

Packages and benefits

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including working in a flexible, inclusive and diverse environment.

We offer competitive salaries with opportunities for career growth based on contribution. Salaries are performance linked and you may earn a performance bonus after a 12-month qualifying period as a reward for your effort and commitment.

Professional development is ongoing throughout your career with us. In fact, professional development is an integral part of ensuring we maintain our excellence as a regulator.

As one of our graduates in the Program, you'll benefit from:

  • our performance mentoring program
  • a 'buddy' system
  • working as part of an APRA team from the start.

You can watch a series of videos featuring past graduates who share their experience being involved in the APRA Graduate Program. You can also read the transcript of the videos.