Why join the program?

  • Do you want to kick-start your career?
  • Are you interested in building employability skills to complement your study?
  • Are you looking for first-hand experience in the inner workings of a successful organisation?
  • Are you passionate about customers and want to make a real difference?
  • Do you want to return to university from your summer break with a potential graduate position?

If you answered yes to all the above, join us over your summer break for our innovative approach to an intern program.

Our Summer Intern Program is offered to university students in their second last year of their degree (undergraduate or postgraduate).

7 week paid program

Over Summer Intern Program 2020/2021 is an invaluable seven week rotational program to develop skills and capabilities important for your career success in the workforce of the future.

Focus on employability skills

You’ll discover firsthand what it’s like to learn and work in one of Australia’s largest and most successful financial institutions. You’ll also gain insights and learnings to your own personal work style and employability skills.

How Does The NAB Summer Intern Program Work?

We know you’ve studied hard and might not know exactly what you want to do when you finish your degree. We understand it’s not always easy to find your way. Our program is designed to back you in this early stage of your career, to help you develop the skills, knowledge and network with which to build an exciting and inspiring career, no matter where it takes you.

Our program consists of a one week Employability and Future Skills development program followed by a 6-week immersive business placement. You’ll not only gain insights into the banking and finance industry, but also into yourself with a personal action plan. You’ll be provided career coaching to determine what you want from your career and how to achieve it.

Regardless of the business area you choose, our Summer Intern Program is a worthwhile investment in your future. You’ll attend a banking fundamentals workshop, learn customer relationship skills, attend an employability bootcamp and participate in a business challenge, all while having the opportunity to network and attend social events. You’ll be surprised at the skills you develop and the friends you make along the way.

At the end of our program, you’ll have the opportunity to apply and receive an early offer for our Graduate Program the following year.

Summer Intern Program Streams

You’ll have the option to choose one of our core business stream to get ahead of the curve and find somethings that works for you.

Program Stream

Corporate And Institutional Banking

Financial Markets

Our Financial Markets team utilise sales, economic and quantitative research to provide local and offshore customers access to both traded and illiquid markets, including fixed income, money markets, credit, derivatives, currencies and commodities. This includes trading between all types of banks, superannuation funds and domestic and multi-national companies.

Corporate Finance and Client Coverage

Our Corporate Finance and Client Coverage teams work together to finance corporate growth, provide specialised financing solutions, create value through working capital and enable global transactions. In these teams you’ll work with industry specialists to provide solutions for our customers in their relevant markets. Activity includes corporate lending, syndication, debt capital markets, project finance, securitisation, asset and custody servicing and transactional banking.

Program Stream

Business and Private Banking

With our focus on small to medium businesses and investors we’re passionate about providing specialised financial products, market insights and advice to help our customers thrive across different industries. You’ll learn all about building relationships with our customers.

Program Stream

Project Delivery and Planning

Project Delivery & Planning are responsible for successfully delivering changes that focus on great customer experiences. We partner with different business units and build teams with diverse and exceptional skills to deliver value in the most effective and sustainable way possible.

Application process

To be eligible for the 2019/2020 NAB Summer Intern Program, you'll need to:

  • Be in your second last year of your undergraduate or postgraduate degree and due to complete by December 2020
  • Be available to commence full-time employment for 7 weeks from November 25th 2019 to 31st January 2020
  • Have an Australian or New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency at the time of application.

Once you complete the online application and if successful you’ll progress to an online test, video interview and assessment centre.

Assessment centres are held by stream location in one of our main offices. If you’re successful in progressing to this stage you’ll need to attend in person at your own cost.

Key dates

End July 2020 - Application open

August 2020 - Applications close

August 2020 - Online Assessment

September 2020 - Video Interview Invitation

September 2020 - Assessment Center Stage

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Application Process

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