About Corporate and Institutional Banking

Our expertise is partnering with our Corporate, Government and Institutional customers to provide world class global solutions. Our business brings together teams of specialists to provide a full range of debt structuring, funding solutions, research, trading and custodial services.

Program location

  • Melbourne

  • Sydney


We’re looking for graduates who are interested in understanding global and competitor trends, market conditions and their impact on customers. Graduates who are comfortable analysing financials and data, critically evaluating alternative approaches and have agility to adapt within a dynamic and fast-moving environment.

Graduates for this stream also need to meet the following degree/major requirements:

  • Business

  • Commerce

  • Computer Science

  • Econometrics

  • Economics

  • Engineering

  • Finance

  • Law

  • Mathematics

  • Science

  • Technology

Our Teams

Corporate and Institutional Banking is made up of a variety of specialised teams that focus on delivering the best client relationships: understanding and supporting clients over the long term, providing consistent execution and proactive relevant advice. Below are examples of teams where you may complete a rotation.


Our Markets team utilise Sales, Trading and Research expertise 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. Our business covers every segment of the investor market, from global supranational through to HNW customers looking to build their investment portfolio.

Please note: You will need to have completed a STEM related degree to be considered for a potential rotation in this business area – e.g Actuarial Studies, Econometrics, Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Technology

Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance is responsible for all financing activity in Corporate & Institutional (C&IB). This team manages the balance sheet for C&IB, while providing global financing solutions for our customers in the relevant markets.  The team service their customers where they do business internationally, with a long established presence and capability in Asia, Europe and North America. Activity includes corporate lending, syndication, debt capital markets, project finance, securitisation, asset and custody servicing and transactional banking.

Client Coverage

Client Coverage are responsible for banking and sales relationships with Corporate and Institutional clients in Australia and Internationally, as well as interactions with financial regulators.  Client Coverage teams are located both in Australia and Internationally with team organised around industry 'Super Sectors'.

Transactional Banking & Enterprise Payments

NAB is a market leading provider of transaction banking services to Corporate and Institutional clients in Australia. We’re an end to end business and are guided by a clear purpose to create payments, cash and liquidity efficiency to support our clients’ strategic objectives. Our team is made up of specialists across Payments, Trade Working Capital Finance and Transactional Banking.

What you’ll do in Corporate and Institutional Banking

  • Use your sales, trading and research capabilities to support local and global customers across traded markets.

  • Assist in the relationship management of our large corporate and institutional customers.

  • Analyse and interpret complex financial information to provide appropriate recommendations.

  • Develop an ongoing awareness and understanding of market risk, industry knowledge and risk appetite.

  • Provide technical, analytical, administrative and direct client support.

  • Provide innovative funding solutions and access points to global capital markets.

  • Provide custody, master custody, investment administration and other related services to both local and international clients, including corporate and industry superannuation funds, investment managers and institutional banks.

  • Get involved with industry research, insights presentations, strategic initiatives, transformation programs and regulatory responses.


  • Support Banking Specialists in delivering transactional support and solutions

Where Corporate and Institutional Banking can take you

Our Graduates successfully transition into Analyst roles servicing a variety of customers across our Corporate and Institutional Banking teams.

Meet Anika

"My time in Corporate Finance has already been such a rewarding experience.  I’m gaining hands-on experience in financial analysis, working with relationship managers and product specialists, whilst also gaining a better understanding of the diversified financial institutions industry. My team are supportive and always encourage me to learn and expand my skillset.” – Anika, NAB Corporate and Institutional Banking Graduate

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