Application Support We know you’re busy with life and uni, so we’ve tried to make the process as simple as we can.
There are 5 key steps to the application journey
FAQs Our most commonly asked questions by our grads, past and present
To be eligible for our programs, you must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident at the time of application.
You can apply for the Graduate Program when you're in the final year of your degree or if you have completed an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree within two years from your graduation date at the time of application.
The process remains the same, all applicants need to apply online and all applicants will go through the same recruitment process. However please apply through your internal profile so that we can recognise your internal status.
You can only submit one application; however you will be able to submit a first and second preference for the graduate programs you are interested in.
The Westpac Group internship program will commence late November 2020 and the graduate program will commence early February 2021.
Most of our graduate and intern positions are located in Sydney, however select programs have graduate positions available interstate and we have opportunities in NSW, VIC, QLD, SA and WA.
Some people think that being a bank that we only recruit candidates with Commerce/Finance degrees; however we encourage graduates from all disciplines to consider our programs if they have a strong interest and passion for that business area. Please keep in mind, it’s not all about your degree, we're looking to find well-rounded graduates whose values align to those of Westpac Group, are involved in the community, participate in extra-curricular activities and have some work experience.
Applications cannot be accepted after the closing date listed for your preferred programs so it is best to get your application in early!
No. All applications must be submitted online.
In order to set you up for success, we've prepared an Application toolkit to guide you through the selection process and give you tips and hints on everything from preparing your resume to interviewing techniques. Check it out!
You can see where you are up to in the application process at any time. To keep track of the progress of your application click here and go to ‘My Submissions’ and select ‘Submission Status’. All our correspondence is by phone and email so please ensure your contact details are up to date and you’re checking your junk inbox. If your details change, you can log into your online application and update your contact information.
If you have any technical difficulties with our online application form, email us at for assistance. We will respond to your email within regular business hours (9am to 5pm AEST, Monday to Friday).
Unfortunately we do not provide assistance to attend assessment centres unless there are exceptional circumstances.
Yes, if you are offered a role that needs you to move to another city, we will help co-ordinate your move and assist you financially. We have a relocation policy that will help successful graduates who need to relocate.
Each year, we review graduate and intern salaries against the marketplace to ensure that you are paid a competitive salary. We also offer a range of financial and lifestyle benefits and an employee share plan so you can invest in your own future. We also offer discounts on: Personal loan and credit card interest rates Mobile phone packages Computer equipment Home loans and interest rates Investment loan interest rates Health insurance memberships And, if you need it, we also have child care services
No. We advertise positions on LinkedIn. Check out the Westpac Group LinkedIn Page and ‘Follow-us’ to keep up to date with advertised positions.
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