Program overview Do you want to join a leading Financial Markets and Treasury team as they prepare for the future? Our Financial Markets business is a leading provider of financial solutions across foreign exchange, interest rates, credit and commodities markets. While we live and breathe Australian and New Zealand markets, we do so within a global framework so you will get exposure to our multinational teams based in London, New York and Asia. Helping our customers is the centre of what we do. We deliver thought leadership and market insights to help customers understand, preempt and make the most of change, and support their transactional needs with market access and efficient execution. Our customer base is diverse. We have relationships with Australasia’s largest corporates and financial institutions, as well as global corporates, fund managers, insurance companies and banks. At the same time, we also help thousands of small and medium sized businesses manage their financial risks. Our Treasury team provide market-leading funding, liquidity and risk management of Westpac’s balance sheet, enabling all Westpac businesses to service their customers.
Who should apply Students from all disciplines are welcome to apply
Where you will work Sydney
Program structure 10 week Summer Internship
How your summer could be spent During your internship, you will have the opportunity to work closely with a Financial Markets and Group Treasury team across a range of businesses including sales, trading, ecommerce, product & structuring and market strategy. You will receive on-the-job training, including regular lunch and learn sessions from our product specialists, while contributing to business unit projects and assisting the team in managing client transactions or risk positions. You will also benefit from a dedicated Graduate Manager who is a senior financial markets professional and responsible for your placement and learning program during your internship. You will also have the support of a Placement Manager who will provide coaching and support for your on-the-job learning. We will also allocate you a buddy from one of the recent graduate programs.
Future career opportunities The Financial Markets Intern Program provides exposure to Trading, Sales, Research, Structuring and E-Commerce roles across the Financial Markets and Group Treasury. As an intern you will be offered the opportunity to position yourself for future graduate roles. Our Interns have the opportunity to work in roles within: Quantitative Portfolio Management Treasury Liquid Asset Portfolio Management Multi-Product Institutional Sales Financial Markets Strategy Economics Debt Capital Markets Syndicate and Originations Business, Wealth & Consumer Sales
Hear from former interns about their experience Ravina, Financial Markets & Treasury Graduate Degree Studied: Bachelor of Applied Finance and Commerce What have you experienced as part of the program? During my program I spent time in Treasury on Global Funding desk, which is primarily responsible for carrying out a portion of Westpac Wholesale funding task. In financial markets, we support not just Westpac, but banks globally who wished to raise money in the Australian market. What are you excited to get involved in after the program? I’m keen to move into the rates trading team and develop my trading skills. I’m really excited about the knowledge and experience I’ll be provided and to work with an amazing team that have extensive market experience.