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Development & Support
You’re here to succeed. We’re here to make it happen. There will be a lot to learn so we’ll give you the support you will need at every stop, including:
- A graduate manager who will offer support and direction
- A business champion who will oversee your entire graduate experience
- A placement manager for day to day guidance in each rotation
- A mentor who will support you with career advice
- A buddy, one of our current grads, who will help you settle in
At Westpac, we want you to perform at your best so we will provide you with the development you need to succeed, from structured training programs and online learning to on-the-job training with some of the best talent in the industry.
In fact, we are so passionate about your personal and professional development that we won’t even wait until your first day, your journey will begin in the months after you accept your offer with opportunities to connect with your fellow graduates and business champions, attend an orientation and access to online learning resources. On your first day, you will start a 12 month personal development program tailored specifically for our graduates, including:
On-the-job learning: For each rotation, your Manager will set challenging tasks and projects for you. You will have a structured plan which will provide measurable indicators at the completion of the rotation.
Discovery Program: You will attend a number of group learning sessions to enhance your self-awareness and self-leadership skills to help you navigate your career at Westpac.
Networking: You will build new relationships on a regular basis, constantly learning and stepping outside your comfort zone and adding value from the beginning. You’ll also have the option to join various social and networking groups.
Below are a few of the groups you can join to develop your leadership, teamwork and project management skills.
GradWrap: A monthly newsletter created by a committee of talented individuals, with a flair for social media and journalism.
Graduate Community Consulting Committee (GCCC): A team that love the idea of supporting our communities by implementing innovative ideas and strategies that do really do make a difference.
One Young World: A global youth leadership summit which brings together delegates from over 180 countries to share views, vision and ideas to create real resolutions for real change.
The Youth Network: As an aspiring young leader, we’ll help you reach your full potential through involvement in global change projects.