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APRA Graduate Programs

APRA offers unparalleled exposure to the world of banking, insurance & superannuation as we work with the executive boards and senior members of the industries we regulate. Our vision is to be a world-class integrated prudential supervisor recognised for its leadership, professionalism and innovation. We offer opportunities to graduates who are passionate about the financial stability of Australia.

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Past APRA Graduate Hiring Statistics

If you’re interested in working at APRA, understanding when they have opened up applications for their graduate programs, graduate jobs and internships is helpful knowledge to have so you know when you might need to apply. Use the below information to see when APRA hires graduates, but more importantly what graduate degree’s and other student attributes they target for their jobs.


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  • Graduate Jobs (100%),

Disciplines

  • Banking and Finance (100%),

  • Business and Commerce (100%),

  • Economics (100%),

  • Law (100%),

  • Mathematics (100%),

Locations

  • Sydney (100%),

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  • Australian Citizen (100%),

  • Australian Permanent Resident (100%),

  • New Zealand Citizen (100%),

Past APRA Graduate Programs

Check out some of APRA's past jobs they have posted on GradConnection over the last 12 months. Understanding the details about what a graduate employer is looking for well before applications have opened can sometimes be the edge you need to secure your first graduate program.


APRA

Closed 9 months ago

At the end of your graduate program, you will be promoted to the role of Analyst, and have the opportunity to drive your career in any of APRA’s core functions, including specialist areas.

JOB TYPE

Graduate Jobs

START DATE

13-04-2020

LOCATION

Sydney

APRA

Closed 9 months ago

At the end of your graduate program, you will be promoted to the role of Analyst, and have the opportunity to drive your career in any of APRA’s core functions, including specialist areas.

JOB TYPE

Graduate Jobs

START DATE

24-03-2020

LOCATION

Sydney

About APRA

APRA


APRA offers unparalleled exposure to the world of banking, insurance & superannuation as we work with the executive boards and senior members of the industries we regulate.

Our vision is to be a world-class integrated prudential supervisor recognised for its leadership, professionalism and innovation.

Our core mission is to establish and enforce prudential standards and practices designed to ensure that, under all reasonable circumstances, financial promises made by institutions we supervise are met within a stable, efficient and competitive financial system.

Our values of collaboration, integrity, accountability, foresight and professionalism guide our work and everyday dealings.

APRA requires a range of skillsets from frontline supervisors across banking, insurance and superannuation, statistics/mathematics gurus, policy advisors, legal professionals, risk specialists in areas such as credit, operational, market and liquidity risk to help deliver our mission.

APRA invests in contemporary technologies to enable our employees to achieve work-life balance, via flexible working practices. We are dedicated to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace, which fosters collaboration and continuous improvement. 

APRA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability status.

Our Graduate Program

APRA


APRA’s Graduate Program is one of the most in-depth and diverse in the financial services industry. Training is ongoing throughout your career with us. In fact, training and development are an integral part of ensuring we maintain our excellence as a regulator. As one of our select graduates, you’ll benefit from our performance coach/mentoring program, a ‘buddy’ system and working as part of an APRA team from the start.

As an APRA graduate, you will spend time within different divisions on rotation, giving you the opportunity to build the core foundations of prudential regulation, including frontline supervision, policy development and data analytics. These foundations will help jump start your career as a finance professional. At the end of your graduate program, you will be promoted to the role of Analyst, and have the opportunity to drive your career in any of APRA’s core functions, including specialist areas.

APRA's frontline divisions are the Specialised Institutions and Diversified Institutions divisions (SID and DID). Frontline supervisors focus on financial and risk analysis as the primary part of their supervision function. This involves offsite analysis of data and information, regular contact with the supervised institutions as well as a continual program of onsite reviews.

The Specialised Institutions Division is responsible for the supervision of licensed entities including regional banks, credit unions, building societies, friendly societies, insurers and superannuation funds.

The Diversified Institutions Division is responsible for the prudential supervision of functionally diversified financial institutions. These include large financial conglomerates, banks, insurance companies and superannuation firms.

The Policy and Advice Division ensures that APRA's frontline supervisors have the best possible tools to support them in their risk analysis and supervisory interventions. This division consists of Legal Services, Policy Development, Advice and Approvals, Resolution and Enforcement, and Licensing.

The Risk and Data Analytics Division brings together specialists in statistics, industry analysis and risk to provide expertise in risk assessment, assisting frontline to supervise individual entities and industries as a whole. This division consists of Credit and Market Risk, Governance, Insurance and Operational Risk, and Data Analytics functions.

Important Dates:

  • Closing date 3 May 2020
  • Psychometric testing and shortlisting will be conducted until the 29 May 2020
  • We aim to send communications regarding our assessment centre invitations in the week of the 1 June 2020
    • APRA Assessment Centre Dates;
    • Wednesday 17th June 2020
    • Thursday 18th June 2020
    • Monday 22nd June 2020
    • Tuesday 23rd June 2020
    • Wednesday 24th June 2020
  • Second stage interview are likely to be between the 1 – 17 July 2020
  • We are aiming to be able to offer placements in August 2020


Thank you for your interest in the APRA Graduate Program.

For more information and to apply please visit our graduate website www.apra.gov.au/graduatecareers

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