The New Colombo Plan (NCP) is a signature initiative of the Australian Government supporting Australian undergraduate students to study and undertake internships in the Asia Pacific region. At ANZ, we believe in the Asia Pacific as the world's trading hub. We are a vibrant and growing super regional business and this is an exciting time for us as we build a premier bank in the Asia Pacific. In line with our vision, and in support of the NCP, ANZ is pleased to be able to provide internship opportunities to students who have been awarded NCP scholarships.

The Internship Opportunity

All ANZ NCP interns are provided with a consistent experience that includes challenging work with exposure across the business/function in which you are placed. During your internship you will be assigned specific projects/key tasks to be completed, have the opportunity to network to enable exposure to other business areas and be assigned a buddy who will support you as you navigate your way around ANZ. Our paid Intern Program is a great way for NCP students to explore a career within the banking and finance industry in the Asia Pacific region while gaining invaluable corporate and cultural experience.


Currently we are offering NCP internship opportunities in Singapore, Hong Kong and China.

Program Duration

At least eight weeks at full time hours (excluding any holidays). If required, the internship can be managed part time with a minimum of three days attendance per week for 12 weeks.


To be eligible for an ANZ internship position NCP students must:

For more information on the NCP, please visit the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.

Who are we looking for?

An NCP Intern is bright, enthusiastic, has a digital mindset and is focused on adapting to our changing customer needs. The NCP internship opportunities are for people who are highly interested in what’s happening in the world, what’s happening in industries around Asia Pacific and who want to be part of building a business.

Applications for the 2016 NCP Intern Program have now closed.

How to apply

The application process is broken down into 4 key stages.

  1. Online Application
    You’ll be asked to provide several written responses to various questions. Most importantly, we want to know why you’d like to work for ANZ.
  2. Online Assessments
    All candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will be invited to complete online assessments.
  3. Face-to-Face Assessments
    Candidates who reach this stage will be invited to attend an assessment centre. At the assessment centre, there will be a variety of activities, as well as a competency based interview.
  4. Offers
    All successful applicants will then receive verbal offers to join the program.