Application process

Stage 1: Online Application

Applying for the ANZ Summer Intern Program is simple. Before you begin your application, ensure that you've got all the required information on hand. See our application tips.

The application form asks you for several written responses, most importantly why you want to work at ANZ.

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Stage 2: Online Assessments

Applicants meeting the eligibility criteria will be invited to complete online assessment.

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Stage 3: Assessment Centre

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.

There will also be an opportunity for you to learn more about ANZ, and our Summer Intern and Graduate Programs, via a presentation and from interacting with current graduates and the graduate team.

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Stage 4: Offers made

All verbal offers will be made for the 2015/16 Summer Intern Program by late September.

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Eligibility

Our Summer Intern Program is designed for students who are currently studying in their penultimate (i.e. second last) year of university. Therefore, if you are studying a three-year Bachelor degree, you must wait until your second year to apply. Likewise, if you are studying a five-year Double degree, you must wait until your fourth year to apply.

You are eligible to apply for our Summer Intern Program if you:

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Application tips

The ANZ Summer Intern Program is competitive. Applicants who are most prepared will go the furthest. The following tips will help your preparation for the entire process:

And also:

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Online assessments

Tips for completing the online assessments:

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Assessment Centre

Tips for the assessment centre:

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FAQs

Does ANZ run the internship program at other times of the year (for e.g. winter internships in July/August)?

The paid ANZ Summer Intern Program is run during the southern hemisphere’s summer months only. Please ensure that you are available for the entire 8-week internship period before applying.

Can international students apply for the internship program?

Applicants must be a citizen of, or hold permanent residency in, Australia or New Zealand at the time of applying for the ANZ Summer Intern Program.

Can first year students apply for the internship program?

All candidates must be in their second last year of study at the time of application. Therefore, if you are studying a three-year Bachelor degree, you must wait until your second year to apply. Likewise, if you are studying a five-year Double degree, you must wait until your fourth year to apply.

Please note that high performing interns may receive an early offer for our 2017 Graduate Program, which will commence in February 2017. Participation in the Summer Intern Program does not however automatically qualify participants for any further employment by ANZ.

I am in my final year of undergraduate studies this year and plan to undertake Honours next year can I apply for the internship program?

In the case that your current undergraduate degree is due for completion in 2015 and your Honours year is be due for completion in 2016, then yes, we would encourage you to apply for the ANZ Summer Intern Program.

Please note that high performing interns may receive an early offer for our 2017 Graduate Program, which will commence in February 2017. Participation in the Summer Intern Program does not however automatically qualify participants for any further employment by ANZ.

Can postgraduate students apply for the internship program?

We strongly encourage Masters or Doctoral students to apply for our 2015/16 Summer Intern Program, as long as your studies are due for completion in 2016 and you have met the other eligibility criteria.

Can mature-age students apply for the internship program?

Absolutely! At ANZ, we value the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people to help us forge strong connections with all our customers, innovate and make better decisions for our business. As long as you have met the eligibility criteria, we would encourage you to apply.

Can I apply for internships in both Australia and New Zealand?

Occasionally students apply for internships in both Australia and New Zealand. To do so, you will need to lodge two separate applications.

Please note that if you are successful in reaching the assessment centre stage, you will be responsible for arranging travel to each of the in-country assessment centres. ANZ will not arrange/reimburse international flights.

When do applications open and close?

Please check the Key Dates for the 2015/16 ANZ Summer Intern Program. It is important to be aware that different locations may have different close dates.

Will late applications be accepted?

Unfortunately we cannot accept late applications. If you are still interested in joining ANZ, applications for our 2017 Graduate Program will open next year in February/March.

What documentation will I need in order to apply?

You will need to upload a copy of your CV, your Australia/New Zealand proof of citizenship or permanent residency along with a form of photo ID (e.g. passport or birth certificate/certificate of citizenship and driver’s license), and your most recent academic transcript(s).

In lieu of a formal academic transcript, you may submit an official statement of results. The statement of results must be in full, and clearly state your name and the qualification being studied. Your transcript/results will be verified as part of the selection process and at the assessment centre.

How will ANZ stay in touch with me throughout the process?

ANZ will do its best to communicate with you via your preferred email address. It is important to regularly check your emails, as well as double-check that your email address is spelt correctly when you submit your application.

When must the online assessments be completed?

You will have two working days to complete each online assessment activity. We recommend that you ensure all assessments are completed in a timely manner, and that you check your emails regularly.

If for some reason you are unable to complete the assessment activity within two working days, please contact the ANZ Graduate Team via anzgrad@anz.com.

What if I’m experiencing a technical issue with the online assessments?

We acknowledge that technical difficulties happen from time to time, if you do experience a technical difficulty please email au.technicalsupport@shl.com

We would also strongly suggest that you check computer compatibility, before beginning the online assessment.

When can I expect to hear whether I have progressed to the next online assessment activity?

The ANZ Graduate Team reviews online assessment results and application information on a regular basis. However, depending on when you complete the assessment activity, you may be waiting longer on a response than other candidates or vice versa. If you have not heard from the ANZ Graduate Team within 5 business days, please email us at anzgrad@anz.com.

Once all assessment activities have been completed, you will be notified via email.

Is feedback available after completing the online assessments?

You can request feedback after 18 September 2015 by emailing the ANZ Graduate Team at
anzgrad@anz.com.

When can I expect to hear whether I have progressed to the assessment centre stage?

Invitations will be sent for out Australian assessment centres from mid-August 2015 and for our New Zealand assessment centres from early-September 2015.

When will the assessment centres be held?

In Australia, most assessment centres will be held between 24 August and 7 September 2015. In New Zealand, the assessment centres will be held mid-September 2015.

Where will the Australian assessment centres be held?

Assessment centres will be held in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre for a specific internship stream and location.

What if I am living in a different Australian city to where the assessment centre is being held?

If you have applied for an internship stream and location that is based in a different city to which you live, you are responsible for arranging travel in order to attend the assessment centre. ANZ will not reimburse you for travel costs.

Where will the New Zealand assessment centres be held?

Assessment Centres will be held in Auckland and Wellington. Successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre for a specific internship stream and location.

What if I live in a different New Zealand city to where the assessment centre is being held?

If you do not live in Auckland or Wellington, ANZ will arrange for your domestic flights to attend one the assessment centres. Please note that any taxi fares will not be reimbursed.

Is feedback available after the assessment centre?

The ANZ Graduate Team will provide you with verbal feedback after the assessment centres. In addition to verbal feedback, you may also request a feedback report from the online assessments which will be sent via email.

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