Explore your options at ANZ

Before you apply for the New Zealand ANZ Summer Intern Programme, you'll need to work out what part of our business best suits your skills and interests. Use this page to explore your options.

Commercial & Agri

Program: Commercial & Agri
Location:
Auckland, Waikato, Wellington & Christchurch

Programme Overview

Commercial & Agri at ANZ is about taking care of business!  From smaller home based businesses right through to agricultural farming operations and everything in between, Commercial & Agri has a diverse focus on day to day banking, lending and investments, and helping our commercial customers achieve their goals.

Commercial customers are predominantly privately-owned businesses with an annual turnover of between $2M to $250M. Our Agri customers have business limits greater than $500,000 and total farm income will typically exceed $250,000.

Commercial & Agri combines the best of both worlds in thought leadership, reputation and market share. We are a powerhouse in the NZ banking sector - $35 billion lending book and a team of over a 1,000 staff.  As a relationship-driven business we are structured into four regions: Northern, Auckland & Northland, Central and Southern. Being close to our customers and understanding their local markets and economies means we are strongly positioned to support their growth and ongoing success.

Alongside our regions, we have teams dedicated to Property Finance and UDC Finance. Supporting these teams Relationship Services & Business Management and Business Strategy. We also work closely with our Institutional product partners, Business and Private Banking.

Whether working in the frontline or in a head office support role, our aim is to make things simpler and easier for our customers to access the specialist services and expertise in the bank, provide access to our network of people throughout Australia and Asia and bringing decision making closer to the customer through our regional structures. 

What to expect in your 8-week Commercial & Agri Internship:

Interns will spend time in the Commercial & Agri Frontline supported by Relationship and Regional Managers. They will assist with looking after a customer portfolio and regional projects during their summer internship.

The work activities interns undertake will support the business to get results. You will have opportunities to work autonomously but also within and across teams and contribute to the delivery of projects to support Commercial & Agri banking staff. There are also networking events to attend during your internship that will put you in touch with the right people to help build your knowledge of ANZ’s business and culture. 

Who makes a good Commercial & Agri Intern at ANZ?

If you hold an interest in finding out more about business related banking then you’ll find the Commercial & Agri Internship provides a great introduction.

As a Commercial & Agri intern you will need to have had some experience in a customer facing role, for example, in a part time capacity during your university studies. Ideally you’ll have a base level of understanding when it comes to the principles behind how a business or farm operates from a banking perspective, this might have come from your university studies and/or work.

Students who are currently studying towards a Commerce, Agri and/or Business degree may be suitably skilled for our Commercial & Agri Banking area.

Global Wealth

Program: Global Wealth 
Location:
Auckland

Programme Overview

ANZ Global Wealth helps our customers grow their wealth and protect themselves and their assets by providing advice, investment and insurance solutions tailored to their needs.

In New Zealand, ANZ Global Wealth’s business comprises Funds Management, Insurance and Private Wealth and provides investment, superannuation (including KiwiSaver) and insurance solutions which are distributed through bank, and external financial adviser and insurance broker channels. Its advisory services include Private Banking for customers across Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

What to expect in your 8-week Wealth Internship:

Interns will spend time in one of the following areas of Global Wealth during their summer internship:

  • KiwiSaver and Investments
  • Private Bank
  • Bank Distribution
  • Advisor Distribution
  • Key support functions e.g. Strategy, Marketing, Operations

The work interns undertake will actively contribute to the business delivering results. You will have opportunities to work within and across teams. You will also support our offer to customers through your contribution to administrative and relationship based activities.

To get the most out of your internship it will be important for you to take ownership of your time and make the most of the opportunities that come your way. There are many ways to make your experience more effective and enjoyable, eg: attending networking events and taking on challenging work or projects. Grasp all the opportunities presented and you are guaranteed to have a great learning experience!

Who makes a good Global Wealth Intern?

Global Wealth interns should come to the role with a strong customer focus and a genuine interest in helping people manage their finances to reach their life goals. Naturally good communicators, you will ideally have some experience in dealing with customers and have the flexibility to adapt to a range of situations.

When it comes to Global Wealth the ability to build strong relationships with customers, colleagues and key stakeholders across the bank will be an asset.

Global Wealth has a vibrant and energetic culture and those that thrive in a challenging and changing environment will enjoy this area. Investigative and helpful individuals are welcome here!  As well as having a strong customer focus we are looking for people who have the ability and skills to absorb new information about financial products and services and are able to assess complex financial data and create detailed reports that are easy to understand.

Students currently studying degrees in Commerce, Business, Banking, Finance or Economics are likely to have the right skills to succeed in this part of the business.

International & Institutional Banking

Program: International & Institutional Banking 
Location:
Auckland, Wellington

Programme Overview

ANZ International & Institutional Banking (IIB) is one of the most dynamic and diverse areas of the bank, providing global financial services to government, corporate and institutional clients. As an IIB intern you will have exposure to some of the best in the business who are focused on providing solutions for clients with complex financial needs, based on a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and industries.

ANZ IIB is organised around the client, with our product teams lining up behind relationship teams to deliver integrated solutions across our key geographies. Close interaction between the teams both within and across geographies enables us to provide a seamless offering to clients, irrespective of where they do business with us. We deliver solutions across Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific, Europe and America.

What to expect in your 8-week IIB Internship:

Interns may spend time in one of the following areas of IIB during their summer internship:

  • Relationship Banking
  • Global Loans
  • Markets
  • Transaction Banking
  • Economics

The work activities interns undertake will support the business to deliver results. You will have opportunities to work within and across teams, and gain a good insight into the IIB business.

To get the most out of your time at ANZ it will be important for you to take ownership of your time and make the most of opportunities that come your way. There are numerous ways that will make your experience more effective and enjoyable, such as networking events and a willingness to take on challenging work or projects that come your way. Grasp all opportunities presented and you are guaranteed to have a great learning experience! 

Who makes a good IIB Intern at ANZ?

An IIB intern is bright, enthusiastic and keen to experience ANZ’s varied products, services and geographies, with all the challenges and rewards that this involves. ANZ IIB is for people who are interested in what’s happening in the world, what’s happening in industries around Asia Pacific, and who want to be a part of building a business.

Students who are currently studying degrees such as the following may be suitably skilled for our IIB area: Commerce, Banking, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering, Science and/or Law, however if you are a student from another discipline and believe I&IB is the right fit for you, we are happy to hear from you. 

Institutional & Commercial Operations

Program: Institutional & Commercial Operations
Location:
Auckland, Wellington

Programme Overview

Operations are an integral business partner, with a focus on delivering products and services for ANZ’s customers domestically and offshore.

Internship opportunities are offered within Institutional & Commercial Bank Operations (I&C Operations). I&C Operations operates across the breadth of segments within ANZ (Institutional, Commercial, Agri & Retail), and is dedicated to our pursuit of delivery excellence, effective risk management and a market leading service proposition. As an I&C Operations intern you will have exposure to a high performing network of specialists dedicated to delivering  the promise of our brand and support the nation’s largest corporations, financial institutions, both in New Zealand and offshore.

What to expect in your 8-week Operations internship:

The work activities interns undertake will support the business driving results. You will have opportunities to work within and across teams and gain a good insight into the Operations division.

To get the most out of your time at ANZ it will be important for you to take ownership of your time and make the most of opportunities that come your way. There are numerous ways that will make your experience more effective and enjoyable, such as networking events and a willingness to take on challenging work or projects that come your way. Grasp all opportunities presented and you are guaranteed to have a great learning experience! 

Interns  may spend time in one of the following areas of I&C Operations during their summer internship:

  • Client Engagement
  • Markets Operations
  • Payment and Cash Operations
  • Trade & Supply Chain Operations
  • Wholesale Lending Operations

Who makes a good Operations intern at ANZ?

Our Operations internship is for bright, enthusiastic students who have both a focus on the big picture and the ability to dig into the detail. They are inquisitive about optimising how things work and passionate about delivering high quality results to the customer.

Our best Operations interns usually have some work experience in customer service, combined with a proven ability to problem solve, effective communication skills and strong team dynamics.

We encourage students from a wide variety of study disciplines, including, but not limited to Finance, Business, Science and Engineering.

Retail & Business Banking

Program: Retail & Business Banking
Location:
Auckland

Programme Overview

Retail & Business Banking is the largest division at ANZ, spanning areas such as the branch network, product development, online strategy and marketing functions. It provides a great range of experiences so we encourage you to take a good look at this profile, particularly if you've got a strong customer focus and enjoy the idea of delivering solutions to benefit our customers.

Our Retail Distribution Network supports approximately 2.5 million customers around New Zealand, via an extensive Branch Network, a Contact Centre and online and specialist sales channels.

What to expect in your 8-week Retail Internship:

The Retail customer facing business is supported by an innovative Products and Marketing business responsible for delivering a range of products including credit cards, mortgages, transaction banking, savings accounts and deposits, and personal loans.

The ANZ Retail & Business Banking Risk & Support team provides support to more than 4,000 Retail and Business Banking staff.

This team provides support to the frontline via our phone-based Here2Help team, KnowHow management tool and change management. They also provide guidance around branch & lending quality assurance, operational risk and credit.

As a team they are driven by our common goals of becoming #1 in service and #1 in growth.

As a summer intern, you will gain exposure in this critical support area. Specific areas that you may experience during your internship may include, but are not limited to:

  • Cards Delivery
  • Operational Risk & Compliance
  • Lending or Branch Quality Assurance
  • Business Support.

To get the most out of your time at ANZ, it will be important for you to take ownership of your time and make the most of opportunities that will come your way. There are numerous ways that will make your experience more effective and enjoyable, such as networking events and challenging project work. Grasp all opportunities presented and you are guaranteed to have a great learning experience!

Who makes a good Retail & Business Banking intern at ANZ?

Successful ANZ Retail interns are passionate about customers and their needs. Retail interns ideally will be as comfortable in front of customers as they are behind the scenes working with technical data, research and analysis based tasks.

Ideally you will be curious about how the Retail division works from an internal perspective and how it affects our large and diverse customer base. Individuals who have high levels of flexibility, excellent communication skills and a willingness to deal with challenges will thrive in this environment.

Students who are currently studying towards a Commerce and/or Business degree may be suitably skilled for our Retail area.

Risk

Program: Risk
Location:
Auckland

Programme Overview

Risk monitors the effectiveness of the Risk management Framework and is responsible for the organisation’s risk strategies, policies and processes.

Our focus is to provide a world class risk function to ANZ New Zealand through innovative and responsive risk management solutions. We work as an equal partner with the Business to help ANZ New Zealand achieve its goals.

The purpose of Risk Management is Protecting Customer's Financial Wellbeing through consistency, excellence, capability and decisiveness

What to expect in your 8-week Risk Internship:

Interns are likely to spend time in one of the following areas of Risk during their summer internship:

  • Wholesale Credit
  • Lending Services
  • Market Risk
  • Governance
  • Capital, Provisioning & Portfolio Reporting
  • Retail Risk

The work activities interns undertake will support the business to get results from a Risk perspective. You will have opportunities to work within and across teams, and gain a good insight into the Risk function.

To get the most out of your time at ANZ it will be important for you to take ownership of your time and make the most of opportunities that come your way. There are numerous ways that will make your experience more effective and enjoyable, such as networking events and a willingness to take on challenging work or projects that come your way. Grasp all opportunities presented and you are guaranteed to have a great learning experience!

Who makes a good Risk intern at ANZ?

Successful ANZ Risk interns are highly motivated to work in risk management. Their drive and ambition has led them to some amazing opportunities. People within our Risk function have a solid analytical approach to their work and need to be skilled both technically and at an interpersonal level, to handle complex day-to-day transactions and communications.

If you hold an interest in finding out more about risk management then you'll find the Risk Internship provides a great introduction into this area of our business - it's about finding out whether it's going to be a sustainable career choice for you in the long term.

High achievers who are currently studying majors in the following areas will fit well into a Risk role:

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Econometrics & actuarial studies
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Business Law
  • Some Engineering streams.
Technology

Program: Technology
Location: Wellington

Programme Overview

Technology plays a key role in driving the success of ANZ. We aim to be a source of competitive advantage to ANZ, partnering with the business to deliver on the business strategy.  We understand the needs of the businesses we support and are seen as trusted advisers, offering outstanding technical competence, secure and stable environments and smart solutions that are consistently delivered.

The areas of ANZ Technology that you may work with during your internship are:

Delivery Services

Delivery Services is responsible for maximising the leverage of our technology capabilities and that of our partners by providing consistent service design and delivery and providing single points of engagement and standard reporting for all services. Delivery Services supports and facilitates the delivery of strategic projects that are part of the ANZ Investment agenda.

Technology Service Management

Technology Service Management plays a critical role in keeping our IT systems operating, globally. Technology Service Management develops and maintains the technology infrastructure solutions that support our branches, ATMs and internet banking, enabling us to offer simple and convenient access for our customers. Our team ensures that our IT systems meet the highest standards of service, security and efficiency - all crucial indicators of success as we become a super-regional bank.

Who makes a good Technology intern at ANZ?

As a Technology Intern at ANZ, it's a given that you'll have strong technical ability.  In addition, you will possess critical thinking skills, and will enjoy working with others - a team player who can also execute tasks autonomously.

Understanding how technology supports and shapes the way we do business, for our customers, and internally for ourselves, is something you will learn early in your internship.  You may have had some exposure to this already either through part-time work or on projects at university which will be beneficial. You are an individual who appreciates the significance of information technology in business and are passionate about providing service delivery to the highest standards.

Students who are currently studying or completed degrees such as the following may be suitably skilled for our Technology area: Bachelor of Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or Science degrees that have included IT subjects, preferably as majors.