Explore your options at ANZ

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

Applications will close on 28 July 2017 at 11:59pm NZST

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Commercial & Agri

Where: New Zealand-wide

Our Commercial and Agri divisions provide full-range services to businesses and customers across the country. By building strong relationships, while understanding local markets and economies, we work with clients to deliver personalised solutions that help them reach 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.

We also have teams dedicated to Property Finance, Trade Finance and Transactional Banking. They’re supported by central Relationship Services & Business Management and Business Strategy divisions – all to make sure we’re providing a top-tier service, no matter where you are.

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?

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.

Suitable applicants

Students who are currently studying degrees such as the following may be suitably skilled for our Commercial & Agri area; Commerce, Agri, Engineering and/or a Business degree. However if you’re a student from another discipline and believe Commercial & Agri is the right fit for you, we are happy to hear from you!

Commercial locations include (but are not limited to) Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington, and Hamilton. Agri locations include (but are not limited to) Northland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Central North Island, Canterbury and Southland.  Please indicate in your resume the top three locations you would consider being located.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process here.

Institutional

Where: Auckland & Wellington

Institutional Banking is one of the most dynamic and diverse areas of ANZ. Its main focus is delivering world-class integrated solutions to our government, corporate and institutional clients across the globe. Many of our clients are household names, including large New Zealand-listed companies and subsidiaries of multi-nationals.

This division holds the number one market position across New Zealand's major banks in all relationship, product and services categories. The division is also number one in the Trusted Advisor, Relationship Manager Capability and Overall Satisfaction categories.

As an Institutional intern you’ll  focus on developing an understanding of clients’ businesses or industries and providing solutions for their complex financial needs.

What to expect in your 8-week Institutional Internship:

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

  • Relationship Banking
  • Global Loans
  • Markets
  • Transaction Banking
  • Client Insights and Solutions

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 great insight into the Institutional 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 Institutional Intern?

We’re keeping an eye out for enthusiastic, hands-on people who are keen to learn and take on the challenges and rewards that our program offers. We want people who are intellectually curious with an interest in what’s happening around the globe. Our interns are people that can thrive in a team or work well alone and want to help contribute towards building a multi-national business.

Suitable applicants

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

But great applicants are more than just their technical know-how. We want to know what makes you, you – your interests, hobbies and experiences are all a big part of making you a competitive applicant. After all, our interns are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process here.

Retail & Business Banking

Where: Auckland

Our goal is to be New Zealand’s best bank by helping locals achieve more. Retail and Business Banking is our largest division and where most customers come into contact with us – that’s why it’s referred to as the face of the bank. Through our branches, business and contact centres, and specialist distribution teams, we offer customers access to the most banking specialists in New Zealand.

Retail and Business Banking’s frontline team understand the needs and aspirations of our customers to give them the best possible solutions. From deposits and credit cards, to personal loans and a whole lot more, our team drive the business forward and make sure all customer needs are met.

The best way to learn is to do. That’s why we want to give you the opportunity to get hands-on experience and opportunities to learn from your leaders and colleagues while gaining knowledge of how the division operates, our products, and our customer service values. Grasp all opportunities presented to ensure you have a great learning experience!

What to expect in your 8-week Retail & Business Banking Internship:

Interns may spend time in our Products or Sales & Service Performance teams.

The work activities interns undertake will support the business to deliver on their priorities. You will have opportunities to work autonomously but also within and across our teams to gain a great insight into our business.

Sales & Service Performance

This set of teams is focused on sales and service planning & reporting, training, internal communications, project delivery, workforce planning, customer experience, and change management. Your work will include supporting the wider team to deliver national projects and initiatives, planning internal communications to our frontline staff and leaders, completing data analysis, and updating staff packs and training guides.

Products

This set of teams is focussed on managing the day-to-day working of Retail, Business Banking and Commercial & Agri products. Your work will include behind the scenes management and pricing of products, and supporting our employees to deliver customised solutions to our customers.

Who makes a good Retail & Business Banking Intern?

Successful Interns are passionate about customers and their needs. They have a strong customer focus and can build close relationships with their peers and stakeholders alike. We’re looking for people who are comfortable behind the scenes working with technical data, research and analysis-based tasks. Using their communication skills to communicate solutions clearly and simply is also a must.

We’re looking for flexible, adaptable people who want to be a part of the biggest area of our operations. People who want to grab opportunities with both hands and experience all the challenges and rewards this program has to offer.

Suitable applicants

If you’re studying Commerce and/or Business, that’s a plus. But we know that you’ve got more to offer than your university degree. We strongly value diversity of thinking and want to know what makes you tick – what you can bring to the table. Things like interests, sports, hobbies, travel, community work, achievements and experiences all make you a more competitive applicant.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process here.

Technology, Services and Operations

Where: Auckland & Wellington

Like everyone here at ANZ, our Technology, Services and Operations (TSO) teams are passionate about delivering the best possible customer experience.

As a trusted partner to our frontline businesses, our central focus is to make life easier for our customers, and for the staff who serve those customers.  Calling on resources from within New Zealand and in group service centres around the globe, TSO aims to provide first class services and solutions that drive efficiency in our business and continuously improve the staff and customer experience.

Through innovation, a focus on simplification and leveraging connections across the ANZ group, TSO creates the capacity in the business that allows frontline businesses to focus on business performance and delivering exceptional customer service.

When you join the TSO program, you’ll be changing the way we operate in one of the most diverse and exciting parts of our business.

What to expect in your 8-week TSO Internship

Interns can choose to spend time in either the Technology or Services and Operations teams.

Technology

Our department is responsible for the development of new digital banking solutions and the maintenance and support of our core banking platforms.

Services

Our team supports all our New Zealand-based branches and businesses. They focus on Business Performance and Improvement, Automation, Project Management, Data, Procurement, Employment Relations and Property Management.

Operations

This helps the “frontline” business partners (like Commercial and Agri, Institutional, Retail and Business Banking and Wealth) deliver products or services to customers.

Who makes a good Technology Intern?

As a Technology Intern at ANZ, you will need to understand 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.

Who makes a good Services & Operations Intern?

We’re on the hunt for inquisitive people who are passionate about improving the way we do things. People who can thrive in a team environment and split off to work solo, solving problems and managing risk.

Suitable applicants

A degree or prior studies in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or Commerce for both options would be a plus. However, diversity of thinking and a genuine interest in digital, data or process improvement is just as valuable.

We’re looking for methodical, thorough and analytical minds who can look at problems from a big-picture standpoint. If you can adapt and perform in a rapidly evolving industry and communicate your solutions clearly and simply, we’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process here.

Wealth

Where: Auckland

We give our customers tailored advice and investment or insurance solutions that help grow their wealth and protect their assets. In New Zealand, our Wealth business is made up of three teams: Funds Management, Insurance and Investment Management. Together, they work with customers to provide investment, superannuation (including KiwiSaver) and life or general insurance solutions.

We also provide customers with financial advice and direction. Our advisory services include Private Banking, Wealth Direct and Wealth Specialist distribution channels for customers around New Zealand. Product services and customer experience are a few of the Wealth Division’s key functions that help our customers reach their financial goals.

What to expect in your 8-week Wealth Internship:

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

  • Life Insurance, KiwiSaver and Investments
  • Investment Management
  • Specialist Distribution (Wealth Specialists and Advisers)
  • Key support functions e.g. Product Services, Customer Experience, 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.

Within the Investment area of Wealth, we are charged with investing the funds that are attracted through our various distribution channels.  We make direct investments into Australasian fixed interest and cash securities, and Australasian equities and property-related securities.  Further we undertake extensive research into offshore investment managers who we employ to manage significant pools of money we invest in offshore markets.  We also undertake research into portfolio construction and optimisation aimed at taking advantage long-term and short-term developments in financial markets to deliver outstanding long-term investment returns for our investors. 

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 Wealth Intern?

Our Wealth business stream is a vibrant and energetic place to be. We’re on the lookout for graduates who thrive in a changing and challenging environment; people who take on opportunities and seek out new ways to deliver results. We want people who can translate complex financial data and communicate detailed reports clearly and simply.

Beneficial skillsets include the ability to undertake research and the ability to critically analyse data and information to assist in making sound investment decisions.  Strong mathematical and statistical skills are of great benefit, as well as a methodical, analytical approach to problem solving.  Being able to interpret and present the results of your analysis is important.  Strong written language skills, while useful, are not a pre-requisite for this role.

Suitable applicants

While prior experience in a customer-facing or finance role would be ideal, we’re looking for investigative and helpful people, who build strong relationships with the people they work with.

Students currently studying degrees in Commerce, Business, Banking, Finance, Engineering or Economics are likely to have the right skills to succeed in this part of the business. But you’re more than what’s on your CV. We’re looking for what makes you unique. Interests, hobbies, life experiences and achievements are all help make up an interesting person and a great applicant.

If this sounds like the program for you, learn more about the application process here.