Explore your options at ANZ

Before you apply for the New Zealand ANZ 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 your options.

Commercial & Agri

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

Program Overview

The Commercial & Agri business provides a full range of banking solutions to a wide range of business and Agri customers across the country. It has a focus on building strong relationships with its clients to understand their business goals and provide access to a range of specialists to deliver appropriate business solutions.

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.

As a relationship-driven business we have relationship banking teams based across the country. Being close to our customers and understanding their local markets and economies means we are strongly positioned to support their growth and on-going success.

Alongside our relationship teams, we have teams dedicated to Property Finance and UDC Finance, Trade Finance and Transactional Banking. Supporting these teams are 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 degrees such as the following may be suitably skilled for our Commercial & Agri area; Commerce, Agri, Engineering and/or a Business degree.

In addition to your academic record, we’re genuinely interested in what makes you unique!  Sport, community work, travel, achievements and experiences all add to your knowledge and ability. ANZ interns are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table; they are all-rounders with good communication and interpersonal skills which is something we truly value.

Data Office (Technology, Services & Operations)

Location: Auckland

Data is playing 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 and actively enabling it through the better use of data.

We ensure that we have the right data, to the right people, at the right time and that it is well managed and easy to understand.

The areas of Data Office that you may work with during your internship are:

Business Analytics

The Business Analytics team support the strategic vision of the Technology, Services & Operations (TSO) division by providing high quality insights from our data. By using advanced data analysis and visualisation we uncover key trends and insights to help us better understand our business and simplify things for our staff and customers.

The Data & Insights Program

The program team are responsible for delivering a range of projects which are transforming or data and insights landscape. You could be working with the business to help define their data requirements, working to prototype solutions for our new data warehouse or leveraging our big data platform. Whatever it is you’ll be tasked with finding new and innovative ways to deliver the data our business needs.

What makes a good Intern for the Data Office at ANZ?

As a Data 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. You’ll have a passion for working with data and an innate understanding of the value and difference it can make, you’ve likely asked yourself how the amazon recommendation really works or how google seem to always know what you are thinking.

Understanding how data 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 data in business and are passionate about providing service delivery to the highest standards.

Candidate Requirements

Students who are currently studying or completed degrees such as the following may be suitably skilled for our data area: Bachelor of Computer Science, Information Systems.

Institutional Banking

Location: Auckland, Wellington

Program Overview

ANZ Institutional Banking is one of the most dynamic and diverse areas of the bank, providing global financial services to government, corporate and institutional clients. Our clients are household names, including large New Zealand listed companies, and subsidiaries of multi-nationals. As an Institutional intern you will have exposure to some of the best in the business who are focused on providing tailored solutions for clients with complex financial needs, based on a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and industries.

ANZ Institutional is organised around the client, with our product teams working alongside 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 New Zealand, Australia, Asia Pacific, Europe and America.

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
  • 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 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 at ANZ?

An Institutional 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 Institutional is for people who are intellectually curious, with an interest in what’s happening in the world, what’s happening in industries across 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 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.

In addition to a strong academic record, we’re genuinely interested in what makes you unique!  Sport, community work, travel, leadership, achievements and experiences all add to your knowledge and ability. ANZ Interns are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table, something we truly value.

Institutional & Commercial Operations

Location: Auckland, Wellington

Program Overview

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

Institutional & Commercial Bank 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 will spend time working on continuous process improvement initiatives, with a strong focus on digital.

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 Science, Engineering, and Commerce. Skills in Excel and VBA/SQL would be an advantage.

In addition to your academic record, we’re genuinely interested in what makes you unique!  Sport, community work, travel, achievements and experiences all add to your knowledge and ability. ANZ Interns are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table, something we truly value.

Procurement (Technology, Services & Operations)

Location: Wellington

The Procurement function plays a key role in driving the success of ANZ. We understand the needs of the business and develop and deliver goods and service sourcing and payment programs that help the business achieve their strategy.

Specifically we help the business:

  • maximise commercial and operational value
  • mitigate risk
  • comply with regulatory and statutory requirements, and purchasing guidelines
  • act, and be seen to act, fairly, ethically and responsibly

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

  • Sourcing and Vendor Management
  • Procurement Operations (tools, process, payments)
  • Archives (Historical)

What makes a good Procurement Intern at ANZ?

Our Procurement 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.

Candidate Requirements

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

In addition to your academic record, we're interested in what makes you unique! Sport, community work, travel, achievements and experiences all add to your knowledge and ability. ANZ Interns are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table, something we truly value.

Risk

Location: Auckland

Program 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, Commerce, Business Law and Engineering.

In addition to your academic record, we're genuinely interested in what makes you unique! Sport, community work, travel, achievements and experiences all add to your knowledge and ability. ANZ Interns are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table, something we truly value.

Technology

Location: Wellington and Auckland

Program 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:

Technology Risk and Information Security

Information Security and Technology Risk Services are responsible for identifying the technology risks that could impact ANZ’s performance and reputation. Technology Risks like Cyber Compromise, 3rd Party Vendors and Disaster Recovery.  We analyse internal and external data, assess risk likelihood and impact and advise on controls and actions that will reduce the risk to ANZ and our customers.

What makes a good Intern for Technology 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.

Candidate Requirements

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.

In addition to your academic record, we're interested in what makes you unique! Sport, community work, travel, achievements and experiences all add to your knowledge and ability. ANZ Interns are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table, something we truly value.

Wealth (Funds & Insurance)

Location: Auckland

Our Funds & Insurance is part of the Wealth business which helps our customers grow their wealth and protect themselves and their assets by providing advice, investment and insurance solutions tailored to their needs.

Part of ANZ’s Retail, Business Banking & Wealth division, ANZ’s Funds & Insurance 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, Wealth Direct and Wealth Specialist distribution channels for customers across New Zealand.

What to expect in your 8 week Wealth Internship:

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

  • Life Insurance, KiwiSaver and Investments
  • Private Bank
  • 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.

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?

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 Funds & Insurance the ability to build strong relationships with customers, colleagues and key stakeholders across the bank will be an asset.

Funds & Insurance 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, Engineering or Economics are likely to have the right skills to succeed in this part of the business.

In addition to your academic record, we’re interested in what makes you unique!  Sport, community work, travel, achievements and experiences all add to your knowledge and ability. ANZ Interns are a diverse group of individuals who all bring something different to the table, something we truly value.