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Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) – Currently Recruiting

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  • 500 - 1,000 employees

APRA 2022 Graduate Program

Sydney
APRA has uplifted the 2022 Graduate Program, looking for Sydney Based STEM/data/Finance focused Graduates!

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
3-7
Start Date
1 Feb 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
15 Oct 2021
Applications Close
7 Nov 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
C
Communication & Media Studies
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Music & Performing Arts
E
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Aircraft Operation & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Geotechnical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Studies
Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)
Spatial Science

Hiring criteria

Entry Pathway

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Working rights

Australia

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident

New Zealand

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
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Applications for our 2022 Graduate Program – Re-opened

We are excited to announce that APRA has uplifted the number of positions for the 2022 Graduate Program, and applications are now open, as we look for a few more fantastic graduates to join next years program.

The additional roles will be based in our Sydney office. APRA is keen to attract graduates from a STEM, Economics, Econometrics, Commerce, Finance or Data Analytics background.

About APRA

We are Australia's prudential regulator – banks, insurance companies and most superannuation funds operate under our supervision.

We are looking for graduates to build on a range of skills, developing into frontline supervisors across banking, insurance and superannuation, statistics/mathematic gurus and risk specialists in areas such as credit, operational, market and liquidity risk, help deliver our mission. Find out more about the Divisions of APRA.

The Program

  • The APRA Graduate Program is one of the most in-depth and diverse in the financial services industry.
  • Our Graduate Program runs for 18 months. During this time, you will complete three six-month rotations, across our frontline supervision, policy and advice and data analytics divisions, giving you the opportunity to build the core foundations of prudential regulation. These foundations will help jump start your career as a finance professional. As a graduate, you will have a broad work remit with a lot of variety in your daily role, including accountability in the delivery of projects.
  • During your Graduate Program, you will be supported by an in-depth learning and development program that will encourage you to grow your technical and personal capabilities. Working for APRA enables you to feel you are giving back to the Australian community whilst working in the financial sector.
  • At the end of your Graduate Program, you will remain an employee of APRA and have the opportunity to drive your career in any of APRA's core functions, including specialist areas.
  • We have APRA offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, however, these graduate roles will initially be based in our Sydney office, with the possibility to relocate to one of our other offices after the completion of the Graduate Program.


You can watch a series of videos featuring past graduates who share their experience being involved in the APRA Graduate Program.

  • Professional Development and Support
  • Professional development is an integral part of ensuring we maintain our excellence as a regulator.
  • Graduates join APRA with a structured two-week induction program, where you will have the opportunity to meet a number of senior APRA employees, including the Chairman!

Throughout your program, there will be numerous touchpoints with a dedicated professional development specialist. To complement your graduate training, we connect you with an Industry Manager. Your Industry Manager will help you to take a deeper dive into the industry you are linked with. Together you will help design and personalise your learning journey at APRA.

All APRA employees have access to an extensive range of in-house training programs which have been designed to ensure you develop the skills and knowledge required for your role. The training programs are offered online or as classroom-based workshops and comprise a range of technical, workplace health and safety, leadership, personal effectiveness skills and applications training.

With so much to learn, the program supports you further by connecting you to the following people;

  • A buddy – who is a graduate from the year before, and is fresh with understanding the challenges and rewards of being an APRA Graduate.
  • An Industry Manager – who is experienced and is a mix of mentor and industry trainer. The Industry Manager is your constant point of contact over the 18-month program.
  • A Rotational Manager – Your Managers all receive specialist training on managing a graduate and are there to give you your day to day tasks and plan out what you can achieve together over the 6-month rotation. You will have 3
  • Rotational Mangers throughout the Graduate Program.
  • People & Culture – There are two dedicated specialists across People & Culture to support you and your support network. One that will specialise in training and development and the other that will help guide you through each rotation.
  • Executive Sponsor – We have two Executive Directors who are passionate about APRA's graduate program and will be an advocate for you throughout your graduate journey.

Inclusion & Diversity

  • For APRA, diversity refers to the combination of visible and invisible differences that make us who we are. This includes, but is not limited to, our gender, ethnicity and race, age, sexual orientation, and visible and unseen disabilities.
  • Inclusion is the key influence behind APRA's Inclusion and Diversity statement. We aspire to instil inclusion in all our employees and the people we work with.


APRA invests in a robust Inclusion and Diversity strategy and works with the following streams to help achieve this. All employees, including Graduates, can get involved with Inclusion and Diversity initiatives:

  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders
  • Accessibility (RISE)
  • GenDelta
  • Gender (ASPIRE)
  • Gen X Plus
  • LGBTIQ
  • Multicultural

Wellbeing at APRA

  • Here at APRA, we're committed to providing you with a range of health, wellbeing and family support. We recognise a number of elements that go into achieving wellbeing and support to our employees by offering the following;
  • Physical Health – health assessments, flu jabs, first aid and injury/illness management and sponsorship of various APRA sporting teams.
  • Mental Health – Wellbeing ambassadors, employee assistance program for you and your immediate family, along with wellbeing initiatives that run throughout the year.
  • Family-friendly – Parental/carer coaching and family support programs.
  • Working from home – Resources to help support you working from home.

Packages and benefits

  • Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including working in a flexible, inclusive and diverse environment.
  • Our 2022 Graduate salary is $80,000 inclusive of superannuation.

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry Pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
E
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Aircraft Operation & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
Australia
New Zealand

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
My role within APRA is with technical advice services, specifically within Superannuation. My job is to provide a response based on a knowledge of the industry and technical insight.

Jacob Crane

  • Graduate stories
My role within APRA is with technical advice services, specifically within Superannuation. My job is to provide a response based on a knowledge of the industry and technical insight.

Jacob Crane

  • Graduate stories
Flexibility is desirable when starting out at APRA, because as a graduate you may be assigned to an industry or entity which you have no familiarity with.

Nick Jones

  • Graduate stories
Flexibility is desirable when starting out at APRA, because as a graduate you may be assigned to an industry or entity which you have no familiarity with.

Nick Jones

  • Graduate stories
My role within APRA is with technical advice services, specifically within Superannuation. My job is to provide a response based on a knowledge of the industry and technical insight.

Jacob Crane

  • Graduate stories
My role within APRA is with technical advice services, specifically within Superannuation. My job is to provide a response based on a knowledge of the industry and technical insight.

Jacob Crane

  • Graduate stories
Flexibility is desirable when starting out at APRA, because as a graduate you may be assigned to an industry or entity which you have no familiarity with.

Nick Jones

  • Graduate stories
Flexibility is desirable when starting out at APRA, because as a graduate you may be assigned to an industry or entity which you have no familiarity with.

Nick Jones



Graduate Certificate

In a rapidly changing world, knowing how the human brain works is increasingly relevant both inside the workplace and outside it. You can build your knowledge of this widening field as you apply contemporary psychological concepts to address community-based challenges.
Entry Requirements
  • Completed a minimum of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in any field other than Psychology at this or another University.

  • Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1- Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

Intake Months
Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct
Duration
8 months full-time
Study Mode
Online
Domestic Tuition Fees
$12,400 total
International Tuition Fees
$12,400 total