About Graduate Careers

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The RBA offers graduates and undergraduates from a wide variety of disciplines the opportunity to work in a unique environment with exceptional people. You will be provided with challenging work as well as tailored programs for:

Our two-year Graduate Development Program offers comprehensive training and development. You will be able to apply knowledge acquired at university to challenging real-world situations and acquire key transferrable skills.

While graduates with any degree type can apply, honours and higher degrees, including double degrees, masters and PhDs, are highly valued, as is a genuine interest in working for an institution that has an impact on the lives of all Australians.

The RBA Internship Program (previously the RBA Cadetship Program) is an excellent opportunity for students completing their penultimate year to get first-hand experience of working in Australia's central bank. It provides eight weeks' vacation work and ongoing support to talented students who have the potential to be successful graduates at the RBA.

The RBA was awarded ‘Best Employer of the Year – 2012’, was recognised among the top three vacation work programs in 2013, and among the top ten graduate employers in 2015 by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers. In addition, GradAustralia has recognised the RBA amongst the Top 100 Graduate Employers for 2016.

Applicants must hold Australian citizenship or permanent residency at the time of application. All of our opportunities are located in Sydney. To contact us about our graduate programs email graduates@rba.gov.au.

Current status of our major programs:

Badge: Top Graduate Employers 2015