Students and Graduates Information Technology

The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) Information Technology (IT) graduate program is a great opportunity for emerging professional talent.

Our industry-recognised program provides our graduates with:

  • A two-year program comprised of four six-month placements
  • Supportive environment with training and coaching
  • Development of industry skills
  • Technical and non-technical pathways
  • Work for an organisation that makes a difference

Eligibility criteria

  • We are looking for graduates who are passionate about information technology and have a desire to learn and succeed.
  • Hold or completing a degree with strong academic achievement in information technology, computer science, data science, mathematics or a closely related discipline.
  • All applicants must hold Australian permanent residency or citizenship, or New Zealand citizenship.

Key dates

  • Applications open: February
  • Applications close: April
  • Assessment and face to face interviews: May
  • Offers made: May
  • Program commences: February of the following year

Embrace life

Life at the RBA

Work-life balance is important to us, and we understand the contribution that staff wellbeing makes to performance. Employees are rewarded with access to flexible work arrangements, as well as health and wellbeing programs.

Selection process

Looking to be more and secure a fantastic role with us? View some of the more frequently asked questions and answers about selection process.

Other opportunities for students and graduates

Economics and Finance

Launch your career through our industry-recognised program – a great opportunity for emerging economists and financial analysts interested in making a difference to the lives of all Australians.

Payments Settlements

Graduates have a unique opportunity to work in our Payments Settlements Department, which is responsible for operating critical infrastructure that supports the Australian payments system, including the Fast Settlement Service, which provides real-time settlement for payments made using the New Payments Platform.

Summer Intern Program

Our Summer Intern Program is an excellent opportunity for high-achieving students to get first-hand experience working in Australia's central bank. The Program is designed to provide work experience and financial support during the final year of study to students who have the potential to be successful graduates at the RBA.

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The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.