Commonwealth Bank

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Employer Profile

Our vision is to excel at securing and enhancing the financial well-being of

people, businesses and communities. To deliver on our vision, we have a set of

values to inform the way we do business. These are integrity, collaboration,

excellence, accountability and service.


With more than 15 million customers in 13 countries worldwide, we’re the largest

Australian bank and one of the world’s largest banks by capitalisation. We were

recognised as the most sustainable bank in the world in for the second year in a

row in 2017 (G100) Most Sustainable Corporations Index.


We are proud to have been named Australia’s most innovative financial institution and one of the three most innovative companies in the country in The Australian Financial Review’s 50 Most innovative Companies list for 2016.


Graduates start with us in February, but the length of your program can vary. Being such a large and diverse business, we have a vast range of opportunities for you to take hold of. Throughout your first year we provide loads of support to help you to maximize your experience. We help you identify your individual focus areas, and provide you with tailored development sessions on-demand or in person. Our full graduate cohort come together for first in class development events to enhance your capabilities even further. Along the way you’ll be supported through countless opportunities to learn, grow and showcase your talent within a structured, fast-paced and engaging program.


Our 10-week Summer Intern program gives you a taste of what it’s like to work with Australia’s best bank. You’ll be given full support and training to help you decide if we’re the right fit for you. At the end of the Program you’ll also have the opportunity to apply early for our Graduate Program for the following year.


All applications need to be submitted online. Visit our website for more information on application open and close dates and how to apply

Locations where there are vacancies for interns
Nationwide and some International opportunities.

Residency requirements for Interns wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only


Roles available for Interns

Analytics, Technology, Business & Private Banking, Colonial First State, CommSec, Cyber Security, Digital Channels, Financial Services (Accounting), Human Resources, Institutional Banking & Markets, Regional and Agribusiness, Marketing, Retail Banking Services, Risk Management, Corporate Affairs and Legal.


Degree Subjects Required for Interns wishing to apply

All degrees are eligible and highly encouraged. Our 2018 Graduate cohort featured 163 different personalities from across 45 majors, 39 degrees, 34 universities, across 16 programs and 17 locations.

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What do recent interns say are the best things about working with us? 

"CBA provided a wonderful internship experience. Incredibly supportive and well organised. I learnt so much and felt that everyone was genuinely concerned with my growth and development."

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