Graduates and summer interns



Every year we offer graduates and undergraduates from a variety of tertiary disciplines the chance to work in a range of roles across many of our business groups and support areas. The quality of our people underpins our reputation as a market leader in a broad spectrum of financial and investment markets. By joining one of our programs, you can be part of a successful team where your contribution is valued from the moment you walk through the door.

Read more about our specific business programs in the Which business is right for me? section.

Note: Macquarie does not offer a high school work experience program. 

Graduate brochureMacquarie’s summer internship program provides an opportunity for students typically in their penultimate year of study to work full-time over the summer break. Students join various teams within Macquarie’s business and service groups, typically between November and February. Throughout this time the aim of the summer internship program is for students to benefit from hands-on experience, increased exposure to the financial services sector and invaluable insight into the career opportunities offered at Macquarie. The summer internship program offers students an opportunity to demonstrate their potential and gain valuable industry experience. The ideal outcome of the program is a graduate offer at Macquarie.

Download the Graduate and Undergraduate opportunities brochure to find out how you can be a part of this opportunity.  

Opportunities for our 2014/2015 Australian Summer Internship program are available in the following business and support groups:

  • Banking and Financial Services Group (Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney)
  • Corporate Operations Group - Human Resources and Technology Divisions (Sydney)
  • Financial Management Group – Finance and Group Treasury Divisions (Sydney)
  • Macquarie Capital (Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney)
  • Macquarie Funds Group (Sydney)
  • Risk Management Group (Sydney).

2014/2015 Summer internship application dates

Australia (Melbourne)

  • Applications open: Wednesday 28 May 2014
  • Applications close: Thursday 3 July 2014, 12pm AEST

Australia (Sydney and other offices)

  • Applications open: Friday 30 May 2014
  • Applications close: Thursday 24 July 2014, 12pm AEST

Graduate brochureWorking with some of the top professionals in the industry, our graduate program enables you to join a specific group and participate in a structured induction and networking program during your first 12 months with Macquarie. On the job training and postgraduate education is a significant part of a graduate’s ongoing professional development. Orientation, together with a comprehensive range of external and internal courses and networking opportunities are an integral part of the graduate program. Our graduate program starts in February each year.

Download the Graduate and Undergraduate opportunities brochure to find out how you can be a part of this opportunity. 

2015 Graduate opportunities

Applications have now closed for opportunities on our 2015 Graduate program.

Top Graduate Employer Macquarie strives to provide our interns and graduates with a meaningful, fulfilling and rewarding experience when they join our organisation. We are pleased to have been awarded as a Top Graduate Employer in 2014 by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE), the peak industry body for the graduate recruitment and development market.

The AAGE surveyed 2,300 graduates on their experiences with their employers and from this survey a list of the Top 75 Graduate Employers was created reflecting those organisations who provide the most positive experience for their new graduates.