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2024 Economist and Financial Analyst Graduate Campaign

  • Industry recognised two-year program for emerging economists and financial analysts
  • Focus your talents and life experience to make a difference for millions
  • Do real work from day one. No other institution in Australia gives you the same opportunities for meaningful and impactful work

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work at Australia's central bank? Find out!

The 2024 Graduate Development Program in Economics and Finance at the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is a two - year rotational program full of training and development opportunities designed to establish and progress your career.

Our program is widely considered an outstanding professional opportunity for economists and financial analysts. We offer:

  • Policy work that makes a meaningful difference to all Australians
  • A supportive culture where everyone is welcome and included
  • Extensive training, coaching and development opportunities
  • Challenging and diverse experiences to build your capability
  • Development of technical and core skills

Our Graduates are active members of our policy teams, making significant contributions to the Bank’s understanding of important issues affecting Australia. Graduates may find themselves contributing to our quarterly economic forecasts for the domestic economy, analysing conditions in global financial markets, monitoring the domestic banking sector or even thinking about bank note demand. 

Our graduates are dynamic and adaptable, strive for success, are strong communicators and collaborators, and are driven to achieve good public policy outcomes.  

The RBA is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility. Applicants for these roles must hold or be undertaking a degree in Economics, Econometrics, Finance, Data Science, Legal, Actuarial, Computer Science, Engineering, or similar. Successful applicants demonstrate strong academic achievement and significant interest in Economics or Finance and will have completed honours or another significant research program. Australian permanent residency or citizenship, or New Zealand citizenship, is essential.

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