Arts & Humanities

Find out where your arts background could take you at Macquarie

A career at Macquarie could take you anywhere.

We value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. You can apply the knowledge, communication, research and critical thinking skills from your arts and humanities degree to a number of roles across our organisation.

In every one of our offices around the world, you’ll find individuals from varied backgrounds with different ways of thinking, different skills and different experiences, which is critical to the wide range of services the Group delivers across the globe, as well as understanding the communities in which we operate.

No matter what you studied at university, you can expect a rewarding and challenging career at Macquarie that encourages diversity, ownership and entrepreneurial endeavour.

Meet some of our staff who studied arts and humanities, and discover where their backgrounds have taken them at Macquarie. 


Division Director
Corporate Operations Group

"I never thought I’d work in a place like Macquarie as I studied Interior Design at an art college. Prior to joining Macquarie 11 years ago I had my own design practice with two other business partners.”


Senior Manager
Corporate and Asset Finance

"I majored in History, Politics and Philosophy at the University of Western Sydney. There a number of opportunities that are available if you are hard working and exceed expectations. Having opportunity as one of our values is very relevant to Macquarie but true to my experience within the business.”   

Our businesses

Most of our groups recruit arts and humanities graduates. Discover what you will be doing as a graduate.


Manages core Technology infrastructure; supports, develops and delivers business applications; and manages cyber security.

Macquarie Asset Management

Actively manages money for investors across multiple asset classes, including infrastructure, energy, real estate, agriculture and specialist investments.

Macquarie Capital

Provides corporate finance advisory and capital market services to clients. Also undertakes principal investing activities globally to support clients.

Corporate and Asset Finance Group

Finances the assets people use every day.

Commodities and Global Markets

Provides clients with access to markets, financing, financial hedging, research and market analysis and physical execution.

Risk Management Group

Identifies, accepts and monitors risks across Macquarie.