Insight programme

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About the programme

Our insight programme is an opportunity to explore and immerse yourself in the financial services sector and see first-hand how you can contribute to our business.

This five-day programme provides you with an insight into our business groups and the varied career opportunities open to you at Macquarie.

The programme is held in April of each year. Through various interactive activities and extensive networking opportunities, you’ll gain a valuable insight into our different business areas. During the week-long programme, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in:

  • business specific case studies and workshops
  • trading games and risk assessment activities
  • panel events and interacting with key speakers
  • work shadowing opportunities
  • networking opportunities with your insight cohort, as well as employees across our business from graduates to senior leaders
  • skills-based sessions, from CV clinics to interview preparation workshops, as well as tips for networking and building your personal brand.

You will also have the opportunity to be fast tracked for the 2020 Macquarie Summer Intern Programme.

All meals are provided, and travel costs are covered by Macquarie.

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Insight into Technology Programme

Our Technology division is a crucial and essential part of our business. It helps to develop and manage software that enables our traders to trade commodities - from cotton to gold - and manages our workplace infrastructure to enable our people to deliver on their objectives.

This one-day event offers you the chance to explore a career in technology within the finance industry. During the programme you will participate in:

  • interactive project management and skills-based workshops led by our Technology teams
  • work shadowing opportunities
  • networking opportunities with graduates to senior leaders across Macquarie's Technology teams and the businesses they support
  • skills based sessions from CV clinics to interview preparation.

You will also have the opportunity to be fast tracked for the 2020 Macquarie Summer Intern Programme within Technology.

All meals are provided, and travel costs are covered by Macquarie.

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Application process and eligibility


To be eligible for both insight programmes, you must be in your first year of a three-year course (or second year of a four-year course), and keen to explore a career in finance or a career within technology.

Applications are open from 1 September - 31 December 2019. Applications will be reviewed after the deadline has closed and the recruitment process will commence in January 2020. Offers will be communicated by March 2020.

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