Graduates and Interns

Our programs

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Whether you are studying science, maths, finance, arts or anything else, there is a place for you at Macquarie. We welcome students from all degree backgrounds who are in their final year or have graduated within 12 months, and are keen to roll up their sleeves, eager to learn and want to contribute from day one.

Graduate Program

Our Graduate Program offers a learning environment designed to create our future leaders. We’re looking for the best minds to help manage, develop, advise, finance and trade.

Our 12-24 month structured program is designed with your interests in mind. You’ll receive hands-on and formal training, be supported and mentored by your peers and leaders, as well as through the Graduate Development Program.

You’ll start with an induction at our headquarters in Sydney where you’ll meet your grad cohort before commencing the program to kickstart your career. 

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Program dates Commencing February 2024
Eligibility criteria Students in their final year of study or who have completed their studies within 12 months of applying (that's 12 months from your last subject or unit)
Application dates Open 22 February 2023 | Close 28 March 2023

Summer Internship Program

Are you interested in the financial services industry? Regardless of what you are studying you can join our Summer Internship Program for 10-12 weeks of hands-on experience. 

You’ll get to work on real projects from your first day, develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work. 

Put your learnings to work in a global business, build a professional network and learn from business leaders. 

Summer Interns are eligible to be fast-tracked for our Graduate Program.

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Program dates Commencing November 2023
Eligibility criteria Students in their penultimate year of study
Application dates Open 2 May 2023 | Close 18 July 2023 (Melbourne & Perth), 1 August 2023 (Sydney & Brisbane)

Winter Development Program

Are you a science, technology, engineering or maths student, or a woman from any degree discipline, in your penultimate year of study?

Join our Winter Development Program, where you will gain exposure to our global corporate M&A, advisory, development, equities, investment or asset management capabilities. From advising business on acquisitions, restructures and investments to managing critical infrastructure, new energy projects and sustainable food supplies throughout this paid program you will be exposed to the workings of real deals, transactions and investments while building your professional profile. 

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Program dates July 2023
Eligibility criteria Science, technology, engineering and maths students or women from any discipline in their penultimate year of study
Application dates Open 7 February 2023 | Close 14 March 2023

Are you an international student?

Applications for our Graduate and Intern program opportunities for international students is by expression on interest only, meaning you will be required to apply via our 'Expression of Interest' job advertisement. Should your application be successful, our recruitment team will invite you into the recruitment process.

Learn more about the eligibility requirements and submit your application.


Each year we host a number of events for you to learn about our programs and business groups. These events are a great opportunity for you to network with, and gain insights from, our employees. 

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Date Event Location Time Description Register
Tuesday, 21 March Perth - 2023 Graduate and Intern Insights Evening 240 St Georges Terrace, Perth 6:00 to 8:00pm During the event you will have the opportunity to learn about our exciting 2023 graduate opportunities, hear from current professionals and graduates in diverse roles and talk one-on-one with them about their journeys at Macquarie.

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Please note that invitations to events will only be extended to students who fulfill the eligibility criteria of our programs. We also attend university events, please send event details by emailing our team.

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