Apply for the programme

If you've chosen the graduate programme that suits you, and the application process has commenced for that programme, the next step is to apply for a position. You can do this online by searching for 'Graduate' on our careers website

Key criteria

You must meet the following criteria to apply;

  • be a recent graduate or be graduating in 2017 and available to work from February 2018;
  • achieved a B average or higher;
  • be a NZ or Australian resident or citizen.

The application process

If you meet the required criteria and are successful at each stage, the process is as follows:

  1. Visit our Careers website which has a database of job listings. Simply choose 'Graduate' from the drop down menu under 'Job Field' and follow the online prompts.

  2. Submit your CV and answer the pre-screening questions

  3. Complete an online Westpac culture test. We will email this to you once you have submitted your CV. You have 48 hours to complete this assessment, so please keep an eye on your emails to ensure you don’t miss out on this opportunity.

  4. The top candidates will be invited to an interview.

  5. You will be invited to interview with one of our Westpac team.

  6. Reference and background check are completed.

  7. Offers go out to the successful candidates!

We'll try to keep you informed about what’s happening at each stage, but please bear in mind this is a very competitive programme and there are many applicants to consider.

If you’re selected

We’ll let you know over the phone or by email if you’re successful, then we’ll send you out the official offer of employment. We’ll then keep you up to date with what’s happening at Westpac until you start in 2018.

Good luck with your application!