Be the change

A graduate position at ASIC is more than just a job. You will work directly to change behaviours in the sectors we regulate, address misconduct, and drive positive outcomes for investors and consumers.

Expect great variety in a supportive environment

You’ll be challenged at ASIC, but that doesn’t mean you’ll go it alone. You'll find mentors on hand for each rotation, support from your team, and a buddy from a recent graduate intake to help.

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Our aim is to develop your talents through a balance of on-the-job training, structured professional development programs and rotations.

ASIC’s graduate program includes:

  • 18-month rotational program, with four rotations in different business areas
  • National graduate induction
  • Professional soft skills development
  • Continuous self-development through professional memberships and access to learning workshops (online & in person)
  • Financial assistance towards further study
  • Flexible and dynamic working environment
  • Graduate fundraising project

Graduate streams

As part of the graduate program, you may rotate through some of these areas:

  • Involvement in real-time market surveillance or providing predictive insights and/or high-level analysis of the ASX and Chi-X markets
  • Applying data analytics to emerging consumer trends, behaviours and risks
  • Assessing complaints and reports of misconduct relating to insider trading, continuous disclosure and market manipulation – critical to ASIC's work in maintaining market integrity
  • Reviewing corporate finance transactions relating to Australia's equity capital markets
  • Participating in compliance monitoring and/or related regulatory activities
  • Assisting with research on financial market projects relating to financial advisers, companies, banks, credit, insurance, e-commerce, investment managers and market participants
  • Utilising sophisticated technology for information capture and analysis
  • Collecting and analysing evidence, seeking the opinions of finance and forensic experts, interviewing a person of interest, or preparing court documents and liaising with counsel
  • Involvement in high-profile criminal and civil matters
  • Working to implement important law-reform initiatives such as those recommended by the Financial System Inquiry
  • Assessing complaints and misconduct reports relating to insider trading, continuous disclosure and market manipulation – for consideration of enforcement action
  • Involvement in conducting compliance surveillances
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders including the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, legal counsel, other agencies, professional bodies and the public
  • Contributing to policy development and implementation
  • Researching, analysing and summarising complex information and data
  • Reviewing corporate finance transactions relating to Australia's equity capital markets
  • Reviewing financial transactions relating to market participants
  • Researching, monitoring and reporting on market and financial trends using state-of-the-art technology
  • Applying data analytics to emerging consumer trends, behaviours and risks
  • Assessing complaints and misconduct reports relating to insider trading, continuous disclosure and market manipulation – for consideration of enforcement action
  • Reviewing corporate finance transactions relating to Australia's equity capital markets
  • Participating in compliance monitoring and/or related regulatory activities
  • Assisting with research on financial market projects relating to financial advisers, companies, banks, credit, insurance, e-commerce, investment managers and market participants
  • Utilising sophisticated technology for information capture and analysis
  • Applying behavioural economics to improve consumer or market outcomes, or applying data analytics to identify and understand emerging trends and risks
  • Rotating through a number of IT areas
  • Service delivery
  • Project management
  • IT procurement
  • Converged networks and IT security
  • Design and analysis
  • IT architecture and infrastructure
  • Experience working with other teams outside of the IT, which are heavily reliant on the latest technology
  • Separate to the graduate program, this is specific to those with a postgraduate degree
  • Postgraduates may experience similar tasks to graduates, but at a higher level
  • Degree discipline areas include law, mathematics, statistics, analysis, finance, business, economics, accounting, arts, social science and behavioural science
  • For more information, see the postgraduate page
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