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:

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

ASIC's graduate programs come with many benefits

Interesting and challenging work

As a graduate, you will be involved in meaningful work which may include surveillances, investigations, analysing intelligence, data analytics, consumer research or even undertake major technology projects that will transform our business.

Read the ASIC Careers Guide.

Graduate fundraising project

Graduates will work with ASIC in the Community to raise money for a charity partner throughout the program. In 2019, our graduates raised more than $10,000 for Opportunity International Australia.

Professional development and study assistance

You will feel supported and valued. As a graduate, you will have access to professional development workshops and ASIC's study assistance from day one. If you're a law graduate, we'll support you to complete your practical legal training and admission to the legal profession.

Wellbeing resources

We offer wellbeing initiatives including flexible work arrangements and a confidential Employee Assistance Program to you and your immediate family.

Employee benefits and recognition

We offer a variety of benefits and initiatives to support your wellbeing. Employee benefits include:

  • Up to 15.4% superannuation contribution
  • A highly competitive graduate salary
  • Wellbeing initiatives

Networking with senior management and access to graduate alumni network

You will be assigned a graduate buddy prior to commencement on the program and will be your buddy throughout the program. You will also have the opportunity to network with Commissioners, senior management and have access to our graduate alumni network.

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
  • Keeping our critical IT services running for internal and external stakeholders
  • Developing and implementing new solutions to meet the strategic needs of ASIC business teams
  • Improving and maintaining business systems such as market analysis, evidence management, workflow and reporting systems, and our corporate systems such as mail, calendar, finance and HR systems
  • Meeting the needs and expectations of external stakeholders including government agencies, auditors and the general public who undertake regulatory and data exchange activities
  • Contributing to exciting initiatives such as our Cyber Uplift Program, data analytics & big data, and business intelligence
  • Expanding our cloud footprint in Azure, O365 and AWS
  • Separate to the graduate program, this is specific to those who are currently enrolled in their University degrees'
  • Degree discipline areas include law, mathematics, statistics, analysis, finance, business, economics, accounting, arts, social science and behavioural science
  • For more information, see the internship page
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