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Rabo Graduate Program

Grow With Us

Whether it’s connecting with colleagues in our Sydney head office or one of our 60 branches around Australia... to working with our food and farming clients on the ground, or enjoying an international rotation in our global head office in the Netherlands, you can be part of the team helping our clients feed the world more sustainably.

Rabo Graduate Program

Grow with Us

Whether it’s connecting with colleagues in our Sydney head office or one of our 60 branches around Australia... to working with our food and farming clients on the ground, or enjoying an international rotation in our global head office in the Netherlands, you can be part of the team helping our clients feed the world more sustainably.

Rabo Graduate Program has been recognised by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers as one of the Top Graduate Employers in 2024.

Why Our Rabo Graduate Program?

  • Feel good working in a purpose-led organisation
  • Join a global agri leader making a difference in our Aussie farming & rural communities
  • Opportunities for regional and international travel
  • Offering career development with support for you to grow
  • Be part of our inclusive and flexible work culture
  • Launch your career with one of Australia’s Top Graduate Employers

Rabo Graduate Program has been recognised by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers as one of the Top Graduate Employers in 2024.

Graduate Program Timeline

Hear from our current graduates

After accepting our offer we were given the opportunity to meet with our line mangers, mentors and graduate cohort, and got a better sense for what working at Rabobank would be like, which helped build excitement for what was next”.

Isaac Selvarajah | Operations Graduate, 2024

Hear from our current graduates

Rotations

Work with Rabobank mentors to curate a bespoke rotation pathway based on your skills and career aspirations. Broaden your depth of exposure and get your ‘boots on the ground’ visiting one of our regional or rural branches for first-hand insights into the food and agri sector and our clients on farm.

Mentor

Mentors are invaluable in helping guide and shape an early career, and as a Rabo Graduate you will partner with a senior leader – a leader generous with their time and knowledge, and as excited for your future as you are.

Development

Professional development opportunities are key to career growth, and our Rabo Graduate Program will equip you with the skills of the future thanks to a series of invaluable professional development programs.

Capstone

Your individual capstone project is the perfect opportunity to showcase your learnings across the program. A highlight of your capstone project is the opportunity for an international assignment, working with global colleagues to help bring your ideas to life.

 

Rabobank is committed to supporting your ongoing career growth and development, reflected by the fact our graduates are all employed on a permanent basis. After 18-months the program will culminate with a supported transition into your next dream Rabobank role.

Graduate Programs

Rural Banking

As a bank dedicated to agriculture, our Rural Banking team are on the ground to support the innovative farmers who put food on our tables every day.

You will be guided by our agri experts on how we can help our farming clients grow, and will be involved in farm visits, financial analysis, credit reviews, and portfolio management. Bring your innovative ideas and help us enhance our client experience.

 

LocationMultiple locations, Australia
Applications for the 2025 program will open on the 24th July, 2024

Sustainability

Be a part of the growing Sustainability team that translates, communicates, and embeds sustainability into Rabobank’s broader agenda whilst supporting Rabobank to deliver on a range of commitments and obligations including emissions reductions, climate risk, nature, and modern slavery.

The Sustainability Graduate will be exposed to all key sustainability functions and contribute to the key deliverables for both the Global Sustainability Strategy and the Regional Sustainability Plan.

 

LocationSydney, Australia
Applications for the 2025 program will open on the 24th July, 2024

Risk Management

Be a risk champion and help support our rock-solid bank.

The Risk Management Graduate stream offers you the opportunity to build your technical expertise across a broad range of disciplines in our risk management function. You will learn to identify, evaluate, and manage current and emerging risks, and play an important role in instilling an appropriate risk culture at Rabobank.

 

LocationSydney, Australia
Applications for the 2025 program will open on the 24th July, 2024

Banking Operations

Use your analytical and problem solving skills and be involved in the critical functions of building a rock-solid bank.

As a Banking Operations Graduate, you will rotate through a number of key operations and compliance teams focusing on financial economic crime, developing your technical skills, and exploring opportunities for continuous improvement and collaboration to achieve excellent customer outcomes.

 

LocationSydney, Australia
Applications for the 2025 program will open on the 24th July, 2024

Business Transformation

Deliver value and contribute to a number of business critical projects. This role enables graduates to be part of Rabobank’s exciting transformation agenda, helping execute and drive outcomes that enhance our customer experience.

With a strong focus on business analytical skills, plus stakeholder and project management, you will gain the skills and knowledge to help drive change.

 

LocationSydney, Australia
Applications for the 2025 program will open on the 24th July, 2024

Technology

As a global bank, our technology stack is complex and multi-layered. The evolution of integrated customer data, insights, security and the adoption of new technology is key to continually improve our client experience.

As a Technology Graduate, you will have the opportunity to develop technical skills across infrastructure, systems, data analytics, and cyber security, before specialising in your chosen field.

 

Location: Sydney, Australia
Applications for the 2025 program will open on the 24th July, 2024

Legal

Launch a meaningful and dynamic legal career by contributing to our in-house legal team, dedicated to providing high quality legal services and commercial advice to various stakeholders with a focus on excellent customer outcomes.

You will be exposed to a number of key legal functions and develop a well-rounded knowledge and understanding of the bank from a legal perspective. 

LocationSydney, Australia
Applications for the 2025 program will open on the 24th July, 2024

Finance

Join the Finance team that helps Rabobank to achieve its strategic goals while being a rock-solid bank. Through the rotations, the Finance Graduate will be involved in product control services, ledger control, data management, data analysis and financial control activities. 

There will also be opportunities for business control and partnering, and assisting the External Reporting team with the production of regulatory and statutory disclosures.

 

LocationSydney, Australia
Applications for the 2025 program will open on the 24th July, 2024

Hear From Our Graduates

Rural Banking Graduate, 2023

Anita Hattarki

"Rabobank’s Graduate Program has facilitated moves to multiple locations within Australia, allowing me to develop a deeper understanding of multiple commodities across the country. These experiences have empowered me to build meaningful relationships, and helped me to secure a full-time position after the completion of the graduate program."

Anita Hattarki

Technology Graduate, 2023

Alelli Cruz

"The bespoke rotations, including a short-term overseas assignment to the head office in the Netherlands, empowered me to uncover my strengths and passions, ultimately leading to my successful transition into my permanent role."

Alelli Cruz

Operations Graduate, 2024

Isaac Selvarajah

"The Rabo Graduate Program has been an amazing beginning to my career. My passion for agriculture coupled with Rabobank's unique position in the agricultural and banking sectors has exposed me to some of the most exciting opportunities both in Australia, and globally."

Issac Selvarajah

Rural Banking Graduate, 2024

Grace Bowd

"The Rabo Graduate Program has been packed full of adventure and learning possibilities. No two days are the same, whether that's in the office or out visiting clients. There has been a high level of 'on the job' training and support with endless opportunities for growth."

Grace Bowd

Application

Select your chosen stream, submit your resume, cover letter, and Academic Transcript. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they come through, so please don’t wait until the last minute to submit your application.

Video Interview

To learn more about you, your unique skills and experiences we organise a video interview early in the application process.

Online Assessment

No games or puzzles to solve. We simply want to learn more about you and whether our culture aligns with your values and preferences.

Rabo Discovery Session

Join our virtual information session to find out more about Rabobank, our Graduate Program, and what to expect in the final stages of your application process.

Assessment Centre

Depending on your location and your chosen stream, you will be invited to either a virtual or in-person assessment centre to participate in a series of group and individual activities.

Final Interview

Almost there! All graduates will be assigned with a senior leader as their mentor, and the final stage of your application process will involve a live interview with your potential future mentor.

Background Check

Our recruitment team will guide you through the required information for background and reference checks.

Offer

Hurray - Welcome to the Rabo Family!

 

For any enquiries and assistance required throughout the application process, please feel free to contact us: Graduates.au@rabobank.com

Considering applying for the Rabo Graduate Program? It’s an exciting proposition filled with opportunity, so keep an open mind and follow these tips to help ensure a smooth process.

Joining a graduate program is a big decision, and it’s important to ensure your personal values and goals align with those of the organisation and program.

Potential graduates are encouraged to review Rabobank’s products and services, history, vision and values. Are they mission-aligned with your own vision?

Your next major decision revolves around which stream to apply for. With a number of opportunities on offer, reflect on your education, background, experiences, skills, interests, and your career aspiration to determine which stream appeals to you personally. If you’re still not sure, our team is always happy to help, so reach out via Graduates.au@rabobank.com.

One of the key pieces of information that our recruitment team is looking for when reviewing your application is the reasons why you are looking to join the Rabo Graduate Program. What are your passions? What makes you tick? We want you to have the confidence to be your authentic self when sharing your motivation for joining our program.

If the thought of video interviews or assessment centres daunts you, we encourage you to do your research. Educating yourself about Rabobank and the food and agri industry will help you communicate your innovative ideas and bring your unique perspective to the table.

Every step of our selection process is simply designed to get to know more about you, and provide opportunities for you to shine.

If you’re still unsure, and would prefer to have a chat to our graduate recruitment team, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us here: Graduates.au@rabobank.com.