Application process

Applications for our 2019 Graduate Program are now open.

To apply for our graduate program, you’ll need to complete an online application form. If you’re successful we’ll ask you to complete some online assessments followed by a video interview. You may then be asked to join us at one of our assessment centres where you’ll have the chance to meet our team and some of our current graduates. 

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Applications for our 2019 Graduate Program close at 11.59pm on 15th August 2018.

All our 2019 Graduate roles are based in Sydney. Click below to find out which of our Graduate Program streams is right for you.

As a Generalist graduate you’ll join an organisation that is on a transformational journey to become a more customer focused organisation with a distinctive culture that is inclusive, flexible and supportive. 

During your 18 month graduate program you’ll complete a number of rotations across the business, where you’ll get the opportunity to work on exciting projects that are shaping the future of QBE and insurance. These experiences will give you the opportunity to build broad, transferable skills, whilst establishing a strong network that will set you up for success in your career at QBE. 

QBE is seeking agile graduates with a curiosity for customers and the world around them, who can navigate through a fast-paced and transformative environment. You’ll have strong analytical and creative thinking skills and demonstrate complex problem-solving capabilities. You’ll be a self-starter who takes initiative in their approach to solutions. You’ll have strong communication skills and thrive on building relationships with key stakeholders as well as your graduate network.

Our Generalist graduates hold all types of degrees and we value the unique experiences and capabilities each of our graduates bring to QBE. 
As a Data & Analytics graduate you’ll join the team that drives decision making at QBE by applying advanced analytics and machine learning techniques to derive insights from data. 
During your 18 month graduate program you’ll gain an understanding and insight into data science and the full data lifecycle. You’ll  build your knowledge of data strategies and data architectures. You’ll be exposed to advanced analytical techniques and be required to build and develop models while also developing your own expertise and gaining knowledge of the broader industry.
QBE is seeking strong analytical graduates who can readily join an agile Data & Analytics team environment. You’ll be motivated and willing to learn new systems and programs that are at the forefront of the industry. You’ll have strong problem-solving capabilities and be comfortable working autonomously when required. You’ll have the opportunity to build strong relationships across the graduate network and beyond.
Our Data & Analytics graduates have a solid programming skill set and have completed a degree or discipline in Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science.
As a Finance graduate, you’ll be immersed in our Finance team and will have the opportunity to complete rotations within the Actuarial, Pricing, and Financial Planning & Analysis functions. You’ll  gain oversight of a range of key strategic business initiatives through tracking and reporting, exposure to the machinations of reserving for a range of products, and hands on experience of our product rating tools. You’ll  also be involved in preparing insurance claims data for analysis, as well as statistical and predictive modelling to gain insights.  

QBE is seeking graduates with strong financial literacy that have an affinity for numbers and finance who will bring innovative ideas to existing processes. You’ll have strong communicative and interpersonal skills and be readily able to engage with key stakeholders and put yourself in our customers shoes. You’ll be resilient and composed under pressure to form clear and logical judgements. You’ll be joining a collaborative, sociable team where you’ll be supported to develop your skills and gain hands on experience. You’ll have the opportunity to build strong relationships across the graduate network and beyond.

Our Finance graduates have completed a degree in Finance, Actuarial, Commerce, Economics or Mathematics.
As an IT graduate, you’ll join a team that will focus on developing your technical and consultative capabilities in a fast-paced environment. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in numerous facets of IT delivery. And gain exposure to a number of teams within the IT function that have a wealth of knowledge and experience to support and develop you aligned to your career aspirations.

QBE is seeking graduates with strong analytical skills who demonstrate a pragmatic approach to problem solving. You’ll be process driven and someone who thrives on exhibiting their understanding at a technical level. We’re seeking agile graduates with strong communicative and interpersonal skills who can build rapport with key stakeholders. You’ll have solid business acumen with technical insight that will be supported with your passion and motivation for IT. You’ll have the opportunity to build strong relationships across the graduate network and beyond.

Our IT graduates have completed a degree in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT with Business, IT with Commerce, or IT with Finance.


What is the academic results requirement?

To be eligible for the Graduate Program you need a Grade Point Average (GPA) or a credit average (65) or higher.

What citizen and resident statuses do I need?

You need to be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

What level of education is required?

A bachelor degree or a postgraduate degree consisting of three years study as a minimum is needed prior to the commencement of the program.

What will I need to apply?

Your resume, a covering letter, proof of citizenship or residency, as well as a copy of your academic transcript.

What our graduates say

“QBE’s organisational culture and people were the two main things that drew me in the Graduate program.”

“To work in a transformative and diverse company that is focused on strategy and innovation.”

“After attending assessment centres and countless interviews, QBE’s energy about their values to stood out against other companies. The QBE Foundation and their energetic approach to products they were developing made me excited to join this community.”
“The opportunity to work at an established company with room to grow was an attractive prospect. The wide range of industries and clients that QBE works with meant that I would never be doing the same thing every day and most importantly the people at QBE throughout the hiring process showed me that the culture at QBE was something that wasn’t just for show but practiced enthusiastically.”