ASB Bank

ASB Future Me

Our Purpose

At ASB, the financial wellbeing of all Aotearoa is our priority. The purpose our team all share is:

'Accelerating financial progress for all New Zealanders'

Our Values

Living our values every day is integral to us at ASB. They reflect what is great about ASB and how we work together - both in our interactions with each other as well as with our customers, communities and other stakeholders.

Manākitanga - Caring

Our strength comes from caring about our people, our customers, our community and our environment. We treat everyone with care and respect. We look out for each other. We help people grow and we celebrate together.

Kāpuia - Unity

United we are unbeatable. We work together as one team for our customers. We bring our different perspective and strengths to achieve ASB goals together.

Ngākau Pono - Integrity

Living our values every day is integral to us at ASB. They reflect what is great about ASB and how we work together - both in our interactions with each other as well as with our customers, communities and other stakeholders.

Awata - Passion

Purpose is the reason we journey. Passion is the fire that lights our way. We love fresh thinking. We embrace innovation and new ways of working to help New Zealand progress.

Māia - Courage

We are strong, confident and determined. We speak up on issues that matter. We are not afraid to champion new ideas and ways to do things. We lean into difficult issues and make tough decisions.

We hire students studying

Business and Commerce
Accounting
Economics
Marketing & Sales
Engineering
Policy and Governance
Arts & Humanities

Available Positions

ASB Future Me

Future Me Graduates

ASB's Future Me Graduate programme is a truly unique experience. A permanent position from day one, the programme promises to challenge, inspire, support and develop you as you begin your career. Whether you are part of the rotational offering, or refining your skills in a specialisation, the programme will take you on an 18-to-24-month journey through the complex and ever-changing world of banking.

During the programme you'll be matched with a Grad Sponsor, who will be with you throughout the journey, as well as gaining expert insight and support from our Future Me team. You'll work with everyone from fellow Grads to General Managers, Business Analysts to the CTO - there is really no limit to the talent and experience you will be exposed to. Once you 'graduate' from the Future Me Programme, you will have developed an exceptional toolkit to take with you as you enter your post-programme role within ASB.

Future Me Interns

ASB's Future Me Intern programme is a truly unique experience. A 12 week paid internship position your Summer promises to challenge, inspire, support and develop you as you begin your career.

During the Internship you'll be matched with a Buddy, who will be with you throughout the journey, as well as gaining expert insight and support from our Future Me team. Once you complete your internship you will have developed an exceptional toolkit to take away with you.

All we ask is that you bring your whole self, and an open mind to the work you do. Join us on the path to accelerate the financial progress of all New Zealanders.

What you get

When you join the Future Me Programme, you don't just join the bank, you join a community. As a Future Me Graduate you will be part of a cohort of fellow Grads as you support, guide and learn from one another. We also have some pretty great perks too:
  • Competitive salary
  • Tailored learning and development plan
  • Trust and transparency to work in a flexible way that works for you
  • Group income protection
  • Immersive induction experience to kick start your ASB career
  • Staff banking benefits
  • ASB discounts - think sports tickets, professional health services and sports gear
ASB Future Me

Aaron | Architecture

I'm in the Architecture in Technology and Operations of the Future Me Programme

I completed a Bachelor of Commerce and Science conjoint (majoring in Accounting, Commercial Law and Computer Science) at the University of Auckland

I started the future me graduate programme in February 2020. So far, I've been doing a lot of work around governance and reporting for ASB's Tech & Ops division, and working on ASB's Technology policy landscape.

What I like about working at ASB is the people have been super welcoming both in my direct team, fellow grads/alumni, and across the bank. Everybody's keen to help you out as a new grad and guide you in the right direction. The culture here really is amazing.

Adipa | Engineering

I'm in the Engineering stream of the Future Me Programme

I completed a Bachelor of Finance at Massey University, Auckland

I started the Future Me Graduate Programme in February 2020. I am currently working on our ATMs which has been fascinating because I get to learn about their inner workings

What I like about working at ASB is the variety of technology the bank uses which allows you to explore and find your passion whether it is embedded systems, mobile development or desktop applications.

Britney | Technology Risk

I'm in the Technology Risk stream of the Future Me Programme

I completed a Bachelor of Information Technology majoring in Information Technology and Information Science at Massey University, Auckland

I started the Future Me Graduate Programme in February 2020. I've been working in different parts of the Technology Risk space and have been given opportunities to develop my passion for technology.

What I like about working at ASB is that it has an excellent working culture and atmosphere. Everyone is willing and collaborative, and the work is both challenging and very rewarding. ASB allows personal and professional growth through mentorship and different social groups as well as flexible hours and the ability to work remotely

Fadzai | Private Banking, Wealth & Insurance

I'm in the Private Banking, Wealth and Insurance stream of the Future Me Programme

I completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and Economics at the University of Auckland.

I started the Future Me Graduate Programme in February 2020. I am currently in the Strategy team. My team is responsible for the development, communication and execution of divisional strategy. We also work with smaller business units to address specific strategic challenges.

What I like about working at ASB is the even though I've only been here a short while I've already worked in a few different teams which has given me lots of opportunities to learn, meet different people and challenge myself. I also like the culture, as everyone is so welcoming and friendly.

Grace | Technology & Operations

I'm in the Technology and Operations stream of the Future Me Programme

I completed a Conjoint of Business and Arts, majoring in Information Systems, Marketing and Screen Production at the University of Auckland

I started the Future Me Graduate Programme in February 2020. I've just finished my first rotation with the Business Solutions and Support team where I focused on reporting staff efficiency data to help teams understand their performance.

What I like about working at ASB is the you meet someone new every day. You get the chance to work with people from all around the bank to both utilise and diversity your skill set.

Grace | Architecture

I'm in the Architecture in Technology and Operations of the Future Me Programme

I completed a Bachelor of Science Majoring in Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Otago

I started the Future Me Graduate Programme in February 2020. I've been working in the Architecture Strategy and Innovation team where I focus on reporting and management of Technology Strategy to support decision-making.

What I like about working at ASB is it has an amazing culture. ASB provide lots of opportunities with challenges which can be a little scary as a graduate, but colleagues are always so supportive and easy to talk to when you need help.

Shreshtha | Business Banking

I'm in the Business Banking stream of the Future Me Programme

I completed a Bachelor of Business majoring in Information Systems and Operations & Supply Chain Management at the University of Auckland.

I started the Future Me Graduate Programme in February 2020. I've just started my second rotation in the Strategy and Business Transformation team as part of the change management team. In this role, I'll focus on project budgets and best practice for project governance.

What I like about working at ASB is the support and guidance you receive from your managers, mentors and Future Me programme. Your entire team is rooting for you which inspires you to go the extra mile and give everything and anything a go. The world is really your oyster at ASB.

Sruthi | Risk Analytics

I'm in the Risk Analytics stream of the Future Me Programme

I completed a Bachelor of Science (Honours) majoring in Psychology at the University of Auckland

I started the Future Me Graduate Programme in February 2020. I've just finished my first rotation with the Portfolio team in Credit Risk Management, where I provided insights to help the bank better manage its exposure to credit risk

What I like about working at ASB is I've been given many learning opportunities that have helped me grow, both personally and in my career. The graduate program has provided me with an awesome support network that has made my time in the bank very enjoyable!

Vidula | Engineering

I'm in the Engineering stream of the Future Me Programme

I completed a Master of Engineering Studies majoring in Electrical and Electronics at the University of Auckland, Auckland

I started the Future Me Graduate Programme in February 2020. I've just finished 4 months with the Customer Relationship Management squad where our primary goal is to keep the customer on-boarding software used by our branch staff up and running and providing regular enhancements and upgrades.

What I like about working at ASB is in quite a short span I've already had lots of opportunities to learn stuff I'd never have imagined and I get to constantly challenge myself. Everyone in the bank has been so welcoming and supportive, you can ask anyone in the office for help

ASB Future Me

FAQ

Here you'll find answers to some frequently asked questions. If you don't find the answers you're looking for, please feel free to contact the ASB Future Me graduate recruitment team at graduates@asb.co.nz.

Do I match your minimum entry criteria?

All business units will be looking for slightly different skill sets but at a minimum, you'll need to meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed your Bachelor's degree by commencement date of the programme - all majors and degrees will be considered.
  • Have completed your tertiary studies in the year you apply or in the two years prior.
  • Meet application criteria and perform well in the selection and assessment phases.
  • Be a New Zealand or Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible to apply for a valid full time work visa.
  • Have a clear credit and criminal history.

How can I stand out from the crowd with my application?

You will...

  • Live and breathe our values of Integrity, Caring, Passion, Courage and United.
  • Have done well in your studies but had time for a bit of fun, too.
  • Have interests beyond your studies. These might include being involved in the community or sports, or having done some part-time work or travel.
  • Be curious and have a desire to learn and grow your careersphotos
  • Be inquisitive, resourceful, tenacious, optimistic and brave.

Does it matter what subject my degree is in?

No, we welcome all degrees and majors.

Where will I be located?

Our graduates are located in Auckland and regional areas around New Zealand.

What's the difference between the Specialisation pathway and the Rotation pathway

In the Specialisation pathway you spend the duration of the programme on a work assignment within one platform, completing various experiences across different squads.

In the Rotations pathway you spend the duration of the programme within a business unit with rotations of 3 - 4 months across the various teams within that division. On the Rotations pathway you will complete between five and eight rotations.

How long will I be on the programme?

The Future Me Programme offers two pathways. Our Specialisation pathway is a 12 - 18-month programme. Our Rotations pathway is an 18 - 24-month programme.

Can I apply for more than one stream?

Yes, you can apply for as many streams as you wish. We recommend that you read all the available information before deciding what to apply for.

I have already graduated. Can I still apply for the Graduate Programme?

Yes, however, you need to have completed your tertiary studies within the last two years.

I am studying for a postgraduate degree. Can I still apply for the Graduate Programme?

Yes, so long as you completed your tertiary studies within the last two years.

What visa requirements do I need to apply?

You need to be eligible to either work in New Zealand or apply for a Post-Study Work Visa.

I am currently working for ASB but not on the Graduate Programme. Can I still apply?

Yes, you can. You will need to apply online and your application will go through the same recruitment process.

ASB Future Me

The Future Me Graduate Programme

The Future Me Graduate Programme contains two pathways, Rotaional or Specialisation.

When applying for our roles, we’ve highlighted in the job adverts whether it is a Specialisation or a Rotational role, so be sure to keep an eye out for that when deciding which best suits you.

Specialisation

If the role you apply for is a specialistion, you’ll spend a minimum of 18 months honing your specific skills in this area, whilst staying connected to your cohort and working with some super talented people. Although these roles don’t rotate across teams, you will still get the chance to work across platforms and teams as you develop a deep understanding of your specialist area. Anytime from 18 months, to 24 months will be when you can begin conversations with your Future Me team about your post-programme role; the role you will move into when you graduate from the Future Me Programme.

Rotations

If you’ve applied for a Rotational role, you’ll have the chance to move around 4 to 6 different areas of the team you have applied to, before deciding which area is most aligned to you, the experience you want to gain and the career you aspire to create. Anytime from 18 months, to 24 months will be when you can begin conversations with your Future Me team about your post-programme role; the role you will move into when you graduate from the Future Me Programme.

What do we look for in graduates?

We're looking for graduates who...

Tertiary qualified, any degree

Completed within the last two years

Adaptable and flexible

Thrives in changing environments

A strong desire to learn and grow

Thrives in chagning environments

Lives and breathes our values

At ASB, our values guide everything we do

A team player

With a strong customer focus

Self-starters and problem-solvers

The Future Me programme is about diving into really cool, interesting and complex work

Rotations

Discover ASB

If you’re thinking of applying to ASB as a Future Me Graduate or Intern, we would really encourage you to come and meet us either on campus, at one of our offices or virtually! You’ll be able to get a feel for who we are, what we stand for, and how we’re working towards our purpose of accelerating financial wellbeing for all New Zealanders!

Apply Online

You’ll need to have your CV, Cover Letter and unofficial transcript ready to apply for a Future Me role. We also have some application questions that we need to tick off with you, so you’ll go through those and then submit your application. We recruit as we go, which means the earlier your application is in, the faster we’ll get back to you.

Video recording

If you’re application is looking good, we will then ask you to complete a video recording as part of the next steps in the process. You’ll be given 2 questions and heaps of time to answer them. We want you to tell us about you and what your journey through study, work, social and extra-curricular life has been like.

Assessment Day or Interview

Once your whole application has been viewed by our ASB Leaders, and if we wish to explore your application further, we will invite you to either an assessment day at one of our offices, an interview in person, or we’ll connect with you virtually. This is a two-way process, and we want you to get the most of this experience as we do!

Outcome

We know that waiting for an outcome can be really daunting, so we aim to come back to you as soon as possible. You will get a phone call from us if would like to offer you a role on the programme or whether we aren’t able to make an offer. Either way you will be contacted personally, and we’ll keep you updated each step of the way.

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The Future Me Internship Programme

As a Future Me intern at ASB, you’ll contribute to real outcomes in our business from day one while working alongside awesome teams. We’re looking for people who can delight our customers with creative and innovative ways to deliver outstanding service and financial solutions.

Our Future Me Internships are full-time, paid and run from late-November through to mid-February. Over a 10-week period you’ll spend 400 hours in part of our business. We have a range of internships available this year so check out the stream descriptions below.

The Future Me Internship Programme gives you the tools, techniques, and support you need to navigate the business environment and accelerate your career, including:

  • Real-world on the job learning and mentoring
  • An innovative, highly dynamic environment
  • Heaps of opportunities across different areas of expertise, functions, and ways of working
  • A dedicated Future Me Team to show you the ropes and support you along the way

Future Me Internship Streams

Engineering

Engineering sits in our fast-paced and innovative Technology and Operations division. Multiple different squads and platforms means the learning never ceases. Our ASB Engineers work across a range of areas such as innovation, analysis, security, design, development and deployment of technology systems for ASB and our customers. As an intern, you’ll apply engineering principles to tangible real-world situations and get involved with reviewing, enhancing, testing and supporting systems. This is an opportunity to bring your innovative thinking to the team as we build technology solutions that improve the financial wellbeing of our customers.

Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs

Our Government & Regulatory Affairs team sits within our Business Services division and is responsible for monitoring and influencing regulatory change and coordinating engagement with our external stakeholders.

As an intern, you’ll be exposed to a variety of real world issues while learning more about regulation in the banking industry. You’ll get to support our business by monitoring, communicating, advocating and reporting about emerging regulatory change that affects ASB. Regulatory change is ever evolving so we’re seeking interns who are analytical, inquisitive and eager to learn from our experienced team.

Payments, Operational Support & Services

Our Payments, Operational Support & Services team sets in our Technology & Operations division. The team provides centralised support to ensure our customer’s payment and cash needs are met, that we can help them through challenging times, and that the bank continues to deliver a range of improvement and change initiatives. As an intern, you’ll help the team deliver change across a variety of channels within ASB. We’re seeking interns who are passionate about working in a dynamic environment and being part of a great team, eager to learn and enthusiastic about delivering positive change.

Own My Own Home and Short Term Borrowing Tribes

Our new tribes are at the heart of our business and where we come together to create amazing customer experiences. Tribes and squads use human centred design, agile, lean, design thinking and other techniques to understand and then deliver what our customers truly want. We aim for customer experiences that are simple and easy and brilliant when it matters. You role will be supporting the tribe leadership to build a new, unique and exciting culture for each tribe as they embark on their journey. You’ll also have the opportunity to join one of the squads and experience the magic first-hand. Our squads include everyone from customer experience owners, through to design and process experts to digital and development teams. If you’re curious, proactive, data driven and keen to make a difference for our customers’ financial wellbeing then you’re just who we’re looking for!

Whakakāngia to umanga! | Kickstart your career!

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā kārangaranga maha, tēnā koutou katoa It’s an exceptional opportunity in extraordinary times! ASB wants you! At the very heart of ASB is Manaakitanga - acknowledging that our strength comes from caring for our people, our community and customers. If you have Māori or Pacific heritage and want to accelerate your career then our Whakakāngia to umanga pathway provides an opportunity to work within our Private Banking Wealth & Insurance team to experience first-hand the banking industry and all it has to offer. We are looking for summer interns with some knowledge or appreciation of Te Reo Māori me ona tikanga, or Pacific Culture/Languages, and a desire to learn and grow their careers in banking.

Mā te whiritahi, ka whakatutuki ai ngā pūmanawa o tāngata
Together, weaving the realisation of potential