Graduate Programme at the New Zealand Treasury - we do more than you think!
The Treasury - 2018 Treasury Graduate
Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā! E kī ana te kōrero, 'Ka pū te ruha, ka hao te rangatahi'
Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Do you want to help build a more sustainable, prosperous and inclusive New Zealand? Are you in your final year of study and want to kick-start your professional career?
If you answer yes, the Treasury has opportunities for you!
Working as the government's lead economic, financial and regulatory policy advisor, the Treasury works with public sector agencies to help the government of the day make informed decisions on a wide range of areas.
Joining the Treasury as a graduate, you will:
- Have a unique insight into the inner workings of New Zealand public sector - an opportunity that you won't find anywhere else
- Have the chance to contribute toward raising higher living standards for New Zealanders
- Have meaningful, varying and challenging responsibilities and projects
- Offer advice on a wide range of subjects not limited to economics, finance or commerce (subjects include social housing, education, natural resources and many more)
- Build networks with teams across the New Zealand public sector
- Have access to development and career opportunities outside your immediate scope of work
Our 18 month Graduate Development Programme includes:
- Working with 8-12 other new graduates in a professional cohort
- Technical training
- Behavioural and skill development
- One on one coaching by a skilled mentor
- Targeted 90 day development plans
Our graduate opportunities are not limited to economics, finance and commerce graduates. The Treasury is interested in building a diverse and competent workforce with graduates from any discipline.
We do need you to have an ability to work with numbers, but what really matters to us is that you are an innovative thinker who can:
- Successfully adapt to an ever changing political and economic environment
- Relate well with others to understand and influence outside perspectives
- Clarify areas of ambiguity and filter irrelevant or distracting information
- Communicate findings clearly and precisely to a wide range of audiences
- Think critically and analytically about problems and their solutions
- Thrive under pressure
- See the big picture while being accurate with the small details
- Provide an excellent tertiary academic record
Visit our website for more information on what it's like to work at the Treasury and our graduate programme.
Applications close on Wednesday 29 March 2017 at 11:55pm NZST.