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SuperGrads is a 12-month professional development graduate program which has helped launch the careers of over 150 high-calibre graduates in the profit-to-member sector since 2004.
The objectives and philosophy of the $1.5 trillion profit-to-member sector differs significantly than that of other financial institutions, and we identify graduates who are motivated by a purpose that transcends profits.
The SuperGrads program is rich in education, training and networking opportunities, and imbues a strong understanding of the origins of the sector and the member-first ethos we all live by.
Our SuperGrads are employed by superannuation funds, investment houses, banks and other entities in the profit-to-member sector who are looking for the next generation of industry leaders.
Our participating employers have included AustralianSuper, CareSuper, Cbus, Equip, First State Super, Frontier Advisors, HESTA, Local Government Super, ME Bank, MTAA Super, NGS Super, IFM Investors and many more.
AIST’s SuperGrads program is not just looking for graduates with the right mix of skills and qualifications, but for those also committed to upholding the values of profit-to-member superannuation industry.
See what past SuperGrads have to say about the program:
Established in 2004, the SuperGrads Program has helped launch the careers of more than 150 graduates in the profit-to-member superannuation industry.
The comprehensive SuperGrads training and development program will enrich your career, both professionally and personally.
With a competitive starting salary and other benefits, graduates are exposed to a wide range of learning opportunities, whether it’s on the job or through the SuperGrads program.
From soft skills to technical training, SuperGrads empowers you to deepen your knowledge and take control of your career.
SuperGrad program highlights:
A paid full-time 12-month role at a profit-to-member super fund, bank or related entity.
Undertaking AIST’s RG146 for the Superannuation Industry, widely considered a necessary pre-requisite for most roles in superannuation
One virtual Super O' week and one residential week learning the history, context and objectives of profit-to-member funds while strengthening skills in project management, business process and personal development
A professional development plan, designed in consultation with the graduate’s manager to attend other seminars, soft-skills training, workshops and conferences throughout the program
Being part of a small cohesive group that becomes a nurturing network to begin your career
Attending Australia’s largest profit-to-member super conference, AIST’s three-day Conference of Major Superannuation Funds
If you have any further questions about SuperGrads, please get in touch: email@example.com.
2018, ME Bank
From CEOs at the residentials to world class presenters at CMSF, everyone shared invaluable advice with us. I left the program with a new set of skills, a network of friends and contacts spread throughout the industry.
The opportunities, education & support provided by SuperGrads have been invaluable in establishing a sound understanding of the industry & a sense of unity in helping members retire with dignity.
Learning about the history, structure and current issues facing the industry at residentials and industry conferences made me to feel connected to the culture of the industry, and the members we work for.