Aspiring Talent Programme

Programme overview

Recognising the importance of diversity, the Aspiring Talent Programme (ATP) acquaints penultimate year female students with what it’s like to work within a corporate investment bank. Founded to attract quality female applications to our internship and graduate programmes, our full day schedule has been designed to teach you about investment banking, to give you a real idea of where you could fit into our world and the kind of impact you could have on our evolving global business.

Our programme takes place over two consecutive Monday’s, typically held in May each year. Day 1 is a full day schedule, and Day 2 comprises of a presentation and mock interview to our business leads.

Join us onsite at our Sydney office for a full day schedule on Day 1, including the chance to join our Investment Banking team for an evening networking session. You will then have one week to prepare and present a presentation to our senior panelists and have a mock interview with our Investment Banking team on Day 2. Some of the highlights of our programme include:

  • Hear from our Investment Bank divisional leads and get an overview of Deutsche Bank’s role within our local market
  • Take a tour of our trading floor
  • Network with key team members
  • Build your own personal brand and careers skills
  • Option to present a case study to a senior panel on Day 2
  • Practice and hone your skills in a mock interview with key Investment Bank team members
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Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply to our programme, you are required to be a penultimate year female university student.

How to apply

Applications for this programme will open in early 2023, and a link will be updated on our website. Please ensure you apply with your cover letter, CV and Academic Transcript (these will need to be combined into a single document). The application closing date for this development
opportunity will be confirmed once registrations open.

Please visit Students and Graduates – Deutsche Bank Careers ( to apply.

“Our junior talent programmes enable us to recruit the best and brightest rising stars in the industry, and many of our leaders today joined us this way. The Aspiring Talent Programme ensures that we are engaging with emerging female talent and is just one way that we try to address the gender disparity within the sector. We will continue to invest in the development of our future leaders of the bank, who play an integral role in the overall culture and success of our business.”

- Glenn Morgan, Managing Director, CEO Australia