Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services, including retail, premium, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and share-broking products and services.

CBA’s Institutional Banking and Markets division’s headquarters is in Hong Kong, along with its Asian Innovation Lab and the headquarters of CBA’s International Financial Services division.

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Innovation Lab

Internship Duration: 6-month
Internship Period: Anytime within 01/07/2018 – 31/12/2018

Job Duties

  • The role will be responsible for managing day to day activities within the innovation lab
  • The intern will utilise innovation to drive a deeper relationship with current and prospective clients of CBA, and to drive greater value in to the business either by way of revenue generation or cost reduction
  • The intern will also assist in continuing to position CBA as an innovation leader through delivering new to market and new to world solutions

Interns may be involved in projects in the following aspects:

  • They will get to work in a leading banking innovation team
  • They will get to own an innovation project to completion
  • They will build familiarity with core innovation concepts such as design thinking, prototyping, user testing and iterative development
  • They will get exposure to applications of technologies that are having a disruptive impact across a range of industries
  • They will be exposed to a cross section of our banking business, and a wide range of clients across many industries


  1. Education Background:
    • Final year students
  2. Disciplines Preferred:
    • (Engineering, Computer Science, Sciences, IT or Business) – preference is for double degree students
  3. Technical Skills
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written English)
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with peers and stakeholders
    • Project management experience
  4. Language Proficiency
    • English (business proficiency)
    • Cantonese would be highly beneficial
  5. Others
    • Right to work in Hong Kong