What They Are


Over the last twelve years, Professional Cadetships Australia has provided Year 12 students with the opportunity to apply for a cadetship with leading companies in the financial services industry, including UBS, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Westpac, QBE and Zurich. In 2019, UBS intends to offer cadetships across the firm under the Business Cadetships Program. In addition, the bank intends placing Technology Cadets under this Program.


The Business Cadetships Program welcomes applications from all Year 12 students who are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents. The Program embraces equity and diversity and we encourage students from all schools and cultures to apply.


As a Business Cadet, typically you combine university study in Sydney with paid work at UBS in Sydney. Under the 2019 Program, There is also the opportunity for a cadet placement at UBS in Melbourne. The Business Cadetships Program allows you to choose the university where you will study and allows you latitude in your choice of degree program.



Once you have been selected as a preferred applicant for a cadetship, you will meet with the company to discuss the most suitable way of combining university study with paid work. Your Business Cadetship is a partnership: it is very important that the integration of study and work allows you to perform well at university and at work.



Applications for Business Cadetships are made online to Professional Cadetships Australia.

Applications open: Monday 4 March 2019
Applications close: Wednesday 15 May 2019


Professional Cadetships Australia is not an employer. We run cadetship programs in order to refer candidates to participating companies.