Careers

The Reserve Bank seeks employees with skills over a wide range of areas. As New Zealand’s central bank our recruitment focus is often on professional economists and finance specialists; however, we often seek professional people with skills in a wide range of areas: IT, research, communications, human resources, accounting and finance to name a few. The Bank offers a challenging, high-profile environment with the opportunity to influence policymaking at the highest level.
Recruitment
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Information on the Bank's working environment such as work/life balance, internal communication, learning and development, secondments, health, safety and wellbeing, social scene and dress policy.
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By 7.30am no. 2 The Terrace is open for business but the foreign reserves dealers have been working on US markets since 5.30am and security will be doing their rounds all night. There is always something going on at the Reserve Bank, 24 hours a day.
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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand welcomes applications from PhD students in their third or fourth year to work for two to three months in the Research or Modelling teams of the Economics Department.
We value our people not only for their great minds, but also for the stimulating work they do and their eagerness to extend themselves. As an employer, we make sure our staff are recognised for their efforts in more ways than one, which is why when you join us, you'll be working in a unique environment, where you're able to explore your interests, broaden your horizons and reward yourself by participating in our vibrant social scene.
Meet some of the people who joined as graduates
Working at the Bank: Amy Rice
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Amy is an Analyst in the Economics Department.
Working at the Bank: Nick Mulligan
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Nick is an Analyst in the Financial Markets Department.
Working at the Bank: Evelyn Treong
Working at the Bank - meet Evelyn
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Evelyn is a Senior Analyst in the Prudential Supervision Department.
Working at the Bank: Tom Barker
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Tom is an Analyst in the Macro Financial Department.