Finding the best graduate talent and developing the financial advisers of the future remains a constant challenge for the financial advice profession.
For this reason, the AFA offers a student membership category of the association; a dynamic Genxt Community and Practice; and has also partnered with Grad Mentor to help build a strong connection between graduates seeking a career in financial services and leading AFA financial advice businesses.
For graduating students this means an opportunity to join a professional body, become actively involved in a vibrant community and kickstart a successful career. Benefits include opportunities to network with experienced professionals, professional recognition and access to informal and structured learning opportunities whilst building a profile amongst peers and potential employers and mentors.
Grad Mentor works to attract and develop the best talent to the financial advice profession. It offers a unique program that connects university students in their final year of study with financial advice professionals and the outstanding career opportunities the industry offers.
Grad Mentor works with universities to attract candidates who are looking for a professional career path, offering them a pathway to kickstart their career. It runs events to introduce financial advice professionals to graduates as well as structured graduate mentoring programs that offer on the job training.
Grad Mentor screens applicants through a streamlined talent search process conducting interviews, psychometric and behavioural interviews to ensure the suitability of candidates.
AFA Members receive discounted rates for graduate recruitment. For more information about the AFA’s graduate recruitment partner, contact the AFA.