• Discover a new world in Financial Planning, Accounting & Wealth Management.

    Strivers are a Tribe of early career job seekers looking to maximise their connections within the financial planning, accounting and broader financial services industry, while enjoying the no nonsense, personal coaching by a dedicated Striver mentor to kick-start their professional career.

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FOR STUDENTS

Meaningful Paid Work ​While You Study

With a growing community of 170+ Striver Businesses across Australia, you have the opportunity to gain valuable and relevant work experience while you complete your university studies. Whether you have defined your career goals, or want to explore your opportunities, we are here to work with you to kick-start your professional career.


Choose your pathway:

Accounting
Financial Planning
Undecided
Accounting

Am I suited for this pathway?


This pathway is suitable if you are currently studying towards an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting (inclusive of generalist degrees such as Bachelor of Commerce or Business or specialist degrees such as a Bachelor of Accounting). Ideally, you will be in your penultimate or final year of study with an interest to gain hand-on experience within an entry-level role while you complete our study. If you are studying a double degree, let's explore your opportunities through the Platform.


What is a typical role that I can seek through Striver?


Striver Businesses are located across the capital cities and regional Australia. Businesses that believe in the future of profession shown their dedication to invest and grow fantastic people by identifying as a Striver Business – all roles secured through Striver are paid and supported. There are a variety of entry-level roles available that can be within public or private sector accounting or broader financial services. The specific role and responsibilities can vary but common examples of entry-level accounting roles include Accounts Payable and Receivable, Assistant and Junior Accountant or an Associate. As you gain industry experience, the connections you make in the Striver Community can open doors to new opportunities.


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Financial Planning

Am I suited for this pathway?


This pathway is suitable if you are currently studying towards an undergraduate degree with a specialisation in Financial Planning (inclusive of generalist degrees such as Bachelor of Commerce or Business or specialist degrees such as a Bachelor of Financial Planning). Ideally, you will be in your penultimate or final year of study with an interest to gain hand-on experience within an entry-level role while you complete our study. If you are studying a double degree, let's explore your opportunities through the Platform.


What is a typical role that I can seek through Striver?


Striver Businesses are located across the capital cities and regional Australia. Businesses that believe in the future of profession show their dedication to invest and grow fantastic people by identifying as a Striver Business – all roles secured through Striver are paid and supported. There are a variety of entry-level roles available that can be within financial planning and financial services. The specific role and responsibilities can vary but common examples of entry-level financial planning roles include Trainee Financial Planner, Client Services and Paraplanner. As you gain industry experience, the connections you make in the Striver Community can open doors to new opportunities.


Start your journey by joining the Tribe below.

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Undecided

What if I am undecided on a pathway?


We recognise that you may not have decided on pathway yet, or are interested to explore your options! In both cases, we will work with you to define or refine your career goals through multiple touch-points in your journey to becoming a Striver. You will have the opportunity to progress through the stages with an open mind and we will keep your aspirations in mind when assessing the available opportunities. In the meantime, you will be supported to continually develop your professional profile and network. 


What is a typical role that I can seek through Striver?


Striver Businesses are located across the capital cities and regional Australia. Businesses that believe in the future of profession shown their dedication to invest and grow fantastic people by identifying as a Striver Business – all roles secured through Striver are paid and supported. There are a variety of entry-level roles available, and as we assist you to explore your options, there will be opportunities within financial planning, accounting and broader financial services. Take a look at the information for the Accounting and Financial Planning Pathways to find out more. As you gain industry experience, the connections you make in the Striver Community can open doors to new opportunities!


Start your journey by joining the Tribe below.

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WHY STRIVER

Paid 
Work

We believe everyone should get PAID, so all the roles we secure are PAID.

Mentoring & Coaching

Receive mentoring and coaching to sharpen your employability edge at every stage of the process.

Career 
Growth

Secure a permanent role and feel supported as you make a start on your career.

Gain Practical Training

Learn and experience industry-level products and platforms in the Striver Mentor program.

Join
Community

Be part of a trusted professional network, with students, business and industry partners.

Completely 
Free of Cost

As a student, you won't be charged anything. Our services are 100% free for students.

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Testimonials

HERE IS HOW WE WORK

Step 1

Complete your Profile

Tell us a little bit more about you and what makes you tick so we can match you with the most suitable employer for you.

2  min

Step 2

Behavioural Interview

Come and meet with us and we will sit down with you and coach and mentor you on nailing the perfect Behavioural Interview.

45 Min 

Step 3

Enrich Profile

Upload a photo, update your CV after we have provided you feedback and create a bio that makes you stand out to employers.

5  min

Step 4

Psychometric Assessment

Let us provide you with a practice of what will be the first of many of these types of assessments that you will complete in your career. 

1  hour

Step 5

Coaching Call

We will have a chat to make sure you have the resources and training necessary to talk to our Striver Businesses. This will ensure you get the best start to your career!

20  min

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Striver Testimonials

GEMMA

Graduate | Bachelor of Commerce & Communication

"My journey with Striver was really smooth sailing and a very easy process - I landed the role the end of journey!" 

JARROD

Graduate | Bachelor of Commerce, Finance & Financial Planning

"I felt like they were very approachable to ask questions, get feedback and -pretty much- helped out whenever I needed..."

Success Story

Meet Angus - 

Angus joined the Tribe after standard graduate recruitment processes missed the opportunity to identify his potential. After only 2 weeks of Striverhood, he was matched with his ideal role in the private wealth management industry. "No questions were left in my mind when going through the [hiring] process...I can definitely see myself [developing] in the industry..."

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Striver Community

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