The Careers Service

The Careers Service

Interested in gaining part-time work while you study or clarifying your long-term objectives? Keen to explore skill-building experiences and connect with industry? Whatever you're after, we have a service or resource to help you achieve your career goals.

Find a job

Everything you need to know about finding a job, graduate programs, searching for work and more.

Get interview-ready

Discover how to prepare for interviews, so that you can persuade employers you have the right skills for their organisation and role.

Apply for a job

Find useful tips on the job application process, including writing cover letters and resumes.

International students

Learn more about working in Australia as an international student and explore the resources and support available to you.

What's on

Careers Boot Camp

Event • 30 Mar 2023 from 11:00am - 11:30am

Careers Boot Camp: Selection Criteria

The success of your job application often depends on how effectively you address selection criteria. Come along to this Careers Boot Camp for current students with your burning questions and learn how to successfully address selection criteria.

Opportunities in Government graphic

Event • 30 Mar 2023 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Opportunities in Government

Join us for an in depth discussion with industry representatives from a diverse range of government organisations, sharing their insights into what Opportunities in Government are out there right now.

Make A World Of Difference

Event • 30 Mar 2023 from 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Make a World of Difference: Pitching Your Skills

Make a World of Difference is aimed at supporting international students to develop self-awareness, identify opportunities and improve their employability in the Australian market.

Gain experience outside the classroom

Career Connect

Learn how to develop the skills employers are looking for and connect with over 100 extra-curricular activities across the University.


Unlock your leadership potential through this specialised program.

Make a World of Difference

Learn how to navigate and understand the Australian workplace in this workshop series for international students.

Women in STEM Mentoring

Connect with industry professionals and alumni through this mentorship program for women and non-binary undergraduate students in STEM.

Employment Expos and Industry Events

Discover upcoming employer events on campus, and learn tips on how to prepare to interact with industry.

Jobs on Campus

Explore student jobs on campus to earn money and develop your employability skills in a professional workplace.

Uni Crew Student Volunteering

Engage in a variety of activities, initiatives, and events on and off campus with the University's student volunteering program.

Work Integrated Learning

Apply your curriculum knowledge and theory in an industry or 'real life' setting.

Employability Excellence Awards

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