The University of Newcastle, Australia

Workshops and events

The Careers Service coordinates a calendar of events each year designed to introduce you to employers in your sector and help you explore career possibilities. Upcoming events are listed at the bottom of this page, and can also be found in CareerHub.

Careers Expos and Events

Our annual Career Expos and Events provide the opportunity to listen to employing organisations discuss graduate programs, vacation work and other employment opportunities. Attending employers share information about successful applications, recruitment timetables and organisation identity. Expos are designed to help you explore your career options and successfully transition to the professional world of work.

You can view the recordings from our 2020 Virtual Career Expos and Events via the links below.

Virtual Careers Expo (Business and Law, STEM)

Virtual Education Careers Expo

Nursing and Midwifery Employment Q&A

Careers Chats

Using real time video conferencing technology, Careers Chats sessions are compact and designed to keep you up to date with the latest developments in the world of employment. You can catch up on the recordings of past Careers Chats and view upcoming sessions here.


Career Workshop

Event • 30 Sep 2020 from 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Looking Forward, Dreaming Big: Create a LinkedIn Profile

Designed specifically for our Indigenous students, in this workshop we will show you how to create a well written LinkedIn profile, so you can confidently expand your network and build a professional online identity.

Pitching workshop

Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Grand Challenge Workshop: How to Pitch an Idea

At this workshop you'll learn the three elements of communication, how to build a compelling pitch and how to overcome nerves.


Event • 20 Oct 2020 from 10:00am - 10:15am

Career Chat: The ultimate cover letter

In this Career Chat we will walk you through how to personalise each cover letter and make your application stand out.


Event • 27 Oct 2020 from 10:00am - 10:30am

Career Chat: What to do when...

Each month, we bring together a panel of experts consisting of industry leaders, staff and student representatives to discuss trends around employability.


Event • 3 Nov 2020 from 10:00am - 10:30am

Career Chat: Chats with Industry featuring Forage

Our Chats with Industry series provides the opportunity to hear from employers and recruiters discuss current trends in their industry, and what they look for during the hiring process.


Event • 10 Nov 2020 from 10:00am - 10:15am

Career Chat: Telling your story through selection criteria

Sharing your experiences is a real art and can make or break a job application. In this Career Chat, we will teach you how to tell your story in a way that will keep employers engaged.